Two qualified Emergency Response Child Protection (CP) Caseworkers based in Tyre for its IDP Centers.

Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

The deadline for submission of CV and Motivation letter is on Thursday December 07th, 2023. The interested applicants should send their CV and Cover Letter to the following email [email protected], mentioning the title of the position applied for. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Written Technical Test will be required at the next phase of recruitment, while the shortlisted candidates will also have a Panel interview with the Programs Unit and HR. Employment is subject to donor budget confirmation.

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Description: 

Job Announcement:

Terre des hommes - Foundation (Lausanne) is seeking two qualified Emergency Response Child Protection (CP) Caseworkers based in Tyre for its IDP Centers.

Job Purpose / Main Functions:

In ER contexts, the Child Protection (CP) case worker acts with the IDPs children, families and their social environment through a global approach in order to:

  • Provide individual case management for IDPs children and youth in accordance with all case management steps and related tools and procedures.
  • Provide ongoing support to IDPs families and caregivers, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Directly communicate effectively with other caseworkers and service providers as part of conducting individual case management.

In an ethical and deontological approach, the CP case worker (IDPs) helps to create conditions for IDPs children and their families to have the means to be active in their own development and to strengthen the social links and solidarity where they live but also to enhance their resilience

Duties & Responsibilities / Context  (Tasks) :

Case Management:

  • Identify individual CP cases through regular presence in the community and accept referrals from other agencies and community partners
  • Conduct initial (rapid) assessments for CP cases and prioritize them according to risk level.
  • Develop case plans that respond to needs addressed in initial and comprehensive assessments and seek support of supervisor when necessary.
  • Regularly follow up to ensure all services and action points listed in the case plan are carried out within agreed time frames. Ensure that progress is regularly reviewed.
  • Regularly monitor and support to children and families through home visits, providing guidance, advice and emotional support, community mediation and referrals.
  • Work with supervisors and managers to arrange case conferences for complex cases and ensure children receive multidisciplinary support.
  • Manage CP cases in line with Standard Operational Procedures (SoPs), adhere to standard documentation processes and follow best practice guidance.
  • Apply the National SoPs for case management, while use Best Interests Assessments (BiA) and Best Interests Determination (BiD) procedures when are requested or needed.
  • Ensure Do No Harm analysis are carried out and the principle of Do No Harm is observed and upheld in all the engagements of the CP Case Worker.

Data Management:

  • Regularly document cases using case notes and other agreed upon forms.
  • Update databases / CPIMS+ to ensure a comprehensive record of the case.
  • Ensure that data collection and storage respect data protection protocols and confidentiality principle.
  • Regularly provide field reports, protection monitoring reports and reports related to project progress to your line manager.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Directly communicate effectively with other caseworkers and service providers in order to advocate, collaborate and make referrals according to the best interests of children.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings and relevant case conferences at field level.
  • In addition to the case management team, collaborate closely with other members of the Child Protection team, ensuring smooth coordination and referrals.

Other:

  • Support the other teams and his/her line manager
  • Undertake all other duties that may be requested by the line-manager and that are compatible with the job.

Organizational Policies:

  • Respect the Tdh’s Global Code of Conduct (GCD), Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP), Prevention from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Policy (PSEA) and Policy on Gender and Diversity and its principles of child protection, ensuring the policy’s implementation and prompt notification of the CSP/PSEA Focal Point with any information regarding potential breaches of the policy;
  • Is aware of, abide by and promote the practices and values set out in all other Tdh policies and procedures such as the Internal Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures and other policies;
  • Undertake all other duties that may be requested by the line-manager and that are compatible with the job;

Job requirements:

  • Academic Background:

Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or other relevant degree.

  • Experience:

At least 2 years of experience in Social Work and Case Management Intervention

  • Technical Competencies:
  1. Good knowledge in Child Protection
  2. Able to deal with Youth from different backgrounds
  3. Quality, montoring and reporting
  4. Innovation and Development
  5. Respect for the institutional framework
  • Other Skills:
  1. Good communication and facilitation skills
  2. Self-management
  3. Mission orientation
  4. Teamwork
  5. English and Arabic (written, read and spoken - not mandatory)
  6. Computer Skills
  7. Driving license (not mandatory)

Organizational Competencies:

Personal, Social and Leadership Competencies (PSLC):

  • Self-management
  • Communication and interaction
  • Teamwork
  • Mission orientation
  • Cultural sensitivity

Technical and methodological competencies (TMC) :

  • Respect for the institutional framework
  • Innovation & Development
  • Quality Monitoring & Reporting
  • Languages: English and Arabic (written, read and spoken)
  • Computer skills: Microsoft office

Reports to: Project Officer.

Location/Travel: Activities in IDPs In Tyre Area.

Tdh Foundation, Lausanne has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of beneficiaries.  Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct, that enshrines principles of PSEA, always (both during work hours and outside work hours).  Familiarization with, and adherence to, the Code of Conduct is an essential requirement of all staff.

Expired

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Last modified: 
30 Nov, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 7 December 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
till end of March 2024
Salary
Basic Salary is USD 1,300
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or other relevant degree
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Good
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • South Lebanon
  • Tyr (Sour)
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