Child Protection and Case Management Supervisors at the Centre for Community Health and Development (CHAD) International – 3 Openings

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The Center for Community and Health Development International is a non-discriminatory, non-governmental organization with a mandate to improve the health and quality of life of Nigerian’s rural children and women. CHAD was established in 2002 by a group of women from different religious and ethnic background in Gombe state, North East Nigeria.

For the extension of the ongoing project, CHAD therefore seek a competent person to fill below position:

Job Title: Child Protection and Case Management Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type Full Time
Reports to: Child Protection Manager
Duration: 12 months with possible extension
Slot: 3 Openings

Job Overview
CHAD’s knowledge of the context and local terrain has catalyzed partnerships with various reputable International and national non-governmental organizations. CHAD’s wealth of experience in program design and implementation has led to sustained engagements with communities, partners in the public and humanitarian sectors and has further resulted to steady contributions to sectoral objectives

Child Safeguarding

  • The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively, this will be based on the security context of the project site.  Because they are responsible for implementing the police checking of case workers / vetting process of case management forms.

Role Purpose

  • This position is responsible for ensuring proper and quality implementation of the Case management component of the Child protection programme.
  • S / he will need to co-ordinate with other Emergency Response team members and SC staff, especially Implementation Management, health, education and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S / he will need to ensure response to immediate child protection issues with simultaneous consideration of longer-term needs and possible scenarios.
  • Depending on the situation the specialist may need to take a very active role in technical co-ordination, support and advocacy with the country-specific child protection Clusters and other stakeholders and technical agencies relevant to the sector.
  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Key Areas of Accountabilities

  • Facilitate all trainings on case management for case workers
  • Collate and compile all work plans and share with SCI weekly.
  • Conduct referral and protection mapping (any other assessments)
  • Lead the formation and initial training of foster parents
  • Ensure meetings and activities hold monthly
  • Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained per agreed procedure, and information is provided on community activities as required.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Maintain documentation and CPIMS at the community/state office level: under the guidance of CPIMS Administrator or Data entry officer, Work with the child protection case workers to ensure that all financial activities conducted in camps are properly documented in line with Donor procedures.
  • Ensure all cases are case managed with confidentiality clause adhered to
  • Coordinate case conference meetings
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection case workers.
  • Ensure that case workers are trained on UASC and registration of the children
  • Ensure the quality of the inter-agency case management tools
  • Report general protection issues present in the camps or host community to child protection manager or Child protection technical adviser.
  • Participate in the CP assessment and analysis process
  • In coordination with the CP team, support regular participatory activities with different groups of children to identify issues affecting children in camps and assists team to develop appropriate responses.
  • Must adhere to the child safeguarding and protection policies and reporting standards.
  • Write and submit weekly activity reports.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Additional job responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Job Requirements
Essential:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Between three and four years of work experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilization and distributions and understanding of North east security context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Speaking and writing fluent English, and other languages of Northern East ( Hausa, Kanuri,or Shuwa) is a plus
  • Computer literate

Application Closing Date
20th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit no more than 3-pages CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to “Human Resource Officer” and submit to: recruitment@chadintl.org using the Job Title as the subject of the emai.

Note

  • Application is strictly on the email provided. Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted.
  • CHAD Intl is an equal opportunity employer.
  • CHAD considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to sex, disability, religion, tribe among others.
  • All employees of CHAD Int’l will to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the organizational values:  Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

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