Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer at the Centre for Community Health and Development (CHAD) International – 2 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: Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer

Location: Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Duration: 12 months with possible renewal
Slots: 2

Position Summary

  • The Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer conduct FTR works with child protection case workers at field level to provide identification, documentation, Tracing, reunification, follow ups and interim family-based care services to unaccompanied, separated and missing children as well as supporting caregivers.
  • The incumbent plays a key role of managing FTR caseload through CPIMS database system by collaborating with CPIMS Administrator and FTR Database Manager.
  • The FTR Officer organizes and conducts FTR field missions and support to child protection caseworkers by also collaborating with Program Coordinator and Child protection Project Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop weekly FTR schedules and, debrief the case workers on progress and troubleshoot any particular follow-up, tracing or documentation challenges.
  • Prioritize and manage cases of unaccompanied and separated minors (UASC) with great focus of UASC in extremely vulnerable situations
  • Conduct tracing actions and temporary care monitoring (TCM) in line with National FTR Working Group and SOPs
  • Document all registered cases in the CPIMS (including registration, TCMs, tracing actions, reunifications, cases referrals, etc.) within 7 days of visit
  • Conduct weekly meeting with child protection caseworkers, Case management supervisor, M&E officer, CPIMS Administrator and FTR Database Manager to review case progress and ensure data entry is completed and accurately verified
  • Work with the child protection case workers to raise awareness on prevention of family separations and available FTR services and spread relevant prevention messages in accordance with FTR WG SOP
  • Ensure that the FTR data is provided for the 5Ws monthly reports and on time
  • Facilitate CPIMS caseload audit to ensure quality of documentation, reporting and case management
  • Perform any other duty as maybe assigned to him/her by the line manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate for the CHAD Int’l FTR Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Business administration, Social Administration, International Relations, Education or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in humanitarian work and 4 years in community development programing.
  • Self-motivated with excellent management and leadership skills.

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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