Case Worker(4 Position) At TPO Nigeria - Humanitarian Jobs

Case Worker(4 Position) At TPO Nigeria


TPO uses a community-based approach that emphasizes the identification and use of existing traditional/local structures and the transmission of new technologies. Some services are provided directly by TPO staff and others in support of local, community structures.

Job Title: Case Worker(4)
Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job Role:

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The Case Worker has the responsibility to initiate, oversee and support the implementation of Child protection, GBV and MHPSS strategies and activities at the camp/community level. The Case Worker will be responsible for implementing the work of and providing guidance to the Community on Child Protection, GBV and MHPSS activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represent TPO in the field, with professionalism, honesty and commitment
  • Interview potential CP, GBV and Mental health cases, documenting interview prior to referral to relevant service providers.
  • Implement program objectives, strategies and activities in agreement with local customs
  • Identify CP, GBV and Mental health cases for assessments, home visits and follow-ups
  • Assist the Child Protection officer in carrying out interviews with children.
  • Serving as a liaison between the client and social, financial, health and legal services
  • Developing a plan of action to improve the client’s well-being
  • Planning regular follow-ups to assess progress and additional needs
  • Reviewing and modifying plans as circumstances change for the individual
  • Support the establishment of Child Youth Support Structures (CYSS) to strengthen peer interaction, coordination, Inclusion and participation in accessing services
  • Support the Identification and establishment Parenting Clubs to promote effective engagement and inclusion of women in discussing parenting issues as well as GBV, SEA and other protection
  • Filling in the relevant monitoring tools for the individual cases management of the of UASC and other vulnerable children accordingly
  • Identify high priority cases requiring referrals and report to CP, GBV and MHPSS officer as they arise for necessary referral
  • Facilitate the implementation of a mobilization strategy for community structures and target beneficiaries
  • Mobilize community structures as required
  • Participate in training courses and meetings for the community structures and fill the relevant monitoring tools
  • Attend camp/community level staff and planning meetings monthly
  • Give information to the beneficiaries on the services provided by TPO.
  • Comply with all relevant TPO policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety and other relevant policies
  • Perform any other duties that will be assigned by the supervisor

Qualification/Experience:

  • Minimum of Diploma in Social Work, Social Science or equivalent with at least one-year experience in a similar role preferably with an NGO.
  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Hausa or Kanuri is a must.
  • Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Positive attitude towards community work with an emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem-solving
  • Commitment to TPO Protection Policy

Desirable

  • Knowledge of local languages
  • People of those locations are highly encouraged to apply
  • Experience and skills in the management of staff
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions
  • Understanding of the regional dynamics of the conflict
  • Experience in working in an insecure environment

Method of Application

  • Interested candidate should click on the link below to apply. Women are encouraged to apply.

Job Posting Application Form

Date line

  • Application should be sent on or before 27th of August, 2022.
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