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Psychosocial Officer (Re Announced)

Date Posted: May 31, 2022
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  • Location:
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Morning)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
    1
  • Vacancy number:
    WCUK/22/340
  • Experience:
    3 Year
  • Gender:
    Any
  • Salary:
    As per Company salary scale
  • Degree:
    Bachelors
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 06, 2022

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Job Description

War Child, the specialist charity for children affected by conflict. For more than two decades we’ve delivering high-impact programmes that are rebuilding lives across Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic and Yemen. We understand children’s needs, respect their rights, and put them at the centre of the solution - from reintegrating children formerly associated with armed groups and armed forces (CAAFAG) in the Central African Republic to reuniting children with their families in Afghanistan. We look forward to a world in which the lives of children are no longer torn apart by war. This is a vision that can only be realised through the collective actions of children themselves, communities and their leaders, organisations like War Child, governments and key decision makers.

Our Values

Bold

We use our passion and creativity to deliver high quality evidence-based work designed to maximize our beneficial impact for children in conflict.

Accountable to Children

Children can rely on us to respond to their voices and to treat them with respect and dignity.

Transparent

We expect to be held to account by our supporters and beneficiaries and we respond with openness and honesty.

Committed to each other

We support each other and our partners to achieve ambitious goals and to the best we can be we are honest and open with each other, sharing our success and confronting our challenges

Child safeguarding and Adults at Risk

Our work with children and at-risk adults to keep them safe is the most important thing we do. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in all areas of our work. We have zero tolerance for any behaviours and practices that puts children and/or vulnerable adults at risk of abuse and/or harm. Successful applicants will be expected to be compliant and sign up to our Child Safeguarding policy, our Code of Conduct and PSEA: Adults at Risk Policy. You can find the Child Safeguarding and Adults at Risk policy here: Child Safeguarding

 

Pre-employment checks

  • Employment with War Child will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:

  • a satisfactory police record check to include a International/National Criminal Record Check, and a clear vetting and Due Diligence check

  • receipt of three satisfactory references

Job Requirements

Person Specification

War Child in Afghanistan operates in a dynamic environment with a team of highly motivated and dedicated staff. The right candidate will share these qualities and bring effective leadership to a diverse team. The successful candidate will be creative problem solver and foster a solution-based approach to management.

Experience and mandatory criteria:

  • University Degree in Psychology or social science is essential.
  • 3 years’ experience in psychosocial program is essential
  • 1-2 experience in working with Children and Women preferably with the INGOs
  • Good Computer Skill
  • Good English Language Skills
  • Ability to explain and train the topics in a simple and systematic way
  • Excellent Communication, coordination, Negotiation skills
  • Good report writing and presentation skills

Job Purpose

The purpose of this position is to implement Psychosocial activities of the PSS, PFA and Case Management programs for the affected children in the project sites. S/he will mainly provide technical support to CFSs and Mobile CFS facilitators and Case Workers to deliver the services and when needed, deliver direct support to the children and families. S/He will report to the project manager.

The Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • In coordination with project manager, identify locations for Child Friendly Spaces and support the establishment.
  • Lead Mobile and Static PSS team and ensure delivery of quality services
  • Lead the Psychosocial component of the project in planning and implementing high quality services to beneficiaries;
  • Provide training and on job coaching to the CFSs facilitators, Mobile CFS facilitators to deliver proper and quality recreational activities, PSS and PFA.
  • Providing on-time specialized psychosocial support to the required cases referred to the project;
  • Develop and improve the PSS & and other relevant packages based on the target groups;
  • Developing monthly and weekly PSS & PFA plan responding the needs of targeted beneficiaries.
  • Maintain good coordination between the child protection actors in the target province.  
  • Monitor the data base, keep it updated and track the status of the PSS team activities;
  • In consultation with M&E officer develop monitoring plan and provide reports on PSS component.
  • Conduct regular meeting with the team and report the outcome of the meetings to Project manager;
  • Contribute to creating a culture committed to the safeguarding of children and adults and compliant to War Child’s Child Safeguarding and Adults at Risk Policies.
  • Other duties assigned by the line manager.

Skills Required

Submission Guideline:

How to apply

  • Please go to this link: https://airtable.com/shrMWrRPWWIMgXkpy, fill in your information and attach your documents before the closing date - (5-Jun-2022).
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for written test/interview.

Submission Email:

https://airtable.com/shrMWrRPWWIMgXkpy

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