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Save the Children Vacancies 2023 for Child Protection Officer Jobs in Bor Location.
Save the Children Jobs in Bor 2023:- New job notification not for Save the Children job opportunity portal for the post of Child Protection Officer. Child Protection Officer Vacancy is for the Bor location. Candidates should apply through www.savethechildren.net before the last date which is 15/05/2023.
Child Protection Officer Jobs at Save the Children Details
|Recruiter Name||Save the Children|
|Name of Vacancy||Child Protection Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Child Protection Officer Jobs Description
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
ROLE PURPOSE: The Child Protection Officer will be responsible for implementation of Child Protection activities with guidance from Program Coordinator. Block roles include Case management and FTR response, working in the conflict affected communities to directly identify and register abducted children and women, negotiate with local authorities, raise awareness and try to seek the best outcomes in a limited and challenging environment.
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.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
About: For 100 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives. In South Sudan, we implement programmes in Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.
This role will contribute towards Save the Children’s Child Protection strategic objective that ‘All girls and boys have increased access to child protection services and violence against children is reduced by 2021’ and towards Save the Children’s global breakthrough 2030 ‘Violence against children is no longer tolerated’.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
Work closely with RSRTF Program Coordinator to ensure the quality implementation of Child Protection activities in the field.
Lead on case management activities and be superviser in the designated field sites, with support from case workers, including coordinating and sharing data with other service providers using the new Case Management SOPs, annexes, forms and handbook.
Prepare weekly activity plans with line staff as necessary and ensure smooth implementation of these plans.
Set up/strenghen Child Protection Committees, including training and awareness raising on dangers of abduction in their communities and linking children to available services.
Set up/support and monitor Child Protection Help Desks to identify, support and refer children with protection concerns.
Monitor and assess the implementation of the program, ensuring that case workers are using the case management forms consistently and correctly.
Ensure quality and timely registration of recovered abductees and at-risk children including UASC and sharing the information with Program Coordinator.
Ensure all data from the case management are kept confidential and only shared on a need to know bases and in accordance with case management ISP.
Representation of Save the Children as necessary at community level i.e. County coordination meetings etc and negotiate with local authorites when necessary.
Perform other functions relative to Child Protection activities and initiatives that may be assigned by Line Manager.
Assist in the identification and procurement of materials field activities including support to partners.
Coordinate with Logistics to ensure timely and safe delivery of supplies allocated to field activities.
Adhere to safeguarding policy and report where necessary
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
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.
sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
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
State what qualifications are required and at what level; you can also state any desired qualifications which should be taken into consideration when shortlisting or evaluating the job)
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
University degree in social sciences or relevant experience in social work, community development and working with children in Child Protection programme
3 years sectoral experience
Good English oral and written communication skills
Fluent in a local language and or Juba Arabic
Experience in community facilitation and mobilisation
Good understanding of community politics and traditional networks in program location..
Excellent technical understanding of child protection and community based approaches.
Good computer knowledge and skills.
Be able to prioritise tasks
Flexibility and ability to work independently and in a team
Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
Able to operate in extremely harsh living and working environment
Gender awareness and sensitivity
Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
Work experience with children and families, especially knowledge of child rights and participation
Excellent computer knowledge
Experience in capacity building
Previous NGO experience, including an understanding of neutraulity as an international NGO
Background knowledge in child/ youth protection, education, child rights and emergencies
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.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
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