Case Worker at Terre des hommes (Tdh)

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a child relief Non-Governmental Organization with a presence in over 30 countries of the world and more than 90 projects. Our goal is to make a significant and lasting difference the lives of children in need.We support children in areas of Child and Maternal health, protection, Water and sanitation and Migration. Our humanitarian services sector aid children in crisis situations across the world.Tdh in Nigeria implements projects in Health, Wash and Child Protection sectors and is recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Case WorkerLocations: (Monguno/Kukawua/Cross Kawua) BornoContract Duration: 8 MonthsGeneral ObjectiveReporting to the Child Protection Team Leader, the purpose of the position is to support the most vulnerable and at-risk boys, girls, men and women through provision of safe and confidential case management services implemented in accordance with the Inter-agency Case Management Guidelines.The post holder will be in charge of implementing case management activities in the Borno State areas ensuring high-quality case management service delivery.The post holder shall be ready to be mobile and conduct a significant part of his/her work in outreach. The job location depends on assignment and might change based on project’s evolving needs.Key Responsibilities & TasksCase Management:Accept and handle referrals of protection cases done by governmental authorities and/or child protection agencies in accordance with the standardized case management steps and proceduresWhen requested, conduct community outreach for the identification of the most vulnerable and at risk populationsConduct assessments and prioritize them according to the risk level of each individualDevelop an initial individual action plan for new identifications and ensure re-assessment of referred cases based on the evolving needs of beneficiariesRegularly follow up the assigned case to ensure all services and action points listed in the case plan are carried out within agreed timeframes. Ensure that progress is regularly reviewed.Regularly monitor and provide support to individuals through home visits, providing guidance, advice and emotional support, community mediation and referralsWork with the Child Protection Team Leader to arrange case conferences for complex child protection cases and ensure children receive multidisciplinary supportManage cases in line with the SOPs, adhere to standard documentation processes and follow best practice guidanceRegularly document cases using agreed upon forms, update databases to ensure a comprehensive record of the caseEnsure that data collection and storage respect data protection protocols and confidentiality principleEnsure that the consent/assent to proceed with the case management is soughtIdentify, map and network with external service providers and ensure that an effective referral system is made availableEstablish and maintain positive and efficient relations with target beneficiaries, communities and all the other actors responding to the crisisSeek for synergies to optimize resources and time and strengthening services for the beneficiaries whenever possibleWhen needed, accompany beneficiaries to external services providers in order to assist and facilitate their access to different type of servicesParticipate in surveys and data collection when requiredEnsure timely submission of plans and reports to the line managerTo be willing to work with a flexible working schedule (weekends included)Child Protection:Promote, and ensure project activities are in line with child protection principles and humanitarian principlesEnsure the project activities are well-integrated into the Northeastern Nigeria child protection system and humanitarian coordination practices and guidelinesEnsure Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Minimum Standards are mainstreamed through all the programmatic activitiesReport serious cases of abuse committed against children to the Child Protection Project Manager. Strict confidentiality must be respected.Coordination & Representation:Work in close collaboration with Tdh partners and other key actorsCoordinates with other Tdh sectors to ensure implementation of standardized activities and with other departments (programme and support) of Tdh NigeriaParticipate in fora and meetings held at site level in her/his field of expertise, when relevant and necessary.Other:Fully comply with Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is upheld at all timesEnsure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project activities.

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