وظائف شاغرة لدى الفيلق الطبي الدولي بتخصصات العلوم الاجتماعية او النفس

الأحد، 15 أبريل 2018


تعلن International Medical Corps في المفرق / الزعتري عن حاجتها الى :

Child Protection Outreach Officer


BACKGROUND
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
JOB SUMMARY
Child Protection is the prevention of and response to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence against children. Child Protection case management is the process of helping individual children and families through direct social-work-type support, and managing information well. Within child protection case management, there should be appropriate involvement of children throughout the process, as well as full consideration of the best interest of the child.
In Za’atari camp, IMC is the main provider of specialized child protection case management for children deemed to be at risk, including unaccompanied and separated children. In support of children who require alternative care arrangements, either through a foster family or a mentor family, IMC is responsible for identifying, assessing, supporting and monitoring a number of Syrian families in the camp who are approved as foster and/or mentor families. These families remain on stand-by in the event that a child (either unaccompanied, separated or at significant risk within their own family) requires an alternative care arrangement.
The position of Child Protection Outreach Officer is required to oversee the component of foster care and mentorship that are part of IMC’s child protection case management activities in Za’atari camp. This will take place with the support of the Child Protection Team Leader in Za’atari Camp, and the Child Protection Technical Team.  In addition, the Child Protection Outreach Officer is required to oversee the component of child protection outreach activities in the camp, which includes awareness on all child protection issues, including the need for suitable alternative care arrangements for some children.
The Child Protection Outreach Officer will be a seasoned child protection professional with a formal degree in psychology, sociology or social work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Foster Care and Mentorship Component
  • Lead in the identification and assessment of potential foster and mentor families in the camp, and complete comprehensive and high level documentation of the assessments
  • When requested, support in the identification, assessment and documentation of potential foster and mentor families in urban areas, in support of IMC’s extensive child protection case management services in urban areas
  • Oversee and manage the list of agreed upon foster and mentor families, through regular communication, visits and engagement with the families, in order to identify any changes in circumstances or support needed
  • Lead in the training and capacity building of the agreed upon foster and mentor families
  • Provide a high level of support to families hosting a child either through foster care of mentorship
  • Closely coordinate with IMC’s child protection case management team to ensure that individual children’s needs are being met through supportive and safe alternative care arrangements
  • As appropriate, be an active participant in the implementation of individual children’s care plans, for children placed in alternative care
Child Protection Outreach Component
  • Directly supervise a team of  Syrian Child Protection Outreach Volunteers in Za’atari camp, whose responsibilities include engaging with the community on child protection issues and alternative care needs for unaccompanied and separated children, and children at risk
  • Develop work plans for the Child Protection Outreach Volunteers, to ensure a coordinated and evidence based approach to the awareness and engagement with the community taking place
  • Coordinate with other NGO’s, agencies and officials in Za’atari camp, to ensure IMC’s awareness on child protection issues takes place in collaboration with other actors in the camp
  • Ensure ongoing capacity building for the Child Protection Outreach Volunteers to develop their knowledge on key child protection issues, and skills in identification of children facing child protection risks in the community
  • Develop clear pathways for appropriate referral of children identified by Child Protection Outreach Volunteers to IMC’s child protection case management team
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, counseling, social science or related field is mandatory
  • Child protection experience is mandatory
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Arabic and English
  • Experience in working with children
Compliance & Ethics
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
International Medical Corps is committed to child safeguarding and expects all employees to strictly adhere to the values and principles of the International Medical Corps Child Safeguarding Policy.
This job description is subject to periodic review and adjustment in order to achieve IMC’s goals in Jordan, and any changes to JD will be discussed and agreed between signed below