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GEPaDC Recruitment for a Caseworker in Borno State

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Gender Equality, Peace and Development Centre (GEPaDC) is a non governmental, non-partisan, non-religious and not-for-profit organization whose goal is the “promotion of gender equality, Peace and sustainable development in Nigeria”.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Caseworker
Location:
 Borno
Purpose

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

Key Accountabilities

  • Represent  GEPADC/SCI  in the field, with professionalism, honesty and commitment
  • Give information to the beneficiaries on the services provided by GEPADC or donor agencies
  • Facilitate the setup of Foster parents and referral systems to respond to protection issues
  • Comply with all relevant save the children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety and other relevant policies
  • Assist the Child Protection officer in carrying out interviews with children.
  • Filling in the relevant monitoring tools for the individual cases management of the of UASC  and other vulnerable children accordingly
  • Interview potential CP cases documenting interview prior to referral to relevant service providers.
  • Implement program objectives, strategies and activities in agreement with local customs
  • Identify child protection cases for assessments, home visits and follow-ups
  • 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
  • Identify  high priority cases requiring referrals and report to CP officer as they arise for necessary referral
  • Facilitate the implementation of a mobilization strategy for community structures and target beneficiaries
  • Perform any other duties that will be assigned by the supervisor.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Note:  When the link opens select “Caseworker” as the Position you are applying for.

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