- Vacancy Number WCUK-0081
- Salary Offer As per organization salary scale
- Total Years Experience 2 year
- Education At least 12 class and degree is highly preferable
- Contract Duration 2 years
- No. Of Jobs: 8
- Gender Male, Female
About War Child UK:
War Child was established in 1993 as a response to the brutal effects of conflict on children during the Balkans war. We are currently operational in Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic. War Child UK started its operation in the Western Region of Afghanistan in 2003 working in three (3) thematic areas namely Education, Protection and Livelihood. War Child UK’s main office is located in Kabul and a sub-office in Herat.
The purpose of this position is to provide psychosocial support for the displacement affected children through established CFSs in Herat / Badghis IDPs camps. He/she will be responsible for planning, designing and implementing the PSS package, identifying, managing and referring the CP and GBV cases for the available services.
The Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:
- Assists in developing and maintaining an environment that promotes physical, social and emotional development through arts, crafts, games and other child friendly activities;
- Identify the child protection concerns of beneficiaries particularly children referred to the CFS and do the required follow up
- Prepare psychosocial assessment and reports to visualize the effectiveness and changes to the beneficiaries.
- Take part in weekly meetings to discuss action plan for identified vulnerable children cases. Propose care interventions at children activities’ level that can be easily implemented in the CFS;
- Identify vulnerable children and caregivers in need of CFS from the targeted communities;
- Identify and refer children and caregivers in need of case management to CP or GBV case management on a regular basis;
- Design and implement recreational and psychosocial support (PSS) activities, actively involving children (with a strong focus on child’s specific needs and vulnerabilities);
- Ensure that children get all necessary support during the activities and that rules and discipline are set up in a positive and constructive way;
- Creating and telling some learning and funny stories to promote the growth of children memories and make them laugh and happy;
- Prepare activities plan/schedule and arrange materials needed for the activities;
- Collect information (attendance sheets, questionnaires, etc.) and report identified cases of children with specific needs/extremely vulnerable to the social workers;
- Attend all required internal and external trainings and meetings;
- Develop and submit daily, weekly and monthly report to the supervisor.
- Complying with child safeguarding and vulnerable adults’ protocols and legislative requirements.
- Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job deemed necessary or as requested by line manager/supervisor.
- At least 2 Years’ experience.
- At least 12 class and degree is highly preferable
- Proficiency Pashto and Persian languages is highly essential, [i.e., reading, writing and speaking]
- Patient and with good understanding of humanitarian and development work.
- Hardworking and able to work with people from different backgrounds.
- Honest and accountable.
- Commitment and to understand of War Child UK values.
- Please send motivation letter, CV to RecruitmentAfg@warchild.org.uk before the closing date.
- Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
- Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Animaror VA# WCUK-0081) and please mention the location in your subject as well (Badghis or Herat) otherwise your application will not be considered.
- Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for written test and interview.
- The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check, vetting check, be compliant and sign up to War Child’s Child Safeguarding Policy, anti-bribery policy, code of conduct and other War Child’s policies prior to a final offer being made.
- WCUK is an equal opportunity employer and female are highly encouraged to apply.