5 Fresher Project Assistant – Case Management US Non-profit Jobs – LWF World Service

 

Job Title:    Project Assistant – Case
Management (5 Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Senior
Child Protection Officer

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Assistant – Case Management will
provide grassroot support to caseworkers during case management, case plan
implementation, monitoring and documentation of Unaccompanied & Separated
children, generate reports in different forms and share data as per the
information sharing protocol and assume the responsibilities given under the
purpose in accordance with a well-defined framework of policies and procedures
under immediate supervision.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Management;

·       
Ensure
that all case management by supervisees is undertaken in the ProgresV4 system

·       
Supervise
case workers to ensure adequate management of cases for children in his/her AoR

·       
Train,
coach and mentor child protection case workers to ensure that children receive
suitable case management services

·       
Liaise
with other staff and partners for comprehensive case management of children

·       
Coordinate
with the SCPO to ensure timely case conferencing for complex cases for timely
child protection as well as a coordinated and timely response to risks facing
children

·       
Generate
and submit all standard reports including all weekly reports and statistical
data reports to the Senior Child protection Officer.

·       
Review
case reports and monitoring statistics with the Senior Child Protection
Officer; setting for case follow-ups, closure and identifying gaps as
appropriate.

·       
Analyse
and respond to internal reporting requirements and external requests from
partners as per the protocol.

·       
Manage
the CP database ensuring regular archiving and backup of information, data
entry/review.

·       
Ensure
confidentiality of all information relating to child protection case
management.

Technical and
Capacity Building;

·       
Oversees
child protection case management in his/her AoR in accordance with the
standards and processes for doing individual case management with children at
risk

·       
Responsible
for implementation of the best interest principle, review of best interest and
Best Interest Determination assessments/reports to inform protection of
children at risk

·       
Ensure
child protection case management using ProGres V4

·       
Maintain
standards for child participation, including data confidentiality.

·       
Support
the Senior Child Protection officer and M&E Assistant in establishing and
maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation system relating to case management.

·       
Ensure
that all technical information pertinent to ProGres V4 is obtained, documented
and disseminated to staff as required.

·       
Enhance
synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of
regional objectives.

·       
Establish
and liaise closely with UNHCR, OPM and partners agencies regarding
documentation of unaccompanied and separated children to ensure and. promote a
coordinated approach to case management.

Case management

·       
Schedule
and supervise case management meetings at least every two weeks. Share minutes
of case management meetings with team and senior CP management.

·       
Conduct
weekly supervision meetings with all caseworkers, providing technical advice on
cases and psychosocial support to caseworkers. Facilitate peer-to-peer support
groups where appropriate.

·       
Support
individual cases where required and provide regular monitoring of all aspects
of case management services.

·       
Ensure
staff gaps and training needs do not result in gaps in support to individuals
in case management, and address such issues with senior management

·       
Review
staff caseloads to ensure they are manageable and share challenges with Senior
Child Protection Officer.

·       
Monitor
timescales for response, decision-making, placement, follow-up and review of
cases.

·       
Ensure
access to material and further technical support and set eligibility criteria
for material and other support.

·       
Review
and analyse trends in the caseload to inform programming

·       
Conduct
regular case file audit and check that protocols and principles are respected.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the LWF World Service Project Assistant – Case Management
job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social work, Social Sciences,
Development studies or any related fields.

·       
Two
years of Child protection case management experience & experience working
with Persons of Concern children and communities.

·       
Demonstrate
well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

·       
Must
have a sound track record to work with children (no criminal record).

·       
Must be
willing to ride a motorcycle and possess a valid riding permit.

·       
Team
player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure, enjoys working in
the field and previous work in nutrition or health related intervention is an
added advantage.

·       
Demonstrate
well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

·       
Able to
adhere to set security standards.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application letter
giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work
related referees only through our recruitment email,
recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line

 

Deadline: 3rd February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted

 

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