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International Rescue Committee Job Vacancies 2019Are you a graduate or non-graduate seeking for a job opportunity in Nigeria? If yes, here’s an opportunity for you. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently recruiting to fill the available positions. Read more details below;

International Rescue Committee Job Vacancies 2018

The (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nutrition Officer
Requisition ID: req4635
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Nutrition Clinical  Officer- is responsible for overseeing  all Nutrition activities for IRC supported health facilities and catchment communities in Gwoza LGAs .
  • Responsibilities will include day to day supports to Nutritional activities in the health facilities and their catchment communities, monitoring of activities,  report making, coordination with other sectors and government authorities as well as close collaboration with the Nutrition unit at the state MOH &  health facility staff and managers.
  • The Nutrition Officer  will have no line management responsibilities and reports to the Nutrition Manager.
  • The position will be based in Gworza with regular trips to IRC’s health and Nutrition  programs in Borno state and other parts of Nigeria as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the other Nutrition program staff in Nigeria, oversee the implementation of Nutrition projects implemented by IRC Nigeria (Gwoza).
  • In collaboration with the Nutrition manager and the Health & Nutrition Coordinator, ensure that Nutrition  programs utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, as outlined by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and WHO. Ensure that all Nutrition activities are consistent with established best practices.
  • Promote the quality of the IRC’s health & Nutrition programs by following the measures put in place in collaboration with other staff and the IRC health unit.
  • Ensure sound data collection and information management systems are in place for ongoing monitoring of health & Nutrition programme activities
  • Participate in the design of robust M&E plans and design/adapt Nutrition  information systems including surveillance systems for the IRC health & nutrition programs in Nigeria
  • Contribute to the growth of the IRC nutrition  programme in Nigeria through quality implementation of project activities, adequate monitoring and timely reporting as needed,  working in conjunction with other colleagues in the IRC Nigeria program.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to all supported health facilities and catchment communities, provide mentoring and technical support  and appropriate feedback as needed.
  • Work with the nutrition manager and Health & Nutrition  Coordinator to ensure appropriate use of programme resources
  • Organise planned trainings for health & Nutrition staff and ensure that FMOH and WHO guidelines are used for all trainings which should be delivered in a quality manner.
  • Support the set up of use of FMOH clinical guidelines in all health facilities, providing mentoring as required to improve compliance.
  • Follow all IRC guidelines, programme and budget management tools
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all stakeholders involved in service provision to supported health facilities and catchment communities  in Gwoza LGA.
  • Ensure the consistent use of the IRC grant management guidelines during programme implementation.

Qualifications

  • College Diploma in Nursing /Midwifery/Clinical Medicine with emphasis in Nutrition
  • At least 2 Years work experience in  Nutrition  programs both at clinical and community based programs and other primary Health care components is preferable
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding Nutrition  Policy of Nigeria
  • Previous experience working in Northern Nigeria, willingness to work in Northern Nigeria
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience delivering  Nutrition and related trainings to health staff  using national or WHO guidelines
  • NGO work experience is an advantage
  • Should be able to use Microsoft Office especially MS-Word, Excel,Powerpoint
  • Able to communicate in English language (written and spoken ); Knowledge of local languages is a plus
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, be flexible , and adaptability to transitions.
  • Position is strictly GWOZA based and Non-relocatable position

Additional Information
Standards of Professional Conduct:

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  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Roving Nutrition Officer
Requisition ID: req4637
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Nutrition Clinical  Officer- is responsible for overseeing  all Nutrition activities for IRC supported health facilities and catchment communities in Gwoza LGAs .
  • Responsibilities will include day to day supports to Nutritional activities in the health facilities and their catchment communities, monitoring of activities,  report making, coordination with other sectors and government authorities as well as close collaboration with the Nutrition unit at the state MOH &  health facility staff and managers.
  • The Nutrition Officer  will have no line management responsibilities and reports to the Nutrition Manager.
  • The position will be based in Gworza with regular trips to IRC’s health and Nutrition  programs in Borno state and other parts of Nigeria as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the other Nutrition program staff in Nigeria, oversee the implementation of Nutrition projects implemented by IRC Nigeria (Gwoza).
  • In collaboration with the Nutrition manager and the Health & Nutrition Coordinator, ensure that Nutrition  programs utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, as outlined by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and WHO. Ensure that all Nutrition activities are consistent with established best practices.
  • Promote the quality of the IRC’s health & Nutrition programs by following the measures put in place in collaboration with other staff and the IRC health unit.
  • Ensure sound data collection and information management systems are in place for ongoing monitoring of health & Nutrition programme activities
  • Participate in the design of robust M&E plans and design/adapt Nutrition  information systems including surveillance systems for the IRC health & nutrition programs in Nigeria
  • Contribute to the growth of the IRC nutrition  programme in Nigeria through quality implementation of project activities, adequate monitoring and timely reporting as needed,  working in conjunction with other colleagues in the IRC Nigeria program.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to all supported health facilities and catchment communities, provide mentoring and technical support  and appropriate feedback as needed.
  • Work with the nutrition manager and Health & Nutrition  Coordinator to ensure appropriate use of programme resources
  • Organise planned trainings for health & Nutrition staff and ensure that FMOH and WHO guidelines are used for all trainings which should be delivered in a quality manner.
  • Support the set up of use of FMOH clinical guidelines in all health facilities, providing mentoring as required to improve compliance.
  • Follow all IRC guidelines, programme and budget management tools
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all stakeholders involved in service provision to supported health facilities and catchment communities  in Gwoza LGA.
  • Ensure the consistent use of the IRC grant management guidelines during programme implementation.

Qualifications

  • College Diploma in Nursing /Midwifery/Clinical Medicine with emphasis in Nutrition
  • At least 2 Years work experience in  Nutrition  programs both at clinical and community based programs and other primary Health care components is preferable
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding Nutrition  Policy of Nigeria
  • Previous experience working in Northern Nigeria, willingness to work in Northern Nigeria
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience delivering  Nutrition and related trainings to health staff  using national or WHO guidelines
  • NGO work experience is an advantage
  • Should be able to use Microsoft Office especially MS-Word, Excel,Powerpoint
  • Able to communicate in English language (written and spoken ); Knowledge of local languages is a plus
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, be flexible , and adaptability to transitions.
  • Position is strictly GWOZA based and Non-relocatable position

Additional Information
Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

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Job Title: Nutrition Officer
Requisition ID: req4636
Location: Magumeri, Borno
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Nutrition Clinical  Officer- is responsible for overseeing  all Nutrition activities for IRC supported health facilities and catchment communities in Gwoza LGAs .
  • Responsibilities will include day to day supports to Nutritional activities in the health facilities and their catchment communities, monitoring of activities,  report making, coordination with other sectors and government authorities as well as close collaboration with the Nutrition unit at the state MOH &  health facility staff and managers.
  • The Nutrition Officer  will have no line management responsibilities and reports to the Nutrition Manager.
  • The position will be based in Gworza with regular trips to IRC’s health and Nutrition  programs in Borno state and other parts of Nigeria as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the other Nutrition program staff in Nigeria, oversee the implementation of Nutrition projects implemented by IRC Nigeria (Gwoza).
  • In collaboration with the Nutrition manager and the Health & Nutrition Coordinator, ensure that Nutrition  programs utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines, as outlined by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and WHO. Ensure that all Nutrition activities are consistent with established best practices.
  • Promote the quality of the IRC’s health & Nutrition programs by following the measures put in place in collaboration with other staff and the IRC health unit.
  • Ensure sound data collection and information management systems are in place for ongoing monitoring of health & Nutrition programme activities
  • Participate in the design of robust M&E plans and design/adapt Nutrition  information systems including surveillance systems for the IRC health & nutrition programs in Nigeria
  • Contribute to the growth of the IRC nutrition  programme in Nigeria through quality implementation of project activities, adequate monitoring and timely reporting as needed,  working in conjunction with other colleagues in the IRC Nigeria program.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to all supported health facilities and catchment communities, provide mentoring and technical support  and appropriate feedback as needed.
  • Work with the nutrition manager and Health & Nutrition  Coordinator to ensure appropriate use of programme resources
  • Organise planned trainings for health & Nutrition staff and ensure that FMOH and WHO guidelines are used for all trainings which should be delivered in a quality manner.
  • Support the set up of use of FMOH clinical guidelines in all health facilities, providing mentoring as required to improve compliance.
  • Follow all IRC guidelines, programme and budget management tools
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all stakeholders involved in service provision to supported health facilities and catchment communities  in Gwoza LGA.
  • Ensure the consistent use of the IRC grant management guidelines during programme implementation.

Qualifications

  • College Diploma in Nursing /Midwifery/Clinical Medicine with emphasis in Nutrition
  • At least 2 Years work experience in  Nutrition  programs both at clinical and community based programs and other primary Health care components is preferable
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding Nutrition  Policy of Nigeria
  • Previous experience working in Northern Nigeria, willingness to work in Northern Nigeria
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience delivering  Nutrition and related trainings to health staff  using national or WHO guidelines
  • NGO work experience is an advantage
  • Should be able to use Microsoft Office especially MS-Word, Excel,Powerpoint
  • Able to communicate in English language (written and spoken ); Knowledge of local languages is a plus
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, be flexible , and adaptability to transitions.
  • Position is strictly Magumeri based and Non-relocatable position.

Additional Information
Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Assistant
Requisition ID: req4534
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • Adolescent girls and boys are gravely underserved in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase of response.
  • They are often inserted into programming designed for younger children or into adult programming, where their age-specific needs are not understood or met.
  • The Adolescent Protection Assistants will act as focal points for adolescent girls within Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE and adolescent girls and boys within Child Protection programming in Borno State.

Summary Statement of Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Adolescent Protection Assistant will work within Child Protection response team based in safe spaces providing case management and psychosocial support services.
  • Under the supervision of experienced Child Protection Officers, the Adolescent Protection Assistants will deliver the IRC’s Supporting Adolescents and their Families in Emergencies (SAFE) resource pack content to adolescent boys and younger girls.
  • The Assistants will also facilitate skills building sessions with female and male caregivers of adolescent girls and boys. The Assistants will be active participants in identifying, documenting and sharing learning from this approach which be systematically gathered to inform a global resource toolkit for SAFE.

Key Responsibilities
The Adolescent Protection Assistant will work within a Child Protection response team based in safe spaces providing case management and psychosocial support services. Within this broader response team the Adolescent Protection Assistant will be required to:

  • Work as part of a Child Protection or team in a safe space to provide support to younger adolescent girls or boys as part of broader response services
  • Participate in an initial SAFE approach training and engage in ongoing skills building using SAFE learning materials with supervisor
  • With support from supervisors, mentor and coach the community volunteer responsible for co-facilitating sessions with adolescent girls or boys
  • Lead community engagement activities to introduce SAFE activities to female and male community leaders and caregivers
  • Conduct initial assessments to identify the risks and needs of adolescent girls and boys
  • Work closely with other project staff to identify adolescent girls, adolescent boys, and female and male caregivers to participate in SAFE learning activities
  • Act as lead facilitator to deliver sessions twice a week for adolescent girls or boys together with a community volunteer facilitator
  • Facilitate sessions once a week for female or male caregivers
  • Provide psychological first aid and support to adolescent girls or boys who disclose experiences of violence and support referral to access either child protection or WPE response services
  • Facilitate feedback meetings with adolescent girls and boys, female and male community stakeholders and caregivers and share feedback with supervisor
  • Complete weekly reports on project activities, including documenting feedback from participants of SAFE sessions and proactively sharing back lessons learned whilst facilitating the curricula
  • Participate in debriefing sessions with supervisors and share reflections, lessons learned and recommendations to strengthen SAFE program approach

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, Economics, another human development related field or equivalent of experience preferred.
  • At least two years’ experience working to support children, adolescent girl and boys, women  or parents and caregivers
  • Experience with facilitation of group work with relevant populations
  • A high level of motivation to assist adolescent girls and boys affected by humanitarian crisis
  • A commitment to child protection and gender equality
  • A learning attitude and willingness to increase skills and knowledge in the protection of adolescent girls and boys
  • Experience as an active participate of social groups, with an understanding of group dynamics and processes.
  • Capacity building, facilitation or training experience
  • The ability to adapt and work under pressure and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English and local languages.
  • Basic competency in computer skills.

Work Environment:

  • Security level is red. The situation in Gwoza is currently calm.
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Nutrition Nurse
Requisition ID: req4633
Location: Magumeri, Borno
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview/Summary

  • The Nutrition Outreach Nurse shall support the Nutrition Officer in the  the implementation of daily nutrition activities and implementation of CMAM program in MMC and Jere LGAs in line with National Guidelines and improving maternal and child health and nutrition, promoting appropriate IYCN practices and hygiene and sanitation.
  • The post holder will work in close collaboration with the government staff, the community and those of the local Partners in implementing the nutrition program..

Major Responsibilities
Program Management, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to the protocols
  • Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic  supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with supply chain
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the Nutrition manager on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Follow and respect the current protocols specially drug administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles , and micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW
  • Add the activities linked to health and nutrition education in the protocols
  • Follow the treatment of the beneficiaries during visits at home
  • Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption
  • To carry-out any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  • To be flexible as required.
  • The nutrition outreach Nurse will work together with the nutrition officer and other IRC sectors in implementing CMAM, outreach program and MIYCN activities in MMC and Jere .He/she will Work together with the health facility staff in developing the movement and work plans for the respective health facilities.
  • Work with MOH staff in conducting outreach especially in hard to reach areas where security situation permits
  • Formation, training and supervising the community Health Volunteers to carry out routine MUAC screening at community level and work closely with other outreach staff in screening of SAM children at the OTP sites and facilitate referral of sick children to the stabilization centre.
  • Identification and training of the community in active case finding, referral and defaulter tracing at community level.
  • To ensure that program are implemented in accordance with IRC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/Stabilization centre

Program Development:

  • Through liaison with the community mobilizers and nutrition volunteers, provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the programme, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems etc.
  • Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP sites.
  • Follow-up and ensure the field team interacts with the beneficiaries properly.
  • Together with the nutrition manager support in the development of an effective outreach strategy that will enhance effective and comprehensive service provision.
  • Capacity building and training of the local government and partner staff in all aspects of nutrition programming.
  • Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic  supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with supply chain
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the Nutrition manager on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner
  • Ensure cases not meeting admission criteria return home as early as possible and understand why their child is not admitted

Research, Learning and Analysis:

  • Analyze the nutritional situation
  • Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities.

Coordination & Representation:

  • Establish good relationship with the Buluma’s  and LGA  authorities and community leaders
  • Establish a network with the other actors in the working area (I/NGO)
  • Establish a good understanding of the program within the community
  • Establish link and meetings with the community leaders and different group existing in the working area.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to:  The Nutrition Officer
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting:  Nutrition Manager
  • Position directly Supervises: Community volunteers

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Other IRC sectors
  • Region/Global

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing and Must be registered with Nursing Board.

Work Experience:

  • Experience in Conducting outreach and Mobile clinics
  • Previous experience in implementing a nutrition program.
  • Previous experience in nutrition surveys and added advantage

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Addition nutrition training in CMAM and IYCF is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:
  • Languages:  Hausa and knowledge of Kanuri is an added advantage.

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and CMAM report.

Additional Information
Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click Here to Apply
Note: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job Title: Child Protection Assistant – Emergency Response
Requisition ID: req4515
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Background

  • The IRC is currently intervening to the emergency situation in Monguno resulting from the high influx of persons displaced from recent attacks in some parts of Borno through a multi-sectoral approach.
  • The Child Protection Sector has secured funding to provide Psychosocial Support case management to Unaccompanied, Separated Children, and Children with other protection needs and to also support their caregivers.
  • The CP team will also be working with adolescent boys, girls and their caregivers using the Supporting Adolescents and their Families in Emergencies resource package.

Scope of Work:

  • Adolescent girls and boys are gravely underserved in humanitarian emergencies, particularly during the acute phase of response.
  • They are often inserted into programming designed for younger children or into adult programming, where their age-specific needs are not understood or met.
  • The Adolescent Protection Assistants will act as focal points for adolescent girls (younger) and boys within Child Protection programming in Monguno emergency response.

Technical Quality:

  • Provide support for adolescents and their families and link them to specialized services where needed.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP Officer and manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual support to adolescents and their families.
  • Regularly attend all CP related meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Key Responsibilities

  • Child Protection Assistant will work within a Child Protection emergency response team, providing case management and psychosocial support services to adolescents and their care givers.
  • Work as part of a Child Protection team in a safe space to provide support to children as part of broader response services
  • Participate in identifying facilitators and an initial SAFE approach training and engage in ongoing skills building using SAFE materials.
  • With support from supervisors, mentor and coach the community volunteer responsible for co-facilitating sessions with adolescent girls (younger) or boys
  • Lead community engagement activities to introduce SAFE activities to female and male community leaders and caregivers
  • Conduct initial assessments to identify the risks and needs of adolescent girls and boys
  • Work closely with other project staff to identify adolescent girls(younger), adolescent boys, and female and male caregivers to participate in SAFE learning activities
  • Act as lead facilitator to deliver sessions twice a week for adolescent girls or boys together with a community volunteer facilitator
  • Facilitate sessions once a week for female or male caregivers
  • Provide psychological first aid and support to adolescent girls(younger) or boys who disclose experiences of violence and support referral to access required services
  • Facilitate feedback meetings with adolescent girl(younger)s and boys, female and male community stakeholders and caregivers and share feedback with supervisor
  • Complete weekly reports on project activities, including documenting feedback from participants of SAFE sessions and proactively sharing back lessons learned whilst facilitating the curricula
  • Participate in weekly team meetings.

Qualifications
Candidates are desired who have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, Economic, Another Human Development related field or equivalent of experience preferred
  • At least two years’ experience working to support children, adolescent girl and boys, women  or parents and caregivers
  • Experience with facilitation of group work with relevant populations
  • A high level of motivation to assist adolescent girls and boys affected by humanitarian crisis
  • A commitment to child protection and gender equality
  • A learning attitude and willingness to increase skills and knowledge in the protection of adolescent girls and boys
  • Experience as an active participate of social groups, with an understanding of group dynamics and processes.
  • Capacity building, facilitation or training experience
  • The ability to adapt and work under pressure and strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Kanuri
  • Basic competency in computer skills

Work Environment:

  • Security level is red. The situation in Monguno is currently calm.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4518
Location: Konduga, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Background

  • In the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, there has been a considerable upsurge in violence perpetrated by Boko Haram in Borno state which has made some parts of the state inaccessible. Currently, these areas are becoming accessible as a result of military actions making it possible to reach a large number of people who have been denied access to any form of humanitarian assistance. From the beginning of the insurgency, the host communities in MMC/Jere LGAs have been housing a large number of displaced persons from other nearby communities and local government areas of Borno State and had to share the limited available resources and amenities with them.
  • These resources continued to dwindle as the internally displaced arrive these communities lacking the most basic services such as access to adequate shelter and simple household items; food; health care; safe drinking water and basic sanitation. In addition, the insecurity that has resulted from past has presented serious protection concerns for communities in the LGAs where children and women represent about 70% of the IDP/host community population. There is an immediate need to address the fundamental basic requirements of the IDPs and host community members.
  • In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Scope of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position Objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

  • The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Envirnoment:

  • The situation in Konduga is currently calm.

Travel and other requirements:

  • Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4517
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Background
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home. IRC began work in Nigeria in 2012 in the north of Adamawa State in response to the flood emergency.
In the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, there has been a considerable upsurge in violence perpetrated by Boko Haram in Borno state which has made some parts of the state inaccessible. Currently, these areas are becoming accessible as a result of military actions making it possible to reach a large number of people who have been denied access to any form of humanitarian assistance.
From the beginning of the insurgency, the host communities in MMC/Jere LGAs have been housing a large number of displaced persons from other nearby communities and local government areas of Borno State and had to share the limited available resources and amenities with them. These resources continued to dwindle as the internally displaced arrive these communities lacking the most basic services such as access to adequate shelter and simple household items; food; health care; safe drinking water and basic sanitation. In addition, the insecurity that has resulted from past has presented serious protection concerns for communities in the LGAs where children and women represent about 70% of the IDP/host community population. There is an immediate need to address the fundamental basic requirements of the IDPs and host community members.
In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs.
The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.
Scope of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position Objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

  • The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical Diploma or Degree in Social Work of any of the Social Sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Envirnoment:

  • Security level is red. The situation in MMC/Jere is currently calm
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4521
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Background

  • In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Scope Of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

  • The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in Social Work of any of the Social Sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Envirnoment

  • The situation in Gwoza is currently calm.
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Officer
Requisition ID: req4535
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Background

  • In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention to Gujba LGA. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program implementation and development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.

Qualifications

  • Technical diploma or degree in Social Work, Human Rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Officer – Emergency Response
Requisition ID: req4527
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Background

In the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, there has been a considerable upsurge in violence perpetrated by Boko Haram in Yobe state which has made some parts of the state inaccessible. Currently, these areas are becoming accessible as a result of military actions making it possible to reach a large number of people who have been denied access to any form of humanitarian assistance. From the beginning of the insurgency, the host communities in Gujba LGA have been housing a large number of displaced persons from other nearby communities and local government areas of Borno State and had to share the limited available resources and amenities with them.
These resources continued to dwindle as the internally displaced arrive these communities lacking the most basic services such as access to adequate shelter and simple household items; food; health care; safe drinking water and basic sanitation. In addition, the insecurity that has resulted from past has presented serious protection concerns for communities in Gujba LGA where children and women represent about 70% of the IDP/host community population. There is an immediate need to address the fundamental basic requirements of the IDPs and host community members.
In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention to Gujba LGA. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Responsibilities

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards.

Program implementation and development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.

Qualifications

  • Technical diploma or degree in Social Work, Human Rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4519
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reports to: The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.
Background

  • In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Scope of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position objectives:

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Envirnoment:

  • The situation in Monguno is currently calm.
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4516
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Background

  • In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs.
  • The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising.
  • As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.

Scope of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position Objectives

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

  • The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports.

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical Diploma or Degree in Social Work of any of the Social Sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Environment

  • The situation in Maiduguri is currently calm.
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Case Worker
Requisition ID: req4522
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Background
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home. IRC began work in Nigeria in 2012 in the north of Adamawa State in response to the flood emergency.
In the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, there has been a considerable upsurge in violence perpetrated by Boko Haram in Borno state which has made some parts of the state inaccessible. Currently, these areas are becoming accessible as a result of military actions making it possible to reach a large number of people who have been denied access to any form of humanitarian assistance. From the beginning of the insurgency, the host communities in MMC/Jere LGAs have been housing a large number of displaced persons from other nearby communities and local government areas of Borno State and had to share the limited available resources and amenities with them.
These resources continued to dwindle as the internally displaced arrive these communities lacking the most basic services such as access to adequate shelter and simple household items; food; health care; safe drinking water and basic sanitation. In addition, the insecurity that has resulted from past has presented serious protection concerns for communities in the LGAs where children and women represent about 70% of the IDP/host community population. There is an immediate need to address the fundamental basic requirements of the IDPs and host community members.
In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention in MMC/Jere LGAs. The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.
Scope of Work
Brief description of the position’s role within the Project(s):

  • The Case worker will conduct all steps of the case management process for a specified number of individual children vulnerable to abuse, exploitation, neglect and violence (especially UASC, Children at risk of other protection concerns and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Groups (CAAFAG) and their families.

Position Objectives

  • To ensure that children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by documentation, assessment, care plan, direct service provision, referral and follow up for an assigned number of children.
  • To provide support to families (particularly foster and alternative care givers) in the process.
  • To liaise with other case workers and social workers  on management of caseload and referrals

Who this position reports to:

  • The Case Worker reports to the Case Management Assistant.

Responsibilities
Technical Quality:

  • Provide individual case management for children in communities to be specified in relation to all case management steps, tools and procedures.
  • Provide support for families, foster and alternative care systems.
  • Ensure regular communication with the CP/CM manager for updates on achievements and challenges

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports. .

Coordination & Representation:

  • Effectively communicate with other caseworkers, government social workers and service providers as part of providing individual case management.
  • Regularly attend case management meetings at field level

Program Development:

  • Contribute to the development of proposal activities in relation to case management.
  • Coordinate with other IRC sectors staff (e.g. WPE, Protection, Health and Livelihoods) at field level

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and  liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff is required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention

Qualifications

  • A minimum qualification of Technical Diploma or Degree in Social Work of any of the Social Sciences.
  • At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Kanuri, Hausa and Furfurde preferred

Work Envirnoment

  • The situation in Mubi is currently calm.
  • Travel and other requirements: Frequent travel and relocation can be a requirement for this position.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Job Title: Child Protection Officer
Requisition ID: req4528
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Background
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home. IRC began work in Nigeria in 2012 in the north of Adamawa State in response to the flood emergency.
In the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, there has been a considerable upsurge in violence perpetrated by Boko Haram in Yobe state which has made some parts of the state inaccessible. Currently, these areas are becoming accessible as a result of military actions making it possible to reach a large number of people who have been denied access to any form of humanitarian assistance. From the beginning of the insurgency, the host communities in Gujba LGA have been housing a large number of displaced persons from other nearby communities and local government areas of Borno State and had to share the limited available resources and amenities with them.
These resources continued to dwindle as the internally displaced arrive these communities lacking the most basic services such as access to adequate shelter and simple household items; food; health care; safe drinking water and basic sanitation. In addition, the insecurity that has resulted from past has presented serious protection concerns for communities in Gujba LGA where children and women represent about 70% of the IDP/host community population
There is an immediate need to address the fundamental basic requirements of the IDPs and host community members.
In the Child Protection sector, the IRC has concluded arrangement to scale up its intervention to Gujba LGA.
The child protection response has a main focus on psychosocial support for children, youth and parents through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces (SHLS), parenting groups, case management for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC) and working with Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms on awareness raising. As part of its activities, IRC will also support relevant Local Government Departments and partners.
Responsibilities

  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program implementation and Development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
  • Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.

Qualifications

  • Technical Diploma or Degree in Social Work, Human Rights, or related Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

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