|Save the Children oglas za 8 pozicija: Child Protection Officer|
The role: Child Protection Officer – 8 positions, based in Una-Sana Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina – NATIONAL POST (subject to Donor approval)
As a member of the Emergency team, Child Protection Officer will be responsible for provision of support and assistance to refugee and migrant families with children in Una-Sana Canton. Child Protection Officer will ensure Child Protection Monitoring – particularly focusing on families with children in Transition/Reception Centres – ensuring appropriate mechanisms are in place for identification, care, referral, registration and reunification and will follow up and support particularly vulnerable individuals. As a member of the Emergency team, Child Protection Officer is responsible for cooperation with relevant representatives of social welfare centre/s and other organisation working in Transition/Reception Centres. Also, Child Protection Officer is responsible for timely execution of project activities with team members and key project stakeholders and will contribute in design and caring out project activities aimed to increase refugee and migrant children’s resilience and wellbeing. The post will require work in shifts. Also the posts are planned initially for the Transition/Reception Centres Borici and Sedra, but flexibility is expected due to the changing nature of the needs in the field.
Qualifications and experience:
University degree in social sciences or relevant;
A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working with children/adolescents and their families required;
Thorough understanding on children’s needs and child development in difficult circumstances;
Understanding of child protection system – national, cantonal and preferably protection system functioning in emergencies – case management and referral pathways for children at risk;
Ability to work under pressure, to manage and prioritise competing demands and to meet strict deadlines with quality outputs;
Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours;
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Fluency in written and spoken in English and B/H/S languages
Strong computer skills;
Valid Driver’s license and willingness to undertake intensive driving within Una-Sana Canton;
Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children, the organisational mandate and child safeguarding
Contract length: 9 months including obligatory probation period.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
Application consisting of CV with names and contact information of three references and a cover letter can be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The vacancy is open till Monday, March 18, 2019. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and an interview.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Closing date: Sunday 17 March 2019
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified
More information: https://nwb.savethechildren.net/jobs/job-details/173
|Vrsta posla:||rad na određeno vrijeme|
|Regija:||Unsko-sanski kanton regija|
|Minimalna stručna sprema:||Fakultet|
|Potrebno radno iskustvo:||tri godine|
|Naziv preduzeća:||Mreža za izgradnju mira|