Case Management Coordinators x4 at USAID Kizazi Kipya Project
- Company: USAID Kizazi Kipya Project
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Tanzania Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Education/Teaching Jobs in Tanzania
Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga
Responsibilities and Duties
Supervise Community Case Workers (CCWs) and provide continuous mentoring and support to ensure delivery of high quality case management services.
Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages, parenting, M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and other jobaids that facilitate holistic case management at the household/community.
Ensure case management services delivered address the holistic needs of OVC and caregivers including health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psychosocial well-being.
Conduct quality step-down trainings to CCWs and facilitate monthly meetings in the field to introduce new topics, improve quality, and reinforce guidelines and procedures.
Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and case filing system is well maintained
Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to district Executive Director, Council Health Management Teams, District Social Welfare Officers, and ward level officials.
Create community linkage for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers in case management, child protection, parenting etc.
Assist in mapping existing community cadres (Community Health Workers, Home-Based Care Workers, Para-Social Workers, etc) in communities and assist government officials to recruit and select CCWs for the National Integrated Case Management Training for CCWs.
Ensure that all CCWs are oriented in the Child Protection Policy and Code of conduct take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocols to ensure timely reporting.
Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structures including health facilities and child protection committees (formerly known as Most Vulnerable Children’s Committees).
Assist in the development of a service directory for social services (in coordination with the Health and HIV services Officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
Submit timely updates to the Case Management Officer for inclusion in the quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
Document lessons learned and best practices for experience sharing and replication
Performs other related tasks as required
Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Adult Education and Community Development, Social Work with at least two years relevant working experience or holder of a diploma in Community development with at least four years relevant working experience or in a relevant field and with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
Should have keen interest in project proposal writing and resource mobilization
Competence in Computer applications especially in Ms word, Ms excel, Power point, internet and other packages
Integrity and professionalism
Excellent communication skills in English both written and verbally
Proven report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
A team player capable of working with multiple project partners and stakeholders
Good problem-solving skills
Good negotiation skills
Knowledge of child and PLWHA vulnerability and related issues
Demonstrate ability for ensuring projects and organization sustainability
Ability to interact well with all targeted beneficiaries, health care workers, and volunteers by facilitating a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, and to welcome all clients regardless of their background.
Method of Application
. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania. ii. Applicants must submit signed application letters. iii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers; and indicating three reputable referees with their reliable contacts. iv. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement. v. Applicants must attach their certified copies of; Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates; Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts; Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates; Birth certificate. vi. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted Form IV and form VI results slips; Testimonials and all Partial transcripts. vii. All applications must be addressed to: Executive Director Afya Women Group Sabasaba Street P.O BOX 69, MAFINGA IRINGA – TANZANIA Or via email to Email: [email protected] viii. Deadline for application is on 26th September, 2019 and; ix. Only short listed candidates will be informed on a date for interview; x. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action. NOTE: Afya Women Group (AWG) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified Women and Persons with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Afya Women Group and the partners strictly maintain a workplace free from the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol and therefore background checks on these two aspects will be conducted on all shortlisted candidates as part of the interview process. Compliance with this policy is a condition of continued employment