26 Sep 2019

Case Management Officer at USAID Kizazi Kipya Project

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Reporting to: Program Manager
Start date: 1st October, 2019
Duty Station: Mafinga

Responsibilities and Duties
 Oversee case worker coordinators and provide overall leaderships for case management activities
 Share direct supervision responsibilities of community case worker CCWs) with case worker coordinators
 Disseminate and ensure adherence to case management, child protection, referral and linkages parenting and M&E guidance, standard operating procedures (SOPs)and other job -aids that facilitate holistic case management at the households/community levels
 Ensure that 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 training to case worker coordinators and CCWs
 Regularly monitor case management activities and use the information to improve case management quality and implementation
 Ensure CCWs complete required case management forms and ensure case filling system in developed and maintained
 Work in partnership with local government authorities as appropriate, including but not limited to district executive directors ,council health management teams, district social welfare officers, and ward-level officials
 Create community linkages for broader community engagement of youth and caregivers
in case management, child protection, parenting, etc.
 Map existing community cadres (community health workers, home based care worker parasocial workers etc ) in communities and assist government official to recruit and select CCWs for national integrated case management training for CCWs
 Ensure that all CCWs are oriented to the child protection policy and code of conduct; take all cases of child abuse seriously and follow national protocol to ensure timely reporting
 Ensure CCWs are coordinating with local structure including health facilities and child protection committees(formerly known as most vulnerable children’s committees
 Lead the development of service directory for social service (in coordination with the health and HIV services officer) in implementation areas; update the directory at least once a year.
 Ensure that case management coordinators are providing continuous mentoring and support to CCWs; directly conduct supportive supervision to case management coordinators and CCWs
 Submit timely updates to the program coordinators for inclusion in the quarterly, semiannual, and annual reports
 Document lessons learned and best practice for experience sharing and replication
 Perform any other relevant duties as required

Minimum Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

 Bachelor’s Degree in community development with at least two years relevant working experience or A diploma in Community development, Community development and social work with at least four years relevant working experience in a relevant field and
with a reputable organization preferably in an NGO setting
 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
 Should have keen interest and competence in project proposal writing and resource mobilization
 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,

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How to Apply

. 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

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