Monday, 21 November 2022

Child Protection Community Based & Birth Registration Case Worker at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Tanzania

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Child Protection Community Based & Birth Registration Case Worker
Job title:
Child Protection Community Based & Birth Registration Case Worker
Employment category: I
Reporting to: CP Team leader
Unit/department: Protection
Location: Kibondo/Kasulu
Overall purpose of the role:
The DRC is a lead child protection partner of UNHCR CPCB&BR case worker in Nduta /Nyarugusu camps work to support both Burundian and Congolese new born children, to attain birth certificates upon birth and mobilize refugee communities to play an effective role in protecting the rights of children.The social worker with support from officer will establish and strengthen community-based structures and support their activities which monitor, prevent and respond to child protection concerns. He will also work in collaboration with other sector including case management, PSS and other agencies

Program Responsibilities
• Forming of community-based child protection structure, including child protection committee (CPCs), child clubs and foster support groups and ensure they are functional as per agreed TORs.
• Actively contribute to the capacity building of child protection structure through targeted training and collaboration with humanitarian partner (eg on community mobilization, PRA techniques, identifying and responding to child protection issues)
• Adhere to child protection policy and reporting procedures
• Liaise with zone leaders and parents to introduce DRC programme activities and encourage community involvement in programme implementation and monitoring.
• Support structures to promote the inclusion of marginalized and minority groups and ensure meaningful child participation in child protection activities
• To ensure that child protection community based and Birth Registration social workers and incentive workers are following appropriate procedures for supporting refugee mothers with birth certificates to the new born children.
• Preparation and conducting of community awareness raising meetings/ sessions with refugee and religious leaders in the camp.
• Act as link between refugee and host community to address the issue of child labour both to refugees and host community's children.
• Collaborate with medical partners in making sure that relevant birth documents with correct information including names of the new born babies are provided on time.
• Raise and collaborate with district RITA officer on collection of B1 forms, processing of birth certificates and making sure that that they are dispatched to the camp for distribution, in a timely manner.
• Ensure that all birth certificates are scanned and uploaded and kept confidential in soft copy
• Ensure that all birth certificates are photocopied by technical assistant, properly filled and kept in a lockable cabinet for record.
• Ensure proper filling of documents and keeping of records
• Adhere to DRC SOPs and guidelines in relation to provision of information, counselling, legal assistance and referral activities.
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Data collection and reporting
• With support from CP officer track indicators, maintain, update and analyse data on Birth registration and indicator.
• With support from CP officer, prepare and submit timely and quality weekly, monthly, quality and other donor reports as per the donor requirements. Accountable to meet reporting deadline.
• Support and working closely with CP Information Management officer and M&E on program data collection, track indicators, maintain, update and analyse data on Birth registration and community-based child protection structure activity and indicator.
• In collaboration with CP officer, CPIM officer and M&E department, participate in CP rapid assessment ,birth registration and/or other CP related-assessment, and contribute to the CP and birth registration overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from community structure throughout community mobilization and engagement.

Program management
• Build the knowledge and skills of Prevention/outreach incentive social workers and community-based groups to be able to advocate, response and prevent CP.
• Communicate any incentive staffs’ issue to supervisor in a timely manner. Any recruitment of the new incentive staff must obtain CP Team leader’ approval.
Recommended: Logistics Duties
• Take care of equipment’s and supplies for the job
• Ensure working equipment’s are in good condition and replenish/repairs when out of order
• Reports immediately any security incidence/issue detected in the DRC premises

Experience and technical competencies:
• At least 1-2 years’ experience working in data analysis, birth registration activities, child protection and community based in emergencies.
• Good personal organizational skills, including time management, team work, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimal supervision
• Experience with refugees will be an added advantage.
• Good knowledge of compute applications.
• Good training abilities.
• Knowledge in Child Protection, Child´s rights, programming and mainstreaming
• International/national experience of natural disasters or conflict
• Ability to identify the main gaps in child protection in the given context to inform a holistic response for children.
• Good knowledge of and experience in using established inter-agency standards and guidelines in child protection, such as the Inter-Agency Guidelines on Separated and Unaccompanied Children, Minimum Standards on Child Protection
• Self-awareness and proven ability to operate successfully in different cultural environments

• Holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology, law, social work, social sciences, Psychology or equivalent.
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• Good proficiency in written and spoken English, and Swahili. Kirundi an added advantage

Key stakeholders:
• DRC programme staff (protection and others)
• Refugees and donors
• Local Government and host Community representatives.
• Referral partners

Core competencies
Basic Advanced Expert
Striving for excellence ☒ ☐ ☐
Collaborating ☐ ☒ ☐
Taking the lead ☐ ☒ ☐
Communicating ☐ ☒ ☐
Demonstrating integrity ☐ ☒ ☐

Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others
Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.
Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

Application due:  12/8/2022
Workplace:  Kibondo/Kasulu
Department/Country: Tanzania
Contract type: National contract

Application and CV
Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on under Job.
Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 12th December 2022

DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:
  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

Providing equal opportunities
We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Promoting high standards

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.
12th December, 2022.

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