Shangri-la Orphanage Home

Child Protection Officer

Shangri-la Orphanage Home

Child Protection Officer

Since 1998 Shangri-La Orphanage Home (SOH) supports marginalized children and youths by providing them with an orphanage program and an inclusive school.

Child Protection Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Shangri-La Orphanage Home- Chapagaoun, Lalitpur, Shangri-La Reintegration Project, Satdobato
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : May. 23, 2024 23:55 (an hour ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Under Graduate (Bachelor)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Communication Multitasking Organizational Time Management Problem Solving

Job Description

Job Summary: The child protection officer will be responsible for the protection of children of Home. The officer will work closely with children and ensure their safety and security, help them to exercise the child rights and make them aware of responsibilities. The officer will look day to day interventions to prevent and respond to child abuse, exploitation and neglect, The officer will coordinate with like minded organization to ensure the safety, well-being and rights of children in Nepal. The officer will look overall home and act as a in-charge and need to lead staffs and children smoothly to achieve the project goal.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and guide overall activities of Home Project.
  • Mobilize staffs and make a plan, look after all the business of home project.
  • Conduct assessment of child protection needs, risks and vulnerabilities in target communities, identifying priority areas for intervention.
  • Establish and strengthen child protection mechanism at Home and project including child protection committees, referral networks, and safe space for children.
  • Support the identification, documentation, and reporting of child protection cases, including cases of abuse, exploitation, violence, trafficking and child labor.
  • Provide psychosocial support and parental guidance to each children.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of child protection activities, track the progress against objectives, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare reports, case studies, and advocacy materials to document program impact, lesson learned, and best practices of Project.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child development, Psychology, Law or a related field, Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • Previous experience working in Child protection, social welfare or related fields, with a focus on child rights, Child protection system, or child welfare services.
  • Knowledge of national and international child protection laws, policies and frameworks, including the convention on the Rights of the child (CRC)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and collaborate with inter departments.
  • Experience in conducting assessments, case management, and psychosocial support intervention for children and families.
  • Ability to work effective in challenging and sensitive environments, with empathy, cultural sensitivity, and respect for confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Nepali languages.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc).
  • Commitment to promoting child rights, gender equality and social inclusion.

Salary and Benefits: Based on the experience and qualification or as per the organization rule.

Note: Preference will be given to candidates having a valid two wheeler's license.


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