UN Jobs

All Jobs Full Time Part Time Remote

VAC-10814 Child Protection District Social Worker


Opportunity Deadline


Share via:

Job Description

Vacancy idVAC-10814
Job titleVAC-10814 Child Protection District Social Worker
Apply by08-Nov-2023
Start date10-Nov-2023
Duration5 months
Number of vacancies10
QualificationBachelor’s in degree in one of the following fields is required: Law, social science, or another relevant field (essential).
Sector experienceMinimum of 2 year/s of demonstrable relevant Child Protection experience (essential).
Geographical experienceMinimum of 2 year/s of experience in Afghanistan (essential).
LanguagesFluent in Dari (essential).
Working level in English (essential).
Fluent in Pashto (essential).

Job description

CTG overviewCTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of positionCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Role objectives 

Specific Responsibilities for Extenders:

Under the guidance of UNICEF Child Protection Specialists and Zonal CPOs and in coordination with CP different entities including extenders, the provincial social workers will be responsible for:

• Case Management for Individual Children and their Families to those children who have experienced or are at risk of violence, abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

• Assessment, case planning, implementation of the case plan, follow-up and review, case closure as outlined in the Standard Operation Procedures.

• Provide psychosocial support and emotional support to children and families throughout the case management process.

• Conduct safe referrals to essential services as appropriate, and follow-up to ensure services provided were responsive to the needs identified within the assessment.

• Actively engage in all capacity-building opportunities, including formal training and capacity assessments.

• Participate in regular case management meetings with the case management team.

• Support identification, registration, family reunification, and reintegration of Unaccompanied Minor and Separated Children (UASC) and Children Associated with Armed Forces and Armed Groups (CAFAAG)

• Support implementation of the Mental Health and Psychosocial support program including supervision of CFSs, Psychosocial Social Counsellors activity of Mobile Health and Nutrition Team, provision of Phycological First Aid (PFA) to the victims and witnesses of critical emergencies and referral of critical cases of mental health disorders for specialized care

• Support mitigation, prevention, and response to GBV cases including awareness-raising, victim response, and coordination of GBV program.

• Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of children and caregivers, partners activities, support to partner staffs, preparation of reports, meeting minutes, and report to the supervisors.

• To collaborate with other child protection colleagues and key stakeholders to regularly report trends and advocate for vulnerable children.

• Close coordination, support to other extenders, social workers of different sections of UNICEF, and regular interaction with district extenders and social workers

• Proper coordination with CPAN, CPAoR members, stakeholders, and other community structures.


• Any other relevant duty assigned to him/her by the supervisor



Project reportingN/A
Key competenciesEducation and experience:  
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields is required: Law, social science, or another relevant technical field 2 year of experience.

Language Requirements:

Ability to read, write and speak local languages and English well.

1. Skills in documenting activities (writing short articles, activity reports, taking pictures…)


2. Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a result-oriented manner under demanding working conditions, often with short deadlines.

Female Applicants are highly encouraged to Apply.

Team managementN/A
Further informationN/A
· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.


Similar Jobs

WPS Programme Specialist
Apply Now
International Consultant – Technical Support on Normative & Coordination
Apply Now
National Risk Information and Early Warning System Consultant
Apply Now
Intern - Information Systems and Data support
Apply Now
Apply Now
Sustainable Urban Cooling Expert- Viet Nam
Apply Now
Research Assistant - NPSA4
Apply Now
PBF Program Coordinator
Apply Now
Health & Nutrition Officer, NOB (#91885), Tartous, Syria, MENA Region
Apply Now
Individual Consultant - Architect or Civil Engineer for construction projects through a long term agreement (LTA)
Apply Now