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Case Management Advisor

Date: 08-Aug-2019

Location: Coz Bazar, 11, BD

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

 

 

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

 

The Opportunity:

 

As a Case Management (CM) Advisor you will join part of the team that provides technical guidance and coordination to the Case Management Task Force within the overall Child Centred Care/Child Protection Sub-sector Working Group (CPWG) for the response to Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals crisis in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

In this role you will lead the Case Management Task Force at Cox’s Bazar level on behalf of Plan International Bangladesh and the Child Protection Sub-sector Working Group to ensure all Child Protection actors – including the Ministry of Social Welfare, international and national NGOs – providing Case Management and Family Tracing and Reunification services are coordinated, timely and age and gender appropriate.

In addition to leading the Task Force, the role has a strong focus on mentoring and capacity building of child protection actors, providing comprehensive and linking with other sectors to ensure access to holistic services and referral pathways.

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

Extensive experience working in Case Management services provision (coordination preferred) as well as some experience in family tracing, humanitarian principles and established international child protection minimum standards. University degree or equivalent in social work, psychology, social sciences or related field.

Experience in implementing programs and providing training focusing on: working with vulnerable children, social work with children and families, working with child survivors of violence, children outside of parental care, psychosocial support.

Demonstrable coordination skills, including but not restricted to consensus building, conflict management, project management skills, effective communication and collaboration, meeting management.

 

For a detailed description, please see: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1c439ycqby2g72e/Case%20Management%20Advisor%20Final%2025%20May%202019.docx?dl=0

 

Type of Role: 12 months (possible extension)

Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with frequent travel to Ukhiya Office and Teknaf

Reports to: Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Lead

Closing Date:  Sunday 25th August

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.