PSS Animator - Tooz/Kirkuk

14803-11N04021
Kirkuk
20-Oct-19
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

JOB OPPORTUNITY

PSS Animators Tooz/Kirkuk

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The PSS Animator will be responsible for the implements structured PSS and PFA activities at the WACYS to create a learning environment that provides structure and safety for children, as well as contributing to the child’s emotional security and positive cognitive and physical development.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Major Activities

Provision of the structured and non-structured PSS and PFA activities in WACYS

  • Prepare the respective activities plan for the day. Use appropriate PSS and recreational kits material, subjects, teaching methods, stationary and furniture for children and youth classes.

  • Conduct the recreational activities in WAYCS using different materials provide for the activities.

  • Ensure children participating in various activities are cared for and provided a protective environment for children in WAYCS.

  • Support parents and care-givers by providing PSS/PFA services in the WAYCs.

  • Ensure Children are categories in the different age groups

  • Ensure the attendance of the children is taken daily and recorded properly into the database for the WAYCS.

  • Refer children with protection difficulties to Psychologist / social workers for additional support.

  • Report to project coordinator on daily/weekly trends observed, challenges and recommendations.

  • Conduct consultation meeting with the Social Worker/Psychologist on children/youth progress.

  • Identify and refer cases of children with distress or psychosocial support.

  • Work with the health staff in the clinics to provide holistic support for children affected by stress and other problems.

  • Participate and lead protection trainings with the project beneficiaries including children and parents/care-givers.

Parents Awareness and Education ( Information support )

  • Inform and sensitize parents on the importance on breastfeeding, personal hygiene and nutrition information.

  • Refer cases of registration to the Social workers for further support

  • Document and share any feedback provided by parents or beneficiaries about the delivered activities, and take actions to improve the education response

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University degree in Early Childhood, psychology, Social science, public health etc. A diploma in any of the above academic course plus two years of experience are acceptable in lieu of the degree

  • Previous child friendly space experience is an asset and will be accepted

  • Fluent in both English and Arabic (speaking and writing).

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Excellent communication skills with children of different age groups and adults (staff and community members).

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.

  • Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards.

  • Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as INEE Minimum Standards; familiar with Kurdish and Iraqi education system and UN cluster system (high asset).

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Work experience with humanitarian agencies

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Per Cent travel required