Social Worker Assistant
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of this position is to support the Social Worker in delivering specialized/focused psychosocial (PSS) support to children and in some cases to parents. The purpose of this position is to implement focused PSS activities for child laborers and children at high risk.
End Results Expected
Facilitate project’s implementation
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
Ensure children’s safety and Protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Degree in a social development related field, ( psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation) is preferable
Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.
Good written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is necessary.
Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;
Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility
High integrity in social interactions
Preference to candidate with field experience in Bekaa region
Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
Skilled at working with local communities and authorities
Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection
Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).
Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.
One year experience in a similar related job.
85% field work and 15% Office work.
Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.