10 job positions at National Child Development Agency Deadline 12.02.2022

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Amanota y'ibizamini bya Leta 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Oversee the design and development of child care packages through assessment of psychological needs of the children with disabilities in the institution;
– Conduct in-depth child assessment in all bio-psychosocial wellbeing domain using appropriate tools and techniques;
– Set up and manage psychological care plans for children in institution (individual and group sessions, relevant psychosocial and developmental support);
– Provide relevant recommendations, jointly with the Social Worker, to stakeholders including families to be able to satisfy the children’s identified needs;
– In collaboration with social workers, organize preparation sessions for both children and families (individual and/or group) aiming at moving children from institution/orphanage;
– Analyze each individual case and provide relevant advice and guidance for its management and placement decision to ensure the psychosocial wellbeing of the child;
– In collaboration with Social Worker, and district based Child Protection and Welfare Officers, contribute in initial assessment of families and community. (family assessment and Home accessibility audit);
– In collaboration with Social Worker, contribute to the elaboration and implementation of family and community intervention plans according to the children’s needs;
– With support from TMM Child Protection and Welfare Officers, conduct relevant follow up of children placed in families to make sure the psychosocial wellbeing of the child is respected, and the child is included in both home and community lives;
– Guide and support families in post placement child behaviours and in interactions with family and community members;
– In collaboration with Social Worker, support training and capacity building of child care staff (alternative and prevention services, institutions) and families (biological, foster families);
– Document every achieved activity and report to the direct line manager;
– Work in collaboration with institution managers, local authorities, social workers and Community based structures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

    Experience: 2

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology

    Experience: 2

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology

    Experience: 1

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

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