Case Workers

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 CASE WORKER (MALE & FEMALE)
  1. Purpose of the Assignment:

The Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) is established by the Sindh Assembly (by the Sindh Act No. XIV of 2011) for the purpose of prevention of child abuse, neglect, exploitation and the protection and treatment of children who are victims of such attitude, behavior and action. The SCPA safeguards the rights, irrespective of religion, cast, color, creed, sex or place of birth, of the children in need of special help, care and protection.

 

Social Case Worker (Male & Female) assists their respective Child Protection Officer (CPO) for efficient, effective and smooth functioning of the Child Protection Unit (CPU).  Social Case Worker, with the support of CPO and relevant stakeholders, ensures that all children, both male and female, have a right to be safe and to have access to appropriate services and support to enable their growth and development.

  1. No. of Post/s & Duty Station:
  • Four (two males & two females) in Karachi
III.  Supervision:  Child Protection Officer (CPO)/ Designated Focal Person of CPU & Director General (DG) SCPA
  1. Major duties and responsibilities:
  2. Qualification / Specialist Knowledge / Experience Required:
  3. Recruitment Process:
  • Identify cases of children in need, receive referrals and intake cases for further processing.
  • Provide services to children, their families, through case planning and management.
  • Gathers, consolidates and analyses information to assess the needs and risks of children and families in order to provide appropriate child protection services.
  • Makes referral to support services both within and outside CPU, community resources and appropriate service providers.
  • Monitors, reviews and evaluates case progress / compliances and make relevant changes in consultation with the Child Protection Officer (CPO).
  • Coordinate with the service providers for service delivery to the client (children) and family.
  • Initiate case advisory committee to coordinate and review the interventions and ensure services to the individual child according to the best interest of the child.
  • Keep comprehensive and confidential records of children’s cases.
  • Support in maintaining data base of vulnerable children and families.
  • Support in maintaining data base of all service providers &/or Referral partners.
  • Submit a weekly summary to the Child Protection Officer (CPO) or designated Focal Person of CPU and submit the monthly report of the CPU.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with community and departments’ resources acting as a liaison and identifying gaps.
  • Coordination with and support to CBOs for child protection.
  • Empower and liaise with communities and families to devise local solutions to protect children in local communities.
  • Provide outreach services to vulnerable children in communities.
  • Speaking to community groups, educating the public regarding child protection mandate.
  • Undertake any duties or tasks, assigned by the Child Protection Officer (CPO).
  • Should have Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, preferably in Sociology or Social Work.
  • Must have two years relevant working experience.
  • Must have knowledge about child rights, child protection and issues related to children in Sindh province.
  • Should have good understanding of social development sector in Sindh province.
  • Must have excellent commination skills.
  • Should have the ability to produce weekly and monthly progress reports.
  • Must have good command over English language.
  • Should be proficient in MS Office.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Through third party.
VII. Compensation:  

  • Rs. 80,000 / month
VIII.  Prepared by:

  •   Social Welafre Deprtmant (SWD) Sindh in consultation with UNICEF
  1. Cleared by:
  • Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA)

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