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Female Child Protection Case worker

IRC (International Rescue Committee)
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Position Title: Female Child Protection Case worker

2022-11-28        Khost       Full Time        65

Job Location: Khost
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: NTA Salary Scale (Grade F, Step 1-3)
Vacancy Number: 35153
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Khost City
Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee)
Years of Experience: 2-3 years relevant
Contract Duration: 8 months
Gender: Female
Education: 14 Grade, Bachelor Degree is preferred
Close date: 2022-11-28

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Descriptions:

General Duties

  • Remain abreast of developments in the field of service provisions this includes maintaining and updating spreadsheet with mapped services and focal points for service provisions;
  • Participate actively in weekly case management team meeting remaining open to feedback and self-reflection;
  • Strive to cultivate self-care, recognizing one’s own needs, limits and signs of burn out;
  • Demonstrate qualities including honesty, kindness, professionalism, non-discrimination, and a commitment to working well in a team whilst staying true to oneself;
  • Maintain pro-active communication with all relevant internal units to highlight challenges, propose solutions and monitor trends which could indicate negative or positive implications for children and their families;
  • Ensure full responsibility & accountability –for maintaining, drafting and updating reports which include case management reports,
  • Be proactive in identifying opportunities to better support children through facilitating processes, systems etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Specific Duties:

  • Identify cases of children at risk of protection concerns, including; the worst forms of child labor, child abuse, unaccompanied and separated children and other child protection concerns.
  • Provide case management services in line with the IRC’s Standard Operating Procedures for case management & Global Child Protection Case Management Guidelines;
  • Conduct outreach to assess and provide support to the child during house visits and through the Safe Healing and Learning Spaces in Afghanistan.
  • The case worker will be independent, responsible  ensuring case actions plans and relevant administrative forms that facilitate accountability & planning are updated on a daily and weekly basis;
  • The case worker will commit to maintaining excellent documentation of case management files in line with the IRC’s SOPs, BID and other relevant processes ;
  • The case worker will assume full responsibility to assess the level of risk that a child is exposed to, and immediately report any cases that could evolve into high risk cases to the direct line Manager (Case management Officer, then Senior CP Officer, then CP Manager);
  • Persist to conduct mapping of services to ascertain which services are included in specific areas, and striving to facilitate access to services for the child and their family even if the process requires thinking outside of the box, advocating to management, working groups, national entities and relevant authorities to facilitate.
  • Represent IRC well by maintaining regular communication with external referral agencies for service provision, & understanding the relevant criteria;

Job Requirements:

  • Technical diploma or degree in psychology, social work, human rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Commitment to serving children, do no harm and best interests principles;

Strong believer in children being agents of change in their communities;

  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children.

Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.

  • Strong believer in children being agents of change in their communities;
  • Fluency in Pashto, Dari and English
  • Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and internet) an advantage
  • Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background

Submission Guidelines:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)

(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)

All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:


applications received without a given link and/or online system will be disqualified and removed from the entire process. 

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

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