Job ID
25514

Job Title
NATIONAL CHILD SAFEGUARDING FOCAL PERSON

To work for
SOS Children's Villages Syria

Country
Syria

City
Damascus

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

Responsibilities
- Acts as an advisor to the National Director on the CS implementation
- Coordinates the implementation of the Child Protection Policy and related child safeguarding policy support documents in the member association.
- Ensures that the minimum requirements of the policy support document on child safeguarding reporting and responding procedures in member associations and the policy support document on child safeguarding investigations are met by the member association and all its programmes, provide support to programme child safeguarding teams.
- Coordinates the development of national CS actions during the annual planning process.
- Conducts child safeguarding audit in all programmes of the member association.
- Prepares annual child safeguarding report and submits the report for approval to the National Director.
- Ensures establishment of a strong and reliable CS reporting and responding procedure in the member association.
- Maintains the national Child Safeguarding Incident Register.
- Follows up on reported CS concerns and incidents together with the programme CS team.
- Collects lessons learnt as well as identified challenges to ensure that relevant preventive, awareness raising and capacity building measures are planned and further implemented.
- Ensures that relevant child safeguarding documents and tools are available to child safeguarding team members at national and programme level.
- Identifies capacity building needs on child safeguarding at national level and in programmes and in coordination with HR supports development and implementation of necessary training tools and processes.
- Facilitates internal and external knowledge sharing on child safeguarding with a strong focus on prevention and capacity building.
- Participates in the regional child safeguarding network.
- Is responsible for sharing status report, review of incidents and closure when CS incident is monitored by or escalated to the IOR CEE/CIS with IOR CS focal person.



Qualifications
 University degree education in social sciences or related field
 Minimum 5 years experience in social welfare field, preferably in the sector of child and youth welfare
 Good knowledge of international standards, legal issues and current directions of national development in the field of child’s rights approach, and social welfare systems
 Good knowledge of written and spoken English
 Strong communication, negotiation and advocating skills


Specific Vacancy Requirements
 University degree education in social sciences or related field
 Minimum 5 years experience in social welfare field, preferably in the sector of child and youth welfare
 Good knowledge of international standards, legal issues and current directions of national development in the field of child’s rights approach, and social welfare systems
 Good knowledge of written and spoken English
 Strong communication, negotiation and advocating skills


Salary and Benefits
Closing Date: 29/4/2021

Salary: as per SOS salary scale
Medical Insurance
Social Insurance
contract: 6 months with the option of extension

About us
SOS Children's Villages in Syria was founded in 1975 and registered in the Syrian Ministry of Social Affairs under No. 1002. The Association is a nonprofit and nongovernmental, independent social development association. SOS is committed to helping orphans and children without parental care who had lost their homes, security, and families. We work in communities where our mission can contribute to their development and work as well in the spirit of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, advocating and promoting such rights in the Syrian Arab Republic.
SOS has adopted the slogan 'a loving home for every child' to continue to be pioneers in child care in Syria and the world. Whereas SOS Children's Villages in Syria is a branch of the International Federation of Children's Villages, based in Austria, and spread out in 136 countries around the world.




Required employees number
1

Posted On
Apr 13, 2021

Expiry Date
May 13, 2021

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CV Language
English




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