Position: Social Worker, Kakamega CPC
Department & Location: Programs, Kakamega
Date: January, 2017
Duration: 18 Months fixed term contract
Reports to: Child Protection Technical Specialist, Kakamega CPC
About Plan: Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.
Purpose: Plan Kenya, Department of Children Services and UNICEF are partnering to operationalize the Child Protection Center (CPC) in Kakamega County that will be a one stop facility for child protection services and referral center for children in distress and their families.
The CPC will be jointly managed by staff from the Department of Children Services and Plan.
The holder of this position will work closely with staff from the department of children services to conduct assessments for children needing psychosocial services, conduct home visits and social enquiries for children seeking services at the CPC, rescue of children in need of care and protection and finally reintegration and reunification.
The position holder must be ready to adhere to Plan values and policies and sign the Child Protection Policy.
Physical Environment and Demands: Typical office environment with field visit demands, local and international travel whenever necessary.
Level of Contact with Children: High level: Daily interaction with children
How to Apply
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Closing Date: 27 Fri Jan, 2017 12:00am