Psychosocial Officer (Female Only) - Child Protection, Rohingya Response

Job ID: R10021901
No. of Vacancies: 01

The role
The Psychosocial Officer in the Nutrition, Health and Child Protection team has the responsibility for providing ongoing support to volunteers, CFS facilitators, GFS facilitators, MCHN promoters, community mobilizers. Child protection, clinical and nutrition staff (including IYCF staff) for facilitating group activities with a psychosocial objective, and for supporting the identification and referrals of children and caregivers with mental health related problems.

Qualifications and experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years’ experience within a development organization and counselling.
  • Experience in documenting, analyzing and summarizing qualitative data;
  • Experience in providing/ facilitating training, meeting;
  • Good working knowledge on using MS Office, and internet;
  • Basic knowledge in child rights and child protection issues in Bangladesh
  • Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field is an advantage. considering experience, educational qualification may be relaxed.

Contract length: 06 months with possibility of extension depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Job Location: Teknaf

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

If you are interested, send your CV and cover letter as a single document to career.bangladesh@savethechildren.org
(You must mention the Job ID in the subject line of your email)

Application deadline: February 16, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’
Eligible Candidates form Cox’s Bazar locality are encouraged to apply.