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Lutheran World Federation Pediatric Counselor Job in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 21, 2014

The Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya / Djibouti Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.
Pediatric Counselor
Reporting directly to the Child Protection Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing direct counselling Services for children identified/referred by BID and other partners.
  • Build the capacity of both national and refugee staff to perform duties in the social and protection aspects for children
  • Monitoring and evaluation activities as well as provide leadership and guidance to the Child Development Workers.
  • Manage/maintain documentation and records of psychosocial support cases for purposes of follow up and referral.
  • Collaborate with other sectors and IPs in order to ensure smooth implementation and coordination of activities.
Professional Qualifications
  • A degree in counselling and/social work (sciences) with a strong bias towards counselling and social work.
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in child protection, care and development in an INGO
  • Knowledge of Child Protection and HIV/AIDs issues in the Kenyan context,
  • Knowledge of international and national legislation and policies on child protection.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills
Personal Attributes for the above posts
  • Strong interpersonal and a good team player.
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment.
They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 3rd March, 2014:
Human Resource Officer,
P.O. Box 48
Or e-mailed to: [email protected]
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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