Social worker Vacancy at Save The Children

Save The Children hereby invites applications from Ethiopia for recruitment to a Social worker Position at Save The Children. The application will close on Oct 26, 2020.

Location: Jinka, SNNPR

Save The Children advertised posts are as follows:

Program Management

  • Lead and facilitate best interest determination (BID) panel to guarantee best interest of the children.
  • Conduct family tracing and reunification for Mingi declared and other children at risk or victims of HTP.
  • Facilitate multi sectorial linkages at Woreda level to prevent, protect and respond to child protection risks.
  • Identify, register and refer abused and exploited children for child protection services.
  • Work as a case manager or case management focal person at Woreda level.
  • Promote and improve quality service delivery to fulfil children’s right based on SCI vision, mission and values.
  • Lead and facilitate psychosocial support for children at risk or victims of HTP and their families.
  • Facilitate placement of children in foster or kinship care arrangements and regularly follow up situations of children,
  • Facilitate and lead the economic empowerment of families and their children.
  • Assists CP Project Officer in overseeing implementation of CP projects.
  • Support and assist CP Project Officer in establish/strengthen community based child protection mechanisms to prevent and protect children.
  • Identifies community based child protection mechanisms capacity gaps and participates in building their capacity.
  • Facilitate and lead community awareness raising and sensitization programs to promote positive values of the society towards children.
  • Facilitate and provide trainings, workshops for community members, and other stakeholders.
  • Assist the CP Project Coordinator in establishing/strengthening referral linkages.
  • Work closely with Hamer/Dassenech/Nyangatom Woreda relevant government offices and community based child protection structures to provide psychosocial support for children.
  • Assists the CP Project Officer in preparation and compilation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports and for other SCI and donor compliances and requirements.
  • Document best practices of the project activities and share with relevant agencies.
  • Performs other related activities as assigned by his immediate supervisor.
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Job Requirements


  • Diploma or degree in the field Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, or relevant Social Sciences, Community development, Psychiatric Nurse or equivalent
  • 2 years for Diploma & 0-1year for degree relevant experience of child protection works, an NGO environment is preferable
  • Previous working experience in child rights programming and child protection
  • Experience in delivering psychosocial support, reunification/reintegration, and case management.   
  • Computer literacy in all the Microsoft office applications, and internet literacy are required
  • Experience in community based child protection mechanisms
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English, writing and speaking
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

How to Apply

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through before or on October 26, 2020.

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