PSS Facilitator (Teknaf Base)

Job Description

Title: PSS Facilitator (Teknaf Base)

Company Name: Terre des hommes

Vacancy: 8

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor in relevant discipline
∎ Skills Required: Good communication and facilitation skills

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Agriculture Project, Child Protection, Community Based Health, MHPSS, Nutrition, WASH Sector

Job Context:
∎ About Terre des hommes:
∎ Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief.
∎ Tdh is working in Bangladesh since 1974, with operations in the north of the country (Kurigram district), in the Dhaka district and in Cox Bazaar district. Tdh is implementing programs on Health, WASH, Access to Justice (social cohesion and conflict resolution), Migration and Child protection, both in development and emergency context.
∎ Context:
∎ Tdh`s Child Protection (CP) program consists of three main components: Psychosocial Support (PSS) to children, adolescents and caregivers; Case Management, including Alternative Care and Caring for Child Survivors, and Support to Community-based CP mechanisms. To protect and promote the psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent boys and girls and young men and women through community-based approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels. The MHPSS component is based on Tdh innovative YouCreate methodology, and the Problem Management+ (PM+) intervention developed by WHO and family support and strengthening intervention. These intervention strategies applicable for individual and group adolescents and adults who are having different psychosocial and adjustment issues due to migration.
∎ The project is to protect and promote the psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent boys and girls and young men and women through community-based approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels between host and refugee community population.
∎ General objective:
∎ Under the guidance of the Project Manager and directly supervised by the PSS Team Leader, PSS Facilitator will implement the project activities with the support of the M&E Officer and Data Assistant. He/She will responsible for the organizing, implementation and monitoring of the daily project activities in close cooperation with the PSS TL, Tdh community volunteers and M&E team, and regular internal reporting.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Ensure daily quality implementation of You Create art action activities with the support of The community volunteers and Tdh M&E Officers.
∎ Supervise and coordinate the Tdh Community Volunteers.
∎ Record keeping with daily, weekly, and monthly reporting as per project target
∎ Ensure regular communication with the line manager on activities' updates, achievements
∎ Support the activities in Tdh Multi-Purpose Community Centers (MPCC) and the community outreach
∎ Identification of youth leaders and providing technical support and guidance to run group activities
∎ Ability to identify beneficiaries who need prior and individual mental health support with disability inclusion
∎ Assist in conduction awareness-raising session among community members along with community leaders through cascading model
∎ Ensure participation of youth in the focused program in a non-discriminatory as well as age and gender and disability sensitive and appropriate approach.
∎ Ensure that child protection standards are understood, applied, and support the youth leaders in establishing a clear referral system and Art-activities.
∎ Provide individual support to beneficiaries who need special support by PM+
∎ Support the outreach and identification of adults and youth impaired by distress and internally refer for further response Participate in field assessment when required
∎ Coordination and Representation:
∎ Engage with the community and community representatives to understand needs and gaps in mental health programming
∎ Implement different activities among the community with ensuring community engagement
∎ Refer beneficiaries with special needs or at risk and follow up the referred cases' conditions in collaboration with the Case management team.
∎ Report to the PSS TL with the coordination with M&E Officer and Data Assistant on regular basis on Youth, adolescent and caregivers progress in the activities.
∎ Maintain and strengthen the relations with the other organizations dealing with CP and psychosocial support and others as well.
∎ Other responsibilities:
∎ Ensuring the implementation of Tdh’s Child Safeguarding and PSEA policies during activities implementation
∎ Follow the process of the report on any sensitive issues to the Tdh focal person.
∎ Respect and abide by the organization's internal code of conduct and child protection policy
∎ Any other tasks as assigned by the respective management

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 2 years experienced in child protection/community base health/MHPSS/NUT/WASH/Agriculture project
∎ Good communication and facilitation skills
∎ Strong active listening skills is encouraging and adaptable
∎ Understanding of local culture and language
∎ Ability to work under pressure
∎ Woman candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 55400 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Health Cost Reimbursement

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 9 Jun 2021
∎ Terre des hommes
∎ Business : Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

Category: NGO/Development

: Tdh is committed to Gender balance & inclusion and these will be important selection criteria. We strongly encourage applicants from the Teknaf sub-district and Cox's Bazar district.Tdh and Tdh employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies.Fully complies with Tdh's Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistle-blowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff.Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including:Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies.Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene.Gender Equality & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in all positions. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.We offer exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children. Are you interested to join our committed team to face this challenge?