PSS Specialist

Job Description

Title: PSS Specialist

Company Name: Plan International Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master Degree in psychology, social work, social sciences or related field;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Based at Ukhiya office, Cox`s Bazar
∎ The position will provide technical support to ensure the quality PSS support for healing and positive well-being for children, adolescent girls and boys and youth as well to reflect on the impact of general child protection risk and also associated with the impact of COVID-19 and other emerged emergencies. S/he will be responsible for strengthening the quality of all PSS components and will provide technical support, guidance and over sight to the CBCP and CP case management team members. The PSS specialist will provide capacity building support to the implementation team to ensure the qualitative structured and general psychosocial care activities for children, adolescents and youth including child survivors. S/he will work closely with different community-based organizations like CBCP committee, youth club, adolescent club, different networks, relevant Govt. stakeholders like DSS, women and children affairs department and local Govt standing committees; and other CP actors.

Additional Requirements:
∎ More than two years' experience in humanitarian, development or similar organizations with direct experience working on PSS programming; working directly on providing PSS to children, adolescents and youth including caring for child survivors;
∎ Previous experience working in PSS, Psychosocial counselling, Child Protection, as well as in Community Based activities, youth engagement, advocacy and Psychosocial Support service provision;
∎ English working skills is mandatory and coordination and team management skills is required;
∎ Cognitive stand to respect differences of culture, opinion and lived experiences while upholding feminist, rights-based principles, survivor-centered and girls and women's protection and empowerment;
∎ Highly organized and self-motivated, able to work efficiently independently, as well as working collaborative with others;

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 24 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 12 Jul 2021
∎ Plan International Bangladesh
∎ Business : Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children`s development organisations in the world. We work in 52 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2015, Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people`s rights and dignity.
Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Category: NGO/Development

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