Child Protection Case Worker

Published On

25 Aug 2023

Company Information

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Address : 3rd floor, Sayemon Heritage Residence, Baharchora, Cox’s Bazar

Business : The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. In more than 40 countries and in 26 U.S. cities, our dedicated teams provide clean water, shelter, health care, education, protection and empowerment support to refugees and displaced people. The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Founded in 1933. David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, is a former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom.

Child Protection Case Worker

International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Not specific

Job Context

  • The Child Protection Caseworker will conduct all steps of the case management process for an assigned number of individual children vulnerable to or experiencing abuse, neglect, exploitation, and violence (including unaccompanied or separated children) and their families.
  • Position objectives:
  • To ensure children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and referred from the wider community, and receive individual case management support by conducting documentation, assessments, action plans, direct service provision, referrals and follow ups for an assigned case load of children
  • To provide support to families in the process of case management, including foster and alternative care, and targeted psychosocial support and skills building with caregivers
  • To directly work with other caseworkers and service providers on management of caseload and referrals
  • To conduct home visits with children and their families to monitor recovery, provide follow-up and referrals, and assess child protection risks/issues in the home (including other children)
  • Job Location: Ukhiya Office
  • Contract Length: Till 31 December, 2023 (with high possibility of extension)

Job Responsibilities

  • Technical Quality:
  • Provide individual case management for children in Cox’s Bazar in accordance with agreed interagency case management steps, protocols, and related tools and procedures
  • Provide ongoing support to families, including children in foster and alternative care systems, as well as targeted psychosocial support and skills building with caregivers
  • Communicate regularly with Child Protection Manager and Senior Officer regarding updates and challenges
  • Support volunteers in developing work plans and monitoring their work
  • Work closely with community based child protection structures in case identification and referral
  • Grant Monitoring & Reporting:
  • Provide input for weekly and staff activity reports
  • Work with data base assistant in updating case management database
  • Coordination & Representation:
  • Directly communicate effectively with other caseworkers, service providers, and relevant focal points as part of conducting individual case management and coordination of care
  • Regularly attend case management meetings, including case conferences, at field level
  • Coordinate with other IRC sector staff (e.g., Women’s Protection and Empowerment, Health, Nutrition, etc.) at field level
  • Monitoring Responsibilities:
  • Ensure accuracy, completion / thoroughness, and confidentiality of case management data entry and data management
  • Keeping records of cases and compiling into a weekly report for supervisor
  • Other Duties:
  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of field teams; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs

Employment Status

Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science/ Social Work/ Human Rights or equivalent subjects

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age 18 to 60 years
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting
  • Proficiency in Chittagong and Bangla is required. English is desirable
  • Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)



Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Two retention benefits in a year equivalent to two basic salaries

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Published on: 25 Aug 2023

Not specific

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Experience: At least 2 year(s)

Age: Age 18 to 60 years

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar (Ukhia)

Salary: Negotiable

Application Deadline: 3 Sep 2023

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume

Read Before Apply

Standard of Professional ConductIRC and IRC employees are required to abide by the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct which are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others. Gender Equality & Equal OpportunityWe are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. 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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Are you ready to join the most dynamic team?

Applicants are encouraged to submit Video Resume.

*Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

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Application Deadline : 3 Sep 2023

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