Social Protection Officer
The Social Protection
Officer will be responsible for the setting up, management, and coordination of
functional Counseling services targeting adolescents and youth. She/he will
also provide a range of therapeutic counseling services to adolescents and youth.
Provide comprehensive psychosocial counseling to clients
accessing services including but not limited to issues on substance abuse,
SGBV, and stress or depression.
In collaboration with program leads support capacity building
in child protection, and child safeguarding services.
Providing psychological counseling and adult counseling,
family and workplace counseling, and offering HIV and AIDS Testing and
Counseling Services to consenting clients.
Maintain high-quality counseling services over time and
ensure an appropriate level of accountability.
Conduct sensitization, dialogue, and mediation sessions with
the wider population on health issues including mental health.
Integrate psychosocial counseling and support to
beneficiaries within CFK programs.
Actively engage in continuous program design to effectively
reach the youths and adolescents.
Identify partners/networks to work with to ensure wholesome
support to the clients.
Participate in the development of referral networks between
partners implementing psychological support and implementation of referral
Document client data accurately in the intake forms and
ensure they are under lock and key.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on counseling
activities within set timelines
Engage in quality self-care through supervision, debriefings,
and other shared sessions.
Ensure good documentation of the clients seen according to
the counseling principles.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field.
HTS certificate from a NASCOP Accredited institution.
Assist in mapping the existing MHPSS, GBV, child protection,
child safeguarding services, and support mechanisms.
Demonstrated social protection experience in data collection
and detecting and referring vulnerable cases as well as information
dissemination and individual counseling.
5 years of progressive experience in a similar role.
Excellent listening and communication skills.
The ability to develop a non-judgmental approach.
An understanding of confidentiality and professional
Resilience, patience, and humility.
Real interest in people.
Compensation is dependent
upon qualifications and experience in line with the CFK Africa Salary Band.
Apply by 5:00
pm on 1st January 2024.
CFK Africa is an equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion,
gender, physical and mental disability, or age.