Project Support Officer – Cambodia

By April 19, 2016

 

Position Description

 

 

 

Organisation:                        Citipointe International
Care & Aid – SHE Rescue Home

 

Position:                                  Project
Support Officer (full-time)

 

Location:                                 Phnom Penh,
Cambodia

 

Report
to:                               In-Country
Director

 

 

 

Skills
& Experience

Qualifications

       
Tertiary
qualification in Counselling/Social Work/Psychology/Social Science or a related
field

Experience

       
Minimum
of 2 years’ experience in counselling or case management

       
Knowledge
and experience of counselling theories and case management

       
Experience
in working with children and families

       
Experience
in working with clients experiencing trauma

       
Experience
and knowledge in working with issues with mental health, domestic violence,
child protection and/or drug and alcohol abuse

       
Experience,
knowledge or willingness to learn about the systems, procedures and ways to
work with other key stakeholders and NGOs

       
Knowledge
and experience in using child developmental theories and adhering to child
protection policies

Skills

       
Ability to communicate fluently in
English and Khmer

       
Proficient in the use of Microsoft
and emails, such as Word, Excel and Gmail

       
Understanding and competency in
working with Khmer staff, Khmer culture and foreign staff

       
Excellent interpersonal skills

       
Ability to produce a high level of
written work in English

       
Skills
and knowledge in case management, trauma therapy and being able to identify and
analyse risk and protective factors of children/young people

       
To
be able to empower staff and provide guidance in case management and
counselling

       
Knowledge
and understanding of therapeutic interventions and trauma-informed practices,
such as TF-CBT, creative therapies and group therapy

       
Understand
the limits of confidentiality and adhere to reporting procedures

       
Being
flexible and adaptable in a changing and diverse environment

       
Effective
time management skills

       
Ability
to exercise self-care

       
To
be able to work with a team of multidisciplinary local Khmer staff and
expatriate staff   

       
Knowledge
and understanding of group work

       
Ability
to maintain personal and professional boundaries

Main
Duties and Responsibilities

       
Lead and manage a team of
counsellors, social workers and one teacher

       
Facilitate
weekly case management meetings with social workers and counsellors

       
Provide
monthly individual supervision to counsellors, social workers and one teacher

       
Conduct
monthly group supervision with the social work and counselling team

       
Provide
guidance and support in effective case management practices

       
Provide
guidance and support in effective counselling, especially trauma therapy

       
Complete
regular performance reviews with the staff

       
Complete quarterly statistics report
for the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSAVY)
and assist in compiling quarterly sponsorship reports and other reports as
needed

       
Ensure Family Projects are completed
in a timely manner

       
Document client information and maintaining
client records, ensuring that information are kept up to date for the use of
sponsorship or other requirements from Head Office and other regulating bodies

       
Assist in the gathering of
statistics and calculating beneficiaries of the program

       
Assist staff in the planning and
facilitation of intakes and reintegrations

       
Provide regular training and
professional development to both social workers and counsellors

       
Enrol staff in external training
sessions when appropriate

       
Attend training sessions when needed

       
Meet weekly with the In-Country
Director and other team leaders

       
Help facilitate weekly all-staff
meeting

       
Assist in the development of
resources, assessments, forms, and training guides for staff

       
Regularly audit client files and
support staff in the improvement of documentation

       
Facilitate staff to complete monthly
updates

       
Work with staff and our medical
clinic to ensure all girls have vaccinations, regular check-ups, dental work
etc.

       
Organise reintegration parties

       
Attend meetings with other
organisations for networking and/or case conferences

       
Coordinating family visits for
mission teams