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Family - Like Care Manager

Closing: Sep 7, 2022

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Published: Sep 2, 2022 (2 months ago)

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JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Programme Director, the Family Like Care Manager will be responsible and

accountable for the overall development of children and youths and promoting the child centredapproach across the FLC programme. He/she will coordinate all Family Like Care programmeactivities Will guide the FLC Programme Units and staff in a strategic way in accordance with theSOS Children’s Villages policies, values, standards and practices and the relevant laws of thecountry. Will follow his / her vocation and carry out the job within special working conditions andassure the quality of child care within the framework of the SOS Child care model. The rights andconcerns of children will be at the centre of his / her work and he/ she will be a guardian to eachSOS child / youth and will take an active part in their growth and development. He/she will ensurethe implementation of the organisation’s policies and guidelines, effective planning, evaluation,reporting and financial management
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications, Skill and Experience

 University degree Social Sciences - Development Studies, Education, Management, HRM,Psychology, social work.

 Leadership experience at a senior management level preferably within the NGO or public sector.


 Three years’ experience in any of the following functional areas: Child and/ or Youth care,

community Development, human resource management, psychology, education.

 Must have good physical and mental health


 Readiness to live within the SOS Children Village.


 Interest in working with children and youths and willingness to make a long-term commitment.

Child and Youth Care Competences:

 Pedagogical and psychological knowledge and skills;


 Basic comprehension of child, youth and family development;


 Knowledge of national child welfare and childcare legislation, familiar with and aware of children’s

rights and child protection,

 Capability to promote child and youth activities,

 Knowledge and experience on alternative child care models


Responsibilities
JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Programme Director, the Family Like Care Manager will be responsible and

accountable for the overall development of children and youths and promoting the child centredapproach across the FLC programme. He/she will coordinate all Family Like Care programmeactivities Will guide the FLC Programme Units and staff in a strategic way in accordance with theSOS Children’s Villages policies, values, standards and practices and the relevant laws of thecountry. Will follow his / her vocation and carry out the job within special working conditions andassure the quality of child care within the framework of the SOS Child care model. The rights andconcerns of children will be at the centre of his / her work and he/ she will be a guardian to eachSOS child / youth and will take an active part in their growth and development. He/she will ensurethe implementation of the organisation’s policies and guidelines, effective planning, evaluation,reporting and financial management
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications, Skill and Experience

 University degree Social Sciences - Development Studies, Education, Management, HRM,Psychology, social work.

 Leadership experience at a senior management level preferably within the NGO or public sector.


 Three years’ experience in any of the following functional areas: Child and/ or Youth care,

community Development, human resource management, psychology, education.

 Must have good physical and mental health


 Readiness to live within the SOS Children Village.


 Interest in working with children and youths and willingness to make a long-term commitment.

Child and Youth Care Competences:

 Pedagogical and psychological knowledge and skills;


 Basic comprehension of child, youth and family development;


 Knowledge of national child welfare and childcare legislation, familiar with and aware of children’s

rights and child protection,

 Capability to promote child and youth activities,

 Knowledge and experience on alternative child care models


Development of the SOS Families and other Forms of Family Like Care

Responsible for Children and Youth Development

Guiding and Supporting SOS Children’s Villages Co-Workers

Guide and Support SOS Families, SOS Mothers and SOS Aunts


Guides and supports SOS Youth Care workers and Youth

Contributing to the Development of the Programme Location.

Family Like Care Strategic and Programme Development

Monitoring and Evaluation of Family Like Care Programmes

Develop Good Working Relations Internally and Externally


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