Foster Parent

Requirements:

  • A higher education degree in Social Work is required. An additional degree in Psychology is a bonus.
  • Training or course certificates are a bonus.
  • At least five years work experience as a social counselor.
  • Experience in working with children facing vulnerabilities and good knowledge of modern methods of child development.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian and Russian. German or English language skills are a bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • Social and educational supervision of children aged 3 to 18.
  • Assessing children’s needs.
  • Promoting the protection of the rights and interests of children.
  • Maintaining children’s personal files.
  • Co-ordination of maintenance and implementation of children’s individual social protection plans.
  • Social supervision and support of the Centre’s counseling staff.
  • Mediating and arranging co-operation between educational institutions, public institutions, and non-governmental organisations.
  • Records management.

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to enjoy working with children.
  • High level of interpersonal communication and teamwork skills.
  • Commitment and self-reliance.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of the information obtained in the course of professional activities.
  • Diligence and precision.

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