Do you have the dedication, skills, knowledge and experience to help us improve the life of Palestine refugees? The United Nations Relief and Works Agency offers challenging opportunities for professionals interested working in a results-driven and diverse environment.
If you are then we would like to hear from you.
UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Syrian Arab Republic. The Agency is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. UNRWA is by far the largest UN operation in the Middle East with over 29,000 staff. Most of the staff members are refugees themselves, working directly to benefit their communities – as teachers, doctors, nurses or social workers.
Children and Elderly Care Trainer
Location: Gaza Field
Type of Appointment: Part Time
Deadline for Application: 18 January 2017
Vacancy Announcement Number: 05-01-2017
Department/Division: Education- Khan Younis Training College
The “Childhood and elderly people care” Trainer will provide training and technical assistance to Childhood and elderly people care providers and programs that serve infants, toddlers, young children and elderly people. The training will be implemented by KhanYounis Training College and funded by GIZ.
In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate will :
Participate effectively in developing training curriculum of specialized competencies of the subject.
Provide training related to Childhood and aging development including, but not limited to, Health, & Safety, child and aging development and learning; building relationships; observing, documenting, and assessing; cultural competence in child and elderly care settings.
Ensure the proper implementation of the subject syllabus and the evaluation of its effectiveness under the direction of the supervisors concerned.
Track employment opportunities for the trainees after completion of the training in coordination with the related unions.
Prepare monthly and quarterly quantitative and qualitative reports.
Track/maintain and submit appropriate provider data, statistics and reports, including technical assistance milestones generated on a monthly basis.
Develop and track Quality Improvement Plans and contact documentation.
Coordinate the teaching of the subject with subjects taught by other trainers.
Maintain records and control of different supplies of the section and for the proper utilization of the facilities and equipment.
Document outcomes from on-site observations and interviews with providers to offer consultations on care and education
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in childcare, elderly care, Nursing or related human service field (Master’s degree preferred).
Minimum two years’ experience as trainer.
Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.
Experience in childcare, elderly care and education.
Experience teaching and/or providing technical assistance to adult learners.
Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office required.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Be knowledgeable about local, and national requirements, standards, guidelines and current developments for child and elderly care programs serving children and elderly.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Basic Salary: From $300 to $400 per month according to qualifications.
Contract Duration: Five months
Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
When the minimum requirements are not fully met, the Director of Human Resources; in consultation with the Director of UNRWA Operations, Gaza may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.
NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking working environment.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women. It is Agency policy to give full consideration to disabled candidates whose disability does not militate against the effective performance of the duties of the post. Where there are two or more equally qualified candidates, selection preference will normally be given to internal candidates, Palestine Refugees and candidates of the under-represented gender. With their prior agreement, candidates who are approved as suitable for appointment but are not the selected candidate for this vacancy, will be placed on the Agency’s roster of pre-approved candidates for a period of up to one year, and may be considered for future vacancies in the same position. The Agency maintains the discretion to fill future vacancies for this position from the roster without re-advertising the vacancy.
HOW TO APPLY
All applications (CV and required documents according to the advertisement) should be submitted personally to Mr. Mohammed El-Agha (Senior Instructor Commercial – KYTC) at Khan Yunis Training College in Khan Yunis City not later than 18 January 2017 or to be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org , with subject line: VN- Children and Elderly Care Trainer
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