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Disability Training Manuals Specialist

JRS MISSION

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic Organization, under the Society of Jesus Trustee. The Mission of JRS is to accompany, serve and plead the cause of refugees and forcibly displaced people whose needs are more urgent and forgotten. 

The JRS Kakuma Special Needs Department is looking for a consultant to review and develop TOT Disability Training manuals. The updated manual will be used to train JRS staff as well as community members.  This is in line with the objective of improving the psychosocial well-being of intellectually and developmentally challenged persons and their families/community through increasing insight, creating awareness and improving effectiveness of the care givers who provide psychosocial services, special needs education, rehabilitation and services, training and outreach programs.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The consultant will be involved in updating  the training manuals treating the following areas: Special Needs Care training; outreach activities to raise awareness on disabilities, parent training on care and management of children living with disabilities, community rehabilitation, inclusive education, etc. The manuals will empower the trainers to equip JRS day care assistants with skills they need to confidently provide support to parents of children living with disability, conduct outreach to those unable to access the daycare centers, conduct community awareness campaigns and disseminate information on identification and assessment of mental health disorders and available interventions. The manuals will also improve the quality of training offered to community members as well as be used as an evaluation tool for the determination of impact.

 

 

 



Location
Kakuma Refugee Camp – Kenya

Report to
Special Needs Coordinator

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE OF WORK

Training materials and modules
Deliver and review training materials and manuals on disability in collaboration with JRS Special Needs Department staff. Key areas of the training include but are not limited to:

  • Children living with various disabilities
  • Support to parents/caregivers of children living with disabilities
  • Care and management of children living with disabilities
  • Community training in Special Needs Care
  • JRS Special Needs Department Outreach Awareness materials; brochures information, posters design, fliers, banners wordings etc.
  • Interventions for children living with disabilities
  • Community based rehabilitation methods/ community based organizations
  • Early childhood education in inclusive settings
  • Psychosocial support for children living with disabilities
  • Assessment of developmental disabilities
  • Occupational therapy and psychomotor skills interventions



Training responsibilities/Deliverables

  • Provide an analysis of the pre- and post-training findings
  • Prepare and submit a training program.
  • Prepare, update and submit an appropriate training manuals in simple English. 
  • Prepare a report with recommendations and a framework for manual use and follow ups after submitting the training manuals.
  • Provide a detailed methodology for training adults within the proposal, taking into account of the diversity of the Kakuma population in terms of ethnicity and nationality.
  • Provide a facilitation budget.
  • Submitting a detailed proposal in conformity with the ToR specified herein. The proposal should include a detailed work-plan (timetable) and training material/notes, evidence of similar works done, profile etc.
  • Submission of all the required statutory documentation.
  • Submit a draft, then a final manual.
  • Production of deliverables in accordance with contractual requirements




Qualifications
Applicants for this position should meet the following qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Mental Health or any other related field
  • Demonstrated experience and level of knowledge of issues related to disability and mainstreaming
  • Demonstrated experience designing curriculum or training modules
  • Varied experience and understanding of persons living with disabilities
  • Understanding of the context and interventions for persons living with disabilities and their families
  • Working knowledge of refugees, conflict and displacement
  • Fluency in English and Swahili

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply



Conditions

A sample of the Contract of Service will be send to pre-selected candidates.



Contact information

How to apply

Interested parties can send a written application to ken04.director@jrs.net and copy ken04.snecoordinator@jrs.net.The subject line should read "TOT training on Identification of mental health disorders".

The application should include a cover letter, organization profile (if the interested party is an organization), CV, and a budget.

Interested parties should submit their applications by Friday 6th of April, 2018.
 



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