Child Safeguarding Consultant

Lutheran World Federation/World Service (LWF/WS) is a faith-based humanitarian International Non-Governmental Organization operating programme in emergency relief, rehabilitation and development in 32 countries across the world.

In Kenya, LWF/WS works through its Kenya-Somalia program with operational field Area programmes in Kakuma, Dadaab and Kismayu. LWF has been present in Kakuma since 1992 and works in the areas of pre-primary and primary education, Reception centres, Youth Protection and Development, Child Safeguarding, Social Cohesion and Livelihoods.

In the Kakuma area programmes we work in partnership with other agencies to support children, by identifying and addressing child protection and safeguarding concerns in schools. Therefore, it is essential that staff capacity is strengthened to safeguard against harm (intentional or non-intentional) that could be caused through the delivery of programmes or interventions. In order to ensure this, LWF is looking for a seasoned consultant with broad knowledge in child safeguarding. The consultant will conduct a functional assessment of existing safeguarding action plans in schools to determine if teachers, counsellors and safeguarding officers are able to address safeguarding in schools along the parameters of early identification, early warning, early prevention, and int