Social welfare workforce training Consultant

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United Nations Children’s Fund Social welfare workforce training Consultant Kyrgyzstan UNICEF Jobs 2024

United Nations Children’s Fund looking for “Social welfare workforce training Consultant”. Applicants with an Advanced degree may apply on or before 21-Jul-24.

The United Nations Children’s Fund has published a job vacancy announcement on 05-Jul-24 for qualified applicants to fill in the vacant post of Social welfare workforce training Consultant to be based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. For more jobs, please visit

Company Name: United Nations Children’s Fund

Job Title: Social welfare workforce training Consultant

Duty Station: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Country: Kyrgyzstan

Application Deadline: 21-Jul-24




  1. Review the proposed training outline for basic social work skills and finalise it. Agree on and draft training outlines for

the other two trainings;

  1. Review the existing UNICEF-Columbia school of social work training on communications skills and community

development and other relevant training manuals and identify sessions for use in Kyrgyzstan;

  1. Jointly with UNICEF child protection team and the current NGO implementing partner design a five-day training for

Kyrgyz para social workers. The training needs to include, at a minimum, the following sessions:

 checking one’s own internal assumptions, biases and judgments;

 role of para social worker vis-à-vis OPSD and the limitations of a para social worker role

 community strengths and resources

 define vulnerability

 basics on the stages of case management and key principles

key skills to do the job of a para social worker including: starting a conversation, building a relationship,

identifying strengths, identifying problems, working with a distressed client, listening skills, reflective and active

listening, asking the right questions, identifying risks, conducting referrals

 design a simple form to capture key information and actions by a para social worker.

  1. Design the other two trainings;
  2. Share all three trainings with the Ministry of Social Welfare for review;
  3. Test the basic social work skills training with para social workers and OPSD and use the opportunity to train Master


  1. Finalize all three training manuals for facilitator, all handouts and participants handbook / materials;
  2. Share final package of materials including a brief consultancy report summarizing steps taken, lessons learned, and

areas for future development.


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Social work, youth work, psychology, child protection Education, Pedagogy, Child rights

    *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

  • A minimum of 8 of relevant professional experience in social work or child protection
  • Expert knowledge of developing skills/competency-based training for adults and evidence of associated experience
  • Experience (remote and in-country) supporting a diverse range of UN agencies, NGOs (international and local), academic institutions, governments in the area of workforce wellbeing, MHPSS, child protection, health, education, etc
  • Strong knowledge of social welfare workforce role in the Europe and Central Asia context
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Russian is required. Knowledge of a local language (Kyrgyz) is an asset.

Please fill in the financial proposal table Financial Proposal cp.xlsx and full TOR is here ToR 1.docx

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan