National Consultant - Technical assistance in strengthening of the Foster Care System in The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia


UNICEF is seeking a national expert to provide technical support to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in strengthening of the foster care system in the country. In doing so, the consultant will work with the international expert (to be selected by UNICEF and the MoLSP) to provide technical assistance in the area of: revision of secondary legislation related to foster care; development of specialized foster care; establishment of support centres for foster families; revision of the training package for foster families; development of programme and materials for continuous support of foster families; development of specialised foster care, particularly for children with disabilities. The national expert is planned to be engaged for this task to collaborate with the international consultant, with expertise in disability and/or in social work and policy.

Application deadline is 21 January 2019.