Social Worker  GBV & PwSN (4)

The Job

Position:  Social Worker  GBV & PwSN– IBB, TAIZ
Job site: Al-qaida  – Dhi Al-Sufal and Al-Sayani, IBB governorate – Al-Tazziyah district, Taiz governorate 
Report to: Activities Coordinator, Reporting Officer.
Receives reports from: Volunteers
Status: Fulltime
No of Positions:  2 positions (GBV) + 2 Positions (PwSN)

 

Program Title: Expansion of emergency WASH activities including Cholera emergency respond, protection and nutrition assistance for conflict affected populations in Yemen.

 

Sector Name:

Protection

Objective: 

Prevention and response to Gender Based Violence and Child Protection/ PSS thorough provision of life-saving protection service improving access to basic rights to GBV survivors, PWSN, children and caregivers

Sub-sector Name: 

Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence

Indicator 1:

Number of individual benefiting from GBV services, by sex and age

Indicator 2:

Number of people trained in GBV prevention or response, by sex

Sub-sector Name: 

Psychosocial support services

Indicator 1:

Number of people trained in PSS, by sex

Indicator 2:

Number of PwSN benefiting from PSS as part of case management services, by sex and age

Indicator 3:

Number of PWSN/GBV survivors benefiting from life skill trainings

 

The Social Worker is responsible for the efficient and correct implementation of case management activities for SGBV survivors and People with Specific Needs (PwSNs) among the IDP and host communities. They should act according to the guiding principles of case management including using a survivor-centered approach, confidentiality, safety, do not harm and non-discrimination. They are responsible for ensuring that protection principles are understood, maintained and enforced.

Case Management:

  1. Detect, counsel and follow up individual cases identified during psychosocial activities or referred by other agencies
  2. Conduct psychosocial assessment of vulnerable cases, including environmental, emotional, behavioral, and social factors as well as resources and strengths that impact the individual well- being
  3. Conduct home visits to assess the living conditions of the cases
  4. Refer cases internally for legal assistance, psychological counseling or financial assistance when needed.
  5. Ensure coordination with the main service providers in the area of intervention for prompt referral, follow up and information sharing
  6. Manage, fill, archive specific forms for cases profiling, referral and weekly reporting ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness
  7. Monitor and follow up the outcome of the material assistance provided by other partner agencies and services providers
  8. Be available to provide emergency assistance and basic emotional support for urgent cases
  9. Ensure that data protection protocol is respected.

Psychosocial activities

  1. Support the Activity Coordinator and the other social workers in organizing awareness sessions and life skills trainings targeting GBV survivors and youth
  2. Support the Activity Coordinator in links with the Community Based Protection Networks in gathering information and receiving referrals

Reporting

  1. Provide daily updates to the Reporting Officer and Activity Coordinator about new cases assessed.
  2. File and report in detail on all cases with relevant information about the case, background, case plan, follow up and actions taken

Meetings and Trainings

  • Be available to participate in meetings and trainings in and outside the centres including case management meetings and case conferences
  • Participates in daily staff meetings
  • Participates in weekly internal case management meetings led by the Activity Coordinator for GBV and PwSN

Supervision:

  • The Social Worker will report to the Activity coordinator for GBV and PwSN

Minimum requirements

  • Hold an BA in social sciences or related fields
  • At least 1 years of professional experience working in case management related issues.
  • Have an excellent background about GBV & PwSN Typologies.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with case management principles, standards and procedures, terminology.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills (proven computer literacy), especially in Word and  Excel.
  • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of INTERSOS.

Other requirements:

  • Native Arabic –EXCELLENT written and spoken English
  • Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity
  • Attention to detail and structured way of approaching tasks
  • Ability to plan ahead and output oriented
  • Able to ensure quick quality delivery in stressful environment
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and respect line management
  • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Practical and problem-solver
  • Ability to deal with heavy work pressure
How to Apply
  • Deadline for submission of application: 11 December 2017;
  • Estimative date for the interview: 3rd week of December 2017 (only shortlisted candidates will be contacted);
  • Documents to be submitted: CV and Motivation Letter (incomplete applications will be not considered), in addition to contact details for minimum 2 reference persons (include position and relation);
  • How to send the application: by e-mail to job.intersos@gmail.com (applications delivered by hand will be not considered);
  • Clearly mention the job and location that you are applying for in the subject of your e-mail!
  • Employer: INTERSOS
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Taiz/Ibb
  • Posted on: Dec 6, 2017
  • Deadline: 11 Dec, 2017

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