Ended WPE Case Worker

The Job

Report to: WPE Response Officer

Manages:  --

Duty Station: Alhudaida Governorates

Background:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the world's leading crisis response agencies, providing life-saving assistance and supporting recovery and reconstruction for people hit by war and natural disasters globally. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of legal rights for the vulnerable and displaced, IRC aims to accompany people on their journey from harm to home

Scope of Work :

Under the supervision of IRC Yemen WPE Response Officer, and based in Alhudaida the WPE Case Worker will be responsible for the providing quality case management and psychosocial support services to the women and girls and work in collaboration with the health system to provide holistic care to survivors of GBV.   The WPE program works in close collaboration with all of the IRC team and local partners. 

Responsibilities:

In collaboration and under the direction supervision of WPE Response Officer, the WPE Case Worker will:

  • Provide individualized, age appropriate comprehensive case management using IRC WPE standards and the in line with the GBV Guiding Principles (Respect, Safety, Confidentiality, Non-discrimination).  When appropriate, this may include accompanying survivors to a referral point.
  • Assist the Response Officer in creating a welcoming en                                                                                                                     vironment at the Women and Girls Community Center (WGCC) and implement activities in the WGCC and/or work in the mobile team to provide appropriate PSS activities in a safe area to communities on a weekly basis.
  • Provide accurate information on the referral pathway
  • Use the survivor centered approach and help empower people seeking assistance
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working and advocate in the field for improved referral systems as needed.
  • Coordinate a positive referral pathway with other actors 
  • Inform the Response Officer of needed supplies in the WGCC or on the mobile team.
  • Work with the Adolescent Girls Assistant on an appropriate weekly curriculum for adolescent girls.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or other related area.
  • Working knowledge of English language preferable.
  • Minimum one years  professional experience in implementing social work or case management activities 
  • Proven ability in case management or social work
  • Excellent knowledge of the working environment
  • Personal qualities: Empathic, Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Computer literacy is desirable
  • Deep understanding of Gender Based Violence, women’s protection and empowerment in the context of Yemen
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills, including computer skills 

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their CVs in English to Sanaa.recruitment@rescue.org not later than 11 February 2019 putting WPE Case Worker as the email subject to be considered.

Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal opportunity Employer. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

  • Employer: IRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Hodaida
  • Posted on: 28 January 2019
  • Deadline: 11 February 2019

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