Senior Case Worker Assistant GBV
We are looking for a highly qualified candidate who can fit the position of Senior Case Worker Assistant GBV in Akkar.
Who are we?
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan.
DRC Lebanon has been assisting the Syrian displaced, fleeing Syria into northern Lebanon, since May 2011. This assistance has come through the provision of food and non-food items, various outreach activities (registration, follow-up and awareness sessions) rehabilitation of collective shelters and the implementation of quick impact projects.
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website: www.drc.ngo
About the job
Providing case management and psychosocial support to women and girls and particularly gender-based violence survivors.
Duties and Responsibilities
• In compliance with best-practice and international standards in GBV response, provide direct psychosocial support for vulnerable women and girls and particularly GBV survivors. Case management services will include assessment of needs, development of an action plan for recovery, implementing the action plan and ensuring appropriate follow up and close the case when appropriate. The case management process should be implemented through a survivor-centered approach;
• Provide age-appropriate counseling for vulnerable adolescent girls and children through the implementation of tools developed for caring for child survivors and in the best interest of the child.
• Support the development of age-appropriate and needs-driven recreational, educational and skills-building activities for women and girls in safe spaces through coordination with relevant actors (DRC community development section and implementing partners).
• File and store GBV data in the gender-based violence information management system(GBV IMS) in compliance with the information sharing protocol developed at the inter-agency level;
• Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and 3-month work plans in a timely manner upon CP/GBV Officer’s validation;
• Participate in regular supervisory meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care and appropriate case management
• Develop and maintain effective working relationship with relevant stakeholders including partner agencies, community leaders and service providers;
• Receive referrals from different agencies, do action plan and appropriate response to each case;
• Liaise with relevant stakeholders and advocacy to address gaps in GBV response services and referral protocols;
• Work closely with the child protection section when GBV cases involve child survivors, particularly when assessing best interest of the child;
• Any other duties relating to the nature of the job as directed by the protection capacity building officer or by the Protection Manager.
To be successful in this role you must have:
• Bachelor/Degree in Social work, Counseling, psychology or other related field;
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination and safety of client at all times;
• Ability to provide technical support, trainings and supervision of GBV case workers;
• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
• Flexibility in working overtime when needed;
• Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel);
• Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.
Moreover we also expect the following:
• At least 2 years of experience in counseling survivors of gender-based violence or vulnerable women and girls;
• Fluency in Arabic is a must
• Ability to community and write clearly in English preferred
Ideally, you will also have:
• Previous experience in international organizations and humanitarian settings;
• Previous experience working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon;
• Master degree in gender studies, social work and/or psychology
• Previous experience in international organizations and humanitarian settings
• Previous experience working with Syrian refugees in Lebanon
DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract till the end of December 2017, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from the First of February 2017and be willing and able to work in Akkar.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level B+1, equivalent to 1,450$ per month.
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to www.drc.ngo under current vacancies.
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note.CV only applications will not be considered.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact email@example.com
Applications close the 8th of February 2017. The interviews are expected to take place within one week after the deadline.
Need further information?
For more details on this position please contact Dolene Khairallah at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that applications sent directly to Dolene Khairallah will not be considered.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo
- Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
- Location: Ankara
- Grade: Services and Support
- Administrative support
- Closing Date: 2017-02-22