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WPE Case Worker - Akkar

Lebanon (Lebanon)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Lebanon (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Gender-based violence
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req6033

Job Title: WPE Case Worker - Akkar

Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Qobayat, Lebanon

Job Description

The WPE Case Worker provides direct support and case management to vulnerable women and girls as part of the WPE team in various locations in the Akkar Governorate including:

  • Case management services located in Women and Girls’ Community Centers or community-based safe spaces;
  • Emotional support groups in Women and Girls’ Community Centers and/or community-based safe spaces;
  • Psychosocial activities in Women and Girls’ Community Centers and/or community-based safe spaces.

Major Responsibilities:

Provide direct support and care to vulnerable women and girls through center-based, and community-based activities

  • Provide direct support and care for vulnerable women and girls (including survivors of gender-based violence), including psychosocial support and case management.  Case management services  include:

oBasic counseling and psychosocial support

oAssessment of needs and resources

oDeveloping safety and action plan

oImplementing the plan

oAppropriate follow-up and referrals

oCase closure (if and when appropriate)

oReferrals for other services, where relevant

Provide direct age-appropriate and specialized support and care for vulnerable adolescent and girl children (including survivors of GBV), including counseling and case management.

  • Case management services for survivors under the age of 18 will include the above steps of case management along with:

oAge appropriate engagement and decision-making by survivors

oDo No Harm analysis

Organize, facilitate, and monitor psychosocial activities, including emotional support groups at the WGCC and in community-based safe spaces.

  • Mobilize and register participants
  • Facilitate structured group sessions using available guidance
  • Create support group plan
  • Facilitate mid-point and final group evaluations for monitoring and reporting

Monitoring & Reporting .

  • Support the maintenance of the IRC’s case management system and the GBV Information Management System.
  • Complete the case management quality assessment tool on monthly basis
  • Support tracking of WGCC and mobile activities’, using agreed M&E tools
  • Participate in weekly reporting and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care, quality case management, and reporting requirements are followed

Key Working Relationships:

Who this position reports to: WPE Senior Officer

Who this position works with: Case Management Officer, Caseworkers, Community Mobilizers, Admin & Data Officer, Adolescent Girl Officer

Qualifications

  • At least six months of counseling experience with issues relating to violence against women and girls, gender and development, child protection or social change
  • Clear understanding of gender inequality, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Fluency in Arabic required

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