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VAC-8847 Social Worker

Algeria

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Algeria
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2022-12-31

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements. In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialized recruitment, HR management and operational services.

Role objectives

The Social Worker will play a pivotal role in the Female Center through helping the beneficiaries conduct needs assessment, develop individualized plans and implement follow up and monitoring services.  Each Social Worker will have an assigned caseload and will be the key worker responsible for overseeing the case management process form entry to exit. This will include coordinating the various services that will constitute the rehabilitation process, linking individuals to families and communities. As well as identifying external service providers in accordance with individual care plans with the goal of reintegrating according to defined Exit criteria.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews with individual at intake and complete registration process and documentation

  • Undertake initial needs assessments and document outcomes in case files - including identifying personal strengths, weaknesses, risk and protective factors

  • Develop individualized care plans in collaboration with other sectors and service providers in the centre which will meet specified standards and timescales  

  • Maintain accurate case files including regular updates and progress of individuals against goals and objectives detailed in care plans and use information to prepare reports for the Exit board

  • Provide information regarding the entry and exit procedures and support services available to beneficiaries and their families

  • Ensure awareness of and compliance with safeguarding policies and practices

  • Liaise with, and make referrals to, other service providers both internally and externally

  • Coordinate case reviews and case conferences 

  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams and meetings regarding, education, VET, 

  • Provide psychosocial support services including guidance and basic, culturally appropriate, counseling services

  • Facilitate access to and contact with family including visits and outreach support services

  • Identify and facilitate linkages to community-based support mechanisms to optimize sustainable reintegration on exit as part of care plans

  • Identify options for reintegration alternatives including resettlement for individuals who may not wish to return to communities of origin

  • Participate in training, supervision and multidisciplinary team meetings

  • Recommend and contribute to making decisions about the best course of action for beneficiaries in line with individual care plan goals and Exit and criteria

Project reporting

The position is managed by a client with reporting requirements.

Key competencies

Education:

-Diploma in relevant field, i.e. social sciences, social work, psychology, teaching, healthcare and community development.

Experience:

- Prior work experience in Algeria is highly preferred.

- Demonstrable experience in a related field working with vulnerable youth & adults within the health care, protection, human rights, education or community development/mobilization sector within an NGO, CBO or similar.

- Proficient in computer MS Office.

Languages:

- Must be fluent in Arabic and english & working knowledge of English is reqired.

Required competencies:

- Takes responsibility for action & manages constructive criticism.

- Maintains high customer service standards at all times.

- Identifies ways & implements actions to improve performance of self & others.

- Displays mastery of the profession & conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times.

- Contributes to a collegial team environment.

Team management

This role does not have any team management responsibility.

Further information

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values 

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity:

     respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

  • Integrity and transparency:

     maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

  • Professionalism:

     demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies 

– behavioural indicators level 3 

  • Teamwork:

     develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

  • Delivering results:

     produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

  • Managing and sharing knowledge:

     continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

  • Accountability:

     takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

  • Communication: 

    encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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