Number of position: 1
Position Reports to: GBV Officer
Date needed 14/07/2019
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ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/SCOPE OF WORK
The Case Worker will work as part of a GBV Team and will be responsible for providing direct case management and psychosocial
Services to conflict-affected and displaced women, girls, and survivors of GBV in Tripoli, Libya. Under the direct supervision of the GBV Officer and with the support of PSS Officer, the Case Worker works directly with beneficiaries in the WGSS or in home visit and is in charge of helping individual women and girls as well as families in line with GBV guiding principles and survivor centered approach and contributes to the information management system.
Under the direct supervision of GBV Officer and the guidance of the Protection and GBV Specialist:
– Participate in the design and update of tools used by the GBV Team such as the case identification and selection criteria,
The vulnerability criteria, the case management steps, etc.
– Receive cases referred by other departments of IMC, service providers and agencies as per the GBV sub-Sector’s Standard
Operational Procedures for Prevention of and Response to Gender Based Violence and Referral Pathways.
– Conduct initial assessment using GBV IMS tools. During the interview and home visits, collect quantitative and qualitative
Data to analyze the situation and needs in order to define the most appropriate responses.
– Prioritize cases according to risk level and based on vulnerability criteria;
– Provide age-appropriate case management to survivors of GBV, including assessment of survivor’s needs; basic crisis
Counseling; supporting survivors in developing a plan to address their individual needs and safely implementing this plan;
Support to survivors in pursuing services from other service providers as per clients’ wishes
– Provide services to adolescent girl survivors of GBV, including case management, age appropriate engagement and
Decision-making by survivors, Do No Harm analysis, and safety planning
– Provide essential information on available services and support survivors in navigating the referral pathways and Accessing services
– Lead age-appropriate and specialized group emotional services for adolescent girls through WGSS.
-Identify concerns related to and support adherence to GBV referral protocols and GBV guiding principles and bring these
Concerns to the GBV Officer.
– Design an action plan addressing the needs of the case and get validation of the line supervisor.
– Provide beneficiaries with information about IMC and other services available for beneficiaries in the north.
– Conduct regular contacts/home visits of the selected beneficiaries to follow up on the agreed work plan and its progress
And facilitate the good implementation of the work plan.
– Ensure that progress is regularly reviewed.
– Organize internal assistance delivery following defined work plan, procedures and mechanisms.
During the whole process, the Case Workers manages cases in line with SOP, adheres to standard documentation process
and follows best practices guidance.
– Participate when needed in project assessments: surveys, data collection, filling questionnaires and forms, data entry,
conducting interviews, FGD, etc.
Monitoring and Reporting
– Regularly ask the feedback and the level of satisfaction of the beneficiaries to adapt the support.
– Follow up the external referrals to other service providers and ensure that the takeover is done as fast as possible.
– Organize post distribution monitoring report to evaluate the satisfaction with the distribution, assistance process and to
analyze the adequacy of the support.
– Update the GBV CM database regularly and ensure appropriate follow up and action.
– support GBV Team for community capacity building via trainings and mentoring to be provided to women and girls
committees with GBV risk assessment and identification, information dissemination, and safe referrals.
Coordination, Meeting & Representation
– Develop and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders including community leaders and
other humanitarian partners and service providers.
– Participate in weekly case-discussion meetings.
– Participate to case management meetings with the GBV Officer, PSS Officer, and Protection and GBV Specialist, when
necessary involve other IMC departments or agencies.
– Liaise with other NGOs for events, campaign and services available in the area.
– Ensure communication and coordination with other departments / team about internal referrals.
Undertake all other duties that may be requested by the line-manager and that are compatible with the job.
The applicant must have the following qualification:
– Bachelor’s degree in relevant field – law, psychology, sociology, social work, social sciences, public health, etc.;
– At least 2 years relevant experience, including a minimum of 1 year implementing protection activities (preferably social
work, counselling and case management) in humanitarian or development settings;
– Clear understanding of and interest in the well being of women and girls, and supporting their healing after the
experience of violence
– Understanding of case management, psychosocial support and life skills programming to promote survivor healing and
– Demonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for beneficiaries
– Commitment to promote women and girls’ rights and stop GBV
– Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word
– Experience in regular report writing.
– Extremely strong communication skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural and sensitive issues and
ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities
– Strict adherence to humanitarian and Protection and GBV Guiding principles and standards, as well as organizational
policies including Code of Conduct
– Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting
– Strong ability to maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, and work in a difficult environment. Flexible,
strong analytical skills, network-builder, and able to handle pressure well
– Fluency in BOTH Arabic and English required.
How To Apply
Email your CV and Cover letter to Libya-Recruitment@InternationalMedicalCorps.org indicating in the subject the position. Very Important, write the position title in the email subject before submitting
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