The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Job Overview/Summary: Covering all UNHCR Targeted location in Misrata. The WPE Caseworker will conduct all steps of the case management process for GBV Survivors, establish referral pathways and make sure that services providers understand the GBV guiding principles and the IASC guidelines.
Major RESPONSIBILITIES: The WPE Case Worker shall:
Case Management of Survivors
· Treat survivors with respect, kindness and in a caring manner, always maintaining confidentiality.
· Complete confidential incident report and assessment forms.
· Conduct Case management to survivors of GBV and ensure proper documentation, referral, follow-up and case closure.
· Compile statistics and write weekly/monthly reports.
· Give survivors information about consequences of GBV and help them identify their needs and options.
· Develop action plans to address survivor’s physical, emotional, psychological and social needs and provide follow up to ensure needed services are provided.
· Work closely with the clinic staff to ensure holistic care of survivors.
· Work closely with other referral partners to ensure holistic, multi sectoral response for survivors.
· Work with team to ensure WPE program is implemented in conformity with the IRC program frame work promoting and protecting rights, participation, capacity building, partnership, and holistic planning.
· Ensure that all high risk cases are addressed immediately in coordination with the direct line manager
· Participate actively in weekly case management team meetings
· Communicate regularly with program manager for updates on achievements and challenges
· Any other relevant WPE activities as required by line manager
· Collaborate closely with Health team and other sectors when needed.
· Directly communicate with other caseworkers and service providers as part of conducting individual case management
· Regularly attend case management meetings at field level.
· Another other task as assigned by the line manager
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: The WPE Case Worker will be reporting directly to the Senior WPE Officer.
· Technical diploma or degree in social work, counseling, human rights, or related degree
· Minimum of 1-year experience implementing WPE programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
· Experience working with women
· Committed to rights based and community based approaches.
· Demonstrated understanding of working with vulnerable women
· Personal qualities: good listener, team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
· Fluency in written and spoken Arabic, English speaking is a plus
Working Environment: The WPE Caseworker will be based in Misrata with frequent daily visit to field locations in order to support and follow up individual cases of women and girls identified in need of case management.
To apply for this position: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=8293
The end date for applications is the 5th of March, 2020.
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.
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