GBV Case Worker (2 positions)

GBV Case Worker (2 positions)
Deadline for applications: Friday, June 30, 2017
Contract:
Location: Labweh, Beqaa / Zahle, Beqaa
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Job Description

ABAAD-Resource Center for Gender Equality

 GBV CASE WORKER

  JOB PROFILE

 


 JOB TITLE:  GBV Case Worker (2 Positions)

LOCATION: Labweh, Beqaa / Zahle, Beqaa 

ABAAD PURPOSE:

ABAAD aims at achieving gender equality as an essential condition to sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region. ABAAD has a proven record in working in addressing GBV in emergency settings, aiming at reducing the risks of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through women, boys and girls empowerment and improving the quality of multi-sectorial assistance for women and girls survivors or at risk of GBV among the host and Syrian refugee population.

JOB PURPOSE: The GBV Case Worker (GBV-CW) is responsible for ensuring that the Women & Girls Safe Space is a safe space for those seeking support. The GBV-CW will provide confidential case management and psychosocial support, as well as referrals to other service providers as needed. The GBV-CW will work with vulnerable women and girls, those at risk of GBV, and survivors of GBV. The GBV-CW is usually the first point of contact for those in need.

REPORTING LINES: Post holder reports to: WGSS Coordinator

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

-       Provide direct support and counseling to vulnerable women and girls

-        Provide safe and appropriate case management and referrals to GBV survivors

-        Case management will include:

  • Assessment of needs
  • Developing an action plan
  • Implementing the plan
  • Appropriate following Case closure (if and when appropriate)

Monitoring & Reporting:

-        Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and 3-month work plans in a timely manner and incorporate manager feedback.

-        Support the maintenance of the ABAAD’s case management system and the GBV Information Management System.

-        Participate in weekly internal meetings and monthly team meetings to ensure adherence to standards of appropriate case management

-        Collect and manage data safely and ethically

-        Coordinate with and represent ABAAD at Working Group meetings

Coordination:

-        As requested undertake/participate in liaison, coordination, and information sharing activities with national NGOs, international organizations, donors and government

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop

-        Continuously coordinate with field working groups for referral pathways in target areas

-        Develop and oversee activities to take place in WGSS

-        Make recommendations to WGSS Program Management team

-        Coordinate with other actors providing essential services including: health, legal, psychosocial, security, shelter, both internally and externally

-        Advocate with other organizations to ensure that survivor receives best possible care

-        Build capacity of other groups – particularly community groups – to provide quality GBV prevention and response

-        Ensure a safe and welcoming environment for those in center

-        Use a survivor-centered and community-based approach

-        Respect guiding principles of safety, confidentiality, non-discrimination

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

-        Degree in social work

-        Knowledge of GBV prevention and response

-        Knowledge of case management principles

-        Strong case management experience based on survivor-centered approach

-        Experience working with refugees and other groups

-        Familiarity with GBV data collection system and safe and ethical guidelines

-        Ability to work with both adult and child survivors

-        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-        Commitment to human rights and gender equality

-        Flexible pro-active attitude

-        Ability to work well as an individual and in a team

-        Ability to manage an unpredictable workload in a challenging environment

-        Ability to work across socio-cultural and religious contexts

-        Belief in ABAAD’s mission and vision

-        Respect for ABAAD Code of Conduct and its PSEA Policy

-        Languages: Fluency in spoken and written Arabic, clear and concise reporting in English is strongly preferred. French is a plus

-        Must be computer literate, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

 ABAAD is an equal employment opportunity organization.

Interested candidates should send their CV along with a cover letter, to Hr@abaadmena.org & dalal.ouesse@abaadmena.org, include the job title and location in the email subject by June 30, 2017.

*Applications received after the closing date will not be considered**

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
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Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:
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Submission guidelines: Interested candidates should send their CV along with a cover letter, to Hr@abaadmena.org & dalal.ouesse@abaadmena.org, include the job title and location in the email subject by June 30, 2017.
Cover letter required? Yes
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