GBV Roving Social Worker - Akkar Area (Repost)

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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Upon submission, please include "GBV Roving Social Worker - Akkar Area (Repost)" in the subject of the email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted selection will be based on receiving funding. 

“Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.”

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status. International Medical Corps does not ask for financial details, money transfers or payments of any kind from applicants to be considered for or secure a job. 

Compliance & Ethics:  Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Contact Person Name: 
Grace Ghareeb
Contact Person Position: 
Human Resources Coordinator
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

Background: The GBV department at IMC implements projects that aim to prevent and respond to GBV, in coordination with other departments to ensure that the best quality services are extended to beneficiaries. International Medical Corps is thriving toward the integration of the GBV prevention and response tools into all implemented activities in Lebanon.

Job Purpose: The social worker is responsible of preparing and conducting the GBV curriculums for beneficiaries. The staff is responsible of planning and coordinating with the OVs to reach the target population.

Main Responsibilities: 

1. Promote and introduce the International Medical Corps (IMC) integrated approach to GBV services to institutions, centers, PHCs and individuals.
2. Plan and conduct psycho-social support sessions to beneficiaries at the primary health care centers, community centers and outreach field level.
3. Identify opportunities for awareness raising, whether at a community center or other safe space. Plan the sessions to include children or children and caregivers.
4. Organize focus group discussions on relevant information when needed.
5. Engage men and boys within the GBV-IMC Program and promote Gender Equality.
6. Contribute and regularly update service mapping of service providers within the area of intervention to ensure that GBV caseworkers are informed of all relevant and available services.
7. Ensure safe identification and referral for beneficiaries to GBV case managers.
8. Attend IMC and other requested trainings and meeting when available or requested in coordination with GBV Program Officer and/or Program Manager.
9. Prepare and submit reports and documentation for activities in timely manner and report directly to GBV-Officer.
10. Plan, monitor, and follow up the work of outreach volunteers on field.
Reporting:
• Monthly quantitative and detailed qualitative reports.
• Ad-hoc reports of any incident or new trends.
• Coordination meeting minutes
• Other reports as requested by the GBV program officer.

Essential Experience

  • Previous experience working with GBV survivors, previous experience working in MHPSS is a plus.

Desirable Experience : 

  • Experience in working closely with community members throughout a program cycle.

Essential Competency: 

  • Knowledge of, respect and empathy for the communities we are working with
  • Commitment to championing community and partner points of view
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Very good listening and facilitation skills – capable of managing and facilitating group discussions with program participants, local officials, partners and all levels of staff

Desirable Competency:

  • Experience in or understanding of program accountability principles

General specifications for all positions:

  • Experience in working closely with community members throughout a program cycle
  • Experience in or understanding of program accountability principles
  • Knowledge of, respect and empathy for the communities we are working with
  • Commitment to championing community and partner points of view
  • Strong understanding of the project cycle and of M&E systems
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Non-discriminatory and readiness to involve men, women, girls and boys from diverse backgrounds, particularly the most marginalized segments of the community
  • Very good listening and facilitation skills – capable of managing and facilitating group discussions with program participants, local officials, partners and all levels of staff
  • Ability to mobilize people – to develop and maintain relationships with staff and communities to ensure their participation in International Medical Corps ways of working
  • International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps.
Expired
Last modified: 
08 May, 2021
Intervention Sector(s):
Health
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 16 May 2021
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Until August 31st 2021 (renewable based on donor's funding)
Salary
Competitive (Based on IMC salary Scale)
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
University degree in Social Work or related fields (BA or Masters)
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Aakkar
  • Aakkar