HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya GBV Case Worker Jobs

HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya GBV Case Worker Jobs


  • HIAS seeks to recruit a GBV caseworker who will support the project through contributing to the timely and quality implementation of GBV related activities and GBV case management for the urban refugee community. .

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Carry out individual case management for Gender-based violence survivors received at HIAS offices and those identified within the refugee community

    • In collaboration with community outreach workers conduct regular assessment on the needs of the refugee women and girls

    • Conduct field visits for case assessments in coordination with other HIAS staff and keep track of socio-environmental risks faced by GBV survivors, sexual and gender minority refugees;

    • Assist in qualitative assessments through Focus Groups Discussions/ Community Dialogues(Tango Talks) to better understand the risks of GBV and map out service support structure for GBV survivors

    • Process referrals for support services for GBV survivors to other agencies.

    • Conduct timely follow up on referrals and support services provided to GBV survivors, ensuring that the survivors receive the assistance recommended

    • Work with stakeholders to strengthen referral networks and monitor the implementation of the referral pathway survivors access to confidential, safe GBV services in a timely manner

    • Assist in carrying out GBV trainings for all relevant community actors on GBV topics

    • Implement and monitor merit based social and financial assistance informed by vulnerability assessments in individual cases in accordance with HIAS’ Standard Operating Procedures

    • Ensure regular updates in the Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS)

    • Evaluate beneficiaries’ progress and work on an exit strategies aimed at supporting client’s self-reliance

    • Prepare a monthly analysis on GBV key issues based on case trends to disseminate information on services available and referral pathways

    • Contribute in the development of project proposal, concept notes and sector publications

    • Perform other duties as and when required

    Required Skills and Competences

    • Proficiency in
    English and Swahili

    • Computer literacy is a must, with strong knowledge of Access, Excel and Word

    • Ability to work in a team, maintain confidentiality and respect for diversity, uphold integrity, respect and accountability

    • Self-starter with an ability to work with minimal supervision in a culturally diverse team

    • Excellent Analytical, Communication and Report writing skills

    • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders

    • Ability to maintain one’s composure while under pressure

    • Knowledge of accountability to affected populations is an added advantage

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Gender Studies, Community Development Studies and/or other related fields of study

    Desirable Experiences

    • Minimum of 1-2 years’ previous job experience related to GBV response.

    • Demonstrated experience working directly with refugees who are survivors of GBV

    • MUST have a demonstrated understanding of a survivor-centered approach. .

    • MUST have experience with operationalizing GBV principles, knowledge of International humanitarian standards for GBV prevention and response.

    • Experience working with GBVIMS preferred (Gender Based Violence Information Management System)

    How to Apply

  • Please send a cover letter and resume to

  • recruitment.kenya@hias.org indicating the Vacancy Number HRTK/GBV-CW/10/2020 on the subject line.
    Applications not bearing this subject label will not be considered.

  • Closing Date: 23rd October 2020

  • Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.


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