HRTK Protection Case Worker Jobs in Kenya

HRTK Protection Case Worker Jobs in Kenya

  • HIAS is an international nonprofit organization with a vision for a world in which refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers find welcome, safety and freedom.

  • HIAS Kenya is seeking to recruit a Case Worker who will be expected to contribute towards promoting and protecting the rights of persons with specific needs among the refugee community.

  • The Case Worker will also serve as a resource and focal point for HIAS Kenya and implementing partners on technical matters related to PSNs service provision for urban refugees

    Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote and protect the rights of the most vulnerable refugees.

  • Promote and protect the rights of the most vulnerable refugees.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the HIAS Kenya program strategy

  • Research, development of training curricula and conduct presentations on a need to basis in line with the program goals and objectives

  • Follow up on cases and provide refugees counseling and feedback on the status and processing of individual cases;

  • Assist in preparation of project related reports.

  • Assist in organization and facilitation of Community-Based activities including empowerment

  • Assist in protection mainstreaming by providing insight in protection interventions for the PSN (Persons with Specific Needs) population

  • Participation in co-ordination meetings

  • Facilitate establishment of community based protection mechanism and support for the vulnerable persons with specific needs

  • Ensure ongoing case management and documentation of protection violations

  • Follow up on cases and provide partners and refugees counseling and feedback on the status and processing of individual cases

  • Produce accurate, detailed and timely reports highlighting objectives, achievements and impact on project activities.

  • Ensure weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
    are analyzed, compiled and submitted to the Protection Program Manager for sharing.

  • Performing other duties as and when required

    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 refugee protection.

  • Demonstrated experience working directly with refugees who are PSNs

  • MUST have a demonstrated understanding of key principles of community engagement

  • Good knowledge of human rights doctrine

  • Training and capacity building experience, particularly using participatory techniques for training related to refugee protection.

    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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; HRTK Protection Case Worker Jobs in Kenya

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