International Rescue Committee WPE Case Management Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

International Rescue Committee WPE Case Management Assistant Jobs in Nigeria



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 people affected by 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.


Responsibilities


GBV Case Management:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult and child survivors of gender-based violence, including counseling and basic case management.

    Case management services will include:

  • Assessment of needs of clients
    Developing an action plan with clients
    Implementing the plan with clients
  • Provide physical accompaniment to GBV survivors if requested to access medical and other services according to their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Conduct direct and regular follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and based on survivors wishes and consent.
  • Case closure (if and when appropriate)
    Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non- discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.

    Psycho-social/Group Support/Safe Spaces:

  • Conduct and help plan and organize psycho-social/ group support activities with women and adolescent girls to meet the emotional needs of survivors, build support networks among women/girls, and promote social integration of survivors and other vulnerable women.
  • Work with women and girls in the community to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
  • Ensure that vulnerable women and girls including GBV survivors are engaged on psycho-social activities of their choice that will support their healing and recovery.

    Outreach and Community Mobilization:

  • In collaboration with the WPE Assistant Community Mobilizers, conduct awareness raising activities on GBV and its health consequences, promoting available services to women and girls, and addressing the stigma preventing women and girls from accessing support and services with activities for female only group.
  • Identify and refer extremely vulnerable women and girls to
    access services and material support in accordance with their level of vulnerability and needs
  • Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV, promote available services to women and girls and address stigma preventing access to services at the women centers.
  • In collaboration with the WPE team, participate in meetings with community leadership structures when necessary to advocate for the needs of women and girls, and encourage their participation in GBV prevention and response activities in the communities
  • Identify and form women action groups in communities of intervention to ease prevention and response activities.


    Requirements


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through current/ previous volunteer work in women’s group, girls clubs or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th June, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee WPE Case Management Assistant Jobs in Nigeria


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