IRC GBV Caseworker Jobs in Kenya

IRC GBV Caseworker Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • The WPE/GBV case worker will offer GBV screening services, holistic case management to survivors while ensuring improved quality of health and psychosocial support, support in development of a functional referral networks that enhance survivors’ ability to receive confidential, safe, and timely services that meets their needs.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support and care for survivors of GBV and age-appropriate specialized support and care for adolescents, male and child survivors of GBV, including counseling and case management.

  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS tools.

  • Ensure safety of survivors is guaranteed by adhering to GBV guiding principles and use of survivor centered approach.

  • Support in developing and strengthening referral networks and monitoring the referral pathway to improve survivors’ access to GBV.

  • In consultations with women and girls, develop and support to implement a series of age-appropriate and group emotional and social support activities for women and girls, with an emphasis on meeting the needs of survivors of GBV and strengthening support networks among women and girls.

  • In consultations with GBV officer, develop and implement/ share monthly response plan and GBV key issues based on case trends to disseminate information on services available and referral pathways.

  • Make routine follow up of GBV cases referred to ascertain their wellbeing and services received.

  • Prepare and submit weekly & monthly reports as required and incorporate supervisors’ feedback in a timely manner.

  • Participate in awareness creation and prevention activities on GBV

  • Participate in the development of procurement and spending plans and work plans to ensure the successful implementation of programs

  • Ensure supplies/resources are requested on a timely manner for timely implementation of program activities including manage/prepare contingency program stock supplies where necessary.

  • Monitor and track utilization of program supplies and resources to ensure efficient use of
    available resources.

  • Ensure tracking of key program indicators and progress through utilization of GBVIMS, M&E data collection and indicator tracking tools.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Diploma in Social Work / Social Sciences / Counseling / psychology / health or other related field preferred. Degree in similar fields would be an added advantage

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the direct provision of counseling and psychosocial support to survivors of GBV, including child survivors

  • Clear understanding, including demonstrated positive attitudes on gender inequality, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls STRONGLY preferred.

  • Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity

  • Ability to lead, train, supervise, and motivate other GBV staff and local partners in their respective tasks in a professional, respectful and supportive manner.

  • Has a positive and professional attitude ability to work with minimal supervision and in a hardship area.

  • Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours when necessary.

  • Knowledge of English and Kiswahili is a must (knowledge of Ng’aturkana will be an added advantage)
    Clear understanding of GBVIMS will be an added advantage

  • Please make sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC GBV Caseworker Jobs in Kenya

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