Fresher Sexual/Gender Based Violence Case Worker NGO Job Careers – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council
(DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all
aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world.
The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs)
against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced
migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works
in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for
the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The
Sexual/Gender Based Violence Case worker will provide case management services
to SGBV survivors. She/he also supports the protection sector in quality
implementation of the SGBV thematic area in synergy with the larger protection
and community services components.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • She/he will conduct all steps of the case
    management process: Intake, assessment and engagement, case planning,
    supported referrals, developing practical skills, case review, building
    client capacity.
  • Liaise with other stake holders for the
    integration of the survivors back into community and enhance access to
    livelihood opportunities for SGBV survivors to support their healing and
    reintegration process.
  • Conduct routine visits to the
    protection/safe houses and asses the needs of the survivors under safe
    keeping and the general state of safe houses.
  • Ensure up-to-date filing and documentation
    of SGBV cases in line with UNHCR and DRC standard tools.
  • Input the SGBVIMS on a daily/weekly basis
    and produce monthly reports from the same to share with UNHCR.
  • Attend to protection concerns of persons
    of concern, provide SGBV survivors with information and resources to
    access services and make appropriate referrals to other service providers
    if required.
  • Provide basic psychosocial support
    services to survivors. Determine the need for therapeutic psychosocial or
    psychiatric support for further referral to specialized service providers.
  • Working with ‘at risk’ young people, their
    families, community, to strengthen community based interventions.
  • Ensure that all the GBV interventions
    adhere to protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines
    and accountability standards.
  • Contribute to the daily quality
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation of SGBV- related projects and
    interventions in the area of jurisdiction (Rhino camp refugee settlement).
  • In collaboration with the protection team,
    she/he will proactively contribute to quality and timely writing of
    weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and
    principles of accountability.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Sexual/Gender
    Based Violence Case worker job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, guidance and
    counseling, social work and social administration, social sciences,
    development studies, or relevant fields.
  • Two years’ experience working with SGBV
    survivors and especially in a humanitarian setting and/or advocacy
    programs is added advantage.
  • Professional training in gender
    mainstreaming is desirable.
  • Experience in protection interventions in
    line with Refugee operations with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology and
    case management processes.
  • Good understanding of SGBV referral
  • Knowledge of Arabic and any other
    languages commonly spoken in the operation area is desirable.
  • Good communication skills and ability to
    conduct training and awareness campaigns
  • Good computer skills especially Microsoft
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in
    the operation area is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the context of operation
    and UNHCR funded projects desired.
  • Excellent command of English and ability
    to work with minimum supervision.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A
    cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the
    position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise
    and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about
    your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and
    contact details of 3 relevant references.
All applications should be sent
to administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position name in the subject
Deadline: 28th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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