3 No Experience Diploma GBV Case Worker Jobs – CARE International

Job
Title:           
  GBV
Case Worker (3 Job Opportunities)
Organization: CARE
International
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
CARE International
is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE
worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting
development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million
people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a
sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women
and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly
financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend
upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free
of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence,
accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The
GBV Case Worker (GBV-CW) is responsible for ensuring that Safe Spaces are a
safe space for those seeking support. The GBV-CW will provide confidential case
management and psychosocial support, as well as referrals to other service
providers as needed. The GBV-CW will work with vulnerable women and girls,
those at risk of GBV, and survivors of GBV. The GBV-CW is usually the first
point of contact for those in need.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Case Management
(50%)
  • Provide direct support and counselling
    to vulnerable women, girls, boys and men.
  • Provide safe and appropriate case
    management and referrals to GBV survivors
  • Case management will include:
                    
Assessment
of needs of survivors
                    
Developing
an action plan for responding to needs of those in support
                    
Implementing
the plan
                    
Appropriate
following Case closure (if and when appropriate)
Monitoring &
Reporting (25%)
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and
    3-month work plans in a timely manner and incorporate supervisor feedback.
  • Support the maintenance of the case
    management system and the GBV Information Management System.
  • Participate in weekly internal meetings and
    monthly team meetings to ensure adherence to standards of appropriate case
    management.
  • Collect and manage data safely and
    ethically.
  • Coordinate with and represent at Working
    Group meetings when requested to.
Coordination (20%):
As requested undertake/participate
in liaison, coordination, and information sharing activities with national
NGOs, international organizations, donors and government
Other duties as
assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop (5%)
  • Continuously coordinate with field working
    groups for referral pathways in target areas.
  • Develop and oversee activities to take
    place in Women and Girls Safe Spaces and community center.
  • Make recommendations to  Program Management team
  • Coordinate with other actors providing
    essential services including: health, legal, psychosocial, security,
    shelter, both internally and externally
  • Advocate with other organizations to
    ensure that survivor receives best possible care
  • Build capacity of other groups –
    particularly community groups – to provide quality GBV prevention and
    response
  • Ensure a safe and welcoming environment
    for those in center
  • Use a survivor-centered and
    community-based approach
  • Respect guiding principles of safety,
    confidentiality, non-discrimination


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the CARE
    International GBV Case Worker job placement should preferably hold a Diploma
    in Social Sciences, Social work and administration, Development studies,
    gender studies, community psychology, Adult and community education,
    social sciences, Education, or any other relevant academic discipline. A
    degree in the above fields is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of GBV prevention and response
  • Knowledge of case management principles
  • Strong case management experience based
    on survivor-centered approach
  • Experience working with refugees and
    other groups
  • Familiarity with GBV data collection
    system and safe and ethical guidelines
  • Ability to work with both adult and
    child survivors
  • Strong communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • Commitment to human rights and gender
    equality
  • Flexible pro-active attitude
  • Ability to work well as an individual
    and in a team
  • Ability to manage an unpredictable
    workload in a challenging environment
  • Ability to work across socio-cultural
    and religious contexts
  • Belief in CARE’s mission and vision
  • Respect for CARE Code of Conduct and its
    PSEA Policy
  • Computer literacy skills i.e.
    proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Languages: Fluency in spoken and written
    Arabic OR Swahili, clear and concise reporting in English is strongly
    preferred.
How to Apply:
All applicants are
encouraged to send their application letters clearly articulating alignment
with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV) giving day time telephone
contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees to
ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 14th May 2018
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