GBV Case Worker

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FHI 360

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:28/06/2024
  • Location:Ethiopia
Gender-based violence (GBV)
POSITION OVERVIEW
Under the supervision of the Protection Officer the GBV case Worker will oversee provision of survivor- centered case management services to women and girls affected by conflict and specifically providing support to survivors of gender-based violence. They will oversee identifying the needs of the women and refer them to appropriate      care to meet their needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES
  • Provide survival centered case management services, including needs assessment, case plans, follow- up, referrals, and counseling.
  • Develop and implement the individual case planning for women in case management.
  • Ensure regular follow-up of the implementation of the case plan for each woman.
  • Liaise with other Protection actors to coordinate implementation of common standards and consideration of protection issues.
  • Identify special needs of the women and liaise with the Protection Officer to meet these needs.
  • Provide confidential referral based on the best interest of the women to other service providers as part of case management; follow-up to ensure that all the cases adequately receiving needed support once referral has been made.
  • Receive cases referred from other Partner, safe house, and service providers to provide case management as required.
  • Identify mentor and build capacities of community volunteers, incentive to provide information and education and how to refer to women in need.
  • Create and updating service mapping on their coverage area. coordinate woreda level case management meetings.
  • Identify gaps / challenges in service delivery and coordinate with relevant actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and accessible to vulnerable women.
  • Complete and maintain case management records and ensure that they are stored in a safe and confidential manner.
  • Submit weekly and monthly case management reports.
  • Input all data on a regular basis and submit to the supervisor for review and approval.
  • Conduct an incidence trends analysis each quarter for purposes of learning, future programing, and advocacy.
  • Practice self-care.
  • Always adhere to the GBV protection guiding principles.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Humanitarian Studies, Social Works, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Law, Public Administration, Political Sciences, or related discipline.
  • 1-2 years of experience with NGO or CBO.
  • 1–2-year relevant experience in Gender Based Violence programming including Case Management is desirable.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Experience in dealing with issues of women's rights and Gender Equality within public institutions and/or international organizations required. 
  • Solid understanding and working experience of safeguarding and accountability. 
  • Fluent in local language and excellent in English.
 

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