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Gender Based Violence (GBV) Caseworker HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-11-24 12:51   Medical / Healthcare   Borno   107 views
Job Details

Location: Damboa, Borno

Category: Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Job Summary

The GBV Caseworker will be responsible for providing direct support, including GBV case management and psychosocial support services, to vulnerable women and girls and survivors of GBV.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Service Provision:

Provide age-appropriate and survivor-centred GBV Case Management services to survivors of GBV and vulnerable women and girls, in line with the Inter Agency GBV Case Management Guidelines, including assessment of survivor’s needs; basic counselling; support to develop and implement a care plan; support to develop and implement a safety plan; and support to access services additional services in line with clients’ wishes.

Coordinate closely with the Casework Supervisor and seek support when required

Provide information on available services and support survivors’ informed choices through referral, accompaniment, service coordination and follow up, and participation in referral systems/pathways.

Distribute emergency cash and material assistance based on individual needs assessments and in line with established protocols

Participate in regular case review meetings and coaching sessions.

Monitoring and Reporting:

Seek feedback from clients and adapt services accordingly

Support post-distribution monitoring

Carefully document service provision and maintain case files

Adhere to strict data protection and information-sharing protocols to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and safety of survivors.

Coordination, Advocacy and Representation:

Develop and maintain contact with relevant stakeholders including community leaders and other humanitarian partners and service providers.

Coordinate with other service providers and community focal points to strengthen access to services and build support for survivors

Organize case management meetings, as required, with other service providers

Coordinate with MHPSS, child protection, health, and other sectors to strengthen integration and referrals

Represent program goals and GBV standards.

Security and Conduct:

Ensure compliance with security protocols and policies

Foster a safe and supportive working environment for all GBV staff and partners

Exemplify core principles of GBV programming, including respect, non-discrimination, responsible use of power, nonviolence, and promotion of gender equality

Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the program and organization, notably through adherence to the Code of Conduct and Ethics, including compliance with anti-harassment, safeguarding and PSEA policies

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Typically, a Degree in related field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Relevant experience helping women required; Relevant academic experience such as social work preferred.

Demonstrated commitment to core principles of GBV programming, including gender equality and survivor-centered support services.

Demonstrated familiarity, respect, and empathy for affected populations

Commitment to championing survivors

Good interpersonal and advocacy skills

Very good listening and communication skills

Familiarity with government and NGO service providers preferred

Ability to exercise sound judgment, remain flexible, and apply experience and guidance to evolving challenges.

Application Closing Date

27th November, 2023.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Equal Opportunities: International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

Company Description
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.