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Supervisor - Gender Based Violence (GBV) Casework-imc HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-11-24 12:36   Other categories   Borno   58 views
Job Details

Location: Pulka, Borno

Category: Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Job Summary

The Supervisor, GBV Casework will ensure quality provision of GBV case management and psychosocial support services to GBV survivors to conflict-affected and displaced women and girls and survivors of GBV. The Supervisor, GBV Casework will train, coach, and support GBV Caseworkers and strengthen systems of support for GBV survivors.

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

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Capacity Building and Service Oversight:

Train GBV Caseworkers, in line with the Inter-Agency GBV Case Management Guidelines and International Medical Corps’ GBV Standards.

Train GBV Caseworkers to respond to child survivors, in line with Caring for Child Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Coach GBV Caseworkers though regular group and individual sessions

Conduct routine case review meetings

Conduct regular supportive supervision sessions for quality assurance and to identify capacity gaps and needs

Develop tailored capacity building plans for GBV Caseworkers, including plans for self-learning.

Support GBV Caseworkers as required to respond effectively to cases, including direct service provision and coordination and advocacy with other service providers.

Oversee distribution of material and cash assistance to survivors and vulnerable women and girls

Support trainings of other service providers who may interact with vulnerable women and girls and GBV survivors.

Contribute to the development and effectiveness of GBV referral systems/pathways.

Human Resources Management:

Recruit and supervise GBV Caseworkers

Create a safe and supportive environment for GBV Caseworkers

Develop support strategies for GBV Caseworkers, foster teambuilding, and support principles of self-care.

Monitoring and Reporting:

Seek and analyse feedback from clients and adapt services accordingly

Oversee post-distribution monitoring

Oversee service documentation

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

Contribute to internal and external reports.

Coordination, Advocacy and Representation:

Coordinate regularly with GBV leadership team and participate, as required, in broader team meetings

Mobilize stakeholders to strengthen coordination and safe access to services for survivors

Promote a survivor-centred approach in all internal and external coordination meetings

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 a related field. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Typically, 3+ years of experience working as a GBV caseworker.

GBV Case Management experience 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.

Familiarity with GBV Case Management standards and tools

Training and facilitation experience

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

1st December, 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, disabili ty 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.