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Gender Based Violence Case Manager

Posted 4 months ago by Democracy and Human Rights Development
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Contract
Salary Sector NGO
Duration of Contract: 11 Months, full time 
Organization: Democracy and Human Rights Development Center (DHRD)
Location: Sulaimaniya Province
 

Democracy and Human Rights Development Center /DHRD, is glad to announce a number of new positions  under a new project which is starting on February 1st, 2019. The project is funded by UNHCR, and it is a Gender Based Violence (GBV) project in Sulaymnaiya province; working on preventing and responding to SGBV among refugees and asylum seekers resident inside or outside the refugee camps located in Sulaimanya and Garmyan areas. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2019.

DHRD is seeking ONE GBV Case Managers for a Gender Based Violence (GBV) project in Sulaymnaiya province. The project is working on preventing and responding to SGBV among refugees and asylum seekers resident inside or outside the refugee camps located in Sulaimanya and Garmyan areas.
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Under supervision of DHRD, the Case Manager works for the above mentioned project in Sulaimanya and Arbat Refugee and in Garmyan .
  • The Case Managers provide GBV case management to survivors of gender-based violence. The case management process should be implemented through the survivor-cantered approach. Case management services will include assessment of needs, development of an action plan, implementation of the action plan and ensuring appropriate follow up/revision and case closure when appropriate.
  • Strengthening the response capacity of GBV service providers.
  • Conduct interviews with female refugees who report about their gender based violence cases and filling up related intake forms for them. 
  • Organize and maintain all the GBV survivors’ documents and keep them in a particular place created for this purpose and must maintain confidentiality and to close the GBV survivor cases as per the action plan manual set by DHRD Organization.
  • Refer the GBV survivors to the project staff or to the relevant parties to receive services as per the requested services by the survivors. 
  • Follow up the cases’ procedures to check whether the survivors receive proper services or not.
  • Advocate the survivor’s needs and commitment to maintain confidentiality of the cases.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly work-plan to UNHCR.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports on the project, and making sure the project meets the workplan deadlines. 
  • Provide assistance to the DHRD staff members in all activities, workshops and training courses to ensure providing best quality of assistance for the GBV survivors in away to achieve the project goal and objectives.
  • Working full-time, in and off camps, from 09:00am to 04:00pm, five days a week and to be available beyond the regular project working hours whenever required.
 
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • University degree in Social Work, Psychology or related fields (BA ) 
  • Minimum 2 years in the field of social work.
  • Previous experience working with GBV survivors.
  • Previous experience working in mental health and psychosocial support services (MHPSS) is a plus.
  • Previous NGO experience.
  • Fluent in Arabic and Kurdish and good in English.

 

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