GBV Case Worker at Norwegian Church Aid (‘NCA’) – 8 Openings

Full Time
Posted 2 years ago

Norwegian Church Aid is a Norwegian humanitarian and ecumenical organisation with headquarters in Oslo.

GBV Case Worker at Norwegian Church Aid ('NCA') - 8 Openings 1

Norwegian Church Aid (‘NCA’) is recruiting candidates for a GBV Case Worker.

JOB TITLE: GBV Case Worker

JOB LOCATION:  (Ngala / Monguno / Dikwa / Pulka), Borno

JOB DETAILS:

  • Facilitate a process for women to have a safe space where they can meet and discuss issues relating to their wellbeing.
  • Create and maintain a positive and fruitful relationship with women who use the safe space and with the general community in which the safe space is based.
  • Identify, train and support GBV outreach Workers and volunteers to undertake effective outreach work, referrals, signposting and follow-ups for women in need of assistance.
  • Supervise the work of the outreach workers and conduct regular feedback and debriefing sessions to facilitate their work in close collaboration with the GBV officer.
  • Formulate appropriate responses to individual cases according to the acceptable standards and in the best interests of the individual.
  • Make use of other services and referral mechanisms as appropriate and according to the requests of individual/ family.
  • Coordinate and conduct community education and awareness-raising activities in conjunction with the GBV outreach workers and volunteers with support from the GBV officer.
  • In conjunction with the GBV Officer, facilitate the development and implementation of community action plans to prevent and respond to GBV.
  • Conduct outreach activities to encourage women and girls to seek health care and other services.
  • Ensure that a psychosocial approach/perspective is employed in all work activities and decisions and that these reflect the priorities and best interests of women and girls been assisted.
  • Organize and implement activities in the safe space that women have agreed on and been involved in including, but not limited to, training, information sessions, skills building, and group activities.
  • Work with other team member members in the community to help women become involved in literacy classes, income generation, and other activities.
  • Establish regular coordination and liaison with community leaders, NGOs, service providers, and local organizations, etc.
  • Submit program reports using the GBVIMS and other tools as necessary and requested.
  • Participate in meetings and work as part of a team.
  • Ensure that all program activities create a neutral and supportive environment for women and girls
  • Ensure strict adherence to the NCA/ACT code of conduct
  • Assist in the formation and facilitation of women-only VSLA groups in based location.

Requirements

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Public Health or equivalence is a requirement.
  • Previous social work experience or experience working with women and girls affected by conflict required.
  • Experience in GBVIMS, case management an advantage
  • Good training and facilitation skills necessary
  • Knowledge of health and first – aid beneficial
  • Fluency in English, Hausa, Kanuri a must plus any other languages (Shuwa) in Northeast/Borno an advantage
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel programs preferred
  • Willing to stay and work remote locations, field.
  • Flexible and can adapt to the prevailing environment.
  • Computer literate especially MS Word, MS Excel database and powerpoint. Knowledge of other software an advantage.
  • Self-starter.

NCA’S Commitments
NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards, and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:

  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook.

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Note

  • Ensure to attach updated CV, Cover Letter in a single file
  • Due to the Emergency situation in Northeast Nigeria, applications will be processed on a rolling basis and Position could be filled before the expiration of the advert.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted for further steps of the recruitment.
  • This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

Job Features

Deadline12th December, 2019.

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