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GBV Case Worker at International Medical Corps (IMC)

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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 underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at the highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: GBV Case Worker
Location: Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide direct, one-on-one and ongoing case management services, including safety planning
  • Provide direct, one-on-one emotional support to survivors throughout case management process including final case evaluation and closure
  • Provide referrals for survivors to other services including child protection and specialized mental health services, accompany of survivors where appropriate and conduct follow- up to ensure appropriate services have been provided to the survivor.
  • Identify gaps in referral services and report these gaps to the GBV Manager for action.
  • Liaise with community volunteers for purposes of survivor follow-up as part of case management to individual survivors.
  • Ensure survivor-centered services, including adherence to guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, safety and security and non-discrimination
  • Complete and maintain case management records to maximize confidentiality and safety
  • Participate in case review meetings and referral coordination meetings if needed
  • Submit case management reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Conduct an analysis of trends of GBV incidences and related information on a quarterly basis and present report to the GBV manager for advocacy and program future program
  • Contribute to a positive team environment.
  • Practice self-care
  • Maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct.

General:

  • Refrain from making false promises and commitments to the beneficiaries and work in the best interest of the IMC GBV Program.
  • Foster a team spirit among GBV staff that is conducive to all staff improving their skills and knowledge base.
  • Being compassionate, having empathy and being patient with beneficiaries
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop the IMC/GBV program

Administration: Finances, Human Resources, and Logistics:

  • Ensures that program needs at the field site are met with adequate operational support through regular meetings with project staff, Finance-Administration, Human Resources and Procurement Supervise the project staff, health staff and community volunteers supporting the project.
  • Routinely monitor health staff performance according to their job description and set objectives and provide appropriate and timely feedback to health program staff regarding their performance.
  • Coordinates with the Logistics department on delivery of essential drugs and medical equipment to the various health facilities and any other logistics needs for the project.
  • Liaises with Finance department on payments needed for services intended for the project
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Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Qualifications

  • Educated to University level (First Degree or HND preferably in Social Science or a related Field)
  • 1 – 3 years work experience.
  • Hausa language required; English language preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others.
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
  • Experience working with survivors of GBV an asset
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • Comfort in living and working in Maiduguri
  • This is a woman-only position.

Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff

  • The International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts.
  • No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported /by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization, which employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award.
  • IMC officers, employees, or agents shall neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, or parties to sub-agreements. These standards shall provide for disciplinary actions to be applied for violations of such standards by IMC officers, employees, or agents.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Application Closing Date
27th November, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications addressing it to “The Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply.

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