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ABOUT HUMAN APPEAL:

Human Appeal (HA) is a British humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organisation that works in 25 countries around the world since 1991. Human Appeal has been operating in Iraq since 2016. Human Appeal currently has almost 400 staff across numerous locations in Iraq, including Erbil, Dohuk, Ninewa, Salah al Din, Kirkuk and Baghdad. Human Appeal Iraq’s country office is in Erbil with sub-offices in Mosul, Tikrit, Baghdad and Aana. Human Appeal has and is delivering over $50 million in humanitarian and early-recovery assistance in 2017-18. Human Appeal is working in a number of thematic sectors: primarily in protection; shelter and non-food items; food security and livelihoods; WASH; and education. Human Appeal’s main donors include UNHCR, UNOCHA, WFP and numerous other international institutional partners.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Provide case management and psychosocial support to vulnerable women and girls, particularly survivors of gender-based violence and unaccompanied and separated minors at the Human Appeal’s Child Protection Community Center in A’ana (Anbar), Iraq.

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Conduct BIA (Best Interest Assessment), development of an action plan for recovery, implementation of the action plan and ensuring appropriate follow up/revision and case closure when appropriate of the identified cases including vulnerable women and girls.

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Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization incident recorders forms of case management case file appropriately.

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Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV issues, promote available services to the women and girls at risk and address stigma preventing access to services at the CP Community Center.

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Maintain accurate records, and beneficiaries’ files that are in line with GBVIMS.

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Provide accurate referrals and ensure adequate follow up of all referred cases.

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Organize focus group discussions on relevant information when needed.

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Provide individual and group counselling to the identified cases of GBV.

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Prepare and submit the assessment reports of identified cases along with the recommendations to the GBV Officer for review and feedback.

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Work with relevant stakeholders in the community like Mukhatar, Community influential, parents, teachers to identify the needs, interests and priorities of the women as relevant to the context, adapt activities according to these to ensure services offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs women and adolescent girls.

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Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time

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Support and implementation of Adolescent Girls toolkit and ability to engage with parents (or guardians/gatekeepers) in the communities.

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Adherence to the GBV Guiding Principles for Case management, Do No Harm, Human Appeal policies on Confidentiality, Child Protection etc.

PERSON SPECIFICATION (Education, Experience, Skills. Abilities)

Minimum Requirements:

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Bachelor degree in social sciences, Law, Human Rights, International Law or related field. Mater degree is a plus.

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2 years of experience working with NGOs/INGOs, particularly in the GBV case management roles

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Strong conceptual and practical understanding of Protection and GBV issues and approaches in humanitarian contexts, including the constraints/risks and cultural sensitivities of work in Iraq.

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Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity

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Counselling and training experience, including experience working with women and adolescent girls preferred

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Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

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Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.

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Ability to keep records and write BIA reports/Assessment reports

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Experiences in conducting service mapping and referral pathways.

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Fluent in Arabic language. English language skills are desirable

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Bachelor degree in social sciences, Law, Human Rights, International Law or related field. Mater degree is a plus.

DUTY STATION:

The position will be based in Ana, 90% in the Child Protection Community Centre, 10% in the field.

APPLICATION:

  •  Interested applicants must send their most recent CV to [email protected] , Subject line must read: GBV Case Worker
  • To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email & cover letter where (vacanciesiniraq.com) you saw this job posting.
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