International Medical Corps (IMC)

Women Center Case Worker

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International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.

International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto, Damboa,Dikwa and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Protection programs, and also building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Women Center Case Worker

Location
: Maiduguri
Employment Type: 3 months temporary

Job Summary

  • The Women’s Center Case Worker will be responsible for case management and psychosocial support of vulnerable women, including survivors of violence, in the project sites in Maiduguri

Major 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
  • Submit weekly and monthly activities reports to the supervisor every Friday and at the end of each month

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.

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    Other Requirements

    Qualification and Experience

    • B.Sc or HND preferably in Social science, Psychology or a related course
    • Hausa Language required; English language preferred
    • Demonstrated commitment to helping others
    • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
    • Outgoing and friendly personality
    • Facilitating group activities experience an asset
    • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
    • Comfort in living and working in Maiduguri
    • This is a woman-only position. Qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV's addressed to the "Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps".
    Note

    • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
    • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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    About International Medical Corps (IMC)
    International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization established by volunteer doctors and nurses. The organization provides disaster relief, delivers health care to underserved regions, builds clinics, and trains local health care workers with the goal of creating self-reliant, self-sustaining medical services and infrastructure in places where that had previously been lacking.IMC focuses on primary and secondary health care, prevention and treatment of infectious di...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    July 28, 2017
    Offer Type
    temporary
    Location
    Borno
    Salary Range
    N0.00 - N0.00K
    Deadline
    July 31, 2017
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / International Agencies
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