اسم المنظمة : handicap International
مكان الوظيفة : kirkuk
عنوان الوظيفة : OUTREACH PSYCHOSOCIAL WORKER
كود الوظيفة : HI-IRQ-MSL-OUPSS–131
ايميل التقديم : [email protected]
تاريخ الاغلاق : 2016 / 11 / 26
ملاحظة : يرجى كتابة الكود الوظيفي بدل من العنوان الوظيفي اثناء التقديم في خانة الموضوع او SUBJECT بلغة الانكليزية اذا لم يكتب لايتم قراءة السيرة الذاتية ويهمل
GLOBAL OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION:
Under the line management of Project Officer, the Outreach Psychosocial worker (OPSSW) is responsible for identifying person affected by the crisis with specific needs, particularly physical rehabilitation and psychosocial support in the governorate of Kirkuk and Salaheddin (Tooz District).The OPSS is as well responsible for the implementation of a qualitative community-based approach of the psychosocial support activities for the most vulnerable population affected by crisis.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS DESCRIPTION
Under the direct responsibility of the Victim Assistance Project officer and in close collaboration with the pluridisciplinary Emergency team (Outreach workers, physiotherapists, referral focal point) and with the support of the Technical Unit, you will have to:
1- Identify and conduct the screening of the needs in physical rehabilitation and psychosocial support of the most vulnerable population in your area of intervention
a.Actively participate to all initial identification training;
b.Work as mobile/outreach team to identify, register and analyse household situation and beneficiaries’ specifics needs;
c.Develop a community approach to ensure a confidence in HI process and project;
d.Ensure that the information collected at household level is coherent and consistent;
e.Manage the identification and referral process as set up by the project tools and guidelines
2- Assess the psychosocial and psychological issues of the screened beneficiaries
· In a close mobile work team system, assess psychological needsas defined by the tools of the project;
· Develop a community-based approach in working with local partners and key-resources persons in IDPs camps and communities, to ensure a confidence in HI organization and project;
· Provide a global understanding of the individual and familial needs and challenges faced at the identification step of the beneficiaries ;
3- Provide direct psychosocial support and refer internally and externally as needed, respecting confidentiality and the right of the beneficiary
· With the support of the VA project manager and the PSS Technical Advisor, provide tailored psychosocial support services at the individual, family and community levels;
· Refer all cases in need of additional support from partner as set up by the tools and processes of the project.
4- In specific cases, and if the beneficiary agrees, do mediation and conflict resolution
· In link with the PSS technical advisor and the VA Project Manager, the psychosocial worker will launch micro-counselling and familial mediation between beneficiaries and families or between families and other structures in a problem-solving approach;
· Ensure a neutral and respectful position within mediation and in regard of HI mandate;
5- Develop and reinforce the relationships with INGO, LNGO, authorities, community focal points and any other stakeholders on the field to improve the identification system, with the support of VA Project Officer (PO)
§ Develop and follow up the network of HI focal points within your area of intervention ;
§ Regularly contact the focal points to get information about the general situation of most vulnerable population affected by the crisis ;
§ Maintain a flexible system of referrals from focal points to HI team, according to focal points constraints;
§ Share with the other team members the cases located outside of your area of intervention.
6- Conduct specific psycho-social group activities, adapted and appropriate to each one’s specific needs and capacities
· Conduct group talk sessions with individuals, families, hosting communities ;
· Organize and implement innovative community-based psycho-social activities to enhance aid-mutual mechanisms inside groups of beneficiaries and camps’ residents.
· When needed/possible, work in close collaboration with others health workers and volunteers from others organizations to create and implement psychosocial activities in the centres and the communities ;
· Procure any support to facilitate partner’s work
7- Report data , follow-up cases, and organize your daily and weekly activities
· Ensure a qualitative close follow-up of the beneficiaries in identifying the improvement done and the barriers faced by the individuals and / or his / her caregivers in the rehabilitation and resilience processes;
· Participate to the daily and weekly reporting (both qualitative and quantitative) of activities in filling specific tools (assessment form, follow up form, referral form, discharge and monitoring forms) provided by the VA Project Manager;
· Provide any other reports to be made upon line manager request;
· Participate to the monitoring and evaluation of these implemented activities to measure positive impact of HI services;
· Be pro-active in the organization of the weekly planning of activities and movements in the field;
· In formal and informal meetings with the project team, participate to a qualitative analysis of the situation and of the different kinds of issues (factors of stress and distress) that you observed in the field among our target-groups;
· Be part of a constructive holistic team work to develop a very qualitative analysis and response for disable and vulnerable persons;
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
· University degree/ Diploma in psychosocial support or humanitarian related field.
· Arabic and Kurdish mandatory (oral and written), English is advantage.
· Minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience.
· Previous experience with international or local NGOs.
· Able to handle confidential and sensitive information.
· Excellent communication skills.
· Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and humanitarian values
How To Apply
Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons
Interested candidates may please send their resume with cover letter so as to reach on or before
30 November -2016
Only applications completed in accordance with the following instructions will be
Taken into consideration, the others will be rejected automatically.
Mentioning clearly in the subject line of your e-mail the reference:
Ref : HI-IRQ-MSL-OUPSS – 131
Your application will not be taken into consideration if this information is omitted from the
Subject line of your e-mail
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted