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Background

DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC Somalia operations focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrant.

Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.

Overall Purpose of the role:

The case worker will be based in Las’anod, he/she will be responsible for the overall case management interventions and conduct protection activities, such as GBV response, Child Protection, Awareness raising and distribution of NFI’s.

Responsibilities:

· Promote adherence to the guiding principles of Protection among community focal points, other community-based actors and service providers for safe and ethical referral of cases and ensuring self-determination of the UASC and other child protection cases;

· Case management and follow up of Unaccompanied and Separated children after Identification and documentation, including continuous basic emotional support. Once the cases is identified the case workers/Protection monitor is expected to provide case management based on a child-centred approach:

· Create a climate of trust and care;

· Rapid case assessment;

· Comprehensive best interest assessment, case action planning and implementation;

· Case follow up & Review;

· Preferred durable solution in discussion with the child and caregiver;

· Case closure Final follow up (confirm the sustainability of preferred durable solution).

· Maintain daily contact with community structures and project beneficiaries to ensure the correct procedures and principles are adhered to.

· Ensure the provision of comprehensive information on services available to the client, maintain coordination with service provider focal points, and ensure accompaniment and referral to service adhering to referral SOPs and “need to know” principle.

· Respect Standard Operating Procedures, Information Sharing Protocol, ensure confidentiality and relevant management of information.

· Prepare, plan and conduct community awareness raising on Protection, GBV and education.

· Facilitate the setup of community-based mechanism and referral system to respond to persons with protection issues and educational needs.

· Carry out interviews and conduct follow-up and home visits.

· Identify vulnerable cases (individuals and families) following the program and selection criteria.

· Attend community meetings and trainings.

· Take part and facilitate other protection activities, such as NFI distribution, awareness raising, child protection activities and GBV response.

· Take part in project proposal development by collecting information from community.

· Ability to deliver information and communicate in a child friendly manner.

· Any other duties assigned by his/her supervisor.

Education, experience & technical competencies

· University degree or diploma, preferably in Social Sciences, Human Rights, International Law or related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  • Experience, preferably a minimum of one year, as a social worker or on case management.
  • Strong listening and empathy skills, as well as commitment to supporting women and children survivors/ at risk;
  • Experience in community mobilizations and networking. Ability and motivation to work well with local authorities, local leaders and local community;
  • Good cooperation skills, ability to work well independently and in a team;
  • Good problem solving and social skills and creative, to think of alternative solutions;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel);
  • Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases.
  • Experience working with International NGO’s, UN agencies and/or local authorities in complex emergencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

ABOUT YOU

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

· Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

· Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

· *Taking the lead***:** You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership

· Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures

· *Demonstrating integrity***:** You act in line with our vision and values.

Conditions

Availability: 19th December 2019

Duty station: Las’anod

Reporting to: Team Leader- Protection

*Duration: 5 Month and 13 days’ contract.*

Contract: This position is graded as G6 (NM-I2 S0) for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.

THE POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS ONLY.

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

Commitments

DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

​ For general information about Danish Refugee Council, please visit www.drc.ngo

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 4th Deecember-2019.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing a broad range of activities relevant to conflict affected communities and persons. The activities are categorized in ten sectors:

Shelter and Non-food Items, Food Security, Protection, Income Generation, Coordination & Operational Services, Community Infrastructure & Services, Humanitarian Mine Action, Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), and Education.

Here you can read some short exemplifications of what types of activities the respective sectors include:

Shelter and Non-food Items: Provision of emergency shelter, emergency cash grants, rehabilitation of housing, distribution of non-food items (NFIs) and provision of return and repatriation kits.

Food Security: Emergency food provision or food voucher programmes. Training and capacity development in agriculture, agricultural inputs (e.g. tools and seeds), agricultural grants.

Protection: Advocacy for the rights of displaced people in their context of displacement, child protection initiatives, individual protection assistance based on vulnerability, legal aid, land & property rights, sexual and gender-based violence prevention, registration services for the internally displaced and refugees, monitoring of rights and rights awareness-raising, facilitation of return and repatriation processes.

Income Generation: Business training and SME development, business grants, life-skills training, literacy and numeracy training, vocational training, micro-credit loans, savings groups, group enterprise development and facilitation.

Coordination & Operational Services: Coordination and management of refugee and IDP camps, active participation in UN cluster coordination, humanitarian surveys and studies, facilitation of NGO Networks focused on displacement solutions, capacity development, training and support to local NGOs, secondment of experts to UN emergency operations worldwide

Community Infrastructure & Services: Provision of physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, community centres, irrigation systems or other community structures, facilitation and training of infrastructure management groups at community level, facilitation and funding of community development plans, initiatives for disaster risk reduction at community level.

Humanitarian Mine Action: Manual or mechanical mine clearance, clearance of former battle areas, education for affected communities – with special focus on children on how to avoid harm from mines and UXO, surveys of expected and confirmed mined or UXO areas, explosive ordnance disposal and stockpile destruction, capacity building of national demining institutions.

Armed Violence Reduction (AVR): Education in procedures for safe storage and safe handling of small arms and light weapons (SALW), capacity building of institutions for safety, local and community level conflict management and mitigation.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH): Emergency water supply, hygiene item distribution, hygiene information and education, construction of latrines, installation water points, wells and water storage. Water purification.

Education: Education grants and fee support, school feeding programmes, teacher training and support, school materials provision and construction or rehabilitation of school structures.

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0 USD Las'anod CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Background

DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC Somalia operations focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrant.

Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.

Overall Purpose of the role:

The case worker will be based in Las’anod, he/she will be responsible for the overall case management interventions and conduct protection activities, such as GBV response, Child Protection, Awareness raising and distribution of NFI’s.

Responsibilities:

· Promote adherence to the guiding principles of Protection among community focal points, other community-based actors and service providers for safe and ethical referral of cases and ensuring self-determination of the UASC and other child protection cases;

· Case management and follow up of Unaccompanied and Separated children after Identification and documentation, including continuous basic emotional support. Once the cases is identified the case workers/Protection monitor is expected to provide case management based on a child-centred approach:

· Create a climate of trust and care;

· Rapid case assessment;

· Comprehensive best interest assessment, case action planning and implementation;

· Case follow up & Review;

· Preferred durable solution in discussion with the child and caregiver;

· Case closure Final follow up (confirm the sustainability of preferred durable solution).

· Maintain daily contact with community structures and project beneficiaries to ensure the correct procedures and principles are adhered to.

· Ensure the provision of comprehensive information on services available to the client, maintain coordination with service provider focal points, and ensure accompaniment and referral to service adhering to referral SOPs and “need to know” principle.

· Respect Standard Operating Procedures, Information Sharing Protocol, ensure confidentiality and relevant management of information.

· Prepare, plan and conduct community awareness raising on Protection, GBV and education.

· Facilitate the setup of community-based mechanism and referral system to respond to persons with protection issues and educational needs.

· Carry out interviews and conduct follow-up and home visits.

· Identify vulnerable cases (individuals and families) following the program and selection criteria.

· Attend community meetings and trainings.

· Take part and facilitate other protection activities, such as NFI distribution, awareness raising, child protection activities and GBV response.

· Take part in project proposal development by collecting information from community.

· Ability to deliver information and communicate in a child friendly manner.

· Any other duties assigned by his/her supervisor.

Education, experience & technical competencies

· University degree or diploma, preferably in Social Sciences, Human Rights, International Law or related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.

  • Experience, preferably a minimum of one year, as a social worker or on case management.
  • Strong listening and empathy skills, as well as commitment to supporting women and children survivors/ at risk;
  • Experience in community mobilizations and networking. Ability and motivation to work well with local authorities, local leaders and local community;
  • Good cooperation skills, ability to work well independently and in a team;
  • Good problem solving and social skills and creative, to think of alternative solutions;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel);
  • Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases.
  • Experience working with International NGO’s, UN agencies and/or local authorities in complex emergencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

ABOUT YOU

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

· Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

· Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

· *Taking the lead***:** You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership

· Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures

· *Demonstrating integrity***:** You act in line with our vision and values.

Conditions

Availability: 19th December 2019

Duty station: Las’anod

Reporting to: Team Leader- Protection

*Duration: 5 Month and 13 days’ contract.*

Contract: This position is graded as G6 (NM-I2 S0) for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.

THE POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS ONLY.

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

Commitments

DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

​ For general information about Danish Refugee Council, please visit www.drc.ngo

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 4th Deecember-2019.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

2019-12-05

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