Protection and Rule of Law Case worker (Only Female)

Internship/Job @IRC (International Rescue Committee) posted 7 months ago

Opportunity Description

Job Location: Laghman
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Grade F (NTA Salary Scale)
Vacancy Number: 089-21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Mehtarlam and Qarghayee
Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee)
Years of Experience: 2 Years Relevant
Contract Duration: 6 months (Extendable)
Gender: Female
Education: High School Graduated – Bachelor Preferred
Close date: 18 Mar 2021

About IRC (International Rescue Committee) :

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 9 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 500 staff.

Job Description:

  • Support in the follow-up and management of identified protection cases;
  • Maintain case management files in line with the SOPs, and protection data management best practices
  • The caseworker, with support from the Case Management Officer, will assume responsibility to assess the level of protection risk, and respond in a timely manner to protection risks and concerns, prioritizing urgent cases
  • Support with service mapping to identify service providers in their areas and update service mapping on a regular basis
  • For specialized protection cases and non-protection cases, make timely referrals to relevant sectors/service providers and follow up on whether the service has been received by beneficiaries
  • Participate in regular case management meetings to discuss cases, best practices, and lessons learned
  • Identify cases for protection cash, individual protection assistance (IPA), and referrals. Discuss with the case management officer to ensure that the identified cases meet the criteria for assistance. Ensure timely response and follow-up.
  • Under the guidance of the Case Management Officer and Snr. PRoL Officer, disseminate key protection messages including on rights and available services
  • Provide regular progress reports on cases to the Case Management Officer for donor reporting
  • Perform other duties as requested

Job Requirements:

  • High school or Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years experience of implementing protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings, experience in case management especially with IRC, and previous humanitarian work experience preferred
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well, and work in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Dari/ Pashto, English speaking is a plus

Submission Guideline:

Note: Application received without exact position title, vacancy no and location will be directly disqualified from the process.

interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department at the following address or email us on ([email protected]).

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul

House 34, Street No.4 Taimani District 10, Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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