WPE Case Worker
- Country: Ukraine
- Organization: IRC
- Deadline: N/A
- No of Vacancies: N/A
- Requisition ID: req46437
- Job Title: WPE Case Worker
- Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
- Employment Category: Fixed Term
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Open to Expatriates: No
- Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
Women’s Protection and Empowerment Case Worker
Duty station: Kharkiv
Key working relationships:
• Position Reports to: WPE Senior Manager, WPE Manager, WPE Senior Officer
• Position directly supervises: TBD
• Internal collaborations within IRC: Child Protection team; Protection team; Economic Recovery and
Development team; Health team.
• External collaborations to IRC: GBV actors, organizations and agencies
The Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) case worker will provide direct support and case management to
at-risk women and girls as part of the WPE team, specifically the WPE case worker will be responsible for:
– Reinforce adherence to the GBV guiding principles and survivor-centred support throughout all activities. This
includes ensuring confidentiality of survivors and respect for their wishes and decisions.
– Provide age-appropriate case management, including assessment of women and adolescent girl’s needs;
provide basic crisis counselling and safe, confidential and appropriate referrals in line with the GBV referral
– Work in close, daily collaboration with the IRC sectors to ensure women and girls have safe, discrete and
confidential access to services via the internal referral procedures
– Work with the WPE team to ensure the response to the evolving needs of clients and their communities
– Identify concerns related to and support adherence to GBV referral protocols and GBV guiding principles, and
bring these concerns to the WPE Response Officer
– Maintain effective working relationships with relevant partners, including community leaders and other
– Complete monthly activity reports, according to the mentorship provided by the WPE Response Officer
– – Relevant higher education (master’s degree) in law, social sciences or humanities, as well as relevant work
experience in the humanitarian field.
– – Language: Ukrainian is required, candidates with English language skills will have an advantage.
– Experience with provide direct support (basic counselling, case management, PSS) with women and girls,
including survivors of GBV; previous training in these areas strongly preferred.
– Clear understanding of and interest in the well-being of women and girls, and supporting their healing after
the experience of violence.
– Ability to respond to emergencies when needed and support WPE team in providing any kind of support and
distributing kits when needed.
– Experience facilitating group activities, trainings and workshops and mentoring others.
– Clear understanding of, and interest in, violence against women and girls, the well-being of women and girls,
supporting their healing after the experience of violence, human rights, and gender.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Demonstrated understanding of and ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients/beneficiaries.
– Positive and professional attitude, including ability to lead and work well in a team setting.
– Computer literate, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
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