Protection Case Worker Job, Current Ngo Jobs Kenya,
START DATE: 16th May 2022
END DATE: 14th September 2022 with a possibility of renewal
HIAS Kenya is seeking to recruit a Case Worker who will be expected to contribute towards promoting and protecting the rights of persons with specific needs among the refugee community. The Case Worker will also serve as a resource and focal point for HIAS Kenya and implementing partners on technical matters related to Community-based Protection and service provision for urban refugees.
- Promote and protect the rights of the most vulnerable refugees.
- Assist in the development and implementation of the HIAS Kenya program strategy
- Research and development of training curricula and conduct presentations on a need to basis in line with the program goals and objectives
- Follow up on protection cases and provide refugees counseling and feedback on the status and processing of individual cases;
- Assist in preparation of project related reports.
- Assist in organization and facilitation of Community-Based activities including empowerment
- Assist in protection mainstreaming by providing insight in protection interventions for vulnerable refugees.
- Participation in protection co-ordination meetings
- Facilitate establishment of community-based protection mechanism and support for the vulnerable persons with specific needs
- Assist in sensitizing the refugee community on COVID-19 risk mitigation and preventive measures.
- Ensure ongoing case management and documentation of protection violations
- Produce accurate, detailed and timely reports highlighting objectives, achievements and impact on project activities.
- Ensure weekly, monthly and quarterly reports are analyzed, compiled and submitted to the Legal Protection Manager for sharing.
- Update protection cases in the Case Management System (CMS)
- Performing other duties as and when required
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Gender Studies, Community Development Studies and/or other related fields of study
Experience and Skills
- Minimum of 1-2 years’ previous job experience related to refugee protection.
- Demonstrated experience working directly with refugees who are PSNs
- MUST have a demonstrated understanding of key principles of community engagement
- Good knowledge of human rights doctrine
- Training and capacity building experience, particularly using participatory techniques for training related to refugee protection.
- Computer literacy is a must, with strong knowledge of Access, Excel and Word
- Ability to work in a team, maintain confidentiality and respect for diversity, uphold integrity, respect and accountability
- Self-starter with an ability to work with minimal supervision in a culturally diverse team
- Excellent Analytical, Communication and Report writing skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders
- Ability to maintain one’s composure while under pressure
- Knowledge of Accountability to affected Population
- Knowledge in PSEA
How to Apply