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Duty Station:Kyaka II, UG
Salary Scale:Not Specified
Deadline:May 08, 2022 05:00 PM
Number of Positions:2
Age Limit:Not Specified
Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting GBV Assistant for our program in Uganda to be based at Kyaka II Office (2 positions). You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!
If you join us, you will find…
A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.
A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it.
Reporting to the GBV Officer, the GBV Assistant will support the GBV Officer to coordinate and monitor case management and psychosocial services, and ensure women and girls who are survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) receive quality services that are needed and desired. The GBV Assistant will also be responsible for training and supervising the GBV Case Workers, coordinating with humanitarian partners in the field and other ALIGHT programs, and for ensuring proper utilization of the referral pathway.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
- In collaboration with the GBV Officer, oversee, coordinate and monitor GBV response and Prevention activities in refugee settlements
- Monitor field work and support case workers to provide quality, timely and age-appropriate survivor-centered case management services and psychosocial support to all clients ensuring strict adherence to the GBV guiding principles (Safety and Security, Confidentiality, Respect and No Discrimination)
- Support case workers to Initiate, oversee and ensure proper use of the referral pathway in the provision of case management services.
- Lead weekly case review meetings with Case Workers and case conferencing meetings on as needed basis to troubleshoot more complex cases and ensure best support for the client.
- Advocate on behalf of clients with GBV service providers and other organizations to ensure effective referrals and increased access to services for clients in accordance with the survivors wishes.
- Set up and maintain client files and ensure all required documentation in individual case files is completed in a timely manner and according to confidentiality guidelines, GBV guiding principles and AIGHT standards.
- Oversee data collection through GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS) and activity M&E tools and systems, ensuring strict adherence to confidentiality and GBV best practice principles.
- Submit daily, weekly, and monthly comprehensive work plans and reports to the supervisor.
- Ensure all GBV incidents and clients accessing the services and make recommendations to improve service delivery.
- Carry out performance management evaluation (PME) and ensure PME documentation for direct reports is in place and followed up regularly.
- Collaborate with programme staff and operations to ensure that supplies are available for GBV activities in a timely manner and resources are available to support events, trainings, and workshops.
- Participate and represent GBV program in relevant committees, clusters, task forces, and zone level coordination meetings.
- Support the immediate supervisor to complete monthly cash projections, spend out plans and raise PRs for needed supplies.
- Update, organize and maintain all GBV electronic and hard-copy files.
- Provide continuous feedback to supervisor on any challenges in the work implementation to be addressed directly with corrective steps/measures if needed.
- Assist in the orientation of new staff by providing them with the necessary documents and materials for orientation.
- Ensure compliance with AIGHT policies and protocols of confidentiality, respect and safety.
- A Bachelor’s degree in social work, Social Sciences, Community Psychology, Adult and Community Education and Development studies.
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in working on SGBV issues with an INGO.
- Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid license (Class A) is an added advantage.
Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Any form of canvassing in the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.
\"By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that ALIGHT is committed to ensure compliance of its code of conduct by staff and any other persons working on behalf of ALIGHT with zero tolerance to GBV acts and Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. ALIGHT requires its staff and any other person working on behalf of ALIGHT to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse and any nature of exploitation. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding related topics\". \"QUALIFIED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.\"