POSITION CODE: SEP2019-Mobile Trained Psychosocial Worker (GBV)
Position: Mobile Trained Psychosocial Worker (GBV) Female
Line Manager: Psychologist
Background Relief International
Relief International is a humanitarian non-profit agency that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, development assistance, and program services to vulnerable communities worldwide. Relief International is dedicated to reducing human suffering and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission.
RI seamlessly blends humanitarian and development efforts so every program resolves immediate issues while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way — emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work for them — and for generations to come.
RI has over 10 years of operational experience in Bangladesh. Using local expertise and resources, RI has worked to build the capacity of communities through the use of innovative education and health programs, human rights and preventing human trafficking work, livelihood training, small business development, environment and climate change initiatives, and eco-tourism services. Through our activities, RI has forged lasting partnerships with national organizations, which allow for marginalized communities to have access to sustainable support.
Accountability, Equity and Inclusion
RI values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities. RI staffs shall have commitments to emphasize on local participation, integration of services, strategic partnerships, and focus on civic skills, to apply “Do No Harm” principle and principle of accountability, and self-accountable for behaving respectful manner, cultural sensitive, non-discrimination on marginalized groups for making decision on managing resources efficiently.
Main purpose of the role
As Trained psychosocial worker, you will be responsible house-to-house psychosocial support activities targeting for women and children. Closely work with case management officer in screening of abuse and violence signs and symptoms.
Overall Objectives (scope)
You are a team of mobile protection teams and implement psychosocial support activities through camps in Cox’s bazar, extension area and host community.
Perform other duties, as appropriate and requested by supervisor
Position Reports to: Psychologist
Position directly supervises: N/A
Budget responsibility: N/A
Education Bachelor degree (Social workers, Psychology, Nurse, Public health, relevant degree)
Work Experience Experience working with NGO/INGO in Cox’s bazar is preferable
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
Previous experience with community outreach activities, community mobilization or community based psychosocial intervention
Knowledge of psychological first aid and psychosocial support, an asset
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
Enthusiasm to learn
Optimistic and friendly
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken in Bangali and English
Good command in Rohingya, strongly required
The position is based in Ukhiya.
Please send your Application Letter, CV and at least 3 References to [email protected] or submit your application to our Cox’s Bazar Office address at White House (5th Floor), In front of Police line, Kolatoli Cox’s Bazar-4700.
FOR EMAILED APPLICATION, SUBJECT LINE SHOULD BE: SEP2019-Mobile Trained Psychosocial Worker (GBV)
Deadline: On or before 25th September, 2019.
Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. A decision may be finalized before the deadline.
You may check our website at www.ri.org to know about our organization