وكالة الغوث لتشغيل اللاجئين-غزة
بحاجة الى وظيفة
في دائرة الإغاثة و الخدمات الاجتماعية
In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:
Prepares comprehensive case studies, needs assessments of refugees applying for special hardship assistance and makes appropriate recommendations in accordance with Relief Services Instructions (RSI); follows up on active cases and conducts periodic site re-investigations. Specifically:
o Provides ongoing case management requirements, including receiving clients at office, documentation, data entry/modifications, referrals, completing social study reports including rejected, approved, and closed cases;
o Conducts individual/family interviews to recommend interventions based on a designed specific intervention plan and to address the needs of Special Hardship Case (SHC) families using the generalist approach of social work; and closely monitors progress of targeted SHC families;
Arranges for logistical support to SHC families in need of financial, medical, housing or transportation assistance, health education, social or other advocacy services essential to SHC families;
Provides direct individual and short term emergency assistance to families in crises after conducting initial site assessment, making recommendations for proper interventions, and processing all related paperwork;
Ensures timely delivery of approved cash and/or in-kind assistance to eligible families and follows up on the proper utilization of the assistance for its intended purpose;
Identifies, evaluates and makes recommendations concerning families requesting shelter rehabilitation, based on set criteria for SHC families, and in exceptional circumstances, non-SHC families;
Supervises and follows up on SHC ration distribution and ration cards; conducts home visits to those who failed to pick up their rations;
Provides advice and consultation to SHC families and other refugees related to specific social and economic concerns and advises the appropriate specialized services in UNRWA or other agencies in coordination with the Community Development Social Workers, and follows up regularly on progress;
Identifies persons with potential to establish micro enterprises or benefit from apprenticeship training and facilitate their involvement in such programmes in coordination with the Community Credit Assistants (CCAs); with the objective to alleviate poverty and enhance self-reliance of impoverished SHC families;
Establishes and maintains working relationship, in his/her area/camp, with allied resources, public assistance agencies, employment and training institutes and social agencies, at the operational level, making use of their services for improving the SHC family/s socio-economic status;
Participates, as requested, in workshops, meetings intended to improve professional knowledge and skills relevant to his/her field of work and transmits such acquired knowledge to other social workers; mentor newly recruited social worker;
Implements, as directed, surveys and studies in the refugees community on SHC service level and quality;
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
University degree in social work, sociology, psychology, guidance and counseling, social anthropology or any other related degree in social development or emergency and / or humanitarian relief aid.
At least two years experience in a developmental social welfare programme applying the knowledge acquired in the foregoing disciplines in a governmental or non-governmental organizations.
Command of spoken and written English and Arabic.
Ability to work under pressure and challenging conditions;
Ability to take initiative and maintain cordial relationship with all concerned;
Ability to work effectively within a team as well as work independently without close supervision;
Ability to conduct and coordinate training and participatory assessment.
The incumbent of this post is required to travel in the field in the course of performing his/her duties. Must be willing and qualified to drive an Agency vehicle;
The incumbent may be required to undertake professional in-service training as directed, with the field of assignment.
It is desirable to posses an understanding of the refugee community and knowledge of the customs, habits, religions and traditions of various refugee groups; ability to mobilize community resources and potentials; and basic computer literacy.
آخر موعد للتقديم:5/1/2012