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GBV Social worker/ counselor (Re Announced)

High Afghanistan Rehabilitation Organization

Position Title: GBV Social worker/ counselor (Re Announced)

2024-07-13        Nangarhar       Full Time        75

Job Location: Nangarhar
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per HARO Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: (HARO-2024-3)
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Mohmandara,Lalpur and Dur Baba District of Nangrahar
Organization: High Afghanistan Rehabilitation Organization
Years of Experience: Minimum 3 years of professional experience in the same position.
Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of Extension
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychological counseling, Psychology, Social Sciences, or any other related field.
Close date: 2024-07-13

About High Afghanistan Rehabilitation Organization:

High Afghanistan Rehabilitation Organization (HARO) is a humanitarian non-governmental National organization which works to improve the life condition of the residents of the rural areas by providing good services through implementation of the projects and to foster economic, social, cultural, and civil condition of vulnerable and marginalized communities in Afghanistan.

Job Descriptions:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult survivors of GBV and age-appropriate specialized support and care for adolescent, male, and girl child survivors of GBV, including counseling and case management. 
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security, and non-discrimination while providing services.
  • Establish a hotline and proper management to ensure that survivors from more rural and underserved areas can access information about service provision and that action can be taken to facilitate their ability to receive services in a timely fashion
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through the utilization of GBV IMS case intake, action, follow-up, and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Ensure all documentation on reported cases and referrals made are updated, accurate, organized, and well maintained by social workers.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop and strengthen referral networks and monitor the implementation of the referral pathway to improve survivors' access to confidential, safe GBV services in a timely manner to meet their needs
  • Ensure adherence to GBV guiding principles and the provision of survivor-centered care (respect the wishes, and decisions of survivors).
  • In consultations with women and girls, develop and support to implementation a series of age-appropriate and group emotional and social support activities for women and girls, with an emphasis on meeting the needs of survivors of GBV and strengthening support networks among women and girls.
  • In consultations with GBV officer, develop and implement/ share monthly response plan and GBV key messages/issues based on case trends to disseminate information on services available and referral pathways

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychological counseling, Psychology, Social Sciences, or any other related field.
  • Previous practical experience in the same job position in an NGO.
  • Commitment to the basic morals of working with vulnerable people and respecting confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team at the same time.
  • Ability to conduct individual and group awareness-raising sessions and group activities, specifically in GBV issues.
  • More than three years of professional experience in the same position.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience working with GBV survivors and previous experience working in MHPSS is a plus.

Submission Guidelines:

Interested Afghan applicants should submit a cover letter along with their CVs in one PDF file explaining their interest in and suitability for the position. Please indicate the vacancy number (VA# HARO-2024-3) clearly in the cover letter and in the subject line of your email and send it to: hr@haro.org.af

Note: Kindly avoid sending your educational and work certificates at this stage of recruitment. Applications received after the closing date without mentioning the location in the subject line of the email will not be considered.

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