International Medical Corps (IMC) Job in Nigeria for a Women’s Center Case Worker

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a
global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives
and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and
development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and
nurses, International Medical Corps is a private,
voluntary,
non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the
quality of life through health interventions and related activities
that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By
offering training and health care to local populations and medical
assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to
respond rapidly to emergency situations.
International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since
November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field
offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects, building capacity of
local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality,
accessible Nutrition and Health Care for Children under five years of
age.

International Medical Corps is therefore looking for a suitable
candidate to fill the position of Women’s Center Case Worker to be based
in its Maiduguri office.

Job Title:  WOMEN’S CENTER CASE WORKER –MAIDUGURI

Job Summary
The Women’s Center Case Worker will be responsible for case
management and psychosocial support of vulnerable women, including
survivors of violence, in one of the project sites in Maiduguri

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support Volunteers to conduct community outreach and provide basic emotional support and referrals to survivors
  • Complete and maintain case management records to
  • Participate in case review meetings
  • Submit case management reports
  • Contribute to a positive team environment
  • Practice self-care
  • Maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct
  • Provide direct, one-on-one and ongoing case management services, including safety planning
  • Provide direct, one-on-one emotional support to survivors throughout case management process
  • Provide referrals for survivors to other services, including accompaniment of survivors where appropriate
  • Ensure survivor-centered services, including adherence to guiding principles
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Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • University degree or HND preferably in social science 
  • Experience working with survivors of GBV an asset
  • Ability to speak Hausa language required
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others.
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
How to apply:

This is a woman-only position. Qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply
Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer, International Medical Corps via the email: imcnigeriavacancy@gmail.com

Candidates MUST state the position that they are applying for as the
subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.

Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft
Word Document.
Those who have applied before need not apply again.

This is a woman-only position. Qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply
Deadline for submission is 11th September, 2016

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