GBV Assistant job at Save the Children

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  • Full Time
  • NAIROBI

Save the Children

GBV Assistant job at Save the Children

Save the Children International Kenya Country, Dadaab office has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as GBV Assistant. The role holder will be in charge of prevention and response to cases of GBV, counselling and case management in the Dadaab refugee host community and the refugee camps. The role holder will work to establish and revive the host community structures in five (5) wards under Dadaab sub-county and will establish GBV response mechanism that is responsive to the safety and protection of boys, girls, men and women and survivors of gender-based violence. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

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Qualifications and Experience
• Graduate degree in counseling or Psychology, with 2 years’ experience working with children is desirable or a diploma with 3 years of active experience in GBV work.
• Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
• Knowledge of community based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches and child participation methodologies.
• Ability to use a wide range of child counseling methodologies
• Good managerial and IT skills including the use of Word and database software.
• Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
• Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.
• Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving.
• Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.
• Ability to adapt to different cultures
• Registered with the Kenya Counsellors and Psychologist’s Association (KCPA)
• Experience and skills in management of staff
• Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions and activities for children
• Understanding of the dynamics of the conflict within the East African region.
• Experience of working in an insecure environment.
• Experience in refugee setting and/ or understanding of local language would be an added advantage.

To apply for this job please visit stcuk.taleo.net.

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