INTERSOS Organization

Case Worker – Baiji – (SAD/010)

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Job Overview

All INTERSOS employees are expected to perform their roles and responsibilities according to the INTERSOS
charter of values, code of ethics, PSEA and Child Protection policies. The job description is mandatory for all
positions within INTERSOS and shall be signed by the employee within the first week of employment.
Purpose/objective of the position:
The Child Protection Case Worker provides appropriate and timely case management by assessing the
needs of children with protection concerns, supporting the child and those close to the child with basic
psychosocial counselling, and developing and implementing tailored case plans based on needs and
ensuring appropriate follow-up while creating a climate of trust and care.
Generic Duties:
 Conduct case management intake interviews with children identified by the team during outreach
work or referred by other agencies and open a case if vulnerability criteria are met;
 Carry out comprehensive assessments for each child after receiving their consent and consider
emotional, behavioural and social factors that affect their psychosocial well-being as well as
protection and risk factors;
 Conduct home visits to assess the child’s living conditions if considered necessary;
 Develop a tailored case plan together with the child and family members, based on needs identified
during the assessment;
 Refer children to appropriate services and when considered necessary directly accompany them to
different service providers;
 Provide continuous basic emotional support and counselling through regular follow-up meetings,
establishing a relationship built on trust and respecting confidentiality protocols;
 Weekly document each case on the internal case management platform and ensure that any
progress on the action plan and any significant change in a client’s psychosocial well-being and
overall situation is timely and duly recorded;
 Ensure the proper and safe filing and archiving of case management files to maintain data
 Close a case when the objectives in the case plan are met and no further needs were identified;
 Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: PSEA, do no
harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality, accountability and need-to-know principles;
 Participate in internal case management meetings and bring to the immediate attention any case
of special/emergency needs to the supervising Case Manager;
 Ensure good relationships and coordination with the main service providers in the area of
intervention to improve identification of persons with specific needs for prompt referral, follow up
and information sharing;
 Identify and report gaps in the availability of services and quality of service provision for clients in
the target areas.

Person Specification:
Education and professional experience:
 University Degree in a related field (e.g. Social Work, Psychology or equivalent is an asset).
 1 year of relevant work experience (working with children)
Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
 Computer literacy (Word, Excel)
 Respect and a non-discriminatory attitude
 Good interpersonal and communication skills
 Good reporting skills
 Ability to show empathy
 Ability to work under pressure
 Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish (written and spoken)
 Working knowledge in English (written and spoken)

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