INTERSOS Organization

Case Worker – Tikrit

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Job Overview

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 confidentiality;
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 (written and spoken)
Working knowledge in English (written and spoken)

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