the Iraqi Institution for Development (IID)

Social Worker

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Job Overview

Job Description:

  • Brief Overview of the Position:
  • The Iraqi Institution for Development (IID) is seeking a dedicated and experienced Social Worker to join our team. As a Social Worker, will play a crucial role in promoting Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) with a focus on Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE). Based in Ninawa will be at the forefront of initiatives aimed at enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities.
  • Key Responsibilities:

As a Social Worker at IID responsibilities will include:

  • MHPSS-PVE Integration: Seamlessly integrate Mental Health and Psychosocial Support strategies into programs focused on Preventing Violent Extremism.
  • Community Engagement: Establish strong connections with local communities, understanding their needs, and developing tailored interventions to address social issues.
  • Individual Counseling: Provide one-on-one counseling sessions to individuals affected by various challenges, ensuring a compassionate and client-centered approach.
  • Capacity Building: Collaborate with local partners to enhance the capacity of community members and organizations in dealing with mental health challenges and contributing to PVE efforts.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Maintain accurate and timely records of interventions, outcomes, and challenges, contributing to organizational learning and improvement.
  • Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Educational Background: A degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of five years of hands-on experience in a similar role within the NGO sector, demonstrating a deep understanding of community-based work.
  • NGO Experience: Proven experience working in non-governmental organizations, particularly in the areas of mental health, psychosocial support, and preventing violent extremism.
  • PVE and MHPSS Expertise: Specific experience in both Preventing Violent Extremism and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support initiatives.
  • Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively engage with diverse communities and stakeholders.

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