|11 September 2022||Protection & Advocacy||Dadaab||Full Time||Danish Refugee Council (DRC)|
Protection Assistant-Psychosocial Counselor RE-ADVERTISEMENT
Overall purpose of the role:
The purpose of this post is to provide day to day management, psychosocial support and related activities in Ifo, and Dagahaley Camps in Daadab. In particular, the person is responsible for addressing mental health needs of SGBV survivors’ and maintaining daily contact with the community level para-counsellors. S/he will work and liaise closely with the Protection Officer-PSS, Protection Assistants, Protection Officer- GBV prevention and the Protection Assistant (GBVIMS) on documentation of programme activities as per the donor requirements.
R1. Mental Health and Psychosocial support:
R2. Coordination and networking:
R3. Community engagement and outreach:
R4. Monitoring and evaluation:
R5. Staff Management and development:
DRC’s Core competencies:
Contract duration: 3 months’ contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council terms of employment for National staff.
Availability: October 2022
Duty station: Dadaab (Accommodation not provided)-Local position
Internal: GBV department, Protection Unit (Vol-rep, SCOPE), Livelihoods Unit
External: Local government authorities, Other NGOs, Donors
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html)
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications, which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, and qualifications and a CV. Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years. One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.
We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. Applications should be sent no later than: 11th September 2022.
NB: This is a re-advertisement; therefore, previous applicants need not apply again.
DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, SOMALI SPEAKING MALE candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:
DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/about-us/job-and-career/support-for-job-seekers.
Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!