SGBV Response Assistant

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No. of posts: 1 (one)
Reporting Line: Response Officer
Duty Station: Kampala – Head Office
Contract Duration: May 2022 to December 2022 (with possible extension)
Reference Number: SGBVRA/KLA/2022

Job Summary:

The SGBV Response Assistant ensure confidentiality of cases handled, identify, document and follow up of GBV survivors, UAM/SC and other children at risk, carry out awareness raising activities on GBV, children rights and provide psychosocial support to the GBV survivors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through the utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Identify, document and follow up on GBV survivors, UAM/SC and other children at risk within the community.
  • Monitor activities of community based child protection and GBV networks and provide capacity building / support to such networks.
  • Submit monthly reports on issues arising and trends related to GBV using the established reporting formats.
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Providing psychosocial support to GBV survivors.
  • Provide physical accompaniment to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices, and decisions.
  • Conduct meetings with the community leaders on SGBV.
  • Identify cases in need of multi sectoral support and refer using the established referral pathway to foster timely interventions.
  • Follow up GBV cases at police and health Centre to make sure that survivors of GBV are attended to.
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non-discrimination while providing services to women and girls
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow-ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.
  • Undertake any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

  Minimum Requirements (Must have)

  • A bachelors’ degree in Social work, Law, counseling, development studies and other related courses.
  • Must have 2 years of working experience in protection and SGBV and experience in SASA methodology is an added advantage.
  • Experience with UNHCR funded projects and reporting guidelines+ code of conduct
  • Very well organized and able to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sociable and open minded
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Team player.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the stipulated requirements should submit an application letter and an up to date CV including telephone and email contacts of three referees of your current/most recent employer only by E-mail to not later than 28th April 2022 by 5:00p.m. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Please DO NOT attach copies of your academic transcripts and certificates. These will be requested for at a later date.

Applications must be addressed to the:

The Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants; Plot 1011, Ntinda-Bukoto Road (Nsimbiziwoome), Ntinda,
P.O. Box 7785, Kampala, Uganda.

NOTE: Only ONE position MUST be applied for and please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line of your email.

N.B. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. And please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the position.

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