POSITION CODE:  August2019-Mobile Trained Psychosocial Worker (CP)

Terms of Reference

Position: Mobile trained psychosocial worker (CP)
Location: Ukhiya
Line Manager: Child Protection Case management officer

About Relief International

Relief International is a humanitarian non-profit agency that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, development assistance, and program services to vulnerable communities worldwide. Relief International is dedicated to reducing human suffering and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission.

RI seamlessly blends humanitarian and development efforts so every program resolves immediate issues while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way — emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work for them — and for generations to come.

RI has over 10 years of operational experience in Bangladesh. Using local expertise and resources, RI has worked to build the capacity of communities through the use of innovative education and health programs, human rights and preventing human trafficking work, livelihood training, small business development, environment and climate change initiatives, and eco-tourism services. Through our activities, RI has forged lasting partnerships with national organizations, which allow for marginalized communities to have access to sustainable support.

Accountability, Equity and Inclusion

RI values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities. RI staffs shall have commitments to emphasize on local participation, integration of services, strategic partnerships, and focus on civic skills, to apply “Do No Harm” principle and principle of accountability, and self-accountable for behaving respectful manner, cultural sensitive, non-discrimination on marginalized groups for making decision on managing resources efficiently.

Main purpose of the role
As Mobile Trained psychosocial worker, you will be responsible house-to-house provide psychosocial activities and psychosocial support targeting for children who have difficulties to access safe space. Closely work with case management officer in identify children at risk and conduct appropriated referral.

Overall Objectives (scope)
You are a team of mobile protection teams, implement psychosocial activities & psychosocial support through camps in Cox’s bazar, extension area, and host community.

Specific Responsibilities

Perform other duties, as appropriate and requested by supervisor
Position Reports to: CP case management officer
Position directly supervises
N/A
Budget responsibility: N/A

Person Specification
Education              Bachelor degree (Social workers, Psychology, Nurse, Public health, relevant degree)

Work Experience    Experience working with INGO, NGO in Cox’s bazar is preferable

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Previous experience with community outreach activities, community mobilization or community based psychosocial intervention
  • Knowledge of psychological first aid and psychosocial support, an asset
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm to learn
  • Optimistic and friendly
  • Flexibility

Language Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken in Bangali and English
  • Good command in Rohingya, strongly required

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

The position is based in Ukhiya.

Please send your Application Letter, CV and at least 3 References to hrcxb@ri.org or submit your application to our Cox’s Bazar Office address at White House (5th Floor), In front of Police line, Kolatoli Cox’s Bazar-4700.

FOR EMAILED APPLICATION, SUBJECT LINE SHOULD BE: August2019-Mobile Trained Psychosocial Worker (CP)

Deadline:  On or before 18th August, 2019.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. A decision may be finalized before the deadline.  

You may check our website at www.ri.org to know about our organization.

You may check our website at www.ri.org to know about our organization.