WPE Social Workers

at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 16, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX



Work with WPE Response Officer to develop and oversee activities for women and girls in refugee and host- communities.
Identify and implement timely, survivor-centered and age-appropriate case management services and psychosocial support to all clients reached by the WPE team and in the Women Center ensuring strict adherence to the GBV guiding principles (Safety and Security, Confidentiality, Respect and No Discrimination
Identify available services and coordinate referrals based on the wishes and consent of the survivor.
Advocate with partner organizations supporting GBV survivors to provide additional confidential services to clients, in accordance with their wishes and GBV guiding principles.


University degree in Social Sciences (i.e. social work, counseling, sociology, psychology, gender studies, human rights, etc.).
At least 2 years of experience in working in the social sector, particularly with refugees.
Experience supervising psychosocial programs, providing psychosocial support or case management, and/or working on gender based violence (GBV) and women's empowerment.
Excellent communication and analytical skills and ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and written form.
Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion skills.

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