Posted time December 15, 2023
  1. Job information for a GBV Officer

1.1. Job title: SRH Social Worker (Midwifery).
1.2. Department: Program division
1.3. Report to GBV Officer.

  1. Job purpose

PAPDA plans to implement a project Kolme and Kena Woredas of Konso zones SNNP regions to respond to GBV-related needs of IDPs and returnees in selected Woredas. The project provides programmatic and technical support in the areas of gender-based violence, for which the services of the SRH Social worker are to support project Woredas Women, Children, and Youth Affairs offices in the provision of GBV response services mainly psychosocial support services, multi-sectoral referrals and coordination with other (humanitarian) actors on GBV.
Under; GBV officer, the SRH Social worker will provide support and quality care for SRH services and support the Woreda office to strengthen GBV referral and response systems in Kolme and Kena Woredas in Konso Zone. The incumbent will work closely with local and international humanitarian partners including government counterparts, NGOs, and UN agencies.

  1. Job Duties and Tasks for GBV officer

 Provide technical support to the project targets on gender, sexual and reproductive health including, early pregnancy, Family planning, menstruation and personal hygiene.
 Organize and train young women friendly SRH-FP services to health workers (HWs) and HEWs in line with the national guidelines.
 Conduct SRH-FP and gender-related awareness creation trainings for target young women in targeted kebeles, particularly on SRH behaviors, stigma and judgment surrounding ARSH, life skills in developing sexual behaviors, ARSH problems, HTPs with particular focus on child marriage, FGM, S/GBV.
 Facilitate linkage and work intensively with local health centers and facilities to increase young women’s access and practice to reproductive health services on SRH-FP
 Facilitate and support SRH and gender material provision at the grass-root level in collaboration with YES centers and health facilities/women and youth sectors.
 Plan and organize community outreach session, CC and awareness creation events on Gender and SRH issues.
 Promote and Support WFS centers’ services particularly SRH programs for the young women to access in their locality.
 Establish SRH clubs in WFS centers and ensure strong referral linkage between WFS centers and health Facilities for cases require medical attention.
 Conduct Intake assessment on gender and young women reproductive health and regularly monitor their progress.
 Gather information and understand key gender issues in the implementation area focusing on boys and girls [e.g GBV, Early child marriage, SRH and others] and adopt strategies to address them as necessary.
 Create and maintain smooth working relationship with government partners and other stakeholders and link program activities with the existing government structure
 Actively participate in trucking the success and best practice documentation process of the project.
 Develops quality and timely reports and submits to immediate supervisor of GBV Officer.
 To perform other work-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by project Coordinator.


 4. Skills/Knowledge Required

 Demonstrated communication skills and ability to lead public events.
 Fluency in English ability to write, Speaking and communication fluently.
 Strong management and organizational skills to coordinate effective project implementation and monitoring is required.
 The incumbent should also be able to obtain and rapidly analyze information, evaluate data, and prepare reports and related documents.

5. Minimum Qualification and Experience Required:
 Bachelor degree Midwifery, Nursing, Health Officer, Public Health, specific experience of working on gender and sexual and reproductive health aspects in rural areas.
 Applicants should have a minimum of 2 year working experience with NGOs especially focusing on experience with solid experience in SRH/FP and gender integration
 Have capacity to manage GBV-IMS Data and train the outreach workers.
 Computer application skill like Ms Word, Excel, Power point and Access.
 It is important to have a good command in written and spoken English and have good communication skill and be a team player.
 Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours is also important.
 Knowledge of the local language is an advantage.

6. Expected travel

 The SRH Social Worker will stay at Woreda and travel frequently to target Kebeles health centers.


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