- Salary Offer Grade E 1-5 (NTA Salary Scale)
- Years of Experience 1 years relevant experience
- Number of Vacancies: 4
- Contract Duration 30-Nov-2022
- Contract Type Short Term
- Required Languages Dari, Pashto, English
- Reference 285-22
- Gender Only Female
- Nationality Afghan
- Possibility of Contract Extension No
- Probation Period 3 Months
- Education Bachelor Degree
- close Date May 18, 2022
About IRC (International Rescue Committee):
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.
- Immediately upon arrival on site: under guidance of the Team Leaders (medical doctors), help MHT to set up medical post and assist with patient triage.
- Ensure measures are in place to secure physical safety and meaningful access of women, children, and potentially vulnerable individuals (elderly, persons with disabilities, ethnic or religious minorities)
- For example, establish designated areas for women (and children in their care) and children (and accompanying caregivers).
- tracing and reunification and refer to PERUs, CP Focal Points, or existing CP case management services as appropriate.
- Rapidly liaise with location CP, GBV, and Protection focal points to map emergency services functioning in area, and feed information back about any services that are and are not functioning (two-way information sharing).
- Immediately report cases of PSEA in line with agreed interagency protocols and reporting mechanisms.
- Conduct Protection Mainstreaming, GBV and CP guiding Principles Training to all MHT members.
- Provide PFA and basic emotional support to women, children, potentially vulnerable individuals (elderly, Persons with disabilities, ethnic or religious minorities) and facilitate safe access to medical treatment if needed (and other services as appropriate).
- Conduct physical accessibility audit to ensure services are safely accessible to persons with disabilities, and older persons e.g. ensuring there clean and separate toilets for men and women for use by beneficiaries and that persons with disabilities can access.
- Request for and disseminate information, education and communication (IEC) materials in relevant languages on relevant protection subjects.
- Provide information to clients on the available feedback mechanisms.
- Ensure that women and girl survivors meeting MMTs are provided with safe, quality, and survivor-centered response according to their wishes.
- Facilitate survivors’ access to medical treatment in line with their needs and wishes, including CMR as appropriate, providing support and accompaniment as requested.
- Coordinate with Health and Protection outreach teams to effectively identify and assist women and girls in need of services in remote areas, unable to reach and / or unaware of the MHT
- Refer to specialized service providers for other identified vulnerable people in need of targeted protection assistance, such as elderly persons at risk, persons with disabilities, single women headed households, etc.
- Scan environment to identify children on their own, assess if caregivers are present, and rapidly reunify children with caregivers if present (or keep in safe place / Meeting Point until they can be reunified).
- In case of separation due to medical evacuations, gather information about family members to facilitate
- At least 1 year’ experience working in the field of Protection and Rights in conflict-affected areas;
- Ability to facilitate and coordinate sessions and trainings.
- Experience in case management and psychosocial support.
- Strong commitment to humanitarian work and values, as well as sustainable programming
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Speaking Pashto/Dari
- Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure effectively and productively; and
interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with copies of their CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates), to the attention of the Human Resources Department at the following address or email us on (AF-Recruitment@rescue.org)
Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for an interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post.
IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul
Qala-e-Fathullah, Street 3, close to Takyakhana-e-Fatimia, District 10