Social Scientist
solidaritynow.org
Ritsona, Greece, Greece
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Position : Social Scientist

Location : Ritsona, Oinofyta, Andravida, Thermopyles

Status : Full-Time

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children

Position within the Organization :

Hierarchical Responsible : Team Leader

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Focal point of communication for vulnerable families or vulnerable beneficiaries;
  • Assess and address social needs of the beneficiaries, identify and follow-up cases that require special care;
  • Perform case management in cooperation with other project staff and potentially SN partners involved in services provision;
  • Cooperate with interpreters where needed for the provision of social services;
  • Closely cooperate with other team members, passing on crucial information and expressing the need of action clearly and concisely;
  • Keep social register files and statistical records of the caseload and services’ provision;
  • Manage individual protection cases, including those on SGBV and child protection, and be in-charge of drafting relevant case plans;
  • Find proper solutions to individuals, who are at most risk or victims of violence;
  • Set strategies and operational measures to effectively prevent SGBV;
  • Conduct needs / gaps and capacity assessments on SGBV response needs;
  • Perform social work duties and undertake procedures implementation when referral(s) to other services are required;
  • Directly support and coach beneficiaries through the usage of simple communication and moral uplifting techniques;
  • Regular and ad hoc reporting and data / case files keeping;
  • Required qualifications & skills

  • University degree in Humanities or Social Sciences;
  • Experience in social work within the civil society sector, preferably working with vulnerable groups and refugees / migrants;
  • Minimum one-year professional experience in case management;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and ease potential tensions between the project’s beneficiaries;
  • Ability to perform fact finding tasks and clearly articulate results in a fair and balanced way;
  • Previous experience in street-work and / or a job entailing direct contact and exchange with vulnerable groups of beneficiaries is an asset;
  • Fluency in Greek and English required;
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Excel, and Word business software;
  • Experience in community mobilization;
  • Cross-cultural awareness and flexibility;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with women and girls of all ages, background and diversity;
  • Strong team player and able to handle pressure well;
  • Well organized and efficient, with ability to organize and prioritize workload, using initiative when appropriate;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Adhere to and promote GBV guiding principles.
  • If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to recruitment solidaritynow.org mentioning in the subject line of the email subject SN Social Scientist / location for which you are interested to apply

    SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Closing date : 25th January 2019

    Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply

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