International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps is working to facilitate the development of an improved child protection system under the Ministry of Social Affairs in Libya and to establish a cadre of social workers to provide social welfare services to vulnerable groups at risk of or exposed to violence.
The primary responsibility of the Child protection consultant will be to assist in the development of a national child protection curriculum for social workers working in the Libyan Ministry of Social Affairs.
Attend consultative meetings with the Ministry of Social Affairs and other stakeholders throughout Libya to develop national curriculum.
Facilitate the approval of the National Curriculum with evaluation by Technical Review Panel.
Topics in be included in the curriculum may include:
• Child protection guiding principles
• Social work roles and responsibilities
• Working with children, families, and communities
• Case intake/ assessment
• Social work ethics
• Communication skills
• Referral/ linking
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, etc.
• Experience: 5+ years work experience in child protection systems development.
• Languages: Fluency in oral and written English, Arabic preferred.
• Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications
• Personal qualities include a sense of initiative, self-confidence and Commitment to humanitarian issues.
• Ability to speak Arabic preferred
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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