Medecins Sans Frontieres MSF Doctors Without Borders India DWBI
Social Worker
Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders India (DWBI) is an international humanitarian medical aid organization working in more than 70 countries worldwide. Médecins Sans Frontiers is neutral, impartial, independent, and not linked to any political party or governmental body. Our teams provide emergency medical assistance to people in need, irrespective of their nationality, race or religion. In 1999 MSF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as recognition for its medical work in several continents.

Position: Social Worker

Location of Job: New Delhi

Duration: 1 Year (renewable)

Start Date: ASAP

Application-closing date: 30 Nov 2021

No. of Position: 1 (One)

We offer:
• Salary Gross (INR): 31,403/- per month (non-negotiable)
• 18 days annual leave; 12 days paid leave as per specified list of holidays; Sick/Casual leave of 12 days as per calendar year (pro-rated based on hire date).
• Contributions made for statutory benefit programs such as Provident Fund.
• Covered under accident insurance.
• DWBI provides medical reimbursement for employees and their dependents as per health care policy.
• A stimulating, professional environment in an international organization.

Carry out all social-related activities, in order to ease the patient’s situation, to maximize his/her adherence to treatment and to improve his/her psychosocial condition.

Hierarchically accountable to Mental Health Supervisor
Functionally accountable to Mental Health Supervisor

• Identify social needs of patients through a social assessment. Respond to the patient’s social needs, according to the scope of the project, by giving direct social support (as transport, food, legal advice) and/or refer to other social actors, in order to actively contribute to the improvement of their quality of living.
• Contact patients to follow up the evolution of their condition when needed (home visits, defaulter tracing)
• Participate in the creation of any material needed for the activities of social work. Take care of social services facilities, materials and equipment in order to ensure continuity.
• Mapping and regular update of social partners, local authorities, NGOs, and governmental social services in order to improve social services scope and responsiveness.
• Keep records, statistic and files updated, reporting any social activity, in order to prioritize and develop appropriate programs or projects.


• Act as a pivot and a liaison ensuring that the project’s Health Promotion/Outreach activities are coherent with the psychosocial needs identified by Mental Health activities.
• Propose, organize and follow-up on vocational trainings provided to SGBV survivors in the project catchment area (Jahangirpuri-Bhalswa).
• Propose and participate in SGBV trainings jointly with our local partners, both government (including Police) and non-governmental organization, and local primary healthcare providers (ANMs, Asha Workers and AWWs);
• Evaluate the accessibility and quality of services provided by external resources to ensure the appropriateness of referrals made by the project.
• Advise, orient and follow-up on the external referrals of SGBV survivors to the appropriate longer-term services (especially, but not limited to long-term shelter), as per specific requirement of survivors.
• As part of both, actively participate in meetings of Mental Health and IEC-HP teams in the project.
• Perform basic counseling assessments/interventions in social work sessions, as required based on the needs of survivors.


Education: Masters of Social Work (MSW) or equivalent required.

Experience: Two years’ experience in SGBV and/or Child Protection and/or women’s health issues in an urban area with similar organization is desirable. Basic counselling skills are required.

Languages: Hindi and English essential (both written and spoken).

Competencies :
• Results
• Teamwork
• Flexibility
• Commitment
• Service

To apply for the above position:
Please clearly state which position you are applying for and send CV and letter of motivation to apply for this position (with phone number) no later than 30 Nov 2020 to

You can also send your application to:

DWBI Delhi Project Office,
A-20, Mahindra Park Main
G. T. Road Delhi – 110033,
INDIA Tel: +91-11-27642481

Application without motivation letter will not be accepted.

Due to high volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note: We do not use any external recruitment consultants.
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