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:
Duration: 1 Year (renewable)
Application-closing date: 30 Nov 2021
of Position: 1 (One)
• 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
• DWBI provides medical reimbursement for
employees and their dependents as per health care policy.
A stimulating, professional environment in an international
PURPOSE OF POST:
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
Functionally accountable to Mental Health
• 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)
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
• 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.
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.
Hindi and English essential (both written and
To apply for the above position:
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 email@example.com.
You can also send your application to:
Delhi Project Office,
A-20, Mahindra Park Main
Road Delhi – 110033,
INDIA Tel: +91-11-27642481
Application without motivation letter will not be
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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