Gender Safe House Matron, Kibera At Shining Hope For Communities

Gender Safe House Matron, Kibera At Shining Hope For Communities
Company:

Shining Hope For Communities


Gender Safe House Matron, Kibera At Shining Hope For Communities

Details of the offer

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in 2004 with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic and community empowerment, and water and sanitation. The organization is currently active in the Kibera and Mathare slums of Nairobi.
Position Overview
To be responsible for leading, managing and monitoring activities in the safe house in accordance to SHOFCOs standards, GBV prevention/response programming principles and in support of SHOFCO’s vision.
Location:Kibera
Position Overview
To be responsible for leading, managing and monitoring activities in the safe house in accordance to SHOFCOs standards, GBV prevention/response programming principles and in support of SHOFCO’s vision.
Location:Kibera
Key duties and responsibilities

Welcome new residents, show them to their room and give them basic information about the safe house and how to get things they need.
Maintain Gender sensitivity environment, understand trauma issues and support survivors respectfully without any stereotypes
Assist residents when they need items such as Medicare attention, baby care items, personal care item etc.
Maintain strict confidentiality of individuals and their cases in the safe house.
Screen potential safe house residents.
Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment for the individuals in the safe house.
Provide access to the safe home to authorised individuals.
Develop, implement and periodically review the safe house’s residential life procedures.
Escalate, as necessary, any issues that arise involving the safe houses’ residents and/or their children.
Monitor the proper functioning of the safe house.
Assist with facility upkeep.
Maintain monthly statistical reports and submit statistics accurately and on a timely basis.
Maintain appropriate client files and track referrals accordingly.
Notify supervisor of any safety concerns.

Education
Certificate in Social Work, Community development, Psychology, Counseling or any related field

Professional Qualifications
Vast experienced person in trauma management and general housekeeping/carer

Other requirements (unique/job specific)
2 years’ experience in a similar role

Functional Skills
Examining information
Adopt practical approaches
Taking action
Managing tasks

BehavioralCompetencies/Attributes:
Establish rapport
Understanding people
Team working
Upholding standards

Key duties and responsibilities

Welcome new residents, show them to their room and give them basic information about the safe house and how to get things they need.
Maintain Gender sensitivity environment, understand trauma issues and support survivors respectfully without any stereotypes
Assist residents when they need items such as Medicare attention, baby care items, personal care item etc.
Maintain strict confidentiality of individuals and their cases in the safe house.
Screen potential safe house residents.
Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment for the individuals in the safe house.
Provide access to the safe home to authorised individuals.
Develop, implement and periodically review the safe house’s residential life procedures.
Escalate, as necessary, any issues that arise involving the safe houses’ residents and/or their children.
Monitor the proper functioning of the safe house.
Assist with facility upkeep.
Maintain monthly statistical reports and submit statistics accurately and on a timely basis.
Maintain appropriate client files and track referrals accordingly.
Notify supervisor of any safety concerns.

Education
Certificate in Social Work, Community development, Psychology, Counseling or any related field

Professional Qualifications
Vast experienced person in trauma management and general housekeeping/carer

Other requirements (unique/job specific)
2 years’ experience in a similar role

Functional Skills
Examining information
Adopt practical approaches
Taking action
Managing tasks

BehavioralCompetencies/Attributes:
Establish rapport
Understanding people
Team working
Upholding standards


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