Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO - one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 7,500 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return. DRC provides protection and life-saving humanitarian assistance. DRC supports displaced persons in becoming self-reliant and included into hosting societies. DRC works with civil society and responsible authorities to promote protection of rights and peaceful coexistence. Our 6,000 volunteers in Denmark make an invaluable difference in integration activities throughout the country.
ABOUT THE JOB
Under the technical supervision of the Protection Team Leader and overall supervision of the protection manager, the protection officer (caseworker) will be responsible for the implementation of DRC case management activities as well a coordinating with other relevant DRC staff and other stakeholders involved in protection. The caseworker will provide appropriate and timely case management services; assesses the needs of individuals with protection concerns develop case management plans implementing these as per evolving protection needs and concerns, ensuring appropriate follow-up while creating a climate of trust and care. The Protection Officer will also provide psychological first aid (PFA) to people in distress and assist in referrals of very vulnerable cases to the relevant actors.
To be successful in this role you must have:
Experience and technical competencies:
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All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV-only applications will not be considered.