TOR: Internal Debriefing and Professional Supervision for Case Workers

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Company:DRC - Danish Refugee Council
Category:NGO, Community & Social Devt
Job Type:Internship
Salary:Ksh. NIL

Job details

The overall purpose of the program is to enhance effectiveness of GBV prevention and response case workers in handling work related stress as well as effectively deal with burnout and develop professional resilience & development.  
The debriefing exercise is aimed at; 
  • Improving the team’s competency 
  • Develop team cohesion as well as share their experiences in a supportive environment 
  • Enhance self-care practices to prevent professional stress and burn out.  
  • Allow case workers to effectively deal with burn out and vicarious trauma 
  • Enhance strategies of working together 
  • Create an enabling environment for feedback.
Scope of consultancy 
DRC GBV unit in Dadaab wants to carry out a debriefing exercise aimed at dealing with burnout and vicarious trauma as well as achieve peer support, personal development and professional resilience. The selected consultant will be expected to conduct this exercise for the staff involved and thereafter submit a report.
Key tasks with list of ‘key activities’, under each responsibility. 
Consultant is expected to; 
  • Conduct a meeting with the team in order to create rapport by establishing objectives and expectations of the group.  
  • Review four key questions.  
  • Which include; what are we trying to accomplish? Where did we hit (or miss) our objectives? What caused our results? What should we start, stop, or continue doing? 
  • Conduct a Psycho-education session on coping mechanisms and professional development. 
  • Make recommendations to the team on how to improve and sustain professional growth. 
  • Submit a final debriefing report with the analysis and conclusions.
The consultant may employ the use of the following methodologies while conducting the sessions; 
  • Experiential learning 
  • Reflective activities 
  • Peer review 
  • Team building initiatives 
  • Role plays
Key deliverables/outputs 
The consultant is expected; 
  • To identify group challenges and develop opportunities for growth. 
  • To enhance self-care practices to prevent and manage professional burnout 
  • To provide the opportunity to reflect on our work in relation to best practices. 
  • To promote team work and cohesion 
  • To submit a final report.
DRC will provide the consultant’s accommodation and meals at the DRC-DMO compound in Dadaab. We will also arrange for your transport to and from Nai-Ddb via ECHO flight.
The consultant will report to the Team leader or the Lead psychosocial counselor.
The consultancy period shall be from 9th&10th May 2018. The final report must be submitted to DRC 15 working days after the exercise.
The consultant must have; 
  • Advanced degree in counseling from a recognized institution 
  • Over 10 years in counseling, training and counseling supervision  
  • Experience of working with refugees, conflict and post-conflict communities is an added advantage.
Below are the terms and conditions; 
  • The Consultant will report to the DRC Protection Team Leader 
  • DRC will cater for accommodation, meals and transportation to & fro Nbi to Ddb for the duration of engagement.  
  • The consultant will be bound by the DRC code of ethics during the period. 
  • The consultant shall not incur any expenses on behalf of DRC other than those specified and agreed upon in the contract 
  • Payment will be done after the session and submission of final report 
  • The consultant shall be responsible for his/her own insurance and medical cover, while travelling and during their engagement with DRC.
Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (
Interested applicants who meet the required profile are invited to submit an expression of interest including: 
  1. A suitability statement including CV of participating consultants with details of qualifications and experience. 
  2. Technical proposal that summarizes understanding of the TOR, methodology and tools to be used. 
  3. Work-plan clearly indicating the activity schedule. 
  4. Financial proposal providing cost estimates and consultancy fees. 
  5. Contacts of three organisations that have recently contracted you to carry out similar assignment.
Interested parties should forward the expression of interest, in English on this link under vacancies no later than 10th April, 2018
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact [email protected] 
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