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PRC0067663 National Consultant Social Worker for Guyana – BLIC Project
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP-R46 - GUYANA
Deadline :20-May-24 @ 03:00 PM (New York time)
Published on :04-Apr-24 @ 12:00 AM (New York time)
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :UNDP-R46-00306,1
Contact :Procurement Unit RBLAC Regional HUB -

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Introduction :

Title: National Consultant Social Worker for Guyana – BLIC Project 

Type of Contract: Individual Contract

Direct Supervisor: BLIC National Coordinator

Duty Station: Home Based with on-site visits

Estimated Start Date: April 2024

Duration: Maximum of 54 days within a period of 9 months


Scope of Work:

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the BLIC National Coordinator, the Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Assessment and Needs Analysis:
    • Participate in the selection of beneficiaries. 
    • Collaborate with chosen beneficiaries to develop individualized care plans to improve their wellbeing, employability, and socio-economic status.
  • Social Services Coordination:
    • Work closely with program participants to plan and navigate available social services, both within and outside of the project.
    • Facilitate referrals to government agencies, civil society organizations, and local & regional initiatives in areas such as health, banking, housing, seed capital access, education, poverty reduction schemes, online courses, and so on. 
  • Psychosocial Support:
    • Liaise with project psychologist to assist participants with accessing broader psychosocial support to address issues related to health, neurodiversity, learning/developmental challenges, discrimination, violence, self-acceptance, and so on where necessary.
    • Liaise with project psychologist, partner CSO, local formal & informal transgender networks and organisations to host support group sessions and/or other appropriate group activities.
  • Advocacy and Outreach:
    • Connect LGBTI organizations and selected departments or entities to which participants are likely to be (beforehand where possible) to mitigate participants’ risk of exposure to transphobia.
    • Participate in awareness-raising activities to combat stigma and discrimination against transgender and gender diverse persons.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate but anonymous records of services provided and prepare regular progress reports for UNDP.
    • Contribute to the creation of case studies and success stories for knowledge sharing and advocacy purposes.
    • Facilitate the recording of data on human rights violations experienced by the beneficiaries (with their informed consent) in the partner CSO’s existing database.

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