Vulnerability Focal Point (temporary) - Social Welfare & Community jobs in Malta - January 2020

Vulnerability Focal Point (temporary)


€27,294 / year
JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Graduate
Social Welfare & Community

Within this Vulnerability Focal Point (temporary) position you will be forming part of the company's Department of Operations. Your main duties will include: 

  • Support with the identification and examination of vulnerable cases in close co-operation with team leaders and the National Authority 
  • Advise case officers on the preparation of the vulnerability interview (methods of interview depending on the vulnerability, particular questions, issues of concern etc)
  • Coordinate with the Project Support Officer and Quality Officer about monitoring and productivity in the context of backlog management 
  • Act as liaison among all actors involved in the assessment, handling and referral of vulnerable cases in the context of RSD
  • Assist with the preparation of relevant workflows, procedures and reports on vulnerability 
  • Preparing sets of questions thematically to be used during interviews for international protection of vulnerable cases
  • Identify challenges and insufficient practise in the workflows related to vulnerability
  • Participate in meetings and liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Draft documents, templates, minutes and reports 
  • Provide regular analytical and statistical reports on vulnerable cases

The Vulnerability Focal Point will work under the supervision and line management of the Social Work Team Leader and Field Coordinator respectively.

Education and Experience 

  • University Degree in one of the following fields: Political Science, Law, Social Sciences and/or Migration is required
  • Demonstrated experience of minimum 1 year as a case officer and/or team leader
  • Demonstrated previous minimum experience of 2 years working with vulnerable groups, preferably in the context of asylum, migration and referrals


  • Professional fluency in English, both verbal and written 
  • Very good understanding of the Maltese asylum, migration and reception context will be considered as an advantage 
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office applications and use of the internet and web-based applications 
  • Analytical skills and strong ability to work as a team member 
  • Very good intercultural and interdisciplinary communication skills

This Vulnerability Focal Point (temporary) is with an established International Agency based in Malta.

Job Reference: EP285

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