VAC-10459 MHPSS Counsellor (MHU)
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
|Overview of position||
Under the overall guidance of Senior Project Assistant (Mental Health and Psychosocial Support/MHPSS) and the direct supervision of the Medical Officer/MHU Team Leader, and technical supervision of Programme Coordinator (MHPSS), the incumbent will actively engage in the implementation of MHPSS activities including social considerations in basic services and security, strengthening community and family supports, focused non-specialized services and ensure referral to specialized services, as required. S/he is expected to carry out her/his duties in accordance with strictest ethical standards and with due respect for gender and socio-cultural sensitivities.
1.Deliver basic counselling sessions (Individual and/or group counselling) to the affected people that is identified by or through IOM Health Team as an integrated approach.
2.Implement tailored psychosocial support activities for the displaced and migrant populations in the designated locations, in collaboration with MHU and ensure that the implementation of social, religious, and educational/vocational activities are culturally appropriate.
3.Assist in the identification of psychosocial needs, and proposition needed interventions to reduce risks and increase the resilience capacity within the displaced and migrant populations.
4.Organize and lead support groups, focus group discussions and community awareness sessions and contribute to development of key messages related to MHPSS awareness raising.
5.Support in delivering training or workshops tailored for increased awareness on MHPSS concerns and remedies.
6.Conduct on-going monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the psychological conditions of the affected individual and provide periodic reports of MHPSS activities conducted in the designated areas including reports and statistics on monthly basis.
7.Coordinate with Senior Project Assistant (MHPSS) and Medical Officer/MHU Team Leader on cases requiring higher level interventions or referral to mental health specialized services.
8.Coordinate with Regional MHPSS Technical Working Group and other relevant stakeholders at provincial levels.
9.Maintain confidentiality of all beneficiaries and internal information.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
·Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
·Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Fluency in Dari and Pashto
Working knowledge of English
Note: Applications from
qualified female candidates are encourage
VII. METHOD OF APPLICATION:
interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae along with educational certificates, through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 26 September 2023 latest, applications with incomplete information/documents will not be considered. Also, please take note that IOM does not accept hard copies.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.
NOTE:Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email for Written Assessments and those qualified to the next stage of Interviews will be contacted via email as well, therefore, please monitor your emails.
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· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.
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