Position Title: MHPSS Counsellor

Activation Date: 11 July, 2024   Announced Date: 11 July, 2024   Expire Date: 21 July, 2024



 
Job Location: Sar-e Pol
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per project salary scale
Vacancy Number: IMC-SRPL-021
No. Of Jobs: 3
City: Sar-e Pol
Organization: International Medical Corps
Years of Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience with bachelor degree and 2 years’ experience with deploma in psychosocial counselling in related role, Mobile health teams, Primary health care and with any NGO.
Contract Duration: Project Based
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Minimum bachelor’s degree required in a field related to the social sciences, psychology, social work, or counselling, Health/Medical, Midview’s/ Nurses, Education.
Close date: 2024-07-21
 

About International Medical Corps:

Organization Background:

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through healthcare training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and healthcare to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergencies, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated healthcare systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

To learn more about our mission, visit https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/who-we-are

 

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

The Mental Health and Psycho-Social worker will closely work with beneficiaries, families, and communities to provide psychological and social facilitation and consultation for beneficiaries of the project and to provide appropriate psychosocial sessions to identified persons or households in need, including children through family groups and individuals. he/she provides emotional support and guidance to parents who are facing difficulties in parenting their children.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health and psychosocial support in health facilities and within outreach teams.
  • Provide mental health case management services,
  • Provide Basic and Scalable MHPSS interventions and counselling
  • Identify, establish, and strengthen referral pathways for clients to ensure they are linked to needed services
  • Provide individual and group psychosocial support sessions.
  • Help people to cope better and enhance their resilience in their everyday life.
  • Help beneficiaries to resume their normal lives and mental well-being.
  • Meet community-identified mental health needs through comprehensive Mental Health Case Management.
  • Provide trainings on referrals to MHPSS services in the supported centers.
  • Provide awareness sessions on services available and facilitate referrals
  • Prepare, and deliver trainings for the purposes of capacity-building on psychosocial support, including PFA and case management trainings, where appropriate
  • Liaise with general practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other healthcare professionals to support clients in need of MHPSS through the referral, diagnosis and treatment process.
  • Participate   in   capacity   building   trainings   and   implementing   in   the   field/ community.
  • Conduct other MHPSS-related activities as requested.

Organizational Responsibilitie:

Policy Adherence

  • Adhere to the Code of Conduct, maintain humanitarian principles and respect international humanitarian law.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity

Safeguarding:

  • It is all staff’s shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children and adults at risk; and any form of trafficking in persons.
 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required in a field related to the social sciences, psychology, social work, or counselling, Health/Medical, Midview’s/ Nurses, Education.
  • Holding psychosocial counselling diploma from any recognized organization.   

Experience:

Essential: 

  • Minimum 1 year of experience with bachelor degree and 2 years’ experience with deploma in psychosocial counselling in related role, Mobile health teams, Primary health care and with any NGO.
  • Strong interpersonal, networking, and communication skills.  

Desirable:

  • 1 year of experience working with an INGO.

Competency:

  • Fluency in local languages is required.
 

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

Dear Applicant,

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document. 

Please note that:

  • IMC commits to a fair and transparent recruitment procedure.
  • IMC will conduct his recruitment on the base of need only.
  • Only HR department will contact you during the recruitment process.
  • IMC may keep data of your application for its pool of candidate and might propose you other position than the one you applied for based on your qualification.
  • Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the criteria will be contacted & local applicants from the same province are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.

To apply for this vacancy, please use the following link:

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Make sure that you have Entered All Education, Work Experiences Details Completely, Accurate & at the end of the application you press Submit.

Preference will be given to local residence applicants.

Website for reporting misconduct: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.comPlease do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review.

Equal Opportunities:

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran.

Misconduct Disclosure Scheme:

All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. The International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

 

Submission Email:

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