Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Field Officer

  • Компания: International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Регион: Донецк
  • Отрасль компании: Негосударственные организации / NGO
  • Рубрика: Медицина - Фармацевтика - Здравоохранение
  • Владение языками: Английский (продвинутый)
  • Вид занятости: полная занятость

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of the population of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

 

 

The ICRC is mandated to work in countries affected by armed conflict or other situations of violence. The ICRC is present in over 95 countries and has some 13,000 field staff.

 

 

ICRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer giving highest priority to staff safety and security.

 

 

For more information, visit website: http://www.icrc.org/

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT FIELD OFFICER

 

Based in Donetsk

 

 

AIM OF THE POSITION

 

The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officer will help implementing and developing the activities related to Mental Health and Psychosocial support. (S)He will establish and maintain contacts with local structures, colleagues and other interlocutors as agreed with the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Delegate. (S)He will keep an eye on the evolution of the situation and possible MHPSS needs under the supervision of the MHPSS delegate in accordance with the structure's objectives.

 

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

  • Implement MHPSS activities in line with the defined action plan and under supervision of the MHPSS delegate;
  • Provide direct MHPSS to helpers (teachers, first aiders, volunteers...), such as regular group sessions involving psycho-education, discussion and stress management;
  • Provide indirect MHPSS to the affected population/ beneficiaries through capacity building and training of helpers/ non-specialized MHPSS workers (teachers, first aiders, volunteers...) in basic psychosocial support;
  • Follow-up of the above mentioned activities;
  • Maintain regular contact with other stakeholders involved in MHPSS activities (networking) and make appropriate referrals to those services if necessary;
  • Work in close contact with other ICRC Departments (EcoSec, Protection, Wathab) to provide a more coordinated and integrated response to the needs;
  • Evaluate continuously the development of the situation and possible MHPSS needs (affected areas, vulnerable categories);
  • Compile work reports as required in English;
  • Translate non-institutional documents and interprets while in meetings or field visits.

 

The tasks and responsibilities defined above are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on organizational needs.

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

Education and professional qualifications

 

  • Higher education in Psychology, Clinical Psychology is desirable;
  • 2 years' work experience in a similar field of activity;
  • Very good computer literacy;
  • Good rigor, method and analytical skills;
  • Group facilitation skills, training and supervision experience;
  • Good knowledge of the environment;
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English (this is mandatory);
  • Capacity to adhere to and to implement procedures.

 

 

Personal Competencies

 

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work;
  • Team leadership and good communication skills;
  • Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances;
  • Able to follow directions diligently and work within a specified framework;
  • Team work and partnership working skills;
  • Willingness to learn and support others in their learning;
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organizing skills;
  • Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Please submit your CV in English, along with your motivation letter by 21.01.2018.

 

 

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interview. No queries by phone please.

 

 

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