21 Nov 2016

MSF Jobs in Uganda : Mental Health Supervisor/ Clinical Psychologist

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Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.

Job Summary: The Mental Health Supervisor/ Clinical Psychologist will actively participate in the planning, supervision and coordination of mental health/psychosocial related services in the Kasese Adolescent Centre (KAC) in accordance with MSF standards in order to provide the most appropriate mental health support for patients.  His/her supervision areas concern:

  • The recreation activities, including psychosocial support for children out of school
  • HIV and TB counselling
  • Mental health support for SGBV and TOP cases
  • The project is in collaboration with MOH – most staff are MOH

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s or post-graduate degree in psychology is required
  • A minimum of two years of psychosocial counselling experience
  • Previous experience in trauma-based therapy, PTSD and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and sexual abuse of children would be an asset.
  • Languages: Mission Language (English): essential.
  • People management  skills
  • Commitment
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Highly results-oriented
  • Good teamwork
  • Stress management skills

How to Apply

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their hand-written application letter (motivation letter) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, phone contacts, photocopies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum two referees to the address indicated below, or to the following email address [email protected] addressed to: The Field Administrator, Médecins Sans Frontières – France, Kasese Project, Plot 47 Kijongo Road, Kyanzuku , Nyakabingo 2, Kasese. Uganda NOTE:  The candidature files will not be returned.  Only photocopies of important documents should be submitted. Only persons responding to the job profile will be contacted for a written test and/or interview. Deadline: 28th November 2016 by 4:00pm

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