5 Psychologist NGO Job Opportunities – Handicap International

Job Title:        Psychologist (5 Job
Organisation: Handicap
Duty Station: Arua,
Reports to: MHPSS
About Us:
International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation
working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work
alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs,
improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and
fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced
by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of
solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live
in dignity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Implementation of
qualitative MHPSS activities
  • Assess needs of mental health patients and establish therapeutic
    plan accordingly.
  • Implement follow up for individuals with mental conditions or
    psychological distress through therapeutic individual, and group and
    family sessions
  • To contribute to the identification and assessment of Person with
    Specific Needs and individuals at risk of being victims of violence
  • To contribute to the development of a referral network, especially
    regarding the MHPSS-related cases. 
  • To respect logistics and administrative HI procedures
  • To participate to the identification of barriers to equal access to
    services, especially MHPSS ones
  • To maintain complete documentation for each activity following the
    recommendations and template of the MHPSS supervisor
  • To provide daily reporting on the activities implemented to the line
    manager using the tool and reporting system provided by the line manager
  • To participate to the MHPSS supervisor activity reports as required
  • To participate in the development of the technical reports and
    contribute to providing specific information when required
  • To ensure information sharing to and from internal coordination for
    MHPSS sector
  • To provide MHPSS technical inputs and collaborate with surveys,
    assessments and monitoring reports conducted by the HI project manager and
    MEAL department
Coordination and Representation
  • To represent HI in MHPSS technical domain with any relevant
    stakeholders under the supervision of his/her manager at field level
  • To maintain a productive and positive relationship with HI partners
    in the field
  • To maintain a good and productive coordination and communication
    with support services
Technical support
and capacity building of HI staff
  • To ensure field visits on outreach intervention areas to give input
    related to MHPSS matter
  • To ensure regular feedback to the line manager regarding the MHPSS
    challenges faced by the MHPSS team
Demonstration of an
ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
  • To show professional ethics, respect and promote HI mandate and
    humanitarian principles at all times
  • To respect the HI protection of children policy, the protection of
    beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the anti-fraud
    bribery and corruption policy and report to your line manager any
    non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or partners.
  • To report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or
    to others
  • To observe at all times strict commitment to HI Security &
    Safety regulations as per procedures in place at mission level
  • To participate in security meetings upon the line manager request
    and report relevant information to the appropriate persons

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidates for the Handicap International (HI)
    Psychologist jobs must possess a clinical psychologist  degree with experience
  • Professional experience in clinical psychological accompaniment of
    vulnerable persons and/or refugees
  • Experience in MHPSS support groups is an asset
  • Professional experience within an NGO, preferably in the field of
    vulnerability and/or disability and/or outreach community-based approach
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel) and internet
  • Strong sense of neutrality and confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Open and interested in disability and vulnerability issues
  • High diplomacy, cultural sensitivity and security awareness
  • Ability to work under high pressure and without constant supervision
  • Languages: Spoken
    and written English. Proficiency local languages is an asset (Arua)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to
send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references)
with cover letters to HR Coordinator at
job.uganda@handicap-international-ug.org with the subject: 
Application to HI Psychologist. 
NB: Any
efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic

Deadline: 6th September 2018
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