2 Psychosocial Support Officer NGO Job Placements – Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Title:     Psychosocial
Support Officer (2 Job Placements)

Organisation: Finn
Church Aid (FCA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project

About US:

Finn Church Aid is
Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest
organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a
member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and
humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid
organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in
need of assistance can make their own living and fulfill their basic needs.
Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.

Job Summary:   The Psychosocial
Support Officer is responsible for the social, psychological and emotional support
of the supported beneficiaries. He/she will provide guidance and counseling for
project target beneficiaries (i.e. children, youth, and the vulnerable) and
undertakes regular follow ups. The post will involve coordination with the
referral pathways and SOPs in the respective settlements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides guidance and counseling for the
    targeted beneficiaries
  • Work with other stakeholders as per the
  • Participates in recruitment of project
  • Undertakes close follow-up/monitoring
    visit among the project target group
  • Ensures proper documentation is put in
  • Prepares case stories and reports as
    required by the project
  • Works closely with other project staffs
    for the realization of project objectives and goals
  • Performs any other duties that may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Finn Church Aid
    (FCA) Psychosocial Support Officer job must hold a BA Degree in
    Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or similar discipline
  • A minimum of three years of experience
    working with vulnerable/victim children, women and specific needs groups
    and case management programs in providing counseling and guidance,
    psychosocial support
  • Strong organization, supervisory,
    problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and
    negotiation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal communication and
    listening skills
  • Capacity to build relationships with
    target groups
  • High degree of taking initiative and
    working independently

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver a completed
application letter and CV to the address below. Ensure to indicate the job
title applied for on the left hand corner of the envelope.

Applications can
also be delivered at FCA field offices in Adjumani, Moyo, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II,
Arua and Yumbe.

Finn Church Aid
(FCA) – Uganda Program

Plot 1495, Roche
close – Muyenga, off Tank hill Road

P.O. Box 21826,
Kampala- Uganda

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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