Fresher Psychologist NGO Jobs – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

 

Job Title:    Psychologist

Organization:  Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Duty Station:  
Uganda

 

About US:

Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent humanitarian medical
organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,
natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to
people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political
affiliation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Carry
out evaluation of mental health needs of patients and establish a diagnosis and
treatment plan.  Inform patients and
his/her relatives about the possible consequences of the illness, drug
treatment to follow and refer patients to other health professionals whenever
necessary, in order to provide the most appropriate treatment and improve the
patient’s condition

·       
Implement
the Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol, identify possible victims of
SGBV and refer them to the medical team so that they receive the necessary
treatment.

·       
Provide
psychological support and psychotherapy sessions (individual, family, group) to
patients according to MSF protocols in order to improve their mental health
conditions

·       
Assist
and train staff members and resource people when necessary in order to enhance
the scope of MH activities. Work in close collaboration with medical
interpreters in order to ensure appropriate terminology and behavior during
sessions

·       
Promote
and maintain confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records Collect
statistical and monitoring data about mental health activities

·       
Inform
the supervisor and the medical team about any issues or problems that may arise
related to patients’ treatment in order to provide the best possible solution
from a medical perspective

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Degree or Diploma in Psychology.

·       
Two
years of experience minimum as a Psychologist

·       
Desirable
previous experience with MSF or other NGOs

·       
Desirable
computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

·       
Languages:
English essential. Desirable
local languages: Kakwa (Pojulu Bari), Arabic and Lugbara (Aringa)

 

Competences: Results
and quality oriented, team work and cooperation, flexible, commitment to MSF
principles, stress management

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their application packages
(CV, application letter and copies of academic/ work certificates) to:

 

Field Administrator

Médecins Sans
Frontières –Arua,

Plot 2 Osu Crescent
next to Anyafio Primary School West village.

Arua City

 

Or by e-mail:
msff-arua-field-adm@paris.msf.org

 

Deadline: 23rd October 2020 by 5:oopm

 

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.

 

No monetary, goods
or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruiting
process.  MSF reserves the right to
refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts.  Any illicit solicitations can be reported to
the justice system

 

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