Social Worker / Counselling Psychologist Jobs – Community Consortium Uganda (CCU)

 

Job Title:    Social Worker / Counselling
Psychologist

Organisation: Community
Consortium Uganda (CCU)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Community Consortium
Uganda (CCU) is a local organization in Uganda. Our headquarters are in Kawuku,
Plot 787 Block 414, Entebbe Road and have a Sub-office in Kyegegwa-Kasabya
zone. Our Vision is to create equal opportunities for all. CCU’s over all
objective is to improve the Quality of life for Refugees and Host Communities
in the areas of Health (including Mental Health, Sexual and Reproductive health
and Rights (SRHR), Education, Economic Opportunities and Protection. CCU is an
equal opportunity organization dedicated to accountability, professionalism and
zero tolerance to all forms of discrimination.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
mental and social support to mental health cases

·       
Conduct
assessment interviews

·       
Carry
out service mapping with a view to identifying relevant and functional services
in the refugee and host communities.

·       
Identify
any mental cases of concern and register each case in accordance with the
standard guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.

·       
In
coordination with the project team, make timely internal andor external
referrals of any mental health cases identified to and coordinate appropriate
response to the case with partner organisations and services.

·       
Ensure
proper follow up and monitor each individual referred mental case within the terms
and timelines

·       
Co-
facilitate trainings for staff andor community as required, conduct awareness
session in mental health related topics and support in distribute any related
posters and

·       
Attend
relevant community meetings; participate in relevant councils, roundtables, and
committees

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a university degree in Psychology, Sociology, and other
related studies. A higher education degree such as Master or other will be seen
as an advantage.

·       
One to
three years of previous relevant experience

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Demonstrated
ability to work with highly vulnerable groups

·       
Able to
work effectively within a team and/or individually

·       
Well
organized with strong time-management skills

·       
Ability
to work under pressure

 

How to Apply:

Please send us your
cover letter and CV to info@communityconsortiumuganda.org and
communityconsortiumu@gmail.com stating the position you are applying for.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

Deadline: 31st January 2021

 

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