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Psychosocial Intern

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

To provide psychological counselling to survivors of SGBV, participate in GBV prevention and response activities among refugees, other forced migrants and host communities.
1. Higher Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Counseling Psychology or an acceptable related field required.
2. Experience working with survivors of GBV or in a related setting is an added advantage.
3. Experience working with an NGO/Humanitarian field is an added advantage
4. Strong analytical and report writing skills.
5. Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
6. Good team player with excellent multi-cultural interpersonal skills able to exercise diplomacy, flexibility and assertiveness.
7. Technology Awareness. Fully proficient computer skills and ability to use relevant software applications, in particular information databases, internet/intranet services, library sources etc

Responsibilities

  • Provide counseling services and other short term therapeutic services to refugees, other forced migrants and host community in individual and group settings.
  • Assist in the development of training materials and facilitate internal and external capacity building activities on a variety of topics.
  • In conjunction with the lead counselor and psychosocial Counselor, coordinate the assessment, planning and implementing of psychosocial programs.
  • Conduct surveys and studies relating to psychosocial status and patterns of population groups as directed.
  • Prepare monthly reports within schedule
  • Provide support to community based counselors in the tracking of cases and maintaining records and database of clients.
  •  Assist in the day to day office administrative duties.
  • Ensure professionalism in services delivery and ethics while performing other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 6 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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