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Lutheran World Federation

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School Counsellor

Kakuma, Kenya

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Lutheran World Federation

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Closing: Jan 24, 2023

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Published: Jan 18, 2023 (14 days ago)

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The School Counsellor will develop, implement, and coordinate psychosocial counselling services to promote child psychosocial well-being, provide preventive services and responses to identify personal and social development needs of children.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology or a related field
  • Proven experience of minimum 2 years working with humanitarian and development programme.
  • Certification and membership to professional body
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics as well as the willingness and ability to implement accountability activities within the LWF World Service essential.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, use of internet and email
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and documentation experience with humanitarian programmes.
  • Excellent communication skills including influencing negotiation and pragmatism.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to liaise with a variety of people successfully and effectively in a multicultural set up.
  • Ability to work independently with proven hands-on expertise in case management, gender sensitivity, child protection and safeguarding.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


Responsibilities
The School Counsellor will develop, implement, and coordinate psychosocial counselling services to promote child psychosocial well-being, provide preventive services and responses to identify personal and social development needs of children.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology or a related field
  • Proven experience of minimum 2 years working with humanitarian and development programme.
  • Certification and membership to professional body
  • An impeccable professional standard of ethics as well as the willingness and ability to implement accountability activities within the LWF World Service essential.

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, use of internet and email
  • Excellent analytical, facilitation and documentation experience with humanitarian programmes.
  • Excellent communication skills including influencing negotiation and pragmatism.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to liaise with a variety of people successfully and effectively in a multicultural set up.
  • Ability to work independently with proven hands-on expertise in case management, gender sensitivity, child protection and safeguarding.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


  • Provide psychosocial support to learners in primary schools.
  • Ensure timely implementation of project activities.
  • Support development of detailed implementation plans.
  • Design and conduct appropriate trainings – peer-to-peer sessions, forums and other events to enhance psychosocial support interventions.
  • Conduct regular clinical supervision and debrief sessions for incentive staff and protection/safeguarding focal teachers.
  • Prepare and submit periodic (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual) reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations and action plans.


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