Counselor

Job Description

Title: Counselor

Company Name: Friendship

Vacancy: 1

Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Published: 28 Mar 2024

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Conduct initial assessments to determine the patients'/clients’ needs and goals.
∎ Provide counseling on nutrition practice issues to the patients/clients of remote and vulnerable communities.
∎ Maintain proper confidentiality to build trust with patients'/clients’, and their families.
∎ Provide individual and group counseling sessions on nutrition to raise awareness among mothers and adolescent girls to combat malnutrition.
∎ Initiate and explore counseling support for eligible patients/clients, consultation with program personnel.
∎ Monitor and evaluate the patients/clients throughout the counseling process.·
∎ Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as Project Coordinators, Medical Doctors, Nurses, SPO (MEAL), Psycho-Social Workers, and Community Mobilizers, to provide comprehensive care to patients/clients.
∎ Maintain accurate and up-to-date patients/clients records·
∎ Provide support to team members as needed or instructed by the supervisor or organization.
∎ Conduct counseling sessions.
∎ Provide individual and group counseling support on Nutrition.
∎ Raise awareness about the project goal and engage community members.
∎ Record keeping and maintaining all kinds of forms/registers, reports, files, guidelines, and other documents related to counseling.
∎ Stay informed about current trends.
∎ Perform any other tasks requested by supervisor and upon the needs of the organization.
∎ This Project will be valid for nine months.
∎ Bachelor of social science·
∎ Minimum 2 years of experience.
∎ Similar Counselor job; experience with other NGOs·
∎ Counseling session conduction experience on Nutrition, particularly with low-literate beneficiaries.·
∎ Experience in training skills.
∎ In-depth understanding of counseling methods.
∎ Fluency in English.
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
∎ Willingness to travel, field visit and ability to work under pressure.
∎ Job Responsibilities:
∎ Conduct initial assessments to determine the patients'/clients’ needs and goals.
∎ Provide counseling on nutrition practice issues to the patients/clients of remote and vulnerable communities.
∎ Maintain proper confidentiality to build trust with patients'/clients’, and their families.
∎ Provide individual and group counseling sessions on nutrition to raise awareness among mothers and adolescent girls to combat malnutrition.
∎ Initiate and explore counseling support for eligible patients/clients, consultation with program personnel.
∎ Monitor and evaluate the patients/clients throughout the counseling process.·
∎ Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as Project Coordinators, Medical Doctors, Nurses, SPO (MEAL), Psycho-Social Workers, and Community Mobilizers, to provide comprehensive care to patients/clients.
∎ Maintain accurate and up-to-date patients/clients records·
∎ Provide support to team members as needed or instructed by the supervisor or organization.
∎ Activities:
∎ Conduct counseling sessions.
∎ Provide individual and group counseling support on Nutrition.
∎ Raise awareness about the project goal and engage community members.
∎ Record keeping and maintaining all kinds of forms/registers, reports, files, guidelines, and other documents related to counseling.
∎ Stay informed about current trends.
∎ Perform any other tasks requested by supervisor and upon the needs of the organization.
∎ This Project will be valid for nine months.
∎ Skill and Competencies:
∎ Educational Qualification:
∎ Bachelor of social science·
∎ Minimum 2 years of experience.
∎ Similar Counselor job; experience with other NGOs·
∎ Counseling session conduction experience on Nutrition, particularly with low-literate beneficiaries.·
∎ Experience in training skills.
∎ In-depth understanding of counseling methods.
∎ Fluency in English.
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
∎ Willingness to travel, field visit and ability to work under pressure.
∎ Read Before Apply
∎ “FRIENDSHIP is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and employees, Donors, visiting Doctors, visiting Journalists, visitors, beneficiaries including communities where we work and volunteers/interns. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with, has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure fully include background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding.  FRIENDSHIP is an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in a disqualification of candidature”. Photograph must be enclosed with the resume.

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Company Information:
∎ Friendship
∎ K-14/2A, Baridhara North Road (Kalachadpur), Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
https://friendship.ngo/

Address::
∎ K-14/2A, Baridhara North Road (Kalachadpur), Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
∎ https://friendship.ngo/

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 3 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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