MHPSS Community Focal Point

Job Description

Title: MHPSS Community Focal Point

Company Name: Enroute International Limited

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Education in social work, social psychology, community mobiliser

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Forming different community support groups to promote mental health and psychosocial well-being
∎ Facilitate orientation to the community support groups to guarantee activities under the guidelines of MHPSS unit
∎ Scheduling weekly activities of the community support groups and monitoring the activities in the field in coordination with the Project Assistant
∎ Support the MHPSS team to guarantee logistics and necessary materials for the community support groups
∎ Facilitate focus group discussions with community members to assess risks, MHPSS concerns
∎ Identify locations in communities for use as safe spaces
∎ Build key relationships with community structures and other service providers
∎ Map local services and coordinate with other humanitarian actors at field level.
∎ Facilitate safety assessments and safety audits
∎ Identify and train community focal points, and also facilitate refresher training or replicate training with community leaders
∎ Facilitate community outreach to disseminate information on available services
∎ Build capacity of Cash for Work Volunteers through on job training and make them able to assist to implement community mobilization activities at community level.
∎ Ensure each MHPSS cash for work volunteers are working following the norms of organization, coach and mobilize them as per need.
∎ Prepares reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing treatment and results data and trends based on MHPSS tools, including a daily update of the KOBO tool.
∎ Conducting focus group discussion for evaluating the MHPSS activities
∎ Scaling up the presence of MHPSS at community level
∎ To perform and other duties as may be needed and agreed with the Project Assistant, Senior Project Assistant and MHPSS Officer.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 1 years of previous experiences in emergency settings, mobilising community
∎ At least 1 year of previous experiences in providing different outreach techniques
∎ Experience in providing social services at community level.
∎ Languages:
∎ Fluency in Bangla and English is required.
∎ Fluency in Local Language will be an advantage
∎ Knowledge of Rohingya and/or one of regional languages an advantage
∎ Competencies:
∎ The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies:
∎ Behavioral:
∎ takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; b) works effectively with all clients and stakeholders; c) promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly; d) takes initiative and drives high levels of client-oriented approach; e) plans work, anticipates risks and sets goals within area of responsibility; f) displays mastery of subject matter; g) contributes to a collegial team environment; h) creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation and promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA); i) incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; j) displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; k) works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM l)good communication skills m) ability to work in a stressful environment.
∎ Technical:
∎ Effectively applies knowledge of mental health and psychosocial issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level; b) Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work c) Skilled at developing culturally relevant psychosocial interventions.

∎ Monthly gross salary for this position is BDT 49,504.08.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 5 Oct 2022

Company Information:
∎ 21 Sep 2022
∎ Enroute International Limited
∎ Address : ranks business center | house # ka-218/1 (4th floor) pragati sarani | kuril | dhaka-1229
∎ Web :
∎ Business : A leading consulting firm with certified and an experienced business team working closely with national and international strategic partners. emc is unique to provide a complete solution through managing business growth.

Category: NGO/Development

: Interested candidates are requested to apply within October 05, 2022 with a complete CV with contact mobile/telephone number and a copy of recent passport size photograph. Please mention “MHPSS Community Focal Point” at subject line of the e-mail. (Selection will be based on early application). Applications should be sent to [email protected]; apply online also. Special Note: Any personal persuasion/phone-call will result in disqualification of candidature. No intermediary is allowed to expedite or facilitate such process. There is no cost involved with applying for positions with Enroute. Any solicitation of job application costs should be regarded as fraudulent.

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