MHPSS OFFICER

Job Description

Title: MHPSS OFFICER

Company Name: Friendship

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum of MSc or BSC in Psychology.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Individual counselling sessions with beneficiaries where required to discuss complex cases.
∎ Be available on call if any urgent matters arise that a staff would like to share regarding their casework or his/her personal well being
∎ Development of peer/reflective practices with teams
∎ Support current MHPSS practices, reflecting on a cross-sectoral approach. Identify MHPSS service providers and agree referral pathways
∎ Structured MHPSS activities for boys and girls, organized in age appropriate groups with a clear methodology or curriculum to promote mental well-being. Such activities must align with donor commitments in already-funded projects.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently
∎ Ambition:
∎ sets ambitious and challenging goals for him or herself and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
∎ widely shares their personal vision for Friendship, engages and motivates others
∎ future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
∎ Collaboration:
∎ builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
∎ values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
∎ approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
∎ Creativity:
∎ develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
∎ willing to take disciplined risks.
∎ Integrity:
∎ honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 4 years experience in clinical setting, NGO / INGO
∎ Experience in Psychological First Aid, and other psychosocial support (MHPSS) activities.
∎ Fluent in English

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 4 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 28 Apr 2021
∎ Friendship
∎ Address : K-14/2A, Baridhara North Road (Kalachadpur), Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
∎ Web : www.friendship.ngo

Category: NGO/Development

: "FRIENDSHIP is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and adults, and employees, Donors, visiting Doctors, visiting Journalists, visitors, 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".

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