Psycho-social worker

Job Description

Title: Psycho-social worker

Company Name: Friendship

Vacancy: --

Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Published: 28 Mar 2024

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Conduct individual and group psychosocial assessments to identify impacting participants' nutritional status and ability to adopt healthy eating habits.
∎ Provide individual and group psychosocial counseling and support for stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, and unhealthy coping mechanisms·
∎ Facilitate counseling sessions on nutrition-related disease and complication, emotional well-being, and social support as they relate to healthy eating and nutrition.
∎ Collaborate with nutritionists, dietitians, community health workers, and other project staff to develop and implement comprehensive interventions that address both nutritional and psychosocial needs.
∎ Advocate for and promote mental health awareness and the importance of psychosocial support within the target community regarding Nutrition and others.
∎ Monitor and evaluate the impact of psychosocial interventions
∎ Maintain accurate and confidential records of all client interactions and outcomes.
∎ Conduct psychosocial assessments·
∎ Provide individual and group psychosocial support.
∎ Raise awareness about the project, engage community members.
∎ Maintain accurate documentation
∎ Meticulously document client interactions, progress notes, and intervention outcomes to contribute to project evaluation and reporting.
∎ Stay informed about current trends
∎ Master's in Clinical psychology, Counseling Psychology, Clinical social work·
∎ Minimum 2 years of experience·
∎ Experience in psychosocial support, counseling and training skills.·
∎ In-depth understanding·
∎ Experience in humanitarian or emergency contexts.
∎ Counseling experience, particularly with low-literate beneficiaries.·
∎ Fluency in English.
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
∎ Willingness to travel and work under unfavorable conditions.
∎ Responsible for:
∎ Conduct individual and group psychosocial assessments to identify impacting participants' nutritional status and ability to adopt healthy eating habits.
∎ Provide individual and group psychosocial counseling and support for stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, and unhealthy coping mechanisms·
∎ Facilitate counseling sessions on nutrition-related disease and complication, emotional well-being, and social support as they relate to healthy eating and nutrition.
∎ Collaborate with nutritionists, dietitians, community health workers, and other project staff to develop and implement comprehensive interventions that address both nutritional and psychosocial needs.
∎ Advocate for and promote mental health awareness and the importance of psychosocial support within the target community regarding Nutrition and others.
∎ Monitor and evaluate the impact of psychosocial interventions
∎ Maintain accurate and confidential records of all client interactions and outcomes.
∎ Activities:
∎ Conduct psychosocial assessments·
∎ Provide individual and group psychosocial support.
∎ Raise awareness about the project, engage community members.
∎ Maintain accurate documentation
∎ Meticulously document client interactions, progress notes, and intervention outcomes to contribute to project evaluation and reporting.
∎ Stay informed about current trends
∎ This Project will be valid for nine months
∎ Skill and Competencies:
∎ Educational Qualification:
∎ Master's in Clinical psychology, Counseling Psychology, Clinical social work·
∎ Minimum 2 years of experience·
∎ Experience in psychosocial support, counseling and training skills.·
∎ In-depth understanding·
∎ Experience in humanitarian or emergency contexts.
∎ Counseling experience, particularly with low-literate beneficiaries.·
∎ Fluency in English.
∎ Excellent oral and written communication skills.
∎ Willingness to travel and work under unfavorable conditions.
∎ 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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