Psychosocial Counsellor

Job Description

Title: Psychosocial Counsellor

Company Name: CARE Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Gazipur

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's degree preferably in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Psychology, social sciences, development and humanitarian studies, social work other relevant subject area or a combination of significant management and provision of Gender, GBV and Protection in humanitarian and development contexts.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Duration: Duration of the contract will be up to March 31, 2022 with high possibility of extension.
∎ Position Title: Psychosocial Counsellor under Collective Impact on Future of Work in Bangladesh Project

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in providing PSS services of emergency projects, especially in Gender, GBV and Protection prevention and response programming;
∎ Practical field experience in GBV in emergencies, women and girl's protection, psychosocial programming in emergency or development contexts
∎ Strong knowledge of Gender, GBV and Protection in humanitarian contexts.
∎ Has experience designing and delivering training to a number of different stakeholders.
∎ Practical experience in training and/or facilitation of groups
∎ Well-developed text writing skills and demonstrated skills in developing training curriculums and manuals that are adapted to local contexts and target audiences.
∎ Strong participatory training and/or facilitation skills
∎ Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively, including the ability to advocate for and explain difficult psychosocial issues
∎ Advanced knowledge of written English is required Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office package.
∎ Commitment to and understanding of CARE core values and principles.
∎ Demonstrated competency to work independently with minimum supervision.
∎ Commitment and energy to work across multiple sectors and with a variety of actors.
∎ Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse organization.
∎ Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally-sensitive manner.
∎ Willingness to live and work in difficult and rapidly changing/ COVID19 conditions.
∎ Ability and willingness to be based in the field.
∎ Able to inspire and show empathy to beneficiaries
∎ Resilient, flexible and gender sensitive
∎ Experience of procedures and best practice in emergency operational management
∎ Ability and willingness to travel and stay in the field.
∎ Able to manage many tasks simultaneously
∎ Excellent communication and listening skills
∎ Proactive and have the desire to learn and build professional expertise
∎ Ensure and Promote GEDI and be GEDI sensitive, creating an enabling environment where diversity can flourish and all staff and stakeholders experience inclusion and appreciation.

∎ Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ In addition, CARE offers Provident Fund, Gratuity, Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life and Health Insurance, Working Mother Benefits etc.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 4 Dec 2021

Company Information:
∎ 22 Nov 2021
∎ CARE Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development

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