Technical Specialist, Community Mental Health

Job Description

Title: Technical Specialist, Community Mental Health


Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Individuals with MPhil degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology is desirable
∎ Individuals with Master’s degrees in Clinical or Counseling Psychology having extraordinary track records in the related field can apply.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 5 to 8 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Source clients/beneficiaries to be on-boarded to the project from mental health institutions and other sources (Proshanti Project).
∎ Create or develop networks or hubs of potential experts in the field of mental health for partnerships or collaborations (Proshanti Project).
∎ Develop and implement clinical & operational SOP (Proshanti Project).
∎ Ensure and manage all clients / patient's mental and physical health progress and reporting (Proshanti Project).
∎ Conduct and participate relevant trainings as per needs of the project (Proshanti Project).
∎ Manage human resources allocated to the project and ensure regular task achievement reports (Proshanti Project).
∎ Work closely with the Program Head in developing technical/MHPSS materials, SOPs, tools, guidelines, and documents and ensuring the implementation of all mental health standard protocols and procedures set by SMHP in order to provide the most appropriate care across the program participants
∎ Development of coherent work plans for proposed project activities and ensuring timely implementation. Monitor and support MHPSS activities and interventions provided, and support technical quality of program by providing feedback and structured guidance
∎ Identify and report any project obstacles, barriers, anticipated risks, and specific implementation challenges or events to the immediate supervisor.
∎ Support development of SMHP’s program strategy aligned with national and international policies, programming frameworks
∎ Focus on provision of capacity-building training among project staff equitably and on individual needs basis, ensuring adequate monitoring and supervisory support
∎ Meet financial objectives by preparing an annual or semi-annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 27 to 40 years
∎ At least 5 (five) years of work experience with I/NGO related to Mental Health and Psychosocial Support programming with proven experience in technical support.
∎ Project Management experience shall be preferred.
∎ Proven experience in project cycle management
∎ Proven experience managing a sizeable team
∎ Observation and problem-solving skills
∎ The ability to think outside the box and work under pressure
∎ Decision-making skills and the ability to organize and plan workload
∎ Enthusiasm, sensitivity, and patience to deal with a range of needs
∎ Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
∎ Frequent field visits are required for this position.

Salary: Tk. 70000 - 100000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Performance bonus, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ Inflation Adjustment
∎ Free Mental Health Assistance
∎ Hospitalization and Death Benefits
∎ Women and persons of the third gender are encouraged to apply

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 2 Oct 2023

Company Information:
∎ 23 Sep 2023
∎ Address : Sajida Foundation, Otobi Center (5th Floor), Plot- 12, Block- CWS(C), Gulshan South Avenue, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212
∎ Business : NGO.

Category: NGO/Development



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