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Mental Health Psychosocial Support Specialist

Published on 01.12.2022

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Website : https://www.worldvision.org/
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Position : Mental Health Psychosocial Support Specialist

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support on emotional resilience and participate in carrying out all components of MHSSP packages
  • Ensure establishment of one stop center and clinical rape management for GBV survives (documentations of injuries, treatment of injuries, evaluation of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and preventive care 
  • Coordinate screening, identification counseling, treatment and referral linkage of women subjected to violence 
  • Ensure the establishment of women- centered health response for women who have subjected to violence (PSEA, SGBV)
  • Ensure community engagement prevention discrimination subjected to violence and prevention of sexual exploitations and abuse 
Required profile for job ad : Mental Health Psychosocial Support Specialist

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: Clinic nurse, Midwifery, Clinical psychologies
  •  Fluent in written and spoken English as well as knowledge of local languages is advantageous

Required Experience:

  • Two years’ relevant experience for degree holders and four years of experience for Diploma holders. Additional certificate on, SGBV, GBV, MHPSS and clinical rape management is an asset.
  • Experience MHPSS, GBV with NGOs working in the area clinical rape management, emotional resilience’s for front line health workers, women center in emergency health response prevention of sexual exploitations
  • With proven experience in supervising, coaching and mentoring.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • The position requires willingness to be based at Woreda and with a frequent travel to the outreach locations

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

Job criteria for job ad : Mental Health Psychosocial Support Specialist
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Associative activities
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Addis Ababa - Afar - Amhara - Awasa - Benishangul-Gumuz - Dire Dawa - Gambela - Harari - Oromiya - Somali - Tigray
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 1
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