International Medical Corps is working to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance. IMC has been working in Gaza since 2009 and is currently implementing a project to support health service provision in partnership with local NGOs.
International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document.
International Medical corps is currently looking for: Male MHPSS Counselor (1).
Capacity: Full Time Contract
Desired Start Date: 01, January 2023
End date: 30 April 2023 (with the potential for extension depending on available funding)
Location: Gaza City.
Reports to MHPSS Technical Supervisor
The MHPSS Counselor will be responsible for providing expert services to community members in need for individual and/ or group counselling. This involves MHPSS case management, individual counselling sessions, family counselling sessions, psychoeducation activities, and/ or group counselling sessions.
The MHPSS Counselor will contribute to capacity building of program volunteers and other relevant staff members of the project’s partners. He will also contribute to providing on - the - job technical support to the project’s volunteers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSABILITIES
- Understand and identify the psychosocial needs of patients.
- Carry out Brief Individual and Group PSS Counseling sessions to patients to alleviate their psychosocial difficulties/distress within the project scope.
- Refer patients to other specialists or other institutions for further appropriate assistance, when necessary, to propose the best support available.
- Permanent preserving patient confidentiality, according to IMC Policy and Guidelines.
- Participate in the creation of any material needed for PSS counseling and psychoeducational activities.
- Implementing MHPSS awareness Sessions when it is required.
- Ensure reporting about activities and proper data collection to the line manager, keep files and statistics of daily activities, and participate in team meetings.
- Regularly participate in supervision sessions implemented by the IMC Gaza MHPSS Manager.
- Do any other task/activity required by the IMC Gaza MHPSS Manager.
- Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.
Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.
If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
- The qualified candidate will be a mental health professional (psychologist, psychotherapist, social worker, psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse, or other related background)
- Experience working with NGOs with minimum of 2 years of professional experience in MHPSS projects in humanitarian settings.
- Good level of English.
- Good know-how with Excel, Word, and Power Point.
- Honest, hardworking, and self-motivated
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within different cultural environments
- Legal license of practicing Psychologist, Psych. Counselor, Mental Health Professional, is preferred.
How to apply.
- Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to fill the application in the link below no later than December 03, 2022.
- CVs and Cover Letter must be submitted in English.
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Website for Contracts misconduct: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review.