Clinical Psychologist.

BrighterMonday Uganda
Omugo – West Nile
Contract Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors or Equivalent

Description

Job Description

 

BACKGROUND

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an International independent medical humanitarian Organization that delivers aid to

people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance

to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

 

 

MSF is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position below :

 

 

Job                 :  Clinical Psychologist

 

Duty station   : Omugo – West Nile

 

Start of work  : January 2020

 

 

 

Main Purpose:

-       Provide psychological care support to patients according to MSF principles, standards and procedures in order to improve the patients’ Mental Health

 

 

Main responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-       Carry out evaluation needs of mental health patients and establish a diagnosis treatment plan.

-       Implement the Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol, identifying possible victims of SGBV and refer them to the medical team so that they receive the necessary treatment.

-       Provide Psychological support and psychotherapy sessions (individual, family, group) to patients according to MSF protocols to improve their mental health condition.

-       Collect statistical and monitoring data about mental health activities

-       Keeping an emotional distance by ventilating heavy stories

-       Keeping an active thinking position

-       Discussion on specific cases to adapt work and attitude

-       Technical enlightenments on the issues tackled for a better understanding of patients’ needs

-       Sharing tools and enhancing team work

 

 

Education:

 

-       Essential: Degree/ Diploma in Psychology

-       Desirable : Clinical psychology

-       A valid registration with the AHPC is desirable

Experience:

 

-       Clinical psychologist

-       2 years of experience

-       Experience in providing collective/individual clinical supervision

 

 

Competences/ Skills:

 

-       Availability to discuss over the phone any emotional/technical emergency

-       Team worker, concern for quality and standards,

-       Knowledge of the local language is an advantage

-       Desirable computer literacy

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are invited to send their application package ( CV, application letter and copies of their academic / work certificates) to:

Field Administrator

 

Médecins Sans Frontières

 

Odropi Zone, Charanga Ward TTC, Yumbe

 

 

Or by E-mail:  msff-yumbe-adm@paris.msf.org  with Subject ’’Clinical Psychologist’’

Deadline for receiving applications: 27th  November 2019 at 17h00

 

 

NOTE:  The candidature files will not be returned.  Only photocopies of important documents should be submitted.

 

NOTE:  Only persons responding to the job profile will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.

No monetary, goods or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruiting process.  MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts.  Any illicit solicitations can be reported to the justice system.