Ø Implement individual and group MHPSS activities, awareness raising sessions and informative meetings and report monthly to Community Center Manager.
Ø Ensure the implementation of all Psychosocial Support standard protocols and methodologies.
Ø Carry out the necessary follow-ups, including internal and external referrals.
Ø Supervise and ensure that mental health and psychosocial support activities (inside and outside the Community Center), with the beneficiaries are performed with regular follow-up and according to all protocols and standards in order to provide the most appropriate support for beneficiaries with psychosocial problems.
Ø Review and develop the technical material, tools, guidelines, and documents elaborated for the mental health and psychosocial activities to develop appropriate support for beneficiaries.
Ø Practice and optimize outcomes for MHPSS beneficiaries accessing services.
Ø Address issues related to ethical, professional considerations and best practices through group and/or individual supervision sessions.
Ø Promote self-care and staff-care practices and processes
Ø Build the capacity of MHPSS staff in promoting and strengthening community psychosocial support skills.
Ø Facilitate coordination between different actors to avoid duplication, address obstacles and fill gaps in the response based on the MHPSS and relevant assessments.
Ø Provide mental health and psychosocial support service through individual and group sessions to parents/caregivers and children.
Ø Follow up-to-date DSM and apply internationally accepted structured psychological tests; Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Intellectual Development Inventory (IDI), Rathus Assertiveness Schedule (RAS), The Child Adolescence Bullying Scale (CABS).
Ø Directly work with refugees: being a part of psychosocial support team with refugee children.
Ø Taking part in the implementation at different levels such as carrying out the assessment during the intake process; scheduling the sessions/activities; evaluating the impact of the interventions; developing new activities as a member of the clinical team.
Ø Cooperation with other organizations: as being a member of foundation, when assigned, Clinical Psychologist will be joining meetings with other organizations. In addition to this, S/he is expected to be improving her/himself and new projects for the foundation related with MHPSS intervention.
Ø Assess and provide online psychological counselling service to beneficiaries of the service; actively participating in supervision sessions, professional development, in-service training and team processes, when needed.
Qualifications and Experience and Attributes
Ø BA in Psychology, MA in Clinical Psychology
Ø Fluency in Turkish, fluency in English is an asset, fluency in Arabis is preferred.
Ø Minimum 1 year experience in working with children, trauma, loss, refugees and/or other vulnerable groups of people
Ø Minimum 1 year experience in group work as well as individual therapy/counselling
Ø Experience in field work with NGOs
Ø Experience of cross-cultural work
Ø Ability to be flexible, work in a fluid context and adaptation for unexpected situations
Ø Flexibility of working of out of office hours
Ø Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively with others
Ø Communication skills: negotiating, facilitating, and presenting as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
Ø Time management, organization, and work prioritization
Ø Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Ø Work overtime when required collaborative and cooperative with other related departments
Ø Must have a Turkish Citizenship
How To Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned qualifications should submit the application form HERE by uploading CV and Cover Letter outlining their interest for the position.
Applications by phone will not be accepted.
The application received after the closing date will not be given any consideration.
Only short listed candidates whose applications fulfill the required criteria will be contacted for interview.Application URL