Psychologist - Jobs in Jordan

3.00 to 5.00 Years   Jordan   13 Jan, 2022
Job LocationJordan
EducationMasters degree
Salary$1,000 - $1,500
IndustryNon-profit Organization
Functional AreaNot Mentioned

Job Description

Action Against Hunger?is an international non-governmental organization working in more than 40 countries in the fields of nutrition, food security and livelihoods, water sanitation and hygiene, and care practices. ACF is looking for its program in Jordan for?PsychologistWork place:??Jordan- location TBDPosition Overview: To provide psychological services, mental health capacity building and supervision to MHPSS (Mental Health & Psychosocial Support) and non-specialized professionals into primary health care centersResponsibilities:1) To build capacities of MHPSS specialized and non-specialized professionals

  • Train general practioners, family doctors, nurses, social workers and health professional in primary health care centers and hospitals on WHO Mental Health Gap Action Program (mhGAP), Thinking Healthy and Problem Management (PM+).
  • ?After training, according to the planning, supervise regularly trained health and social professionals on mhGAP implementation: assessments of clients, basic helping and counselling skills, case studies and referral pathway. Include on the job supervision and clinical group supervision.
  • Contribute to the training of ACF psychosocial workers and teams of others department on Psychological First Aid.
  • Ensure the high quality of interventions in order to integrate these approaches into PHC system
2) To contribute to the other MHPSS activities
  • Participate to ACF psychologists training and supervision on WHO approaches and ACF methodologies conducted by the MHPSS programme manager and the technical expert.
  • Contribute to identification and mapping of PHCCs, CBOs, other actors and potential partners in the area with the aim to build their capacities or coordinate with them
  • Contribute to needs and gaps assessments
  • Contribute to MHPSS campaign and awareness raising sessions on mental health issues (such as stigma)
  • Participate to local and national workshops organized by the deputy programme manager or programme manager, involving partners, community members, etc
  • Contribute to monitoring and evaluation by collecting data in the field
  • Understand and follow the logistics, financial and security procedures enabling the project implementation
3) To provide quality MHPSS remote/and group interventions to targeted beneficiaries
  • To assess and evaluate the mental health and wellbeing of individuals referred to MHPSS services
  • To provide remote psychological intervention to individuals whose mental health and wellbeing is impacted by COVID-19, the socioeconomic conditions in Jordan, or other circumstances in line with ACF guidelines and procedures
  • To provide referrals to specialized MHPSS services or Protection (including SGBV) services when need be
  • To become familiar with MHPSS and Protection (including SGBV) service mapping and pathways in order to ease referral process
  • To ensure the high quality of intervention and care provided to beneficiaries
  • To provide group intervention in line with ACF guidelines and procedures.
  • To participate actively and regularly to Head of Department supervision sessions
4) To guarantee and ensure the confidentiality of data collected during the project
  • Ensure data confidentiality, ownership of project beneficiaries and ACF
  • Guarantee the confidentiality of clinical interviews / individual or group counselling with the psychologists in charge
5) Ensure adherence to Action Against Hunger gender requirements
  • Commit and comply with ACF gender, age and diversity principles & policies (working with people, communication)
  • Support the implementation and the promotion of gender, age and diversity principles through daily activities and or through the management of the team (managing performance & development)

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