Heshima Kenya Jobs

Heshima Kenya is a nonprofit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to identifying, protecting refugee children and empowering unaccompanied and separated refugee children, especially adolescent girls, through our specialized shelter, education and advocacy programs.


1. Heshima Kenya Psychosocial Counselor Jobs in Kenya

Program:
GEP

Term: Contract

Position Overview:
The Psychosocial Counselor (Psychologist) will provide technical support and leadership required for the successful implementation of all psychosocial support activities of the Heshima Kenya programs.

She/ he will provide one on one counseling and group counseling sessions for vulnerable children, children at risk to reduce the past trauma experienced.

The Counselor will work closely with the Social/Case workers and teachers on providing psychological support and report to the Girls Empowerment Program Manager.

Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the development of professional, effective and appropriate psychosocial programming, including direct individual and group counseling support.
  • Provide professional and confidential services to SGBV and trauma survivors.
  • Assist in the development and provision of psychosocial activities within Heshima Kenya’s project areas within the Urban Refugee Program.
  • Supervise and provide counseling training and technical counseling support to social workers directly involved with the psychosocial component of Heshima Kenya program.
  • Assist with preparing all relevant reports regarding Heshima Kenya’s psychosocial activities.
  • Ensure timely implementation of psychosocial program activities.
  • Lead awareness-raising and/or sensitization campaigns on the Heshima Kenya’s psychosocial activities and other SGBV related services in collaboration with the Social Workers.
  • Lead the team of Social Workers in the development of monthly outreach plans based on case trends and children’s needs.
  • Provide one on one counselling services (6-8 sessions per person) to GEP participants with personal and social challenges such as conflict, parenting, SGBV issues, death/grief, and dealing with post- traumatic stress disorder and other.
  • Provide group therapy sessions for the participants on weekly basis
  • Coordinate referrals and linkages with CVT and other partners for cases that need external management
    Secondary referrals to other psychosocial providers
  • Provide extensive and comprehensive programs and assessments for stress management, depression, anxiety, bipolar management and other mental illnesses
  • Analyse the behavioral trends, patterns of the referred cases.
  • Develop and monitor a case management system for monitoring of referred cases
  • Compile counselling monthly and quarterly reports on the referred cases and provide best solutions to cases.
  • Perform any other professional duty assigned the supervisor.

    Required Qualifications:
  • Degree in counseling or psychology, from a reputable University recognized in Kenya. A masters degree in psychology will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years experience of direct psychosocial/counseling experience and with a passion of helping vulnerable children; experience working with survivors of violence and trauma specifically refugee children will be an added advantage
  • Clear understanding of gender-based violence and issues regarding violence against children.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, counseling ethics and respect for survivors.
  • Training skills are desirable.
  • Positive, highly motivated, innovative, with strong organizational and inter-personal skills.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks while maintaining attention to quality and detail.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Fluency in English and Swahili. Understanding of French language is valuable
  • Experience working in the field of Gender-based Violence.
  • A flexible team player able to work in a diverse cultural working environment.
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 28th February 2017. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017pc@heshimakenya.org

    2. Heshima Kenya Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

    The Administrative Assistant will assist in administration function. The position is part of the Administration team and reports directly to the HR & Administration Officer.

    Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manages Heshima Kenya front office and puts in place all required structures and systems to ensure optimal office management
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Organize and schedule appointment for the senior management team
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos and business letters ensuring timely distribution
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled departmental reports
  • Develop and maintain front office filing system
  • Update and maintain office policies and operating standing procedures
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory for the same
  • Maintain contact lists and details of all partners, donors, collaborators, board members among others
  • Organize and schedule appointments for the Country Director
  • Manage the Dairy of the CD
  • Responsible for management of CD office and filling systems as well as retrieval of files on request
  • Supports the CD to organize for Heshima Kenya Board of Directors meetings and other schedules
  • Book travel arrangements for Heshima Kenya staff – both local and international as well as for visitors to and from Heshima Kenya
  • Maintain Petty cash kitty and administration of the same
  • Provide general support to visitors to Heshima Kenya
  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
  • Liaise with HRO to handle requests and queries from senior managers and Heshima Kenya Executive Team
  • Responsible for creating and updating volunteer personnel file and ensure efficient human resources of staff and volunteers
  • In conjunction with HRO organizes orientation schedules and follow-up for all volunteers, interns, and other visitors
  • Supports correspondence with donors, especially those who provide in-kind support; responsible for writing and filing all donor recognition letters made in Kenya
  • Supervises drivers, maintenance personnel, cook, and security guards
  • Maintains van schedules for staff and participants
  • Maintains donations inventory, issuance and a tracking system of all Heshima Kenya’s in-kind donations and office supplies

    Qualifications:
  • A Diploma or a Higher Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma or Higher Dip. in HRM, Diploma in secretarial, Front office management and administration or any other business related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working is a busy Organization
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen, female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Must have strong administrative and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Proven experience as an Administrative assistant or Office admin assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures including filling
    Command in spoken and written English and ability to draft business correspondence letters
  • Ability to take notes on dictation
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work extra hours and days as may be required from time to time

    How to Apply:
    Qualified and serious applicants should send their application to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 28th February 2017.

    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017aac@heshimakenya.org

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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