Finn Church Aid Psychosocial Support Officer Jobs in Uganda

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish NGO in international aid. We work with the most vulnerable people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions.



Our work is based on rights, which means that our operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility. FCA is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organizations forming one of the world’s largest aid organizations.

FCA has received funds from various donors to implement projects targeting Congolese and South Sudanese refugees and host community in Yumbe, Parolinya/Obongi, Kamwenge and Kyegegwa Districts.

FCA is now looking for competent persons to fill vacant positions below; Psychosocial Support Officer (2 Positions)


Finn Church Aid Psychosocial Support Officer Jobs in Uganda


Responsibilities


  • Provides guidance and counseling for the targeted beneficiaries
  • Work with other stakeholders as per the SOPs
  • Participates in recruitment of project beneficiaries
  • Undertakes close follow-up/monitoring visit among the project target group
  • Ensures proper documentation is put in place
  • Prepares case stories and reports as required by the project
  • Works closely with other project staffs for the realization of project objectives and goals
  • Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and negotiation skills;
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


    Requirements


  • BA Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or similar discipline
  • At least three years of experience working with vulnerable/victim children,
    women and specific needs groups and case management programs in providing counseling and guidance, psychosocial support
  • Strong interpersonal communication and listening skills
  • Capacity to build relationships with target groups
  • High degree of taking initiative and working independently
  • Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Experience Requirements: 3 years


    How to apply


    All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver a completed application letter and CV to the address below. Ensure to indicate the job title applied for on the left hand corner of the envelop.

    Applications can also be delivered at FCA field offices in Adjumani, Moyo, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II, Arua and Yumbe. Finn Church Aid (FCA) – Uganda Program Plot 1495, Roche close - Muyenga, off
    Tank hill Road
    P.O. Box 21826, Kampala- Uganda
    Tel: +256- 392177266


    Deadline for receiving applications is 16th August 2019. FCA will ONLY contact short-listed applicants.

    For more information and job application details, see; Finn Church Aid Psychosocial Support Officer Jobs in Uganda


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