Humanity & Inclusion (new brand name of Handicap International) Psychosocial Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Humanity & Inclusion (new brand name of Handicap International) Psychosocial Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Development and Project Management


  • Gambela, Gambela

    Career Level:

  • Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

    Employment Type:

  • Full time

    Job Description

    Duration of Contract: Until end of April 2019 with a possibility of extension if funding is secured

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance, on the job training, coaching and mentoring to incentive workers on child protection, parenting, and other PSS supports.
  • Provide direct psychosocial support to caregivers of beneficiary children.
  • Design and implement psychosocial activities, including individual and group counseling, parenting activities, etc.
  • Facilitate play therapy sessions for beneficiary children.
  • Develop adequate PSS tools.
  • Facilitate community conversations and awareness raising activities using IEC and public events in collaboration with project staffs and partners on services provided by HI SPT rooms.
  • Support the mainstreaming of child protection and psychosocial key messages and principles to humanitarian organization operational in the refugee camps.
  • Conduct regular home to home visits together with the physiotherapists and provide some psychosocial support in their premises.
  • Participate in activity reporting and lessons learning.

    Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in developmental Psychology, Counseling psychology, Sociology, Social Work,
    or other related field.
  • Prior experience of working in refugee and/or emergency context.
  • Excellent knowledge of Child Protection standards and basic principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of developmental psychology and developmental need of children under
  • Good knowledge of PSS (Psychosocial support) in refugee context.
  • Excellent knowledge of psychosocial support basic principles and PSS key messages to vulnerable children and caregivers.
  • Excellent knowledge of basic facilitation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of safe identification and referral principles.


  • Prior experience of working in emergency context, particularly refugee camps
  • Knowledge of local language, especially Nuer

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send/submit their non-returnable application with a motivation letter and a CV (of not more than 4 pages) to HI through our website on or before the above mentioned deadline.Apply by 11th January,2019
  • Please Clearly State for Which Position You Apply in the Subject of the Email
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for exam/interview no phone calls please.
  • HI is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from people with disabilities and women.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Humanity & Inclusion (new brand name of Handicap International) Psychosocial Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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