IFRC Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), Delegate- COVID 19 Jobs in Kenya

IFRC Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS), Delegate- COVID 19 Jobs in Kenya

Assessment, planning and programme development **

• Provide Quality Assurance of assessment and program tools for MHPSS ensuring a mixed variety of methodologies

• Provide remote training for assessment teams to carry out assessments and analyse findings in order to develop National Society Emergency Plan of Action (EPOA)

• Support the adaptation of the ARO EPOA (and appeal) ensuring integration of MHPSS

• Support mapping of referral services and pathways, and adaptation of relevant referral tools

• Support the development of MHPSS PMER tools for ARO and NSs in Africa

• Assist planning on appropriate, timely, relevant and quality MHPSS

Capacity building and volunteer management

• Support NSs in recruiting, screening, training, mentoring or supervising volunteers

• Facilitate (remote) capacity building for NSs on MHPSS relevant approaches and interventions adapted for Covid19 response.

• Support NSs MHPSS focal point(s) in adapting MHPSS activities to Covid19 response

Programmatic area

• Adapt/develop a regional monitoring and evaluation system aligned with and based on IFRC and PS Centre standards

• Provide input to programmes, interventions and strategies and appeals based on assessment findings that build on global minimum standards and identified best practices

• Develop ARO MHPSS strategy

• Support the development of country specific MHPSS strategies taking age, gender and diversity into consideration

• Support the adaptation/development,
of MHPSS materials/tools relevant for COVID19

• Support the development of structures and mechanisms for staff and volunteers support

Coordination and communication

• Coordinate with relevant MHPSS actors/stakeholders at regional level, Movement partners and other agencies for common interventions such as developing guidelines

• Ensure that IFRC actions are in support of Host National Society and are part of a coordinated response with partner agencies

• Model accountability and transparency to and among partners, donors and persons affected by Covid19

• Advocate for the importance of integrating MHPSS and PGI in a multi-sectorial setting

• Provide regular and timely reports

• Closely coordinate with IFRC PS Centre Technical Advisor for Africa and other relevant IFRC colleagues

• Be available for interviews, identify newsworthy stories and provide input to IFRC, National Societies and Host National Society’s communication departments, international and local media etc.

How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; https://www.ifrc.org/en/who-we-are/working-with-us/current-vacancies/job-description/?id=53795

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