Medecins du Monde MHPSS Counsellor Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins du Monde MHPSS Counsellor Jobs in Nigeria



Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France.


It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.


Responsibilities


  • Under the supervision of the Mental Health and Psycho-social Support Supervisor the MHPSS counselor provides psycho-social and/or psychological interventions in an individual or group format.
  • The MHPSS Counselor will liaise with the mental health team (MHPSS Supervisor and MHPSS Counselors) on the implementation of MHPSS interventions and activities, more specifically:
  • Responsibilities and Tasks Descriptions
    Deliver one-on-one (Individual) and group counselling sessions to identified clients within MdM Clinics, and in line with MdM integrated approach
  • Develop psycho-social activities; community mobilization, awareness raising, and any other related activity requested by MHPSS Supervisor.
  • Support MHPSS Supervisor in delivering training or workshops
  • Support in the creation of materials including publicity documents.
  • Engage with the community to deliver and promote MDM MHPSS project activities in the designated locations.
  • Assist in writing monthly, quarterly, annual reports, monitoring and evaluation activity and progress reports of project activities including monthly reporting to the MHPSS Supervisor.
  • Assist in the implementation of preventive MHPSS interventions at the community and PHC level.
  • Coordinate referrals


    Requirements


  • Degree or HND in Psychology, Counselling, Social Works, Psychiatric Nursing, or related field from a recognized institution
  • At least 1 - 2 years of professional experiences in relevant field (clinical psychology, educational psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, or other related field)
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Experience working in humanitarian sector is an asset – specifically in MHPSS programs
  • Good knowledge of counseling and community mobilization methods and tools
  • Good spoken and written
    English
  • Good spoken and written Hausa , with at least one other local language: Kanuri and Marghi, Shuwa, Fulani,
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends when necessary
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft word, Power Point and Excel)
  • Proactive and ability to work with multicultural team would be highly appreciated
  • Be committed to MdM’s values as an organization and motivated by its non-statutory, Not For Profit model


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should send CV with Cover Letter explaining why you consider yourself suitable for this position and providing a valid email and telephone contact via email to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net Application Closing Date 14th June, 2019.



    Note


  • Ensure to place "Medical Supervisor" in the subject line
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews
  • Interviews written test and interviews will be done in Maiduguri
  • Applications not meeting the minimum qualifications or received after the expiry date of this Vacancy Notice shall not be considered.
  • MDM is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of your gender.


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