Medecins Sans Frontieres Consultant Psychologist - Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins Sans Frontieres Consultant Psychologist - Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant Psychologist / Psychiatrist

Location: Hybrid

Main Purpose

  • We are looking to build up a pool of psychologists and psychiatrists to provide psychological assistance in emergencies to its employees.
  • To provide psychological support to employees exposed to a critical incident

    Job Description
    Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Depending on the incident and the ability to go on-site and the needs, the response may involve the following steps:
  • First contact and psychoeducation through the phone.
  • Defusing / debriefing sessions on site
  • Full Intervention by phone (if no field visit)
  • Individual follow-up by phone according to needs
  • Reference to an external specialist in case of need for medication
  • Reference to an external specialist in case of need for deeper support
  • Alert management in case of employee or beneficiary is in danger
  • Written report: qualitative and quantitative in respect of confidentiality

    Education: (Essential:)

  • Degree in Clinical Psychology/Medical Doctor specialized in Psychiatry
  • Must possess a valid registration with the relevant board/council


  • Clinical psychologist/psychiatrist with skills in psychodynamics approach
  • 5 years of experience
    as a psychotherapist
  • Experience in psycho-trauma
  • Experience in providing collective sessions and support through phone

    Competences / Skills:

  • Flexibility and availability to adapt to local and projects settings
  • Confidentiality and neutrality
  • Knowledge of the Hausa language is an advantage


  • Consultancy
  • Length: duration of the intervention
  • Frequency: punctual.


    According to MSF France salary grid.

    Application Closing Date

    8th August, 2022.

    Method of Application

    For more information and job application details, see;
    Medecins Sans Frontieres Consultant Psychologist - Jobs in Nigeria

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