Premiere Urgence Internationale Psycho-Social (PSS) Worker Jobs in Nigeria

Premiere Urgence Internationale Psycho-Social (PSS) Worker Jobs in Nigeria


Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The association leads in average 140 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 22 countries - in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caucasus and Europe.


PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri and Borno State. PUI is now looking for its MHPSS team 2 Psycho-Social Worker in Maiduguri.

Responsibilities

Implementation and monitoring of the PSS activities:

  • Provide psycho-social support, and psychological first aid to survivors who have experienced psychological trauma, torture, gender based violence GBV, domestic violence, and when necessary to survivors of natural disasters
  • Work in collaboration with PHCC and outpost staff to receive referred beneficiaries, ensure follow up of referred PSS/ PFA beneficiaries, and provide guidance to health facility staff on PSS
  • Provide screening and assessment on psychological trauma
  • Sensitize, psycho-educate, problem solve, dialogue and mediate with the beneficiaries population about issues of war, torture, trauma, violence and GBV
  • Ensure all work with clients is confidential and that ethical practices are observed in culturally appropriate way, especially with respect to gender sensitivities.
  • Perform community awareness on trauma and psychosocial support to beneficiaries and community leaders
  • Refer patients when needed to more specialized services in link with the deputy MHPSS advisor
  • Perform case follow up and case management when there is need
  • S/he should develop action plan for the follow up patients
  • Engage in self-care through supervision, debriefings, and
    other shared sessions

    Communication and reporting:

  • Become proficient with the MHPSS data collection tools, conduct, and submit screening and assessments reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Fill in all reporting and data collection forms in daily basis to ensure quality reporting
  • Weekly data entry of collected information from the field.
  • Attend the weekly MHPSS supervision/ on job training meeting
  • Attend all MHPSS/PFA related trainings given by PUI
  • Assist with any other related activities as deemed necessary by the expatriate MHPSS advisor.

    Requirements

  • Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa. Good knowledge in Kanuri is an asset
    Education degree: Degree/Certificate in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Nursing or other related fields
  • Work experience: Experience in working as a psycho-social worker, or psycho-social counselor, or community social worker
  • Computer Skills: Good knowledge of Ms.
  • Office package especially Ms. Word and Ms. Excel.
  • Knowledge and technical skills:
  • Reporting skills
  • Knowledge of medical ethics
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th September, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Premiere Urgence Internationale Psycho-Social (PSS) Worker Jobs in Nigeria

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