Saferworld Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor Jobs in Uganda

Saferworld Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • The overall purpose of the job is to provide technical support in mental health and psychosocial support interventions, supporting training programmes for the project implementation team on MHPSS assessments and management, provision of quality assurance supervision, recording learning and coming up with adaptable intervention approaches to support effective implementation of the project goals and objectives.

  • The position will be an integral part of project delivery unit; providing overall monitoring supervision and quality assurance during the project implementation in accordance to the project theory of change and in accordance with the IASC MHPSS principles and guidelines.

  • The project; ‘addressing conflict drivers in Uganda’-a potentially 5 year project starting in July 2020, is a joint (consortium) initiative between Saferworld and TPO Uganda; with the aim of addressing main conflict drivers, which include but not limited to; competition over natural resources; the mass influx of refugees; inadequate transitional justice processes; and flawed electoral processes, leading to a more peaceful, secure and resilient communities in Uganda.


    • Build a case management system, assessment tool and case management repository and provide leadership, supervision and follow up oversight and assume primary responsibility for the clinical and psychosocial aspects of the project implementation in accordance with the project theory of change and the IASC MHPSS Principles and guidelines • Training both internal and external stakeholders on addressing MHPSS needs that can lead in supporting better emotional support and provide support
    supervision, consultation and mentoring for the project team and beneficiaries

    • Mainstream PSS and child protection into all projects; build a resource material for PSS in the project consortium and support evidence generation on the linkage between MHPSS issues and other conflict drivers.

    • Presentations at national and international conferences; sharing lessons learned and experiences coming from project implementation highlighting the linkages between the driver of conflicts and MHPSS issues.

    • Review and document learnings, and good practice and carry out knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) survey to evaluate impact of the project implementation approaches.

    • Participate in proposal writing and researches, including directly carrying out baseline surveys and prevalence surveys of MHPSS issues from time to time.

    • Any other duty may be assigned to the post holder as required by the Line Manager

    Required Skills

  • General medicine, Ability to coordinate, Public health, Psychiatry

    Required Education

  • Post-graduate education

    How to Apply

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Saferworld Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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