UN Psychotherapist/Trainer Jobs in Gambella, Ethiopia

The Center for Victims of Torture is seeking a Psychotherapist/Trainer to work in a new program in Gambella Refugee Camps, serving primarily South Sudanese refugees who have suffered torture and war trauma.


The position will oversee psychological interventions, including group and individual therapy with adults and children;

provide training and supervision to a team of national staff counselors and local refugee psychosocial counselors; and liaise with other NGOs and local organizations.

The position has a one-year renewable agreement. This is an unaccompanied post.

Responsibilities:

Psychotherapy Oversight: Oversee and coordinate mental health assessments and individual and group psychotherapy provided by counselors.
Clinical Supervision and Training: Design and carry out training programs for staff counselors – including ongoing training, mentoring and modeling. Provide frequent individual and group clinical supervision, including case discussions, live supervision and self-care components.

  • Continually assess development of counselors and adapt training and coaching to meet their needs. Provide advanced supervision and training in supervision skills to counseling supervisors.
  • Receive clinical supervision from supervisor on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
    Staff Management: Build and maintain a strong and cohesive team of counselors. Coordinate workflow,
    resources and priorities and facilitate communication across the team. Hire, coach, mentor and develop staff members.
    Community Assessment: Mentor counselors to complete needs assessments, sensitizations and psychoeducation in refugee camps in order to identify target populations and determine appropriate mental health interventions for people who have been tortured and/or traumatized by war.

    Qualifications

  • Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
  • Graduate degree in psychology, counseling, clinical social work or related field.
  • 4 years of experience providing individual and group psychotherapy to trauma survivors.
  • 3 years of experience supervising mental health professionals and paraprofessionals.
  • Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations
  • Certification or licensure as a psychologist or psychotherapist.
  • 6 or more years of experience providing individual and group psychotherapy.
  • Extensive experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, families and SGBV survivors.
  • 5 years of experience supervising mental health professionals and paraprofessionals.
    Experience working in the field of torture treatment.
  • Experience working in humanitarian settings, including camp-based settings.
  • Experience working with interpreters.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 26th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Psychotherapist/Trainer Jobs in Gambella, Ethiopia

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