وظائف شاغرة لدى منظمة دولية مستقلة وغير متحيزة تعمل في حالات الفقر والنزاعات والكوارث للتخصصات التالية

الأربعاء، 4 أبريل 2018


تعلن منظمة  Humanity & inclusion (the new name of handicap international) في المفرق عن حاجتها الى :

Psycho-social Worker

Location: Mafraq                           
Contract Duration: Two Months

THE ORGANIZATION

Handicap International Federation runs programmes under its operating name, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. 
THE JOB
Under the supervision of the Project Officer, the psychosocial worker receiving support from Protection and Psychosocial Technical Advisor, is responsible to implement qualitative psychosocial intervention for most vulnerable population (including people with disabilities/ injuries) affected by the Syrian crisis, and especially within the refugee’s communities. The psychosocial worker is member of a multidisciplinary team (case manager, physiotherapists, P&O and occupational therapists).
Responsibility 1: Provide psychosocial care and follow up to beneficiaries 
 Aim: Ensure quality psychosocial services are delivered to the beneficiaries

Activities:
  • Identify, register and analyse beneficiaries  psychosocial needs (disabilities and vulnerabilities) in close relation with the beneficiaries and their caregivers
  • Identify all protection issues at individuals and familial level
  • Refer all cases requiring specialized mental health care and/or complementary individual psychosocial support to the appropriate service(s) , in coordination with the case manager
  • Ensure a qualitative follow up of the beneficiaries and document the follow up according to the monitoring plan

Responsibility 2 :Organise group sessions  and when needed, collaborate with the physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists  

Aim: Ensure that group therapy sessions are linked to the overall intervention plan and contribute  to better outcomes for the beneficiaries

Activities: 
  • In collaboration with the team, identify the beneficiaries and the families who could benefit from group sessions
  • According to the needs identified and the internal referral received, organise the different group sessions according to the integrated approach
  • With the support and advices of the Psychosocial Technical Advisor, define the objectives of the group sessions and the relevant participants
  • Conduct the different psychosocial group activities, adapted and appropriate to each one’s specific needs and capacities
  • Animate the group session in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team as needed
  • Among the beneficiaries, identify people (peer) who could support the organization of group sessions
  • Encourage participation of peers in the group session

Responsibility 3: Report data on group activities, follow-up on individual / family cases and organize the daily and weekly activities
Aim: Ensure up to date information on status of service delivery according to cases and clear planning of work.
Activities: 
  • Ensure a daily quantitative and qualitative reporting through the tools (assessment form, follow up form, discharger and monitoring form, donation certificate, groups report) and system in place
  • Organization of the weekly plan within the  multidisciplinary team, with the support of project Officer
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Any other reports to be made upon line manager request

Responsibility 4:Participate in the analysis and reporting of global issues in the refugee population, with a focus on psychosocial and psychological issues

Aim: To contribute to the orientation of response by providing relevant and updated information on the evolving context
 Activities: 
  • In formal and informal meetings with the team, participate to a qualitative analysis of the different kinds of issues, at individual, familial and community level
  • Participate to  monthly reporting using the tools in place and ensure to inclusion of all important issues  and points of attention
  • Contribute to the production of case study, collect testimonies to provide evidence  of intervention and input in reporting to the TO

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will have 
  • Degree in social work, psychology, nursing or any other  related field or Any other degree complemented with 2  years of practical  experience in psychosocial counseling
  • Minimum 3 years experience working with vulnerable groups with international or national NGOs in area of Psychosocial support, Some of this in   facilitating  group sessions
  • Experience in developing  and implementing psychosocial intervention action plans
  • Good understanding of community based approaches
  • Good listening and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of referrals mechanisms
  • Ability to work in an multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work with partners( local and international actors)
  • Empathetic
  • Motivated,
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible,
  • Adaptable in various situations
  • Positive personality
  • Diplomatic

Persons living with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply 
How to apply:
If you are interested in this position please send your Cover letter and CV as one attachment in English. Only the applications sent in the required format will be considered and only shortlisted candiates will be contacted. Completed applications should reach us on or before the the 14th of April 2018.