Psychosocial Counselor, SRS

Job Description

Title: Psychosocial Counselor, SRS

Company Name: Jagorani Chakra Foundation

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sylhet

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's degree preferably in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Psychology, social sciences, development and humanitarian studies, social work other relevant subject areas.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Actively promotes the availability of counseling services.
∎ Conducts individual and group counseling for children, young people, and their family members.
∎ Work with the team for assessing the need for psychosocial service (PSS) in the community.
∎ Develop the capacity of front-line staff on Psychological First Aid (PFA).
∎ Provide PFA to children at first contact.
∎ Coordinate with caseworkers and other staff to ensure PFA is provided to all children and make sure proper documentation is in place.
∎ Effective coordination with Case Management Coordinator (CMC) & Case Supervisor (CS) to develop and proper implementation of care plans for children.
∎ Identify children and parents who need counseling or specialized mental health support.
∎ Provide distance or face-to-face Counseling to individual children and parents.
∎ Proper documentation of counseling services and coordination with the CMC & CS to ensure case files are containing proper counseling data.
∎ Documents PSS activities, coordination meetings, and other activities related to the project.
∎ Take appropriate measures to refer most critical mental health cases to experts.
∎ Assist CMC & Project Manager to produce quality periodic reports.
∎ Keeps systematic records of work and maintains confidentiality.
∎ Develops work plans and reports of activities.
∎ Provides weekly, monthly, and periodic counseling reports to the Project Manager.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 40 years
∎ Experienced candidates in the relevant field will be given preference.
∎ Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively, including the ability to advocate for and explain difficult psychosocial issues.
∎ Advanced knowledge of written English is required Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office package.
∎ Demonstrated competency to work independently with minimum supervision.
∎ Able to inspire and show empathy to beneficiaries.
∎ Resilient, flexible and gender-sensitive.
∎ Ability and willingness to travel to the field.
∎ Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
∎ Excellent communication and listening skills.
∎ Proactive and have the desire to learn and build professional expertise.

∎ Tk. 55,000 per month, Consolidated and other admissible benefits as per organizational policy as well as the project.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 3 Jul 2022

Company Information:
∎ 23 Jun 2022
∎ Jagorani Chakra Foundation
∎ Address : 46 Mujib Sarak, Jashore.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF) is a national voluntary social welfare organization.

Category: NGO/Development

: Interested candidates are requested to send their CV (If CV send through E-mail please give CV in PDF Format), passport-size color photograph with a cover letter for the above position to the Executive Director, Jagorani Chakra Foundation, 46 Mujib Sarak, Jashore- 7400. Please write down the mobile number in the application and the name of the position on the top of the envelop/E-mail subject line. Short-listed candidates will be called for the interview. Candidates accused of abuse of women and children, sexual exploitation & abuse and sexual Harassment are not needed to apply. The candidate must be fit in the pre-employment medical test. Women are encouraged to apply and Smokers are discouraged to Apply.Jagorani Chakra Foundation (JCF) is an equal opportunity employer.

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