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Psychosocial Counselor

AWEC
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Position Title: Psychosocial Counselor

2024-07-13        Baghlan       Full Time        67

Job Location: Baghlan
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization Policy
Vacancy Number: HRM 62
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Baghlan
Organization: AWEC
Years of Experience: At least 2-3 experience working mention position/relevant field, psychological/psychosocial counseling, preferably with women and girls.
Contract Duration: 3 months
Gender: Female
Education: BA degree or Diploma in psychology, social science, or received certified PSS training as per MOPH standard.
Close date: 2024-07-13

About AWEC:

AWEC is a non-political, non-profit, woman-headed national organization established in 1991 by a group of educated Afghan women in exile, who rallied together to address the lack of facilities for Afghan refugees in Islamabad and eventually Peshawar, in Pakistan. AWEC has always been involved in advocacy and awareness-raising for women and children’s rights while providing services to those who frequently fall through safety nets. In recent years, one of AWEC’s core activities has been to support women through mobilizing Afghans, from local communities to political elites, towards the goal of reducing and eventually eliminating violence against women.

Our vision in AWEC is “an inclusive and just society with sensitized and responsive public and private sector, where all women and children have access to opportunities to improve their quality of life in order to realize their full potential”.

AWEC has zero tolerance approach to the AWEC Code of Conduct including safeguarding, SH, and Fraud violations being committed by its staff, consultants, contractors, volunteers, interns, suppliers, vendors, sub-grantees/partners, implementing partners or any other associate.

Job Descriptions:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessments of clients’ situations to determine the beneficiary’s situation
  • Provide in-person psychosocial counseling sessions to individuals and groups
  • Develop service plans and conduct reviews as needed throughout treatment
  • Provide PPS assessments, counseling, referrals, and intervention services
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed
  • Refer individuals to appropriate treatment centers, as necessary
  • Ensure that all case files and other records strictly comply with policies, regulations, and procedures
  • Coordinate treatment plans and maintain ongoing contact with partner organizations to ensure the continual care for the beneficiaries
  • Actively participate in ongoing training as needed to meet all certification standards and credentialing policies

Job Requirements:

Qualifications Experience & Skills: 

  • BA degree or Diploma in psychology, social science, or received certified PSS training as per MOPH standard.
  • Demonstrated strong experience working with vulnerable clients, including survivors of SGBV and victims of child abuse.
  • Familiarity with IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings.
  • At least 2-3 experience working mention position/relevant field, psychological/psychosocial counseling, preferably with women and girls.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish working relations with target communities and project team
  • Fluent in speaking and writing Pashto and Dari languages
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Selected candidate undergoes PESA background check.
  • Any other tasks to assigned from organization

Submission Guidelines:

Interested candidates are requested to send their applications along with their CVs to the attention of following address recruitment@awec.info

Kindly mention vacancy number and position title in your email's subject line, otherwise you won't be shortlisted. All shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for test/Interview.

“Being committed to diversity & equal employment opportunity we highly encourage females & people living with disabilities to apply, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, language, religious sect.”

Submission Email:

recruitment@awec.info

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