MHPSS Team Leader

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: (2986)

Job Title: MHPSS Team Leader

Application deadline: 16.05.2020

Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CVs should be in English Language and in Word or PDF format.

Job Requirements:        

  • University Degree or Diploma University degree, preferably in psychology, sociology, social work, mental health or related field of study preferable
  • 1 years related field with experience. NGO experience is a plus
  • Experience working in the social service field preferable, management/supervision experience would be an asset.
  • Experience working with MHPSS, protection or case management in a humanitarian setting, management/supervision experience would be an asset.
  • Knowledge and previous experience on a supervisory role or humanitarian setting preferred but not essential
  • Experience working with children and women.
  • Experience in MHPSS Programming in emergency situations preferable.
  • Must submit copies of highest educational qualifications received and present original upon interview
  • Having excellent analytic and interpretation skill of data to track performance against program indicators
  • Fluent English and Arabic writing and reading skills essential
  • Clear understanding of mental disorders prevention and treatment.
  • Field work understanding/experience
  • Willingness to travel to the site locations
  • Good documentation and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly.
  • Openness to working with displaced communities
  • Fluency in English, Arabic and Kurdish preferable including writing clear and concise reports
  • Good communication skills and writing skills an added advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point.
  • Experience working in the social service field, as a School Counsellor or with a Psychological background
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within MRFS and amongst beneficiaries served by MRFS.

Job Description:

Under the management of the MHPSS Technical Supervisor:

  • Manage a team of Psychosocial Workers and Community Mobilizers
  • Provide supervision, case consultation and advice to a team of Psychosocial Workers and Community Mobilizers
  • Manage more complex MHPSS cases through the provision of psychosocial support and case management.
  • Responsible for reporting on MHPSS activities, services, trainings.
  • Ensuring that client logs, case files and activity/training reports are up to date.
  • Ensuring client appointment, group work, community awareness activity and training schedules are up to date.
  • Responsible for maintaining an up-to-date clinical audit sheet for her/ his respective location and submitting this document on a weekly basis to the MHPSS Technical Supervisor.
  • Hold team meetings in conjunction with the MHPSS Technical Supervisor.
  • Briefing and interviewing new Psychosocial Workers who join the team in consultation with the MHPSS Technical Supervisor.
  • Participate in assessments of new sites/ locations/ services, and programme planning alongside the MHPSS Programme Technical Supervisor.
  • Ensure MHPSS team attendance at relevant Site Coordination meetings.
  • Act as the focal point for communication and collaboration with other MRFS staff and external actors in the camp
  • Develop care and safety plans that are individualized, mutually developed and jointly monitored with the client/ survivor;
  • Monitor on-going care plan development with special attention to safety issues and stabilizing the family from the effects of domestic violence;
  • Establish long and short-term goals in case planning which can include family stability and addressing issues of safety;
  • Coordinates the provision of social services to client/ survivors, families, and significant others (includes referrals) to enable them to deal with the impact of mental illness on individual family functioning and to achieve maximum benefits from healthcare and support services;
  • Serve as a client/ survivor advocate;
  • Conducts review for appropriate utilization of services from admission through discharge/termination;
  • Evaluate client/ survivor satisfaction and quality of care provided;
  • Facilitate group support sessions
  • Maintains current and comprehensive client files and clinical audit sheets to aid with documentation and reporting responsibilities.
  • Provide regular updates and reports to senior management staff as required; contribute to donor reports and internal MRFS reports as required;
  • Ensure proper reporting by all PSWs and CMs in catchment area.
  • Report on all tasks and responsibilities including referrals using collection tools provided by MRFS.
  • Reporting on evolving needs in the community, gaps in service access, and trends among targeted populations relevant to program implementation.

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Duty Station: Ain Issa, Syria

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email/Link:

 nes-recruitment@medicalreliefforsyria.org

Please consider to mention the advert ID (Above) and the job title in the email subject.