Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Officer

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: (2984)

Job Title: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Officer

Application deadline: 26.05.2020

Other Information’s:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Job Requirements:        

  • Degree in social sciences, counselling psychology desired
  • Experience in community health desired
  • At least 2 years experience in counselling including trauma counselling
  • Experience supporting a team in counselling support supervision
  • Experience in training and capacity building of the team
  • Experience working with INGO.
  • Very good level in spoken and written English.

Job Description:

  • Provide trainings and on the job training to Psychologist, Case Managers and Community Health Workers according to Organization protocols.
  • Support in the mapping, the community mental health assessments and the facility assessments on behalf of Organization and LHA MHPSS team,
  • Participate in the planning, coordinating and implementation of activities in close cooperation with MHPSS coordinator and MHPSS Supervisor.
  • Provide trainings to MHPSS LHA Teams regarding Mental Health and Psychological support. Assist and train MHPSS Teams to enhance the scope of MHPSS activities.
  • Provide supervision, on the job training to the MHPSS LHA staff.
  • Assist MHPSS coordinator and MHPSS supervisor in planning, developing and design training materials.
  • Support MHPSS coordinator and MHPSS supervisor to set up the materials linked to the MHPSS services.
  • Participate in the regular update of mapping services of all MHPSS actors, Health actors and Protection actors.

Reports and monitoring data tools

  • Ensure and update the statistical MHPSS tools and monitoring data about mental health activities collected by MHPSS LHA staff with the collaboration of Data officer.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly analysis of MHPSS data in regard to trainings and technical support.
  • Inform the MHPSS supervisor and Coordinator about any issues or problems that may arise related to the service provided to the PHC’s regarding MHPSS.
  • Participate in satisfactory surveys and other activities that may be requested by Organization MHPSS program coordinator.
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports regarding the activities conducted.
  • Update share point for the activities he/she provides.

Representation participation in meetings

  • Participate to the Organization coordination meetings.
  • Participate in MHPSS Program meetings
  • Participation in meeting with other actors to represent MHPSS.

Team work

  • Contributes to work in interdisciplinary team.
  • Work with team spirit with all MHPSS Organization program’s and support staff.


  • Is aware of security rules and situation in the field at all time.

Cooperation with other departments

  • Fulfill HR obligations
  • Cooperate with logistics department whenever required.
  • Is aware of activities of other departments and respect specific rules and procedures.

Information source

  • He or she is aware of social and political situation and keeps information up to date.
  • Passes on all relevant information related to Organization scope of action and context.
  • Advises on various topics (culture, economy, politics, etc.)

Advertiser :Confidential 

Duty Station: Kobane

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

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