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Job Title: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officer

Company: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 4 years

Location: Adamawa, Borno, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health  

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy above.

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Main Responsibilities: – Assesses the affected communities in the northeast – Identifies needs for psychosocial support and develop a program to response to those needs – Develops activities for psychosocial support program, implement them and provide accurate reports – Conducts extensive field activities to implement and monitor the program – Identifies key community actors who will receive intensive trainings and coaching in basic psychological support – Develops training program and trains persons involved in MHPSS activities – Coordinate volunteers to implement MHPSS activities

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Required Qualifications: – University degree in Psychology. – Post graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling or Medical Doctor specialized in Psychiatry or similar degree is highly desirable – Minimum of 4 years’ experience in clinical and/or community mental health and psychosocial programs – Experience working with the psychological effects of war political violence or other traumatic events highly desirable. – Group facilitation skills, training and supervision experience. – Able to use Microsoft office efficiently – Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, fluency in Kanuri and Hausa is an asset – Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment

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Personal Attributes: – Strongly motivated by humanitarian work – Team leadership and good communication skills – Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative – Team work and partnership working skills – Willingness to learn and support others in their learning – Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills – Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative.

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