Psychologist

Bachelor's Degree   Kunduz, Afghanistan Full Time 258
Date Posted:Nov 10, 2019
Reference:773
Closing Date:Nov 20, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):

Founded:  

Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

Job Summary:

She is required to follow this job description and complete her works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.

Skills Required:

Efficiency and organisation

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:


·        Able to work overtime on weekends or holidays required by the supervisor or program

·         She/he is required to be adaptable for larger tasks not specified in this framework

·         Fluent in Dari/Pashto both writing and speaking (knowledge of English language is an advantage)

·        Have knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office and other office automation

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • ·        Create methods to assess and record baseline psychological health of each child in children’s center and other WAW facilities when called upon.
  • ·        Develop plan to assess improvement or deterioration of psychological condition of each child after specific intervals of time.
  • ·        Provide treatment plan for each child with psychological/behavior problems
  • Train staff in day-to-day treatment of troubled children.
  • ·        Provide literature on treatment of troubled children.
  • ·        Meet bimonthly with staff to discuss progress of children, do in-depth analysis of a specific case, and review current literature on child psychology.
  • ·        Is available for consultations when serious behavior problems arise.
  • ·        Provide method of assessing mental health of mothers in prison, particularly in terms of their relations with their children and prospects for reintegration.
  • ·        When called upon, assists WAW counselors in dealing with mothers in prison.
  • ·        Inform center manager when appropriate workshops or training  courses are available in relevant subjects.
  • ·        Recommend psychiatric facilities when needed.
  •  Provide Report to Children Support Center Manager
  •  Maintain database portion devoted to mental health of each child.
  • ·        Able to work overtime on weekends or holidays when required by the supervisor or program 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz

Qualifications:

·        Able to work overtime on weekends or holidays required by the supervisor or program

·         She/he is required to be adaptable for larger tasks not specified in this framework

·         Fluent in Dari/Pashto both writing and speaking (knowledge of English language is an advantage)

·        Have knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office and other office automation

·         Have bachelor degree in Psychology

·        Have 5 years experience in related field 

Job Keywords:

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Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghan applicants should submit their CVs along with with cover letter indicating their interest and suitability for the position. please indicate the vacancy number & vacancy title (WAW-773 Psychologist) clearly in the cover letter also in the subject line and send to email add:

Submission Email:

  hr@womenforafghanwomen.org