Psychologist

Bachelor's Degree   Jawzjan, Afghanistan Full Time 184
Date Posted:May 14, 2019
Reference:704
Closing Date:May 23, 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:3 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

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Job Summary:

Psychologist aim to reduce the distress and improve the psychological wellbeing of her clients. She use psychological methods and research to make positive changes to her clients' lives and offer various forms of treatment.

She will work with clients of all ages who have a variety of different mental or physical health issues,

Skills Required:

Effective Communication Skills

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

  • The ability to apply your knowledge of academic psychology and research to clinical problems;
  • The capacity to be critical and analytical and to work in a self-motivated, independent way;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to deal with people in distress;
  • The ability to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines;
  • The determination to succeed;
  • A strong understanding of the profession and the role of a psychologist,
  • Empathy and a person-centered approach to clients;
  • The ability to recognize your own limitations and respond to difficult situations;


Duties & Responsibilities:

Psychologist aim to reduce the distress and improve the psychological wellbeing of her clients. She use psychological methods and research to make positive changes to her clients' lives and offer various forms of treatment.

She will work with clients of all ages who have a variety of different mental or physical health issues, such as:

·        depression and anxiety;

·        mental illness;

·        adjustment to physical illness;

·        neurological disorders;

·        addictive behaviors;

·        challenging behaviors;

·        eating disorders;

·        personal and family relationship problems;

·        Learning disabilities.

 Psychologist work in partnership with her clients over a series of sessions in order to diagnose, assess and manage her condition. They often work alongside other professionals in multidisciplinary teams in order to deal with her clients' complex problems.

Responsibilities:- 

Psychologist tend to work with one particular client group, such as women or children. They also often work in a particular setting, for example a hospital or through social services.

Tasks can include:

·        assessing a client's needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior;

·        Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside case worker, social workers, medical doctor, Teacher.

·        devising and monitoring appropriate treatment programmes, including therapy, counselling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues;

·        offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behavior;

·        developing and evaluating service provision for clients;

·        providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work;

·        counseling and supporting

·        Carrying out applied research, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of healthcare settings.

·         Psychologists may be called on to write legal reports and act as expert witnesses. They keep detailed paperwork about clients in order to monitor the progress of the clients' treatments.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Jawzjan

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology /Clinical Psychology will be an advantage
  • A minimum of 3 Years of relevant work experience
  • The ability to apply your knowledge of academic psychology and research to clinical problems;
  • The capacity to be critical and analytical and to work in a self-motivated, independent way;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to deal with people in distress;
  • The ability to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines;
  • The determination to succeed;
  • A strong understanding of the profession and the role of a psychologist,
  • Empathy and a person-centered approach to clients;
  • The ability to recognize your own limitations and respond to difficult situations;


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-704 Psychologist) clearly in the cover letter also in the subject line and send to email add: hr@womenforafghanwomen.org


Submission Email:

  hr@womenforafghanwomen.org