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Prevention Officer - Psychologist PSS

Posted 4 months ago by Democracy and Human Rights Development
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Contract
Salary Sector NGO
Duration of Contract: 11 Months- full time
Organization: Democracy and Human Rights Development Center (DHRD)
Deadline of application: January 28, 2019
 
Democracy and Human Rights Development Center /DHRD, is glad to announce a number of new positions  under a new project which is starting on February 1st, 2019. The project is funded by UNHCR, and it is a Gender Based Violence (GBV) project in Sulaymnaiya province; working on preventing and responding to SGBV among refugees and asylum seekers resident inside or outside the refugee camps located in Sulaimanya and Garmyan areas. The deadline for applications is January 28, 2019.

DHRD is seeking ONE Prevention Officer to work under a Psycho-social Service (PSS) project in Sulaymnaiya province. The project is working on preventing and responding to SGBV among refugees and asylum seekers resident inside or outside the refugee camps located in Sulaimanya and Garmyan areas.
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Provide SGBV awareness raising training courses to the women, girls and men refugees, in Sulaimanya and Garmyan areas.
  • Prepare psychological brochures and materials on SGBV and psychosocial support to be published and disseminated to raise psychological awareness among community members.
  • Provide training to refugees and service providers on peer-to-peer intervention and self-help skills and community resiliency methods.
  • Provide training to individuals inside and outside the camps on gaining skills and/or to improve their capacities on mental health.
  • Provide assistance to the DHRD staff members in all activities, workshops and training courses to ensure providing best quality of assistance for the GBV survivors in away to achieve the project goal and objectives.
  • Working full-time, in and off camps, from 09:00am to 04:00pm, five days a week and to be available beyond the regular project working hours whenever required.
 
Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • University degree in Psychology or related fields (BA ) 
  • Minimum 2 years in the field of psychosocial service provision.
  • Previous experience working with GBV survivors.
  • Previous experience working in mental health and psychosocial support services (MHPSS) is a plus.
  • Previous NGO experience.
  • Fluent in Arabic and Kurdish and good in English.

 

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