Psychosocial Counselor at Kituo Cha Sheria (KITUO)

Full Time5 months ago
Employment Information

PSYCHOSOCIAL COUNSELOR- FORCED MIGRATION PROGRAMME (REF)

Reporting to the Coordinator, Forced Migration Programme, he/she will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assessing the mental health status of refugees and producing a data base
  • Providing individual counseling, support groups or group psychotherapy
  • Collaborating closely with legal officers in terms of case management and follow-up of clients
  • Providing training for non-clinical staff regarding trauma-related issues and self-care strategies
  • Sensitizing refugee communities regarding trauma and empowering them to develop own strategies to overcome consequences of war and violence
  • Providing training for and supervising community members working as lay-counselors
  • Program development including proposal and report writing and financial monitoring
  • Advocacy and networking with partnering organizations

Qualifications& Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Counseling or Psychology or a related A master’s degree in a similar discipline will be an added advantage
  • Proven knowledge and experience in providing technical support to MHPSS
  • Three (3) years of professional experience in working with survivors of war, political violence and torture, preferably in an NGO
  • Experience in the participatory development of community-based
  • Very good command of Kiswahili and English, oral and
  • Knowledge of refugee-related (legal) issues is an
  • Strong communication and interpersonal & intercultural
  • Registered with the Kenya Counselling and Psychological
 

Method of Application

Please send, deliver and email written applications including a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant testimonials with telephone number, email address and current remuneration. The applications should be addressed to:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

KITUO CHA SHERIA – LEGAL ADVICE CENTRE.

OLE ODUME ROAD OFF ARWINGS KODHEK ROAD

P.O. BOX 7483-00300

NAIROBI

 Email your application to: hr@kituochasheria.or.ke

The application must reach us on or before 26th February 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 


 

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