Job Information Psycho-Social Support (PSS) Worker - Baiji NGO Information
NGO Name INTERSOS
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 3 months
Governorate Salah Al-Din
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2019-09-22
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2019-09-22
Deadline Date 2019-10-06
Location
[Baiji,Iraq ]
Description

Purpose/objective of the position:

The PSS Worker implements structured and unstructured psycho-social support activities and trainings for beneficiary groups.

 

Generic Duties:

  • Conduct a variety of structured and unstructured activities (recreational, psycho-social and informal skills training) for beneficiaries, catering to the various psycho-social needs and interests of different beneficiary groups (adults, adolescents, children);
  • Prepare for structured psycho-social support activities by carefully reading the PSS SOPs and Curriculum Manuals and preparing all required material and equipment in advance;
  • Conduct recreational activities with children and adults such as sports activities, arts and crafts, dance music, drama etc;
  • Support community resource persons in the implementation of vocational and skill trainings;
  • Facilitate the participation of all segments of the target population in the planned activities ensuring the inclusion of the most vulnerable groups;
  • Ensure that during all activities proper attention is paid to specific emotional and physical needs;
  • Monitor beneficiaries’ progress during psychosocial support activities and identify persons with unusual changes in behavior or other signs of psychosocial distress for referral to a Case Worker or Psychologist;
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality and accountability;
  • Conduct focus group discussions and other participatory activities to engage community members in protection activities and to better understand their needs and interests;
  • Engage community volunteers in planned activities held at the community center according to a planned activity schedule;
  • Maintain daily attendance registers and monthly inventory sheets for each activity conducted;
  • Ensure a safe, friendly and non-discriminatory environment is upheld during all activities;
  • Participate in meetings and trainings in and outside the centers and/or in INTERSOS offices when requested;
  • Complete additional tasks assigned by Supervisor.

 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Person Specification:

Education and professional experience:

  • University Degree in a related field (Social Work, Psychology, etc);
  • Two years relevant work experience;
  • Strong knowledge of psycho-social programming in the humanitarian context.

Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel)
  • Confidentiality, respect and non-discriminatory attitude
  • Strong technical knowledge in protection and psycho-social support
  • Ability to train people, facilitate trainings and build participants’ knowledge and skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)
  • Working knowledge in English (written and spoken)
How To Apply

APPLICATION NOTES:

  • Applicants may submit their CVs to (recruitment.iraq@intersos.org)
  • Please mention the vacancy title: (Psycho-Social Support (PSS) Worker - Baiji) in subject box of your email.
  • Email without vacancy title will not be considered.
  • Email after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • INTERSOS will review application on rolling bases, so the vacancy maybe will filled before deadline.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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