Emergency Employment - Psychologist (Ref: PSY-02)

AMAL İnsani Yardım Derneği (AİYD) Kahramanmaraş,Gaziantep,Kilis
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
Arapça (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
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Job Detail

AMAL İNSANİ YARDIM DERNEĞİ (AİYD) is a local Ngo registered in Turkiye and operating in Gaziantep and Kilis in cooperation with local and international partners. Within the Earthquake Emergency response is looking for a variety of professional profiles to support the activities in all areas mostly affected by the earthquake.

About the Job

The psychology will be part of a team operating in mobility in an integrated manner with team leaders and social workers and emergency coordination officers in the areas most affected by the earthquake. As psychologist, he/she will be required of identifying and providing psychosocial support needs for the benefit of target groups in areas most affected by the disaster. They will work in team and adapt their service according to the priorities identified and changing in the period of implementation of the project, assuring that the interventions are conducted preserving the dignity of beneficiaries and following strong ethical principles and confidentiality. They will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring and reporting of PSS activities, and will ensure that the impact of team activities is met considering the cultural context for the most vulnerable communities.

Within the scope of Protection and PSS interventions, the psychologist will conduct individual interviews, group sessions, and cooperate with the emergency protection team in the preparation, implementation and reporting of psychosocial and protection activities and case management.

The psychologist will also be responsible for assessing the needs of beneficiaries using psychometric tests and interview techniques and identify the specific intervention plans. They will alsoalso responsible for keeping records, monitoring service beneficiaries' progress, and reporting to the Team Leader, Project Manager and Partner Technical and Supervision Staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

• To evaluate the needs of the population of concern within the scope of Psycho-Social Support Program and Protection services,

• To support the preparation of content and strategies to be used in individual and group sessions,

• Organizing individual (one-to-one) counseling or group counseling sessions, programs, and making the relevant needs assessment, planning and implementing an intervention plan in outreach activities, in particular raising awareness of the beneficiaries, developing psychological first aid, social skills, coping skills and accessing social support, organizing peer group activities for adults and children in the affected group,

• Coordinate with the team leader and other members of the team the integration of psychosocial support and protection considerations in the overall team activities,

• Identify PoCs with vulnerabilities and provide case management (identification, assessment, case implementation, data entry, referral, follow-up, feedback etc, maintaining strict protocols for safety, confidentiality, and consent and, if necessary and refer people with severe mental disorders, in coordination with the referral team,

• Map existing support provisions, together with the Team Leader and the Project Coordinators to reinforce their capacity and gap identification in services, and to make referrals to the necessary authorities when required

• Report weekly on the activities and the qualitative and quantitative status of the participants activities and supporting team management in developing a weekly program for PSS Assistants and Social Workers,

• Participating in training, supervision, and team meetings,

• Prepare weekly and monthly reports on the number and identification of cases by age and gender, using the provided spreadsheet program and collection tools,

• To keep a record of registration, the attendance and pre-post test of the sessions given in the program files,

We offer

Contract length: 2-4 Months

Designation of Duty Station: Gaziantep or Kilis (depending on project), with daily team mobility to earthquake affected areas (mainly Kahramanmaraş or areas in the district  of Gaziantep and Kilis)

Start date: Immediately

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with AIYD Terms of Employment for Nationals and depending on experience of the candidate.

About you

• Degree in psychology or psychological counselling and clinical psychology and guidance (completed at least Bachelor’s degree, Master Degree is an asset)

• Turkish citizenship

• Language Skills: Having fluent Arabic (preferably mother tongue) and good Turkish and English as an asset.

• Previous experience in MHPSS (2 years) in related areas of intervention is an advantage (more specifically Have experience of conducting group sessions with adults and children). Field experience in group PSS design and implementation,

• Experience in communicating and working with a wide range of people, including people of culturally diverse backgrounds.

• Having experience working in case management, individual and group sessions,

• Having experience of working in a team and ability to work in coordination within a team structure, to cope with a flexible and stressful workload, and to work with limited resources,

• Strong communication skills, Strong problem solving, coping with stress, communication, time management, organization, and facilitation skills,

• This role requires travelling daily to affected location and might include long or flexible working hours at times.

• Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Zoom, Skype, Kobo and Google tools

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Only Applications sent via email to: jobs@aiyd.ngo

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview. 

Closing date for applications: 15.07.2023

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, AIYD and its partners reserve the right of conducting tests and interviews before the closing date, and can close the job application earlier in case of finding suitable candidate(s).

AMAL İnsani Yardım Derneği (AİYD)

Amal is a non-profit organisation which provides support to vulnerable communities, especially to children, women and those most affected by war and natural disasters. The organisation implements different kind of projects in the field of social goodness, education and culture with the aim of providing help to the most vulnerable ones and help them reintegrate in the society.
Amal Insani Yardm Derneği ayrımcılığa uğramış onlanlara, savaş-doğal afet gibi nedenlerle bütün insanlara özellikle de yetim ve öksüz kalmışlara, kadınlara ve çocuklara insani yardım sunmayı amaç edinmiş olup Türkiye'de olduğu kadar dünyada da dayanışmayı, iyiliği geliştirmeyi, sosyal, eğitimsel ve kültürel projeler uygulamayı hayat girmek amacı ile kurulmuştur.

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