MHPSS Officer (Ref: RR-TUR-HM-4-B4-003)

Withheld Name of International Nongovernmental Organization Hatay,Kahramanmaraş
Sözleşmeli 1-3
Arapça (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),Türkçe (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
Bu ilan yayından kaldırılmış Görüntülenme : 1243


İlan Detayları




                             Job Description MHPSS Officer (MHPSSO)


Location:  Kahramanmaraş and Hatay

Number of People to be Hired: 4

Planned start date:  03.07.2023          

Planned end date: 31.12.2023


Overall Purpose: Working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world’s most vulnerable with practical and compassionate care, the PSSO supports and assists with execution of the assigned mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) project(s). Under the direct supervision of the MHPSS Project Manager (MHPSS PM) the PSSO will aid in planning, implementing and monitoring of the psychosocial support activities. In close cooperation with the team and relevant stakeholders the PSSO assists in the preparation of work plans and learning materials needed for the project activities. In addition, he/she will assist in liaising with national authorities and humanitarian stakeholders as well as local organizations and community leaders and if necessary, participate in coordination meetings.


Project Overview: Our goal in the Turkey crisis is to provide rapid emergency assistance to the Turkish, and Syrian refugees to the internally displaced people affected by the Earthquake, to cover their immediate needs in health, shelter and basic assistance.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver the psychosocial and outreach activities including coordination of administrative functions.
  • Prepare work plans and learning materials required for PSS activities, (awareness) sessions and services.
  • Assist in liaising with national authorities and professionals and community-based organizations (CBO).
  • Maintain strong relationships and ongoing exchange of information with (I)NGOs and UN counterparts.
  • Provide technical guidance on psychosocial activities of the project.
  • Actively contribute to timely and quality preparation and submission of the project documents agreements and project reports on psychosocial activities.
  • According to the specific project needs contribute to the preparation of regular updates project summaries and other relevant information materials and statistics.
  • Participate in meetings with government entities Case Management Groups and coordination meetings in close coordination with the MHPSS PM.
  • Assist in organizing trainings and learning sessions to the beneficiaries and explore possible opportunities for them to enhance their skills and abilities.
  • Assist in developing monitoring and evaluation tools and undertake regular field visits to monitor project activities and implementation.
  • Within the scope of work perform other duties assigned by the MHPSS PM.


Communication and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the broader team and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships
  • Participate in Protection, MHPSS TWG and GBV meetings as appropriate and as assigned by the MHPSS PM, as well as in internal trainings, and other working groups or meetings as required, representing our organisation and feeding back to the MHPSS PM on relevant issues



  • Liaise, as necessary, with the logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly


Quality Management

  • Promote and use our operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed
  • Ensure PSS activities are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with the organisation, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere, CHS and IASC guidelines

Person Specification

Qualification / Experience Essential Desirable
Vocational qualification Qualification a psychiatric nurse, social worker or (medical) nurse with mental health training PFA and/or mhGAP-HIG training
Work experience 1 years’ post-qualification professional experience

Experience implementing mental health/ psychosocial/ protection projects or activities

Languages Good English, Arabic and Turkish (spoken and written) Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, local language
IT Familiar with Microsoft Office programs, in particular Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  


Competencies Essential Desirable


Passionate about serving the vulnerable people

Desire to learn

Team-player with good inter-personal skills

Willingness to support others and to share workload

Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building
Experience in training others

Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels

Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner

Willingness to be stretched professionally

Technical expertise

Good numerical, report writing and administration skills

Problem solving ability

Knowledge of humanitarian principles, Sphere and CHS as well as IASC guidelines and policies for MHPSS in emergencies

Good report and proposal writing skills

Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of psychosocial programmes

Management and leadership

Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks

Able to set clear objectives

Committed to consultative team work

Good understanding of humanitarian work

Areas of expertise

Psychosocial support

Mental health


(Public) Health

Interested candidates are requested to submit their application including the most recent CV with a cover letter in English with contact details (name, position, phone and e-mail details) of two references by indicating name of the position applied with the reference code  RR-TUR-HM-4-B4-003 in the subject line of the e-mail to

Withheld Name of International Nongovernmental Organization

A Swiss based impartial, independent, and neutral humanitarian organisation.
İsviçre kökenli, tarafsız, bağımsız ve nötr bir insani yardım kuruluşu.

Benzer İlanlar