PSS Facilitator - Gaziantep (Ref: PSS Facilitator)

Save the Children International Gaziantep
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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Under the direct supervision of the CP&MHPSS Officer (and with technical support from the MHPSS Technical Advisor and Specialist), the PSS Facilitator be responsible for organizing psychosocial support activities for children, adolescents, caregivers and families as part of integrated community-based MHPSS programming in the earthquake response and will be based in Gaziantep. The PSS Officer will be part of delivering an evidence-based, psychosocial, developmental and multi-leveled approach, in line with global and regional standards. 

The PSS Facilitator will be responsible for delivering community-based MHPSS activities and structured approaches which may include both static and mobile delivery of services. In close cooperation and coordination with MHPSS Officer, the PSS facilitate will ensure that activities are implemented according to technical design and with a strong focus on child and community participation and feedback. 

The MHPSS Officer will receive regular training, support and supervision from the MHPSS TA, Specialist  and/or relevant technical advisors from different supporting sectors



This position will work very closely with the Child Protection teams (Community Outreach Workers) and other relevant staff and sectors in designated location with an aim to:

  1. Contribute to rapid, quality set up of mobile and/or static safe spaces for children and adolescents 
  2. Utilize PFA skills and principles to engage with children and caregivers as and when needed to appropriately respond to signs of distress 
  3. Facilitate dynamic and inclusive recreational and creative activities for children and adolescents
  4. Gather feedback from diverse children, adolescents and caregivers on priority MHPSS needs/concerns and the types of approaches and activities they would like to participate in  
  5. Organize and deliver SCI and other interagency structured psychosocial support activities, such as “I Support My Friends,” “Parenting with Violence”
  6. Support the identification, participation and referral (if needed) of vulnerable or excluded children and youth
  7. Prepare visuals and materials suitable for the target group to enhance participation and understanding of activities.
  8. Organize information meetings tailored specifically for the needs of the target audience.
  9. Follow up with the attendance of beneficiaries and engage with caregivers as needed. 
  10. Utilize effective facilitation skills and youth development approach to foster peer support, creative expression and strengthened resilience of participants in activities.
  11. Document and record activity outputs, learning and other information to support MEAL processes and accountability; report feedback and complaints from the community through the designated channels
  12. Ensure strict adherence to child protection principles and gender equality
  13. Any other duties assigned by the line manager


  • University degree in relevant social science (i.e. Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Education or Child Development) or relevant work experience equivalent
  • Psychology degree graduate with Problem Management (PM+) training is advantageous
  • At least one year work experience in MHPSS with children and families; experience in working with migrants and refugees is an asset
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including team leading and influencing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in Turkish;  preferably Arabic, and Kurdish is an asset. 
  • Capacity and willingness to be flexible in difficult working circumstances.
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Experience with refugee/marginalized communities desired.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (i.e. evenings, weekends)
  • Commitment to and understanding of child right, Save the Children values and Child Safeguarding

Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities 
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better.  Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Child Safeguarding:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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