Ended Psychologist

The Job

Contract duration:  10 months
Location: Amran

Organization & Background:
YFCA is a leading, Humanitarian, non-Governmental, non-Profit, non-denominational and impartial Organization established in 1976 to improve woman and child health.  Dramatic changes in YFCA mandate were introduced gradually to accommodate the emerging needs of women, children, youth and vulnerable groups.  From that Health perspective, YFCA programs incorporate wider thematic interventions including WASH, and Nutrition, Food Security, Agriculture and Livelihood, Shelter, Early Recovery and Protection. To pursue its unchanging humanitarian mission, YFCA will thoughtfully continue its expansion process to respond to the ever changing needs of affected communities and vulnerable groups.

Job Purpose:
This job is to support Female Friendly Spaces (FFS) conducting Psychosocial Support (PSS) to the attendees of the FFS (group sessions, one on one, and referrals). 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct screening and assessment of beneficiaries and develop individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans according to their needs.
  • Provide psycho-education to beneficiaries and their families.
  • Provide psychological support and counseling services to beneficiaries and their families.
  • Provide family support when needed
  • Facilitate group therapy and support group sessions in coordination with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychiatrist, community health workers, nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress (referrals).
  • Organize community, rehabilitation and awareness activities for beneficiaries and their families in coordination with the multidisciplinary team;
  • Ensure the complete and updated filing of beneficiary information, including follow- up and referrals.
  • Provide support to YFCA in the implementation of activities under their work plan.
  • Assist in performing other tasks as requested by YFCA.
  • Weekly and monthly report on received cases.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BSc in Psychology (MA degree is preferred).
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in the field.
  • Previous training on case management and/or bio-psychosocial approach is an asset.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be interpersonally skilled in dealing with patients, families, colleagues, and the public.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Experience working with IDPs is preferred.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who fulfil the necessary Qualifications, Experience and Competencies requirements are invited to send in detailed resume "CV" with a letter of intention to the following email address: hr.yfca.org

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Submit a current resume and a cover letter (as separate attachments - PDF recommended).
  • Mentioning the job title in the subject line. Emails without such indication will not be considered.
  • Closing date is:  Jan 17, 2018
  • Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted          
  • Employer: YFCA
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Amran
  • Posted on: 10 January 2018
  • Deadline: 17 January 2018