KOSHISH is a nongovernmental organization, as a national self-help organization it is working in the field of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in Nepal. The word "KOSHISH" means "making an effort”. KOSHISH works in a twin-track approach; advocacy and service delivery. Since 2008, advocacy for inclusion and dignity of people with mental health and psychosocial issues and transforming lives of people living in vulnerable conditions has been at the forefront of KOSHISH’s goals with UNCRPD, 2006 at its core.


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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 2 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Nuwakot District
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jul. 23, 2020 23:55 (2 weeks, 2 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Documentation Ms Office Communication Interpersonal
Other Specification
  • The applicant should have a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology and have relevant training
  • At least 2 years proven experience of providing Psychosocial Counseling, empathetic communication, familiarity with the psychosocial model of counseling and monitor and follow up of the persons who received counseling
  • Prior knowledge and expertise in training development and facilitation
  • Ability to work in a team and use own initiative
  • Good documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Extremely flexible, and can cope with stressful workloads and frustration
  • Preferences will be given to the candidates having experience in community based mental health projects

Job Description

  • Produce  and submit the monthly, quarterly reports, maintain database of beneficiaries, write up human interest stories/case stories
  • Develop and facilitate training and orientation program for health professionals and community stakeholders
  • Develop the plan and provide the psycho-social counselling to needy beneficiaries 
  • Monitoring and follow up of the people living with mental health and psycho-social condition
  • Capacity building of project team for development and facilitation of community orientation and sensitization programs, reporting, documentation, and social mobilization
  • Support and supervise health facilities, municipalities to establish and conduct mental health and psycho-social support program
  • Develop strong networking and collaboration with stakeholders of the project
  • Ensure proper documentation of the intervention
  • Represent KOSHISH and project in various community and forums
  • Any other task assigned by the organization relevant with the job

Applying Procedure

Interested Candidates are requested to send their updated CV at Email: [email protected] not later than 23rd July 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.

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