Since 1998 Shangri-La Orphanage Home (SOH) supports marginalized children and youths by providing them with an orphanage program and an inclusive school.


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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Healthcare / Pharma / Biotech / Medical / R&D
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Chapagaun, Lalitpur
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 09, 2023 23:55 (3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Graduate (Masters)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 3 years
Other Specification
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in psychology ( Master’s degree preferable)
  • Proven work experience with children as a Psychologist or similar role
  • Must have certification of relevant programs
  • Knowledge and experience working in the field of MHPSS, trauma, gender-based violence, peacebuilding, psychosocial disability, social inclusion, and human rights
  • At least three years of experience
  • Knowledge of different therapeutic methods (ex. CBT, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, Gestalt Psychotherapy) and the ability to switch between different approaches to meet each child’s needs
  • Must be approachable and empathic so children will be comfortable working with you
  • Excellent communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate with children of different ages and from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Experience in report writing in the English language
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications (word, excel, powerpoint)
  • Excellent communication and good written/ spoken level of English language
  • Plus point: two-wheel driving license, First Aid (CPR) certification, Ability to pass a thorough background check

Work Hours

  • 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Salary and Benefits: Negotiable

Job Description

Since 1998 Shangri-La Orphanage Home (SOH) supports marginalized children and youths by providing them with an orphanage program and an inclusive school. We are seeking an application from a qualified and experienced Nepali candidate for the position of Psychologist to join our team and provide compassionate and empathetic care to children and teens living/studying in our Shangri-la Orphanage Home, Shangri-la Reintegration Project, and Shangri-la Scholarship Project. The position will be based in Godawari Municipality -10, Neupanegaun, Chapagaun, Lalitpur and will be responsible for all the students under care through different projects.


  • Facilitate individual and group therapy sessions
  • Monitor progress throughout the treatment plan
  • Address issues such as depression, suicidal ideation, trauma, PTSD, bullying, substance abuse, various mental health issues, and learning difficulties in children by providing appropriate psychological intervention
  • Provide complete documentation and records of assessments and treatments according to the project policies
  • Coordinate with other health experts, like child protection workers, pediatricians, and social workers, to facilitate and ensure the children’s psychological development
  • Organize educational programs to inform adolescents or teenagers about the repercussions of high-risk behaviors and ways to adjust to them
  • Provide Psychological First Aid during a crisis
  • Prepare a case study of children for new admission and a case study of the family before there-integration process
  • Provide referrals when necessary for additional care, evaluation, or treatment
  • Collaborate with GA faculty, staff, and other professionals to provide the best care possible
  • Perform other duties as assigned in the Job Description

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