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 : Gorkha Lamjung Tanahun
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Dec. 14, 2019 23:55 (7 months, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification
  • Master's Degree in Psychology (Clinical Psychology as Major)
  • At least 2 year experience in the field of Mental Health and Psycho-social well being
  • Prior knowledge and expertise in training development and facilitation
  • Basic knowledge on Project Cycle Management
  • Highly skilled in Psycho-social Model of Counselling
  • Ability to work in a team and use own initiative
  • Good documentation skills
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English and Nepali
  • 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

Note: We offer attractive salary in accordance with organizational policy, a good working environment and a knowledgeable team to work with. Job Description might be upgraded based on organizational and project requirements. The initial contract for the position is one year with possibility of extension.

Eligible candidates with Disability and Women are encouraged to apply.

Applying Procedure:

Interested Candidates are requested to send their updated CV along with cover letter in at email: [email protected] not later than 14th December, 2019


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