Psychosocial Counselor


Psychosocial Counselor

KOSHISH is a non-government organization, established in 2008, and working for the promotion of mental health and psychosocial wellbeing in Nepal. KOSHISH has been implementing the Inclusive Livelihoods - West (USAID Sakcham West) project in Banke and Dang districts of Nepal in partnership with CBM and DEC-Nepal under the USAID funded project. In order to execute this project under consortium, KOSHISH invites applications from suitable and qualified Nepali citizens for the aforementioned position.

Psychosocial Counselor

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Nepalgunj,Banke
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 25, 2022 23:55 (2 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Communication Presentation Coordination & Public Relation Ski…
Other Specification
  • Excellent communication, presentation, coordination & public relation skills
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and in a team for bringing concrete results
  • Flexible and able to multitask on several different aspects of the projects
  • Good in written and spoken both Nepali and English language
  • Empathetic, Energetic with receptive learning attitude
  • Sensitive to Mental health and crosscutting issues of disability

Education Level: Minimum of  Bachelors Degree   from recognized institutions with one year counseling training from certified institution

Experience required: A minimum of 2 years of experience in the similar field

Job Description

Reports to: Advocacy Coordinator  

Main purpose of this job is to render technical/psychosocial support services to the project beneficiaries and taking the lead in the project at implementation level as per the project plan. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop the plan and provide psychosocial counseling to beneficiaries and groups and ensure proper documentation of the intervention.
  • Provide technical support to project team to prepare project plan, implementation guideline, plan of action, and training manual. 
  • Establish and maintain strong coordination with the municipality, community, community groups (Self-Help Groups), CSOs, Organization of the Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and other stakeholders. 
  • Identifying, orientating and training to all the project beneficiaries with regard to the mental health and Psychosocial disabilities across the nodes
  • Develop and facilitate training and orientation program for community groups stakeholders, OPDs etc.
  • Support and build the capacity of field staff on screening, reporting, documentation, social mobilization etc.
  • Establish/improve the proper knowledge management and documentation through research/study, documentation the success stories, best practices, innovations and learning.
  • Prepare systematic records and database of the beneficiaries and ensure the privacy.
  • Represent KOSHISH in various communities and other forums as per the project guidelines
  • Prepare and submit periodic and event reports to the Advocacy Coordinator
  • Report to Advocacy  Coordinator to implement project activities as well as work in the consortium team with the purpose of injecting the mental health and psychosocial  aspect of the disability across the beneficiaries
  • Closely work with the employment counsellor
  • Train the community mobilizers in regard to the overall mental health and Psychosocial Issues 
  • Overall responsible for project area  to support and lead the psychosocial counseling aspect of the proejct
  • Any other task assigned by the organization relevant with the job. 

Travel required: 

This position is supposed to oversee the project implemented in Banke and Dang. Thus, frequent travel to project area and central office is required as per need. 

Remuneration and Benefit: Negotiable as per competence and experience

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