BVS Nepal

Psychosocial Counselor

BVS Nepal

Psychosocial Counselor

Burn Violence Survivors – Nepal, established in 2008, is one of the few organizations working specifically on prevention, protection, advocacy, curative and long-term recovery and rehabilitation of burns survivors. BVS-Nepal helps and supports survivors of burns accidents and violence, such as attempted homicide attacks, normally using kerosene or acid and cases of self-immolation and attempted suicide, often stemming from domestic violence. We have been able to help more than 8500 burns victims, till date, through medical and surgical, counseling, nutrition and physiotherapy since the inception of the organization. BVS-Nepal has successfully provided life skills and vocational trainings to thirty female burns violence survivors, to enable them to start a new life.
Burn Violence Survivors – Nepal, established in 2008, is one of the few organizations working specifically on prevention, protection, advocacy, curative and long-term recovery and rehabilitation of burns survivors. BVS-Nepal helps and supports survivors of burns accidents and violence, such as attempted homicide attacks, normally using kerosene or acid and cases of self-immolation and attempted suicide, often stemming from domestic violence. We have been …

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 : Part Time
Job Location : Janakpur
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jan. 25, 2023 23:55 (1 week, 3 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 1 year
Other Specification
  • The candidate must have an Intermediate or bachelor’s in any discipline along with six-month psychosocial counseling training/Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Counseling Psychology. 
  • At least one year of working experience as a psychosocial counselor and able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Able to make field visits frequently within and out of the main duty station as required by the project’s activities.
  • Sound knowledge and skills of the computer, email, and internet. Able to prepare reports in Microsoft word, excel and google sheet.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation & public relation skills in both English and Nepali.

Job Description

The Psychosocial Counselor will be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:

  • Undertake vulnerability assessments, provide appropriate psychosocial counselling to burn patients/survivors, their family and caregivers, during the patient’s stay in the hospital and after discharge as per the need of organization.
  • Build rapport with burn patients/survivors, their family, caregivers, hospital staff and service providers
  • Conduct community-based psychosocial orientation and sensitization programs to targeted communities 
  • Maintain database and case studies of the beneficiaries and its confidentiality.
  • Make frequent follow-up and field visits to provide psychosocial counselling support as per the need.
  • Provide support in project activities as per the need of program/organization.
  • Develop annual, semi-annual, periodic, event reports and report to the Program Manager.
  • Provide support as per the requirement of program/organization.


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