MHPSS Counselor (5x)

at International Medical Corps (IMC)
Location East & West Hararghe, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted October 11, 2021
Category Health Care / Medical
Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


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1.  Position –

Required No – 05(Four)

Location: East Hararghe/West Hararghe

The primary function of MHPSS Counsellor is to assist the Senior Emergency Health Response Coordinator with the integration of mental health and psycosocial support in to the general health care. The MHPSS Counsellor’s primary responsibilities are oversee of the psychosocial components of the mental health and psychosocial program and implementing counselling services to the community we are serving.


Job Requirements


·               BA/Master’s degree in Psychology or related field with at least 3 years of counselling and social work experience

·               At least 2 years of mental health and psychosocial programming experience;

·               In depth knowledge and experience of mental health and psychosocial programming in the humanitarian context essential.

·               Familiarity with IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support In Emergency Settings

·               Training experience required on mhGAP & Proven counselling skill

·               Strong organizational and supervisory, Strong writing and reporting skills.

·               Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within different cultural environments

·               Ability to work within a team structure or in isolation, flexible, and can cope with stressful workloads and working with limited resources Honest, hardworking and a self-motivated person.

·               Ability to travel on short notice to project sites

·               Excellent English verbal and written skills.

Knowledge of  local language is mandatory

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Applying Instructions

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements shall submit their application letter and updated CV idirectly on ethiojobs OR before October 17, 2021.

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