Vacancy Announcement

Centre for Mental Health & Counselling Nepal

The Centre for Mental Health and Counselling – Nepal (CMC-Nepal), a national level NGO working on mental health and psychosocial support, launches a call for applications in the framework of the Psychosocial Component of the Safer Migration (SaMi) Program phase III. SaMi is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It is implemented by the Ministry…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu ,Gandaki Province
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 2 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Sep 19, 2022

Job Description

The Centre for Mental Health and Counselling – Nepal (CMC-Nepal), a national level NGO working on mental health and psychosocial support, launches a call for applications in the framework of the Psychosocial Component of the Safer Migration (SaMi) Program phase III. SaMi is a bilateral initiative between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. It is implemented by the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security and 156 participating local governments. Helvetas Nepal provides technical assistance to the program on behalf of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

To address the social cost of the migration, SaMi/HELVETAS have entered into the partnership with Centre for Mental Health and Counseling-Nepal (CMC-Nepal) which has expertise in providing psychosocial support training and supervision to psychosocial counselors. Currently, this project is running as an extension phase, with focus on sustainability of psychosocial component.

CMC-Nepal is supporting SaMi in the provision of psychosocial support in the 38 districts of implementation of the project. It therefore seeks candidates for the following position:

1. Psychosocial Supervisor- 1 full-time position for regular project, based in Gandaki provincial office in Pokhara with frequent field visits to local governments implementing SaMi) is responsible to supervise and support the psychosocial counsellors in providing psychosocial counselling services to the migrant workers and their families left behind at the field level. Supervisor is expected to support in training and continuous supervision of the psychosocial counselors at field level. Further, the person shall be responsible to work on the sustainability of psychosocial component, through closely working SaMi team and health focal person of the concerned local government.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree in psychology or counselling psychology or mental health social work or psychiatric nursing from recognized university with two years of experience as a psychosocial supervisor or bachelor degree in social science with at least five years of working experiences as psychosocial counsellors in migration (with migrant workers and their families) or gender-based violence with GBV survivors under close supervision from expert clinical psychologists/ psychologists.

Having strong experience in conducting training in psychosocial counseling and supervision of psychosocial counselors, health workers, community psychosocial workers and other developmental actors

  • Having good comprehension and learning attitude in psychosocial interventions

Practical and strong background in supervising psychosocial counselling skills of counsellors.

  • Experience of working with migration will be advantage.
  • Experience in coordination with multi-stakeholders (GOs/I/NGOs) for the effectiveness of the service, including referral service
  • Good report writing and documentation skills in both English and Nepali language
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships within and outside the organization
  • Willing to travel extensively

2. Monitoring and Documentation Officer (1 full-time position for regular project, based in Kathmandu with field visits in project districts) is responsible to lead overall monitoring and documentation related task in the projects through designing and implementing monitoring system for tracking regular progress updates and inform to the Program Coordinators through formal reporting aspects.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferably in the field of Information Technology and Management Information Systems or Public Health or Social Science or Development studies or other related fields relevant to the above duties is required
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive and relevant experience in designing, implementing and overseeing M&E related task in mental health or health related or development projects
  • Having good comprehending and learning attitude in mental health and psychosocial field
  • Good level of skills in data management of psychosocial support work of PS counsellors in the local level, report writing skills and case documentation skills in English, along with knowledge and skills in SPSS, KoBo and other research and documentation tools.
  • Experience of quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques, data analysis, data management, report writing and case story writing, along with hands on experience of managing database software
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in building rapport with the groups, supporting psychosocial counsellors/social workers
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Project monitoring skills.

Salaries and benefits:  As per the project agreement between SaMi/Helvetas and CMC-Nepal

How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send their application with up-to-date CV to the following address not later than 30th September 2022Women and candidate from minority and ethnic communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. All the rights for recruitment, selection and cancelation (if required) of this recruitment are reserved by CMC-Nepal.

Executive Director

CMC-Nepal

PO Box Number 5295

Kathmandu, Nepal

Email: vacancy.cmcnepal@gmail.com, Website: www.cmcnepal.org.np