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8 Jul 2022

Psychosocial Support Focal Person – Dembia at World Vision Ethiopia

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Job Description

World Vision is the largest child-focused private charity in the world. Our 34,000+ staff members working in nearly 100 countries have united with our incredible supporters to impact the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty. Through World Vision every 60 seconds…a family gets water…a hungry child is fed…a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

About Job

Psychosocial Risk Management: through consultation with women and girls, and other relevant community members/MHPSS providers she/he will identify PSS risk; he/she (eg. suicide; sleeping problems, somatic manifestations for distress) will contextualizes and adapt group activities focusing on these signs with the support of the MHPSS supervisor and UNFPA MHPSS technical staff. He/she will also support awareness raising activities on these identified risks at a wider community level. Also the PSS Focal point can support WGFSS Facilitators and Case workers on providing crisis support, supervision when PSS needs are identified within the safe space

Treatment of Psychosocial distress: Women and girls including GBV survivors presenting more specific PSS needs would receive PSS individual or Group counselling within Safe spaces at confidential and safe space. Also the PSS focal point/ counsellor will work in close coordination with Case Worker, Nurse, midwifes to ensure women and girls accessing these services have access to specialized MHPSS services if required. PSS focal points will ensure referral to specialized services and will referred survivors identified on her work to case Management services. Finally, PSS focal points/counsellors will be responsible for M & E of their activities with the support of the MHPSS supervisor and updated MHPSS services mapping on their coverage area

Applicant Types Accepted :
Local Applicants Only

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Closing Date : 31 July. 2022


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