Aiming Change for Tomorrow (ACT) International
Helpline Psychologist for Women Helpline
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Posted date 23rd February, 2024 Last date to apply 27th February, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Multan (2)
Category Accounting/Auditing
Salary 75000 - 90000
Type Full Time Positions 2
Experience 2 years
Status Closed

Background

Violence against Women Center in Multan provides essential support services to survivors of violence, including psycho-social support and referrals to other care providers. The psychologists play a crucial role in ensuring that survivors receive the necessary assistance and support to recover from their traumatic experiences. The psychologists will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, collaborating with social workers, legal aid providers, and other stakeholders to provide holistic support to survivors.

Scope of Work

The psychologists will be responsible for the following tasks :

  • Providing psychological support to survivors of violence, including individual and group counseling sessions.
  • Assessing the psychological needs of the survivors and developing personalized treatment plans.
  • Conduct regular follow-up sessions to monitor the progress of the survivors and modify the treatment plans as necessary.
  • Making referrals to other essential services, such as legal aid, medical services, and social support services, based on the survivors' needs.
  • Providing training and capacity-building sessions to the center's staff on psychological support and trauma-informed care.
  • Participating in capacity enhancement  and awareness-raising activities on violence against women and psychological support.
  • Conducting research and data analysis on the prevalence and impact of violence against women.
  • Implementing prevention programs and strategies to reduce violence against women.
  • Ensuring compliance with ACT and UNFPA ethical guidelines and professional standards in the provision of psychological services.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master's degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field.
  • License to practice psychology in Pakistan.
  • At least three years of experience in providing psychological support to survivors of violence or related fields.
  • Strong understanding of trauma-informed care and violence against women issues.
  • Fluency in local languages (e.g., Siraiki, Urdu, Punjabi) and English is an asset.

Gender : Female

Data Management & Reporting

The psychologist will be responsible for ;

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date survivor’s records and data, using the center's case management system or other designated tools, to ensure effective service delivery and monitoring of client progress.
  • Protecting client confidentiality and ensuring that all data is stored and transmitted securely and ethically, in accordance with the UNFPA GBV data protection laws and regulations.
  • Participating in data analysis and reporting activities to contribute to the center's monitoring and evaluation efforts, and using data to inform program design and improvements.

Reporting

The psychologists will report to the manager of VAWC. She will be required to submit regular reports on the psychological support services provided, including the number of clients served, the types of services provided, and any challenges faced.

Duration of Assignment

The initial contract for the psychologists will be for one year, with the possibility of extension based on performance and availability of funding.

Requirements


  1. Resume attachment is required.
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