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Psycho social Responsibilities
Ensure psychological support throughout the SGBV survivors stay at the clinic
Ensure that psycho social care is integrated as soon as possible in the care of the survivor
Carry out evaluation of psychological and mental health needs of patients, elaborate a diagnosis and establish a plan of treatment
Provide psychological support and psychotherapy sessions (individual, family, group) to patients according to MSF protocols to improve their mental health conditions
Counsel families on how to support their child if the survivor is a minor
Assess social and protection needs as needed
Continue to offer counselling services to survivors on follow up according to the protocol and based on the needs identified
Emphasize the importance of adherence to follow up appointments
Inform the supervisor and the medical team about any issues or problems that may arise related to patients’ treatment in order to provide the best possible solution from a medical perspective Identify the need for, and facilitate support groups.
Guarantee correct handling of all documents related to the patient
Maintain a good documentation system for the adherence sessions for effective follow up of survivors
Participate in monitoring and evaluation of activities in care for SGBV survivors
Schedule follow up appointments for survivors and explain the importance of the appointments
Provide systematic follow-up for survivors
Participate in data collection
Write clear and concise notes in survivor files whenever the patient is seen
• Port Harcourt, Rivers State (Nigeria).
• Contract will be an open ended contract with three months of probations.
208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.
Submit your CV, copies of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Port Harcourt. No 20, Bodo Street GRA II, Port Harcourt .. Applications can be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for the submission of applications: 30th June 2016.
Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview
Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.