Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation Dedicated to work with the world's poorest people to transform their lives.

Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the following positions under the Emergency Nutrition Intervention Project for the Rohingya Refugees in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. 

PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT THERAPIST (FEMALE): The Psychosocial Support Therapist will be responsible for providing psychosocial care and support to women attending the mother support centre. She will provide counselling and support to women, encouraging positive behaviour change and referring women to additional services when required. She will further provide care to children attending the centre as part of an initiative to allow women to leave their children at the day centre while attending antenatal appointments or collecting food rations. 

Duty Station: Teknaf
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy
Contract Duration: up to 31 August 2019

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Identify areas of support to women attending the mother support centre
  • Deliver one on one counselling and group sessions to women at the site
  • Refer any cases for further support to partner organisations
  • Develop psychosocial activities in line with programme needs
  • Lead on awareness raising efforts in the community in relation to the mother support centre
  • Provide care to children attending the centre as part of an initiative to allow women to leave their children at the day centre while attending antenatal appointments or collecting food rations
  • Obtain qualitative feedback on activity progress to enhance programme quality and make adjustments where necessary
  • Ensure timely data collection and reporting including producing monthly reports and end of program evaluation report
  • Ensure documentation of lessons learnt and best practices within the implementation of the mother support centre
  • Be aware of, understand and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures (P4, finance, logistics, HR, security management etc.)
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Country Director or the line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma level in Psychology, Counselling, Social Sciences, Child health, food and Nutrition or related field from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 2 years post-qualification experience in related work within an INGO or organization in a similar setting;
  • Experience in health and nutrition project implementation within an INGO setting is preferable.;
  • Good knowledge of counselling and community mobilization methods and tools
  • Have good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes
  • Demonstrate ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal as well as Bangla.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software if possible.

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Notice: Due to the urgent requirement to fill the position, we are also reviewing applications from different external sources and interviewing regularly. We may offer the job to the selected candidate before the closing date of application and selected candidates nee to join within a short notice.

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email your updated CV with photograph and National ID/Birth Certificate  to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

Closing Date of Application: 08 November 2018

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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