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Psychologist (Part Time and Full Time) - (Detention Monitoring Project)

Beirut - North Bekaa - Central Bekaa - West Bekaa - Mount Lebanon and South Lebanon

Full Time

  • Deadline for Applications: Monday 5th August 2019
  • CONTACT PERSON EMAIL: s_safieddine@sheild-lb.org
  • Job DESCRIPTION: • Provide guidance and work closely with the social workers (CM/PSS) to enhance the mental health of detainees, for individuals under counselling and/or treatment, as well as those benefiting from psychosocial support by social workers
    • Provide individual counselling;
    • Prescribe medicine upon need;
    • Consult with prison doctors on mental health cases;
    • Refer cases to prison authorities that requires a transfer;
    • Protection monitoring (identified violations) at detention facilities documenting and referring situations of concerns to social workers for reporting to UNHCR;
    • Provide other activities as deem fit;
  • Job Qualifications: • Ability to provide structured clinical assessments and clear action plan • Ability to recognize mental health priority conditions as per the mhGAP • Demonstrating a high level of cultural sensitivity, professionalism, politeness and objectivity when dealing with the beneficiaries under all circumstances. • Flexible, proactive, problem solver, team player, trustworthy, and willing to accommodate for difficult and unexpected situations • Master’s Degree in Psychology • At least 2 years of experience as a clinical psychologist. • Having Lebanese colloquium certificate for clinical psychologists - License to practice the clinical psychology profession from the Ministry of Public Health is a plus