Mukuru Employment Agency

Counseling Psychologist

Ruben Centre
negotiable Expires in 9 months

JOB DETAIL

Position:

Counseling Psychologist

 

Job Summary:

Ruben Salama Centre is looking for a qualified Counseling Psychologist who is willing to work with the youth

 

Location:

Mukuru Salama Centre – Ruben Centre

 

Responsibilities:

a) Linking young people to care
-Identify young people in distress and the level of care needed
-Link them to care whether specialized or not depending on the need
-Offer on site support on mild to moderate psychological issues
b) Input to improve the centre activities
-Assist in designing activities for the youths that promote mental wellbeing
-Support the centre committee in ensuring mental health literacy is embedded in all
activities
-Contribute to the development of new IEC materials, including creativity workshop and
focus group discussions
-Conduct community outreaches such as talks, radio shows
c) Data collection and reporting
-Collect data and keep records on emerging psychological issues
-Prepare monthly and periodic reports of activities in the centre
d) Demonstrate willingness to improve professional competencies and abilities
-Demonstrate willingness to improve own knowledge and skills by participating actively in
any training sessions, capacity building activities
-Participate in the different activities that are common to all team members
-Respect each team member’s positions, work and specialty
e) Demonstrate an ethic and professional practice
-Respect beneficiary confidentiality
-Address needs and requests in a professional way
-Always interact with beneficiaries within the set framework, with mutual respect and
their consent

Qualifications/Desired Competencies
-Possess a degree in Psychology /Social work or a related mental health background
-Have an interest in working in the informal settlements of Nairobi
-Able to meet deadlines
-Must be flexible and easily relatable

Functional links
– Line Manager: (responsible person for the organization)
– He/she might also be required to work closely with the citiesRISE technical advisor
– She/he will work in constant coordination with the centre committee

Application

Send your CV and cover letter to stationmanager.rubenfm@rubencentre.org or salamacentre@rubencentre.org by 26th January 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nairobi