Psychosocial Support Provider with MHT in Nangarhar (Nangarhar, Afghanistan) 177 views

Job Description

Job Description:

General responsibilities:

Provide psycho-social support, and psychological first aid to survivors who have experienced war trauma, torture, gender based violence GBV and when necessary to survivors of natural disasters.

Provide screening and assessment on psychological trauma.

Sensitize, problem solve, dialogue and mediate with the wider population about issues of war, torture, trauma and GBV.

Become proficient with PU-AMI data collection tools, conduct and submit screening, and assessments, and PSS providing reports in a timely and accurate matter.

Work closely with the database staff to ensure quality reporting.

Data entry of collected information from the field.

Ensure all work with clients is confidential and that ethical practices are observed in culturally appropriate way, especially with respect to gender sensitivities.

Perform community awareness on trauma and psychosocial support.

Refer patients when needed to more specialized services.

Engage in self-care through supervision, debriefings, and other shared sessions.

Attend all PSS/PFA related trainings given by PU-AMI.

PSS provider should follow up the cases when there is need.

S/he should develop action plan for the follow up patients

S/he should fill the necessary documents to ensure quality reporting

Attend the weekly MHPSS supervision/ on job training meeting.

Assist with any other related activities as deemed necessary by the expatriate MHPSS advisor.


About PU-AMI:

About Premiere Urgence Aide Medicale Internationale (PU-AMI)

Premiere Urgence Aide Medicale Internationale (PU-AMI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency. The association leads in average 200 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 7 million people in 22 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.

Afghan mission is the oldest PUI mission, with the first medical intervention launched in 1979 just after the Soviet Invasion. PU-AMI’s teams currently work mainly on the implementation of health services for the population of Eastern region, complementing its health response with a multi-sector response (nutrition, protection, WASH) with an important focus on displaced population.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


Degree/Certificate in psychology, counseling, social work, nursing or other related fields

Experience in working as a counselor or ability to be an empathetic counselor

Fluent in Pashtu and Dari languages, written and spoken.

Working knowledge of English is highly desired.

Knowledge of local areas and community structures and prior experience in working in community social/field works

Able to work in a stressful environment and move around with the Mobile Health Team

Good team player

Good written and verbal communication skills, with survivors, communities and professional partners

Able to maintain confidentiality

Able to work independently

Problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Good computers skills, particularly with Ms. Office Programs


Psychosocial Counseling  Certificate from IPSO is highly desired

Experience in psychosocial activities

Good administrative skills

Experience in working with protection sectors

Vacancy Number


No. Of Jobs




Years of Experience

Experience in psychosocial activities


18 months


as per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Please note, while sending your C.V & Cover letter mention the vacancy number and position in the subject list of your email, application received after the closing date and without subject list will not be taken in consideration.

The interested candidates have to submit their soft copies of application & C.Vs only by email & there is no need of educational and other documents to attach.

Submission  Email:

Note: Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted & local applicants from the same province are encouraged to apply and will be given priority.

Submission Email

Submission Email

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