Psycho-Social Workers

Name of Company/Organization: 
Action Contre La Faim(ACFI)
Location for Performance: 
Deadline to Apply: 
Thu, 10/23/2014
Description of Job: 
General Assignment To work in the “Mental Health and Psychosocial and Care Practices” program in collaboration with the other ACF departments. To assist beneficiaries in the field, with a strong focus on the current Ebola crisis.
Qualification and Experience Mental health clinician, social worker, counsellor Capacity to establish good relationships with beneficiaries Capacity for empathy Capacity to take initiative Capacity to manage stress linked to Ebola outbreak and precaution requirements Strong sense for confidentiality Objective 1: provide adapted psychosocial support to the household and individuals affected by the Ebola outbreak · Explain to the beneficiaries the ACF intervention · Visit the concerned household on regular basis to allow them to express their suffering and difficulties facing the situation · Maintain a psychosocial follow-up of the affected households. Objective 2: Link with other ACF departments or organisations · Support the families in the access to the basic needs by connecting them with other ACF department or with other organisations. · Report to the officer in charge any gap identified Objective 3: participation to a good acceptance of ACF interventions in the community · Maintain good relationships with communities, chairman’s, religious leaders · Maintain a good level of information to the communities about the ACF activities Objective 4: Reporting and monitoring · Provide quantitative and qualitative data concerning the activities · Propose improvements to our intervention Employment conditions:  National Position  Definite contract  Availability: As soon as possible  Remuneration according to ACF remuneration grid. Applicants have to submit a written application: - SPECIFY the position to which you are applying - with a CV, a cover letter and copies of certificates attached - including 2 references Addressed to: Head of Administration, ACF, 15 Street Sinkor, Monrovia By October 26th 2014, 5:00PM The short list for the selected applicants will be posted on the bulletin board. THIS POSITION IS ADDRESSED TO LIBERIAN NATIONALS. ALL THOSE WHO MATCH THIS PROFILE ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY, INCLUDING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
Description of Company/Organization: 
Action Contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization, which is private, nonpolitical, non-denominational and non-profit making. Action Contre la Faim’s vocation is to save lives by combating hunger, disease, and those crises threatening the lives of men, women and children.