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Psychosocial Counselor – Reserve Pool
MSF - Belgium Department, Timergara
Apply By May 25, 2018
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Apr 20, 2018)

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation (www.msf.org). We are seeking qualified and highly motivated applicants for: Timergara Lower Dir project

General objectives of the position:

The mental health and psychosocial support counselor works directly with the patients and their families in order to offer psychological support and counseling, respecting the confidentiality and appropriate ethics; keeps record of sessions and updates database and client’s files regularly.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide psycho-social support through counseling;
  • Provide emergency response psychological support and safety planning as needed;
  • Documentation, filing and reporting.
  • Participate in group and individual clinical supervision
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary medical team to identify appropriate referrals to MH

Local applicants must obtain NOC from the MS Timergara DHQ as well as from the DHO.



Required Skills

Customer Services Operations, Decision Maker,

N.G.O./Social Services
Health & Medicine
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Bachelor Degree in Psychology or related field. Masters in Clinical Psychology preferred.
Career Level
Entry Level
Minimum Experience
1 Year(At least 12 months experience in counseling, community and/or social work including Psychosocial assessment, treatment, and discharge planning.)