وظائف طبية لدى المجلس الدنماركي للاجئين – عكار – لبنان
The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfilment of the wish to return home.
The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced.
All of our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.
Operating since 2004 in Lebanon, DRC has addressed the needs and rights of vulnerable populations, working initially with Palestinian refugees (since 2004), Iraqi refugees (2007-2010), Lebanese IDPs (during the 2006 conflict), migrant domestic workers (since 2009) and, since 2011, responding to the Syrian refugee crisis.
DRC Lebanon is currently delivering programming in protection, housing, infrastructure, basic assistance, livelihoods, and community development interventions. This myriad programming seeks to address the immediate needs of displaced populations and concurrently support vulnerable host populations. DRC has five offices spread throughout Lebanon in, Beirut, the Bekaa, Saida, Tripoli and Qobayat.
About the job
Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified to respond to CP & GBV concerns at a group and individual level. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
- The Psychologist will provide Psychological Support to most critical identified cases (by Child Protection (CP) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) case workers from DRC or local partners) promoting an integrative and holistic survivor centered approach.
- Assist the SGBV and CP case workers in the detection of most vulnerable cases
- Provide a clinical assessment on identified cases of persons at risk and survivors of SGBV
- Report & produce and maintain accurate records and follow up action plans of the beneficiaries (cases files and technical reports must be archived in locked and secure location, access to them should be restricted only to relevant, authorized CP and SGBV project staff)
- Psychologist will provide assistance to SGBV and CP case workers when needed
- Attend Best Interest Assessment and Determination meetings and advocate for the best interest and safety of the child when convened
- Identify cases requiring psychiatric mental health services and refer to the appropriate actors. Coordinate with these service providers to adapt the therapeutic plan of the client accordingly
- Contribute to the maintenance of an up-to-date service mapping of the service providers operating in the area and ensure that caseworkers are informed about the available services
- Actively participate and contribute to Mental Health and psychosocial support, child protection, GBV and other relevant coordination mechanisms as requested by the protection manager. Share relevant information and action points with the protection manager and CP/GBV officers and coordinators when applicable
- Remain abreast of SOPs and best practices at the field, the national and global level
To be successful in this role we expect you to have Bachelor/Degree in clinical psychology. Moreover, we also expect the following:
- Experience in mental health service provision
- Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel)
- Experience / Ability to provide technical support, trainings and supervision to case workers
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.