Job Vacancy: Psychologist – Team Leader (m/f/d)

Job Vacancy: Psychologist – Team Leader (m/f/d)

Job Title: Psychologist – Team Leader (m/f/d)

Status: From 01/01/2023

Working hours: Full time (9:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday)

Workplace: Psychosocial Support Centre for Refugees (PSCR)

Location: Athens

Submit until: 16/12/2022

 

Program’s purpose:

EPAPSY, in collaboration with UNHCR, implements the Community Psychosocial Workforce (CPW) project, with the aim to facilitate the provision of psychosocial support services to refugees and asylum seekers by refugees and asylum seekers. In the CPW project, refugees / asylum seekers are trained to take on paraprofessional roles as Community Psychosocial Workers within the refugee communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Guidance, supervision, and capacity building of a team of ten Community Psychosocial Workers (CPWs)
  • Availability to assist CPWs and answer their questions during the day
  • Focal point concerning the choice, delegation, and monitoring of referrals to the CPW program
  • Participation in the selection and training of new team members
  • Close collaboration with the Project Manager, the Project Officer, and the Clinical Supervisor
  • Preparation of the team concerning its daily/weekly/monthly activities
  • Participation in the weekly team meetings and the monthly staff meetings
  • Contribute to reporting, including preparing monthly operational reports
  • Participation in necessary trainings organised by EPAPSY, UNHCR, or another partner
  • Preparation, coordination, and execution of information sessions with other actors
  • Connection of the CPWs with internal and external partners
  • Organization of outreach activities

 

Required qualifications and skills:

Profile

  • University degree in Psychology
  • Work permit as a psychologist
  • A Master’s degree on a relevant topic will be considered an asset (especially Counselling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Community Psychology)
  • Training in psychotherapy (especially in CBT or TF-CBT) is highly valued
  • Training in Problem Management Plus (PM+) is an asset
  • Training in and experience with clinical supervision is highly valued

Experience

  • Clinical work is necessary
  • Previous working experience within the field of refugee mental health is highly valued
  • Previous working experience of coordinating teams is highly valued

Required Professional skills

  • Empathy, congruence, and unconditional positive regard
  • Ability to work and coordinate a multicultural team
  • Excellent communicational and organizational skills
  • Very good knowledge of the refugee context and current situation in Greece
  • General knowledge of the NGO world, and particularly of available mental health care and social services in Attica
  • High professional ethics and integrity

Language

  • Fluency in Greek (desirable)
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills (essential)
  • An addition language will be considered as an asset

Computer skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

Interested candidates shall submit in a single document their Resume/CV and Cover Letter in English by email to: refugeementalhealth@epapsy.gr by 16/12/2022, mentioning in the email subject “CPW Team Leader”.

EPAPSY is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We also strongly encourage applicants from Migrant and Refugee communities.

Please note that due to the urgency of recruitment, EPAPSY reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.