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Psycho-Social Support (PSS) Provider – Gamba TFU

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Activation Date: 06 Jun, 2021   Announced Date: 06 Jun, 2021   Expire Date: 16 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Laghman
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the Organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: PU-AMI/HR/JAL/001336
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Alishing District – Gamba CHC
Organization: PU-AMI
Years of Experience: work as counselor or ability to be an empathetic
Contract Duration: 20 months
Gender: Female
Education: Degree/Certificate in psychology, counseling, social work, nursing
Close date: 16 Jun, 2021

About PU-AMI:

About Première Urgence – Aide Médicale Internationale (PU-AMI)

PU-AMI (known globally as Première Urgence Internationale, PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. PU-AMI’s teams are committed to support vulnerable communities and populations, those marginalized, hit by conflict, natural disaster or economic downturns. PU-AMI’s main objective is to contribute to reduction in morbidity and mortality, and provide emergency relief to those in immediate need in order to help them regain their dignity.

Afghan mission is the oldest of PUI missions, with the first medical intervention launched in 1979 just after the Soviet troops crossed the country’s borders. PU-AMI teams currently deliver the integrated health care, combined with nutrition, psychosocial support; water, sanitation and hygiene (wash), as well as trauma services. The organization implements projects mainly in eastern parts of the country, and increasingly in the South-East Region. Since the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020, PU-AMI has also positioned itself as one of the main actors in preparedness and response to the pandemic, implementing health and wash-cantered activities at health facilities and community level in Kabul and beyond.

Globally, PUI provides assistance to around 6 million people in 23 countries and across 5 continents: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, and Europe.

PU-AMI (که در سطح جهان به نام PUI پی یو آی شناخته میشود) یک اداره غیردولتی، غیرانتفاعی، غیرسیاسی و غیر مذهبی مدد رسان بین ا لمللی میباشد.

تیم های  PU-AMI متعهد به حمایت  و کمک جوامع و جمعیت های آسیب پذیر به انهاییکه در اإثر منازعات- حوادث طبیعی و رکود اقتصادی منزوی شده اند میباشد.  هدف عمده PU-AMI کمک در کاهش مرگ و میر -کمک عاجل به اعاده و بازیابی حیثیت ووقار  انهاییکه در نیاز فوری قرار دارند  میباشد.   

 ماموریت افغانستان  قدیمی  ترین مآموریت   (PUI) پی یو آی بوده و  با اولین مداخله در بخش صحی در سال1979  فقط درست بعد از عبور نیروهای شوروی از مرز های کشور آغاز شد.

تیم های PU-AMI در حال حاضر مراقبت های صحی ادغام یافته همراه با تغذیه حمایت روانی اجتماعی-آب-نظافت و حفظ ا لصحه wash و خدمات  تردیدات یا تروما را ارایه میدارد.

 این اداره عمدتآ پروژه ها را در  بخش شرقی کشور و بطور فزاینده در مناطق جنوب شرقی کشور  از زمان شیوع  COVID-19 در  2020  تطبیق مینماید .


PU-AMI همچنین منحیث بازیگر اصلی در آمادگی و پاسخ به بیماری همه گیر – اجرای فعالیت های صحی و wash در سطح مراکز صحی و جامعه در کابل و فراتر از آن موقعیت خود را تثبیت نموده است.

 در سطح جهان موسسه    PUIدر 23 مملکت  جهان به  6 میلیون نفر  در 5 قاره افریقا- آسیا- شرق میانه- امریکای لاتین و اروپا کمک مینماید.


Job Description:

Responsibilities and particular assignmentsمسؤلیت ها و وظایف مشخص

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.

Provision of the psycho social support to the mothers in the TFU

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

Any official task by the manager of MHPSS departments for the purpose of the program improvement,

Job Requirements:


Qualification/ Requirements تحصیلات و شرایط لازمه

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


Submission Guideline:

Please note, while sending your C.V & Cover letter mention the vacancy number and position in the subject line of your email, application received after the closing date and without subject line 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: [email protected]

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:

[email protected]

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