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Psycho-Social Support (PSS) Supervisor

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Activation Date: 07 Jun, 2021   Announced Date: 07 Jun, 2021   Expire Date: 16 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Nangarhar
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the Organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: PU-AMI/HR/JAL/001337
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Jalalabad
Organization: PU-AMI
Years of Experience: Experience in working as a counselor
Contract Duration: 17 Months
Gender: Male/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:

Have commitment, competence, and willingness to receive intensive training, regular on job training and supervision by PSS Specialist and MHPSS TA.
Work in close coordination with PSS providers, BPHS, EPHS and other relevant stake holders.
Act as a (co-)trainer under supervision of the PSS Specialist and the MHPSS TA to strengthen the capacity of PSS providers: Train, Manage and Supervise PSS providers.
Regular follow-up of the activities of PSS Providers.
Visit health facilities to supervise, monitor & evaluate PSS providers’ performance and conduct remote supervision of insecure areas.
Provide feedback, and coaches PSS Providers in order to improve the quality of the psycho-social support services.
Assist PSS providers with formulating action plans for beneficiaries and with the provision of group activities for beneficiaries
Support providers in their self-care, and monitor their work related distress. If possible conduct regular support sessions with the providers for the purpose of their self-care.
Help the PSS providers to identify the severely affected cases and have an action plan to support them in order to ensure their wellbeing.
Develop a peer support framework for providers.
Act as a co-provider to strengthen the capacity of the supervisees and conduct live supervision and mentoring. Also, function as a co-worker to provide community awareness, volunteers training and supervision to improve the capacity of supervisees to enable them to perform the same activities independently.
Ensure accuracy of providing the service, reporting, and documentation.
Participate in home visits to follow up the beneficiaries and cross check and compare the reports.
Become proficient with PU-AMI data collection tools, conduct and submit screening, and assessments, and PSS providing reports in a timely and accurate manner.
Work closely with the database staff and manager to ensure quality reporting.
Help PSS providers with 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.
Assist in strengthening the referral system and follow up of the relevant activities.
Attend all PSS/PFA related trainings given by PU-AMI or sent by PU-AMI to external partners.
Attend the weekly MHPSS supervision/ on job training meeting.
Assist with any other related activities as deemed necessary by the MHPSS TA

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 required.
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.
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 or other agencies is highly desired
Experience in supervision of  psychosocial activities
Good administrative skills
Experience in working with protection sectors and GBV
Competence in self learning is highly desirable


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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