Starting Date: ASAP
Status: Full Time
Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 3 – Job holder will have regular contact with children.
Reports To: ASC Coordinator
The Senior Psychologist will lead the provision of quality psychological services at the ASC, supporting a diverse group of beneficiaries.
- Coordination of ASC psychological service, ensuring quality, and responsive service provision.
- Complete psychological history intake and provision of individual psychological counselling (in person and remotely, if required).
- Establishing and leading group sessions, based on needs identified.
- Identifying vulnerabilities and facilitating their access to available support.
- Provide case management for child protection and SGBV cases and liaise with competent authorities and professionals as required.
- Preparation of relevant documentation to support asylum and other processes as required by each beneficiary.
- Assessing effectiveness of service delivery and proposing changes for its improvement.
- Close collaboration with other ASC services to respond to holistic needs of each individual.
- External referrals to psychiatrists as required by each beneficiary.
- Preparation of internal reports and collection and uploading of information in ASC database.
- Ensure smooth cooperation and collaboration with other psychological services, both within SolidarityNow and with other organisations.
- Represent ASC and SN in relevant working groups, national and international fora.
- Supervise and carry out annual evaluations with ASC Psychologists.
- Collaborate with SN Advocacy Manager for the design and implementation of effective advocacy and policy actions to improve the situation for programme beneficiaries.
- Provide contextual updates and challenges to Senior Management.
- Perform other duties, related to job description as requested by supervisor.
- University degree (preferably Master’s) from an accredited academic institution, in Psychology, as well as Psychologist Permission of Work.
- More than 5 years of experience in a similar position, providing psychological support to vulnerable groups.
- Expertise in Child Protection cases and supporting survivors of Gender-based Violence
- Understanding and willingness to promote gender equality and understand different vulnerabilities, needs and capacities of men, women, boys and girls.
- Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility
- Computer literate & numerate.
- Well organized and efficient.
- Excellent interpersonal & communications skills.
- Fluent in English and Greek (both written and spoken).
- Proven management experience
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to email@example.com mentioning in the email subject “ASC Senior Psychologist_ Athens”.
SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.
Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as a suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) no later than August 4th, 2023.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Remarks: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.
For roles that will have regular contact with vulnerable populations SolidarityNow is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences, and selected candidates will be requested to provide a recent copy of criminal record.
Following the preventive measures against COVID-19, holding a vaccination certificate or undergoing Covid-19 antigen tests as per government directions is mandatory.