Position Summary: The Child Psychologist / Child Psychotherapist is expected to provide basic services (referrals, briefings, intake and registration, link up with existing aid provision opportunities) while at the same time identify vulnerabilities and provide specialized counseling, specifically to children and their caregivers. He/She will provide his/her services from the Athens Solidarity Center (ASC).
Position within the Organization: Hierarchical Responsible: ASC Psychologists’ Team Leader
Status: Part Time
Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 3 – The job holder will have regular contact with children
– Psychosocial Services-Psychological Aid Provision
- Provide comprehensive package of Psychological Aid Services to the beneficiaries in (and if requested out of) the ASC Premises
- Providing F2F Counseling, Guidance
- Ensure referrals internally and externally
- Identify vulnerabilities and facilitate their access to available aid
- Perform occasional field visits
- Lead psycho-educational groups for children and adolescents in areas of stress management, relaxation, etc;
- Provide psychoeducation/family counseling sessions to family members/caregivers of children and adolescents when needed and lead parental groups related with their parental role
– Data base and Case related info management
- Filling and registering all cases and actions to the DataBase
- Brief and Full psychological History taking
- Updating the hard and electronic files per case
- Maintain hard and electronic files archive updated
– Other Duties
- Participate in Field Trips and Assessments as requested and directed by Supervisor
- Brief and debrief beneficiaries for running programs availability and inform for any relevant change
Required qualifications and skills
- Child Psychologist / Child Psychotherapist Degree
- At least 1 year of experience in relevant position (at least 6 months in project serving refugees and migrants population)
- Familiar with Refugee and Migration Issues and local issues
- Understanding and willingness to promote gender equality and understand vulnerabilities
- Understanding of psychological needs and issues for survivors of Gender-based Violence
- Cross Cultural Awareness and flexibility
- Computer literate & numerate
- Well organized and efficient
- Good interpersonal & communications skills
- Fluent in English and Greek (both written and spoken)
- Field working experience
- Specific studies or proven engagement in refugee focused projects (e.g assessments, surveys, missions in Islands or to the borders)
- Knowledge of Ukrainian/Russian language will be an advantage
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to email@example.com mentioning in the email subject “Child Psychologist / Child Psychotherapist”.
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 the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) not later than by 26/09/2022.
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.