Psychologist – Team Leader

Submit until: 12/05/2021
Location: Athens Solidarity Center

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 3 – The job holder will have regular contact with children

Position: Team Leader – Psychologist

Status:  Full Time

Position Summary: The Team Leader of the ASC psychologists will lead the provision of timely and effective psychological support for all walk-in or referred beneficiaries while identifying vulnerabilities to link eligible cases with support and aid available. The Team Leader must be able to apply psychological care to both groups and individuals while monitoring the attendance and performance of the psychologists and coordinate the team.


  • Coordinate team of two psychologists
  • Prioritize cases according to needs and vulnerabilities
  • Provide a comprehensive package of Psychological Aid Services to individuals
  • Provide counseling and treatment.
  • Ensure referrals internally and externally.
  • Identify vulnerabilities and facilitate their access to available aid.
  • Provide case management for child protection and SGBV cases and liaise with competent authorities and professionals (i.e., doctors, public prosecutors) as required.
  • Represent team in external and internal meetings and working groups.
  • Perform other duties, related to the basic job description as requested by the supervisor.

Database and case-related info management:

  • Registering cases to the database and maintaining appropriate records
  • Complete brief and full psychological history intake

Networking and collaboration:  

Cultivate and maintain an active collaboration link with other psycho–social services NGOs and Governmental Actors within the scope of the project.  


Ensure the provision of high-quality reports on activities, indicators, and achievements within the established framework (narrative and statistics)  

Qualifications and Skills


  • University Degree in Psychology
  • Psychologist Permission of Work
  • 3 years experience in Relevant Position (at least 6 months in project serving refugees and migrants population)
  • Previous working experience with local or international NGOs, as well as Civil Society organizations or initiatives will be considered as a strong advantage
  • Familiar with Refugee and Migration Issues
  • Understanding and willingness to promote gender equality and understand different vulnerabilities, needs, and capacities of men, women, boys, and girls
  • Understanding of psychological needs and issues for survivors of Gender-based Violence
  • Understanding of protection principles and humanitarian framework
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness and flexibility
  • Computer literate & numerate
  • Well organized and efficient
  • Good interpersonal & communications skills
  • Native in Greek
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)


  • Field working experience
  • Specific studies and or proven engagement in Human Rights Projects
  • Previous working experience with local and international NGOs and supervising psychological teams will be considered as a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of the French language (both written and spoken)

Interested candidates should submit in a single document their Resume/CV with an introductory text in English to: by May 12th, 2021 mentioning in the email subject “Team Leader – Psychologist  ”.

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 May 12th, 2021.

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.