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MHPSS – Psychologist

Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations


UOSSM USA’s vision is to alleviate the suffering and improve the healthcare, mental health, and well-being of people affected by crisis. To achieve that vision, UOSSM USA provides, in collaboration with its strategic partners, impartial lifesaving support, medical relief and access to quality healthcare and mental health services to people affected by crisis through its impactful and cost-effective programs. UOSSM USA currently supports Mental Health and Protection (MH&P) services in Turkey and is looking forward to expanding its impact in MH&P to the underserved people in Jordan, Syrian refugees, and other refugees affected by crisis.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide evidence-based psychological assistance to support clients and their families with mental health and psychosocial issues.
  • Remain up to date and provide evidence-based psychological interventions and advances in the field of psychology.
  • Remain up to date with professional development opportunities.
  • Support other psychologists and Case workers as part of a peer supervision model.
  • Assist the case management teams in improving forms, care plans and mapping of community support services.
  • Take on team coaching and mentoring of team members.
  • Organize the development of an initial care plan with focus on any immediate safety concerns.
  • Participate in case conferences, supervision and training opportunities.
  • Develop and deliver training for staff on topics relevant to psychological practice, lay counselling and case management.
  • Develop care plans that are individualized and mutually developed with the client.
  • Monitor on-going care plan development with special attention to safety issues.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Conduct risk assessments and advise staff on carrying out risk assessments and the development of safety plans.
  • Coordinate the provision of case management and psychosocial services to clients, families, and significant others to enable these parties to deal with the impact of illness on individual family functioning and to achieve maximum benefits from services.
  • Evaluate client satisfaction and quality of care provided.
  • Offer direct therapeutic support for clients referred.
  • Perform other job-related duties as requested by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in psychology, clinical psychology and Psychological Counselling is a must.
  • The requirement to have a license to practice psychology from the Ministry of Health in Jordan
  • Minimum one year of experience in MHPSS.
  • Three years’ experience in the similar role will be given priority.

Code of Conduct:

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Gross SALARY: according to UOSSM USA salary scale

How to apply

To apply for the post, please fill the form application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to this specific post along with your resume/CV in strict confidence to https://forms.office.com/r/K13P01VdvW

Please ensure that documents are sent with the titles “your name-cover letter-Psychologist”** and ***“your name-CV-Psychologist”*

Note: Only shortlisted will be contacted

Deadline: 20-Feb-24

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