Jobs in Uganda - 6 Psychiatric Clinical Officer Jobs at TPO Uganda

6 Psychiatric Clinical Officer posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 06

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Hiring Organization: TPO Uganda

JOB DETAILS:
TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes; Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and psychosocial support, response and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TPO Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country. .

Position: Psychiatric Clinical Officer
Reports to: Project Coordinator as line supervisor but over role supervisor - MHPSS Supervisor
Location: BidiBidi, Rhino, Kiryandongo Rwamwanja, Kayaka II (6 persons)

Job purpose
The overall purpose of the position is to provide technical support to the project team in management of MHPSS while providing pharmacology treatment and management to beneficiaries during the project implementation, support training programmes for the project implementation team on MHPSS assessments and management, responsible for dispensing drugs, and advise on drugs to be procured in accordance to need. The position will be a field based and an integral part of project delivery unit, providing overall monitoring and pharmacological treatment during the project implementation.


Responsibilities Related to project implementation
. The Psychiatric Clinical Officers will work alongside the Clinical Psychologists to provide specialized MHPSS services including pharmacological treatment for severe MHPSS cases, they will support to conduct mobile mental health outreaches clinics, while working with the established health centres and hospitals within the project scope/locations.


Person Specifications:
Degree/diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Knowledge in therapeutic remedies, making mental health assessments and diagnosis, IASC guidelines; advocacy theories and principles; and excellent organization and coordination skills, must be result


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

• Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3-year salary history to: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda, email: info@tpoug.org  or hand deliver is most preferable to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo or nearest TPO Uganda field office country wide.
• Deadline: January 31, 2021.
• Positions with various locations do indicate at least 3 preferred areas for deployment.
• TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis. • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 12th February 2021, you are not considered.

Date Posted: 2021-01-27

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