Position title
Psychiatric Clinical Officer

TPO Uganda is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that has been delivering services to vulnerable communities in Uganda since 1994. TPO Uganda has been committed to empowering communities affected by armed conflict and other natural and manmade disasters to meet the protection needs, psychosocial, mental health wellbeing and to improve livelihoods. TPO Uganda has over the years grown into a respectable national NGO with a demonstrable track record in over 55 districts as at January 2023. TPO is currently operating in the regions of Acholi, Lango, Teso, Karamoja, sub regions, Rwenzori, Southwest, West Nile, and central region. The organisation works with both in the Humanitarian and in the development settings (refugee hosting and non-refugee hosting) districts in Uganda

To  provide    overall   management    of  the  psychosocial   aspect   of the  Community   Mental   Health Project   enhancing    the  work   plan  and  ensuring    that  all  activities    are  implemented    as  planned and  in accordance   with  goals  and  objectives.



  • The psychiatric    clinical   officer   will be responsible   for conducting   mental   health   outreaches, identification of cases, and carrying out assessments of patients.
  • Mainstream mental   health   into primary   health care, collaborate with the district,
  • and build   capacity    for  health   workers    0f MhGAP   as  well   as  provide    support    supervision, monitoring,   consultation,   and  mentorship.
  • Provide  specialized   clinical   care  to  beneficiaries   through    psychopharmacology     and  follow- ups  and  support   Social  Workers    in referral   of difficult    MHPSS  cases.

Person Specifications:

Diploma   in clinical   psychiatry,  registered    with  the  health   professions   counsel   with  at least 2 years   of clinical   practice,   IASC guidelines;   advocacy    theories    and  principles;    and excellent    organization   and  coordination    skills,   must  be  result-oriented    and  have  working experience   in the  civil  society   sector   humanitarian   setting.


How to apply:

Please send  your  CV and  cover   letter  with  3 work  related referees  and  a table   showing your past 3years  salary  history: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646  Kampala, Uganda, email:  jobs@tpoug.org  or apply through our website.  Plot  652,  Block  257,  Wamala Close,  Munyonyo  (Attached as one  document of 2MBS)

✓    Deadline: September 22, 2023.

✓    Female candidates are strongly encouraged to  apply.

TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Please note that this offer of employment is made to you with the understanding that you do not have a history of fraud or sexual offenses. This is by TPO Uganda Anti-Fraud and PSHEA policies. Any violation of this and other poticies is highly  punishable as per guidelines indicated in the various policies and the laws of Uganda.

Only shortlisted candidates witt be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by October 15,2023, you are not considered.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st October, 2023
Duration of employment
3 months
Keeping Children Healthy and Safe
Job Location
Location: Kyaka II (1), and Rhino Camp (1), Uganda
Working Hours
8:00aam to 5:00pm
Date posted
September 15, 2023
Valid through
September 22, 2023
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