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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- 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.
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: email@example.com 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.