Counseling Supervisor (Ref: TR#2021)

Association of Detainees and Missing in Sednaya Prison Gaziantep
Tam Zamanlı 4-9
Arapça (C2, Level 6, Advanced),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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Employee Name: Counseling Supervisor

Supervisor Position: Resilience Programming Trainer (technical); ADMSP Programs Manager (administrative)

Location:  GZT, Turkey

Full/ Part- time:  Full Time


Summary: The Counseling Supervisor will take a lead role in the management and ongoing supervision of the clinical work, under the supervision of the Resilience Programming Trainer. The Counseling Supervisor serves as the focal point for the communication of Psychosocial Counselor (PSC)/Social Worker (SW)/Physiotherapist (PT) concerns and needs with the Resilience Programming Trainer and ADMSP administrative staff. This position includes progressive responsibility based on experience and demonstrated competency in all aspects of the role, including the provision of supervision, coaching, and training to a team of psychosocial counselors, providing education and support to help other organizations better meet the needs of torture and war survivors, and overseeing the development of a local outreach strategy and referral network. The Counseling Supervisor will also provide psychotherapy to individuals, families and groups impacted by torture and war, in order to help the team meet the needs of high-risk individuals and to model methods and build the capacity of psychosocial counselors. 


Job Responsibilities:

Clinical Supervision and Training:

Progressive responsibility in conducting supervision, formal training, staff support, promote self-care, mentoring and modeling to psychosocial counselors. Alongside the Resilience Programming Trainer, continually assess learning needs of psychosocial counselors, develop and modify individual professional development plans, and adapt training and coaching accordingly. Adapt training style, content, and frequency to meet both individual and team needs. Participate in hiring and orientation for new psychosocial counselors.

Clinical Management: 

Progressive responsibility in managing performance of supervisees and providing regular feedback both through formal and informal assessment. In close coordination with the Resilience Programming Trainer, manage day-to-day operations of the clinical department, being available to answer questions from the clinical team, and work closely with the relevant ADMSP administrative staff. Promote collaboration between disciplines of counseling, physiotherapy and social work. 


Provide psychotherapy to individuals, families and groups impacted by torture and war, in order to help the team meet the needs of high risk individuals, and to model methods and build capacity of psychosocial counselors. 

Reporting and evaluation:

Contribute to the writing of reports regarding clinical and training activities, including training and workshop sessions, that focus on progress achieved toward program objectives.

Community outreach and referrals:

In close coordination with the Resilience Programming Trainer, oversee the development and implementation of an appropriate outreach strategy. Provide support to the social worker in conducting awareness raising in the community, participating in networking meetings, and developing a comprehensive referral nertwork. Assist in the conducting of need assessments in local communities to determine appropriate mental health interventions for people who have been tortured and/or traumatized by war. Ensure appropriate MOUs/TORs are in place with relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors in the implementing area.

Community Collaboration and Capacity Building: Provide training and coordination with other organizations to better address the needs of torture and war survivors.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Resilience Programming Trainer and ADMSP Programs Manager in the implementation of program activities.


Qualifications and Experience:

Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Degree in Psychology, Counseling or related discipline. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • At least five years of experience providing culturally appropriate psychotherapy.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the impact of war and torture on a person’s psychological, physical and social well-being.
  • Experience in managing and supervising staff required.  Experience supervising mental health counselors preferred.
  • Understanding of and experience developing and providing training for mental health professionals using interactive methodologies. 
  • Experience providing training and sensitization on the effects of trauma and war. 
  • Experience of conducting outreach activities and establishing referral networks.
  • Skilled at working as a member of a team; Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team desirable.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing program requirements, beneficiaries needs and political climate. 
  • Fluency in Arabic and English required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • Skilled at carrying out needs assessments and program evaluation desirable.
  • Interest in or commitment to human rights.
  • Turkish Nationality is required.



Association of Detainees and Missing in Sednaya Prison

The Association of Detainees and the Missing in Sednaya Prison (ADMSP) seeks to reveal the truth about, and bring justice to, those detained on the basis of political opinions or activities. It strives to uncover the fates of missing and forcibly disappeared persons in Syria in general, and those in the infamous Sednaya Prison in particular

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