Place: Istanbul, Turkey.
Program of Psychological and Humanitarian Medical Support for Migrants victims of ill treatment and torture in Istanbul, is looking for a psychologist or psychiatrist experienced in support staff responsible for providing care. The attention covered is intended to manage the distress produced by work related situations.
Provide individual consultations, Group sessions, and workshops to the staff, those shall be initiated/conducted thereof, upon the request and approval of the person in charge of the Technical Support of the project (TS).
Referrals for individual consultation to other psychotherapist could be possible, under the coordination of the Mental Health Consultant and previous authorization of the TS.
Individual consultations shall be conducted either in the Consultant’s office, in the project offices in Istanbul face-to-face; by Skype or by phone; upon the request and approval of the TS.
The project shall provide a basic stationary for conducting group sessions and workshop about subjects as self- care, prevention of compassion fatigue and secondary traumatization for groups of, Clinical/social Psychologists, Cultural Mediators, Social Workers, Mental Health Workers and rest of the team in Istanbul.
In case of critical incident, or a severe security incident, besides the TS the Psychosocial Support Unit (PSU) should be alerted following the critical Incident Protocol in first hand and accordingly to the needs a collaboration of the Mental Health Consultant in Istanbul might be requested.
Half to 1 working day per month, taking into consideration urgency and importance of the case.
A report mentioning general points and recommendations should be sent to the TS via email and to the Head of the PSU, no later than 2 weeks after the session has been done.
General background for selection criteria.
- Clinical Psychology/Psychiatrist
- Master degree / having completed psychotherapy training
- Experience in staff support
- Demonstrated minimum 5 (five) years’ clinical experience, supervised practice, workshops, group interventions
- Advanced knowledge of Turkish and English languages (reading/writing/speaking)
- Legal entity eligible to produce financial invoices
- Relevant knowledge on trauma, vicarious traumatisation, resilience, stress management, cumulative stress, crisis intervention
- Familiar with humanitarian context a plus
Those interested should send their proposal including, as appendices a CV detailing their experience, skills and education in relation to this assignment, as well as financial claim to the e-mail address mentioned in the website.
Entitled: ¨ MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT¨
Before November 14th, 17:00pm
The short listed candidates will be invited for an interview to be conducted with the selection committee and evaluated based on above indicated criteria.
Faaliyetlerine uluslararası Helsinki Yurttaşlar Meclisi girişimiyle eşzamanlı olarak 1990 yılında başlayan Helsinki Yurttaşlar Derneği (hYd), 1993 yılında, uluslararası niteliği Bakanlar Kurulu'nca da tanınan bir sivil toplum örgütü olarak İstanbul'da kuruldu.
Dernek, temel hak ve özgürlükler, barış, çoğulculuk, yurttaşlık ve demokratikleşme alanlarında çalışmalar yürütür. Uluslararası sözleşmelerde de ifade edilen haysiyetli bir yaşam, hukukun üstünlüğü ve adalet, hesap veren, şeffaf ve katılımcı kamu idaresi, toplumsal cinsiyet eşitliği gibi değerlerin; toplumsal dokuyu ve barışı, şehirleri ve gezegeni tahrip etmeyen bir ekonominin; çatışma ve sorunların barışçı müzakere, istişare ve diyalog yöntemleriyle çözümlenmesi gibi usullerin gündelik hayatta benimsenerek sivil tabanda somutlaşmasını ve yaygınlaştırılmasını hedefler.