Acid Survivors Foundation

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) is a centre of excellence with a vision of Bangladesh free from acid violence, where burn victims, especially women and children, live with dignity.

It is an independent, non-government, non-profit organization, set up as a Trust and registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau of the Government of Bangladesh. It is the only specialized NGO in Bangladesh working to prevent acid and burn violence; empower survivors, especially women and children; and campaign for prevention and elimination of this violence. ASF works with an integrated approach, using a holistic (bio-psycho-social) multi-disciplinary approach backed by research, experience and evidence.

ASF is looking for a qualified candidate for the following position.

Psychotherapist

No. of Vacancy:  01

Job Context

To provide psychological support to all admitted patients of ASF, survivors and other organizations, Acid Survivors Foundation needs a full time Psychologist.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychological support to resolve issues such as depression, addiction, anxiety, phobia, PTSD and obsession and other psychological and social distress etc.;
  • Provide technical support to develop guidelines for sessions for Men and Boys;
  • Closely follow-up and monitoring of the client’s/ survivor’s progress and keeping record of behavioral development;
  • Provide individual/ group counseling/ therapy; arrange art, music, and relaxation sessions for the survivors/patients of ASF hospital and other govt. institutes (field level and other sadar hospitals);
  • Helping survivors to adjust and manage the negative effects associated with certain violence/ traumatic experience;
  • Coordinate / oversee the relevant activities and training of other psychologists, peer counselors and care givers to ensure that they maintain the counseling and psychotherapy standards;
  • Prepare monthly report and successful case study;
  • Attend morning sadar hospital round session along with other multidisciplinary professionals;
  • Keep patient’s records updated and prepare monthly progress report;
  • Ensure that the ASF MIS is updated in relevant fields;
  • Need to develop case stories based on learned lesson and challenges;
  • Based in Dhaka but necessary field visit will be required.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor

Necessary Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Language proficiency both Bangla and in English is essential.
  • Flexibility and strong commitment to the job
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Networking and negotiation skills,
  • Gender sensitive and Values oriented
  • Remarkable patient benefits and successful outcomes;
  • Time management;
  • Hard working and committed to meet targets
  • Integrity, transparency, proactive stance and team building capacity

 

Location:  Based in Dhaka and will be required for field visit.

Educational Qualification:

The candidate should have minimum Masters in Clinical Psychology/ Psychology discipline from any reputed

university

Experience Requirements: Minimum 02 years of work experience in the relevant field.

Age: Age should not exceed 40 years.

Job Nature: Full time Contractual

Monthly gross salary range: 25,000 to 33,250 BDT

Other benefits: Festival bonus, Mobile Allowance, Insurance and others benefits as per Human Resource Policy Manual of the organization.

 

Apply Instructions

  • A signed application addressing to the Executive Director of the organization
  • A CV with recent photograph

 

Address for Hard Copy Submission:

Acid Survivors Foundation
House # 39, Road # 12, Block-Kha, Pisciculture Housing Society,

Adabor (Shakhertek), Dhaka-1207

https://www.acidsurvivors.org

Or

Soft copy or Email Submission:

Email to hr@acidsurvivors.org addressing, Executive Director, Acid Survivors Foundation mentioning the post applied for in the subject line.

Please mention the post applied for on the top of the envelop

Application deadline: September 23, 2021

ASF is an equal opportunity employer – Be a proud member of ASF

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply