Acid Survivors Foundation


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.


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


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


Soft copy or Email Submission:

Email to 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