Psychosocial Counselor – SGBV Non-profit Jobs – Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)

Job Title:        Psychosocial Counselor – SGBV
Organisation: Care
and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: SGBV
Protection Officer
Reference Number: PCSGBV/ORU/ 2018
About US:
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) is a not-for-profit;
non-partisan organization limited by guarantee and registered by the Uganda NGO
8oard/Bureau as a national non-government focusing on protection and assistance
in complex emergencies, local context durable solutions for forced migrants,
early warning alerts through research and advocacy and a national response
surge capacity for emergencies. CAFOMI aims to ensure that forced migrants
(refugees) live a dignified life to internationally acceptable standards and
positively contributing to the development of their host communities through
professionalism, commitment, transparency, accountability, teamwork,
participation, partnerships, respect, integrity, multiculturalism, continuous
learning and development. CAFOMI, through a tripartite agreement with UNHCR and
Government of Uganda (OPM) was selected to implement emergency response and
mixed solutions activities in 2018 in the refugee hosting districts of
Bundibugyo, Isingiro, and Kisoro.
Job Summary: The Psychosocial
Counselor – SGBV will mainly be responsible for the day to day psychosocial
support to the beneficiaries as well as providing specialized counselling
support to SGBV survivors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
individual and confidentiality services to SGBV survivors.
needed refer beneficiaries for case management to the case worker.
SGBV survivors to the health centre for medication and record their cases to
be able to fill the incident forms for the survivors and organize case
management with other social workers.
monitor and document SGBV cases referred by the case workers.
technical reports on specific cases identified during the individual case
management support sessions.
and train volunteers, church leaders and other local actors and community
members on the identification, principles of SGBV and referral of SGBV cases to
CAFOMI and other partners in charge of SGBV.
Set up a
monitoring system to evaluate the effectiveness and the impact of the planned
individual and group psychological support intervention programs on
beneficiaries/SGBV survivors.
and submit periodic reports i.e. weekly, monthly, Quarterly reports to the SGBV
out any-other duties as required by the supervisor and take part in any other
activities as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work,
development studies, Counselling, Psychology or related field.
At least
three years of relevant professional experience.
knowledge of SGBV prevention and response in humanitarian services.
with guidelines on SGBV SOPs and Psychological Support in emergency settings.
organisational and supervisory skills with excellent reporting and writing
interpersonal and communication skills.
excellent command of verbal and written English.
literacy i.e. good knowledge word and excel.
have a compassionate, caring and non-judgmental personality.
Must be
a person who keeps confidentiality to him/herself.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications with an application letter, updated CV including telephone
and Email contacts of three professional referees with the most recent
employer. Please do not attach academic credentials as these will be availed
for the shortlisted candidates.
Send to:
Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI),
P.O. Box 7785 Kampala. Uganda.
Email to: (Please clearly indicate position
title and reference number as the subject of the Email)
Deadline: 12th March
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