POSITION CODE : HRD-PC/TD-
DEPARTMENT / PROGRAM : Mental Health Program
REPORTING TO : Field Supervisor
EMPLOYMENT TYPE : Contractual
LOCATION : Karachi, Pakistan
The incumbent will be responsible for delivering front-line mental health services in communities across Karachi, as well as within IRD Partner sites. This includes providing lay counseling and support services to individuals experiencing depression/anxiety and conducting awareness-raising activities.
Conduct mass screening for depression/anxiety at both facility and community levels.
Provide lay counseling and support to individuals found positive for depression/anxiety.
Maintain excellent records of client treatment progress.
Establish a safe environment for people to discuss their personal issues.
Provide counseling to family members (if needed) of people with depression/anxiety.
Make home visits as required.
Conduct community mobilization activities, as required, for awareness-raising sessions.
Carry out research activities (data collection) as required by the program.
Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all patients, conversations, referrals, etc.
Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
Attend regular staff meetings and in-services.
Calling up the patients for Follow-up.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA)
Experience in providing counseling services
Good communication skills
Fluency in regional language
Experience with MS Office
Experience of field work
IRD Pakistan is in search of talented and motivated individuals for the post of Community Mental Health Officer in the field of Other in one of their office located in Karachi - Pakistan. The ideal candidate should have minimum interview qualification and atleast 1 year of experience. The position require communication skill, ms office, field work mandatory skills. This is a Full-Time morning shift job.
About IRD Pakistan
IRD is a global health delivery and research network that works in over 20 countries. IRD was founded in Karachi in 2004. Now based in Singapore, IRD has has offices in Dhaka, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Johannesburg, and Karachi.