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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Psychosocial Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Psychosocial Officer

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation ( LWF )

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, March 09, 2018

Duty Station:
Kyangwali Settlement

LWF World Service partners include Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, the European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM) and UNHCR among others, with whom LWF World Service is a key implementing partner. For more information about LWF World Service, please check;
LWF-Uganda also has a successful track record responding to refugees in Uganda. it currently supports Congolese and South-Sudanese refugees living in settlements in the districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Moyo and Lamwo respectively with access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, community services, protection, psychosocial support, livelihoods and environmental conservation.
The LWF Uganda is looking for a mature, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Job Title: Psychosocial Officer
Place of Assignment: Kyangwali Settlement
Contract: 12 Months with the possibility of Extension
Reports to: Team Leader
Duties and responsibilities: visit our: Website: 

Required qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in counseling and/or psychology, Masters in the same field is an added advantage;
  •  3 years’ experience in counseling;
  • Knowledge of gender child protection issues and human rights;
  •  Working experience in refugee situations is an added advantage;
  • Good facilitation/training and project report writing skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  •  Motivated, innovative and possesses outstanding organization and interpersonal skills and integrity; Willingness to work in a hardship area;
Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email  clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. Do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. CVs will be received until the Friday, March 09, 2018
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender; race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.