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Volunteering Jobs In Uganda – 2 Community Psychologist at CoRSU

Job Title: Volunteer Community Psychologist (2 positions) (Volunteering Jobs In Uganda)

Reports to: Clinical Psychologist

About us:

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by Christian Blind Mission (CBM).

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda: CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Objective of the position:

  • To be part of a team that develops and implements appropriate psycho-
    social therapy services to clients undergoing rehabilitation at CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and their attendants.
  • Provide CoRSU patients, attendants and or caregivers with relevant information under the guidance of the clinical psychologist, on the prevention of disability to promote a better quality of life and social inclusion of people with disability in their communities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advocates for child safeguarding and ensures adherence of the policy.
  • Encourages child participation through play activities at the out-patient and in-patient areas.
  • Works with clients on a one-to-one basis, group, community or special setting based on their levels of function and severity of disability.
  • Provides psycho-social needs assessment for patients before they are seen by the clinical psychologist.
  • Participates in the development of training materials under the guidance of the clinical psychologist and capacity building of staff to enable the staff to address basic psycho-social client needs.
  • Ensure up to date record keeping including case preparation, keeping continuous counseling notes and daily records, and prepare periodic reports under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.
  • Refer clients to the respective specialists for consultation and appropriate intervention under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.
  • Ensure proper handling of department equipment during, and after use.
  • Participates in developing and or updating psychotherapy-specific rehabilitation protocols under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.Qualification, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelors of Community Psychology
  • At least 1 year working experience working in a child centred setting
  • Good Communication and assertiveness skills.

How to Apply: 

Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

NB: Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The

Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to [email protected]. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

The closing date: 3rd March, 2017

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda – 2 Community Psychologist at CoRSU

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