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MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS)

MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS)

© Laurie Bonnaud/MSF
MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS ( CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS )
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is one of the world's leading independent international medical relief
organ izations, working in more than 7 0 countries worldwide to assist people whose survival is
threatened by violence, neglect or catastrophe.
From providing psychological first aid to survivors of natural disasters to counselling HIV patients, our
MHOs play a vital role in our proj ects. Trauma is often the most painful aspect of surviving a conflict or
disaster, or living with a disease, and mental healthcare is vital for recovery.

It’s a challenging and exciting role and you would be responsible for some or all of the following:

• Carry out a community mental health assessment
• Planning a mental health strategy
• Managing mental healthcare for an entire hospital/project
• Providing ca re for victims of sexual violence
• Supporting groups of displaced people
• Identifying and managing protection issues
R equirements:
• C ompleted education in clinical psychology
• Minimum of two years of practical (clinical) experience with trauma / PTSD patients, victims of
violence, HIV/Aids counselling
• E xperience in training and managing health workers
• C reativity and initiative to work with non - professionals in a di fferent cultural setting
• Fluency in English and/or French , Arabic skills are an asset
• Flexibility and ability to work under pressure

We offer:
• Fixed - term contract for the length of the assignment
• International health insurance
• Transport to /from and accommodation in the mission country
• Necessary vaccinations, visas costs and preparation course are covered
• An unforgettable experience in an international team and professionally challenging
environment
Further information:
https://www.aerzte - ohne - grenzen.at/en/psychologists - and - psychotherapists
https://www.aerzte - ohne - grenz en.at/en/infosessions

Médecins Sans Frontières is looking for

MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS (CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS)

Wien
Full time, Part time

Published on 18.01.2019