• Contract
  • Mosul,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Job description:

As part of its juvenile justice activities, Tdh will conduct individual counselling for children in detention, to support the process of reintegration in society and foster rehabilitation opportunites,. Tdh seeks to recruit professionals who have strong communication and psychosocial support skills, and build their competencies as to enable them provide counselling to children/youth in detention under the supervision of a clinical psychologist. The lay counsellors will collaborate with other social workers that provide other services to the beneficiaries, as to complement efforts that favour a sustainable reintegration of children.

Main responsibilities :

1.聽聽聽聽聽 Counselling

1.1聽聽 Provide counselling and therapy sessions to individual cases that have been identified as needing psychological support, and which have been referred by team and/ or other stakeholders.

1.2聽聽 Facilitate group sessions as part of a therapy identified by the supervisor

1.3聽聽 Conduct psychosocial assessments, including assessment of mental health needs using strictly methodologies assigned by the supervisor

1.4聽聽 Support the implementation of appropriate therapeutic interventions utilizing appropriate and evidence based interventions as indicated by the supervisor.

1.5聽聽 Carry out other tasks as assigned by line manager as required

1.6聽聽 Ensure appropriate follow up of the cases

2.聽聽聽聽聽 Coordination with other teams and services

2.1聽聽 Disseminate information regarding available resources and services provided in the area of intervention and other areas

2.2聽聽 Work in coordination with other teams to identify child protection concerns and children in need of case management services

3.聽聽聽聽聽 Resource management, data management, and reporting

3.1聽聽 Use programme resources effectively and with care

3.2聽聽 Ensure proper record keeping of cases, ensuring confidentiality, and ensure that data collected is received and recorded by the data management staff in a timely and accurate manner.

3.3聽聽 Identify logistic and admin support needs related to the case management activities, and communicates these to the relevant log/admin support person, with the knowledge of his/her supervisor.

3.4聽聽 Ensure appropriate management and storage of program material, equipment, information.

4.聽聽聽聽聽 Problem-solving and team work

4.1聽聽 Contribute to the management of programme activities, according to the strategies communicated by line managers and the overall programme manager, in order to reach programme objectives

4.2聽聽 Develop common priority actions leading to solutions to the identified problems

4.3聽聽 Identify the problems associated with the delivery of the programme and inform line manager, HR, logistics, beneficiaries in accordance with line manager鈥檚 orientations

4.4聽聽 Attend and take part in the meetings necessary for passing on information for the smooth running of activities

4.5聽聽 Help line manager in setting up the activities schedule every week

4.6聽聽 Attend relevant trainings on Protection, Child Protection, Case Management, CCCM and others, in accordance with the line management.

Qualifications & 聽Skills

Required Competencies: This function requires the mastery of Personal, Social and Leadership Competencies (PSLC), Technical and Methodological Competencies (TMC)

In particular:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Good command of Arabic and English are required.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Bachelor鈥檚 degree in a relevant field (social work, psychology, education, social sciences, etc.).

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Superior organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and to take initiative, with a result-oriented approach and positive attitude.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 At least three years of humanitarian experience is required. Previous NGO experience, and especially counselling/psychosocial support experience, is a distinct advantage.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The ability to communicate effectively with children and adults, local authorities and other partners, and express oneself in a clear and concise way.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Ability to work in unstable, uncertain or potentially dangerous environments, independently and in a team.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Strong cross-cultural communication and resilience skills.


路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The post holder must know, implement and promote humanitarian principles and specifically child protection principles and information management principles.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 The post holder is polite, respectful, honest, punctual (and respects deadlines), creative, pacifist, proactive, committed and 鈥 during office hours 鈥 non-political. S/he is in constant exchange with colleagues and supervisors, communicates problems and enriches discussions. S/he treats people of different religion, age, sex, and economic status appropriate and equally and actively ensures their wellbeing and raises his/her voice when required. S/he is willing to improve own capacities and is open for all topics Tdh is working on to actively contribute to a comprehensive programme implementation.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 S/he uses Tdh equipment, vehicles, resources and premises economically and responsibly. S/he positively represents Tdh towards beneficiaries, stakeholders and the general public.

Child Safeguarding Policy

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Raising awareness within the Foundation on violence against children.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Providing guidance to employees and others and defining expectations when it comes to preventing, raising, denouncing and responding to issues of child abuse.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Reducing the risk of child abuse by selectively recruiting employees and others.

路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Reducing the risk of child abuse by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children.

How To Apply

Application Process:

Application should contain the following two attachments: CV and Cover letter.

Application should be submitted to ” [email protected] ” with writing the exact subject (Lay counsellor). Otherwise CV not be accepted.

Sending CV with Link will be disregarded.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Preference will be given to qualified candidates from the targeted area

Deadline: 2023-02-28