Clinical Psychologist (Nkamira) at Save the Children: (Deadline 6 April 2023)



Clinical Psychologist (Nkamira) at Save the Children: (Deadline 6 April 2023)

Clinical Psychologist (Nkamira) at Save the Children: (Deadline 6 April 2023)

Advert – Clinical Psychologist (Nkamira)

About the Role:

Save the Children (SC) is the world’s largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Clinical Psychologist will work to contribute to improvement of mental health status of the targeted population of Nkamira Transit Center through the provision of psychological support and therapy.

Qualifications and experience 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical psychology, Community Psychology or any relevant qualification.
  •  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional and behavioural disorders with training in clinical psychology and knowledge in Trauma counselling.
  • Training in mhGAP  will be an advantage.
  • A strong understanding of the profession and the role of a clinical psychologist in mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS).
  •  Knowledge of individual and group therapy treatment protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of MHPSS related best practices and tools, including IASC Guidelines on MHPSS in emergency settings, SOPs, caring for Survivors/Working with Survivors Training Tools, WHO Recommendations, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skills in mental healthcare processes
  • Excellent liaison abilities and good communication skills (Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili and English preferred).
  • Excellent knowledge of patients rights and health professional rights
  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilisation methods;
  • Strong capacity of nosocomial infection prevention
  • Organisation and hygiene skills, knowledge and behaviour.
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft office, M.S Word, MS Excel)
  • Language skills in Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, English, and French
  • Experience of working in remote health facilities preferably in Refugees settings;
  • Excellent knowledge of patients rights and health professional rights.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued


This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information: Click Here

Deadline for receiving applications is 6th April 2023.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


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