WFP Staff Counsellor Service Contract Jobs 2022 Kenya

WFP Staff Counsellor Service Contract Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the WFP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Staff Counsellor Service Contract position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with WFP.

WFP Staff Counsellor Service Contract Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 09, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 22, 2022.

Organization Name World Food Programme (WFP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 09, 2022
Closing Date April 22, 2022
Position Staff Counsellor Service Contract
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

WFP Staff Counsellor Service Contract Jobs 2022

The World Food Programme (WFP) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: Advanced University degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Advanced University degree in Psychology, Psychiatry, Counselling or related field. Registration as a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Counsellor or equivalent in the country of origin is preferred.
  • Typically, five years or more of relevant experience in the field of mental health. Experience in hardship duty stations providing counselling or wellness services to staff working in difficult and hazardous environments is desirable
  • Broad knowledge of all facets of the field of counselling and ability to provide an environment in which others can talk confidentially and act without fear or repercussions within a climate of established trust.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) including the ability to defend and explain difficult issues and positions to staff at all levels.
  • Excellent multicultural awareness and competence, including skills to work with cultures other than one’s own, and knowledge of how visible and invisible cultural power structures can affect wellbeing and work performance.
  • Ability to identify clients’ needs and, if required, suggest internal or external resources to support.
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with staff and management across functions and offices.
  • Capacity to be proactive in the promotion and organization of wellness activities.
  • Very good working knowledge of technology tools such as Teams, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi- cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Provide culturally sensitive counselling services to WFP staff and dependents. This may include case management, individual sessions, group sessions, emergency/critical incident support, and referrals to other resources as required.
  • Deliver in-person and online psychosocial workshops, briefings, and trainings for management and employees across a wide range of issues (e.g., stress management, communication, leadership, COVID-19 awareness, culture & diversity, conflict resolution, etc.).
  • Provide in-person and remote training and mentoring for Wellness Support Volunteers to facilitate their role in supporting staff.
  • Travel as required to WFP duty stations both in Kenya and in other countries in the Eastern Africa Region, to promote wellness and deliver counselling services.
  • Liaise, collaborate, and proactively maintain relationships with relevant parties including the WFP global and RBN Staff Counsellor networks, medical colleagues, Wellness Support Volunteers, Family Liaison Officer, PSEA Officer, Wellness Committee, Respectful Workplace Advisors, National Staff Associations, Security Unit, Human Resources, Ombudsman, etc.
  • Support countries in the Region to input and further develop content and resources on the WFP Wellbeing platform (website & application).
  • Support the work of the Family Liaison Officer to implement programmes and interventions to address the wellness of families of staff in the Region.
  • Actively engage with management and staff to establish relationships based on trust, respect, and empowerment.
  • Increase awareness regarding important themes, policies, and guidelines to promote staff wellness and safe workspaces.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, trainings and proactively plan and implement staff counselling activities to ensure the provision of cohesive counselling services.
  • Maintain at all times, high standards of professional ethics and confidentiality consistent with the Wellness Division Ethical Guidelines and Standards of Practice.
  • Complete administrative duties including as maintaining statistics on activities and completing reporting requirements as per the requirement in the Staff Wellness Division.

How to Apply?

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