**Dünya Doktorları Derneği**
Medecins du Monde Turkey (MDM-T) / Dünya Doktorları Dernegi (DDD) is a Turkish based humanitarian non-governmental organisation that facilitates access to healthcare for populations affected by armed conflict, violence, natural disasters, disease, famine, poverty and exclusion. 

Our organization collaborates with partners and key stakeholders to implement projects that facilitate access to primary and secondary-level healthcare services to respond to the medical needs of displaced population. 

DDD is the 16th member of the Doctors of the World International Network that is committed to meeting the health needs of vulnerable people globally.
 
 Please visit www.dunyadoktorlari.org.tr to learn more.

**Hierarchical & Functional links**
Based in Hatay, the Clinical Psychologist is under the line management of the Field Manager and technically will be supervised by MHPSS Manager or Supervisor.

**Status:**    Fixed-Term Contract(with possible extension)
**Expected Starting Date:**     01.02.2024

**EXPECTED PROFILE 
Knowledge & Qualification**
- University degree from psychology or psychological counselling
- Master’s degree from Clinical Psychology

**Experience**
- At least 2 years of significant experience in similar positions(preferably target groups of the organization; migrants and local people)
- Knowledge of reporting tools

**Languages**
- Required: Turkish (oral and written);
- Preferred: Arabic, English

**IT & Equipment**
- Good proficiency with Microsoft Office package;

**Communication & Information flow**
- Listening skills;
- Strong written and spoken communication skills;
- Interpersonal skills and able to communicate with people at all levels;
- Diplomatic;
- Flexibility and capacity of adapt to complex and changing contexts;
- Ability to work in an international context and collaborate with international and national experts;
- Familiar with multicultural environment;

**MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES**
- Coordinating Mental Health Activities 
- Diagnosing and Treating MH(Mental Health) Cases
- Developing Community MH Interventions
- Sensitisation and Capacity Building
- Utilizing the Referral System Between Community and Related Service Provider
- Analysis, Detection and Reduction of Risk Factors
- Developing and Performing Preventive Measures
- Other Duties

**Coordinating Mental Health Activities**
•    Work with other related team members on the identified cases with MH issues;
•    Assist in the assessment of mental health needs and proposition of interventions in coordination with partners and the MEAL team & Protection Coordinator to improve or settle mental health coverage;

**Diagnosing and Treating MH Cases**
•    Provide appropriate mental health support and/or treatment through individual counselling, group therapy, and psycho-education to all beneficiaries in need;
•    Work directly with other related team members to develop individualized intervention plans and follow up at all levels.

**Developing Community MH Interventions**
•    Participate in defining effective and culturally appropriate approaches and interventions on the community level;
•    Focus on information dissemination and collecting opinions to foster knowledge and self-control of people living in the community and informal settlements;
•    Work on building and encouraging important support networks within and amongst the target population.

**Sensitisation and Capacity Building**
•    Prepare awareness/training sessions about MHPSS guidelines;
•    Train DDDs other related team members as well as partner’s staff and community members on MHPSS issues.

**Utilizing the Referral System Between Community and CMH Centre**
•    Assist in the development of effective referral systems between the community and related service providers;
•    Utilize the referral system to secondary mental health care.

**Analysis,Detection and Reduction of Risk Factors**
•    Explore and detect potential risk factors influencing mental health status of the target population;
•    When required, coordinate with other stakeholders to reduce and/or eliminate potential risk factors;
•    Participate in any intended MH research study and/or professional field assessment.  

**Developing and Performing Preventive Measures**
•    In collaboration with the mental health team, establish and implement innovative preventive mental health interventions such as art therapy, psychodrama, etc.   

**Reporting**
•    Clinical documentation of all individual and group therapy activities;
•    Weekly reporting on mental health activities and collected data;
•    Report any security related issues to the line manager;
•    Conducting appropriate data entry for each case.
•    Filling DDD files depending on direct line explanation
•    Contribute to the situation reports when needed;
•    Provide a mission report and/or handover document at the end of contract.
•    Ensure the documentation of each activity is in line with donor requirements;

**Other Duties**
•    Participate in internal work meetings and inform DDD team on logistic issues;
•    When required participate in regular meetings with key actors;
•    Respect the privacy of the patients and the confidentiality;
•    Any other relevant duties requested by the line manager.

**Compliance & Ethics**
Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Dünya Doktorları Derneği. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Dünya Doktorları Derneği and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
**Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse**
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Dünya Doktorları Derneği and amongst beneficiaries served by Dünya Doktorları Derneği.

**NB**: considering the purpose and values of the organisation, DDD requests to its employee complete flexibility in term of duties and commitment, as their job description and job title can be adjusted throughout the year according to needs and priorities.

*Dünya Doktorları Derneği is an equal opportunity employer whereby we ensure all hiring and employment decisions, and operates all programs, services, and functions without the practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.*

**How to apply:**
Please apply with your CV and motivation letter in ENGLISH through our website
 **The deadline for submitting the applications is 27.11.2023 **

Due to the urgency to fill this post, DDD reserves the right to review the CVs on a rolling basis and selected candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing dates listed, therefore early applications are encouraged.
DDD is not in a position to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview. 
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

**General Information**
DDD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.