2. Position: Psychiatric Clinical Officer
Reports to: Project Coordinator as line supervisor butover role supervisor – MHPSS Supervisor
Location: BidiBidi, Rhino, Kiryandongo Rwamwanja, Kayaka II (6 persons)

Job Purpose

The overall purpose of the position is to provide technical support to the project team in management of MHPSS while providing pharmacology treatment and management to beneficiaries during the project implementation, support training programmes for the project implementation team on MHPSS assessments and management, responsible for dispensing drugs, and advise on drugs to be procured in accordance to need. The position will be a field based and an integral part of project delivery unit, providing overall monitoring and pharmacological treatment during the project implementation.

Responsibilities Related to project implementation.

The Psychiatric Clinical Officers will work alongside the Clinical Psychologists to provide specialized MHPSS services including pharmacological treatment for severe MHPSS cases, they will support to conduct mobile mental health outreaches clinics, while working with the established health centres and hospitals within the project cope/locations.

Person Specifications:

Degree/diploma in Clinical Psychiatry, Knowledge in therapeutic remedies, making mental health assessments and diagnosis, IASC guidelines; advocacy theories and principles; and Excellent organization and coordination skills, must be result-oriented and Working experience in the civil society sector with at least practicing experiences.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3- year salary history to: Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda, P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda, email: info@tpoug.org or hand deliver is most preferable to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo or nearest TPO Uganda field office country wide.

  • Deadline: January 31, 2021.
  • Positions with various locations do indicate at least 3 preferred areas
    for deployment.

TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by
12th February 2021, you are not considered.