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Psychologist

BACKGROUND

The Hans Foundation, established in 2009, is a Public Charitable Trust that that works for the improvement of quality of life for underprivileged communities across India through Health, Education, Livelihood and Disability sector interventions. THF undertakes direct implementation of projects on the ground in addition to providing funding support to not-for-profit organisations in India through its donor – RIST, USA. THF’s Strategic planning focuses on key areas of its work with the aim of addressing the key issues of poverty alleviation, economic inequalities, and 360° impact on the quality of life through social development programs. THF’s programs are majorly implemented in the most rural and under-developed areas in the country. Over the years, THF has expanded its charitable activities in collaboration with State and Central Governments, institutions, corporates, academia and non-government organizations for sustainable interventions to achieve scale... and economy. The interventions implemented by the foundation range from grass root level to national level programs.

ABOUT PROJECT

The Hans Wellness Centre (Health services for students) has been conceptualized with a focus on the mental and physical well-being of school students. The health professionals working on this project would be the backbone to steer the project toward the intended impact and the outcomes. The Hans Foundation has started its kind initiative to provide improvement in the physical, mental, and social well-being of school-age children in 24 schools of Delhi NCR, to help towards leading a healthy life. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages and Sustainable Development and Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. THF is willing to implement this unique project which is the need of the hour in Govt and private schools of Delhi NCR.

Position: 03

Location: Delhi NCR (Ghaziabad)

Few points to reflect upon as you apply for this role:
• Psychologist who are passionate to work in the social impact domain and ready to take on grassroots challenges which occur on a daily basis will be preferred.
• The school resources are limited, therefore, Psychologist with “Can Do It” attitude will be a great fit for this opportunity.
• The psychologist will be working in a clinic situated in schools. Work conditions would be different and will have fewer facilities compared to private/govt. clinics.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Carry out assessment and screening
• Conduct individual counselling sessions and group life skill sessions of students for all designated classes.
• Ensure the correct and safe delivery of clinical services to the students.
• Evaluate and report on student progress, maintain the confidentiality of such cases
• Updates the data on App (designed for the project) and keep track of the same)
• Help students to overcome learning disabilities or emotional issues.
• Research new methods to improve children’s well-being.
• Resolve classroom or school crises pertaining to mental health issues.
• Listen to students’ concerns about academic, emotional or social issues.
• Administer and evaluate psychological tests and prepare reports.
• Provide support services to students at all levels.
• Mentor and support teachers of high-risk children.
• Counselling teachers, parents, and caregivers about issues.
• Develop programs to address behaviour issues and learning difficulties.
• Guide parents in facilitating children’s progress.
• Conduct mental health programs in the school
• Home visits to students’ homes as per the instructions from Project Manager
• Documentation – monthly report, progress deck, case/success stories, SOP.
• Any other work assigned by THF

Reporting to: Project Manager, Senior Programme Manager from THF, and Nodal teacher/principal in the school

Other Indicative Requirements:

Educational Qualifications
• Master in Psychology/ Applied Psychology/Counselling Psychology/ Clinical Psychology
• Health Psychology with relevant experience in field of child and adolescent mental health and child counselling.

OR
• M. Phil/Phd in Psychology with Masters in Psychology/ Applied Psychology/ Counselling Psychology/ Clinical Psychology/ Health Psychology

Functional / Technical Skills and Relevant Experience & Other requirements (Behavioural, Language, Certifications etc.)
• Experience of working in field/clinic for 2-3 years
• Current state license
• Candidate must have good communication skills in Hindi & English
• Candidate with prior experience in the social development sector/community-based project would be preferred

Working days and Timings
• Monday - Saturday
• Timings – 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM, (the timing is subject to change) 8 hours of duty

Holidays
• Sundays
• Other Gazetted Leaves (As per the list of THF)

Project Location
• Delhi NCR

Required Skills & Competences:
• Good working knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Behave Politely with children or any other person in school
• Strong understanding of state education policies and regulations
• Effective communication and counselling skills
• Integrity and professionalism
• State license to work as a school psychologist
• In depth knowledge and experience in individual, group and family psychology
• Problem solver and innovative
• Good organizational and time management skill
• Giving close attention to details and demonstrated ability to handle sensitive or confidential information

THF is an equal opportunity employer that encourages women, people with disabilities and those from economically and socially excluded communities with the requisite skills and qualifications to apply for positions. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of caste, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other such matter
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