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Helmholtzstraat 61 G
1098 LE Amsterdam

Psychologist north

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Psychologist north

From02-07-2018 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

General objective of the job

The Psychologist  has the knowledge and practical skills to carry out focused psychosocial support activities vulnerable children at high risk within the community using the organization methodology that is in line with the focused psychosocial programs minimum standard set .( or agreed upon by …)


Position in the organisation

The Psychologist is part of the Programme Implementation Department.

Essential functional relations: Programme Development Department especially the PSS Coordinator.


Result Areas


Monitoring activities in the field

  • Ensure that the activities are done in a clean, hazard free, quiet and ‘private’ location
  • Ensure that all beneficiaries participate in the focused program in a non-discriminatory  as well as age and gender sensitive and appropriate approach;
  • Conduct ‘Focused psychosocial activities’ for high risk children in their community at least one time per week per group following war Child curriculum and as per war child standards.
  • Ensure that the children feel safe, comfortable and respected
  • Ensure that all children and caregivers are aware of any accountability/ complaint mechanisms
  • Encourage participants to talk about and explore their feelings and behavior
  • Ensure that parents/caregivers get frequent feedback about their child’s participation during the sessions in presence of the child (if needed).
  • Undergoes a TOF on War Child Holland Focused methodology and facilitation skills, and an induction on War child PSS approach
  • Undergoes regular supervision in order to raise personal issues and professional concerns arising from work with another appropriately qualified person.


Handling Administration activities


  • Collect attendance of participants in the activities, and fill in weekly reports as required
  • Respect and abide to the organization’s internal code of conduct and child protection policy
  • Develop individual and group progress report and maintain a filing system of children respecting confidentiality.
  • Collects and documents feedback from the field on the implementation of the methodology including challenges and lessons learnt
  • Ensure an individual carrying out of the SDQ pre and post questionnaire
  • Ensure the carrying out of the organization required assessment tools
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • University degree in Psychology (Preferably Clinical Psychology)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in working with an (I)NGO in an international/ humanitarian context;
  • Background/contextual knowledge and sensitivity concerning conflict and humanitarian context;
  • Preferably previous experience in working with refugee/vulnerable populations



  • Fluency in Arabic required; proficiency in English is a plus
  • Team oriented, with ability to take own initiative and work independently;
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Listening skills, observation, sensitivity, sincerity, discretion, empathy, values diversity, excellent communication skills.


“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Lebanon, including adherence to the Child Safety Policy, is essential”


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