Staff Counsellor

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

Within the delegated authority Clinical and technical supervision to be provided by Staff Welfare personnel nominated by the Staff Welfare Officer, Administrative supervision to be provided, when possible, at the Regional Level.

• Establish collaborative working relationships with counterparts and senior personnel in the respective Regions; • Provide tele-counselling services in allocated global locations and languages; • Offer and participate in the preparation of education material and seminars; • Provide management consultation as needed; • Refer on to Staff Welfare for complex mental health issues; • Participate in supervision and team meetings; • Be proactive in reaching out to missions/specific groups of staff • Maintain confidential records and submit monthly statistics as agreed and end of assignment report; • Maintain confidentiality and professional practice standards; • Any other duties as required.

• Professionalism • Integrity • Teamwork and respect for diversity • Commitment to continuous learning • Planning and organizing • Communication • Flexibility • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement.

in counselling, with experience in/counselling deep field or in the multilateral sector an asset. Fluent in English and French with Arabic an asset.

IOM Operations is a unique (humanitarian) operation. It provides for an interesting and enriching environment, but also requires a mature level of cultural awareness, as well as more stamina and commitment than elsewhere to make life comfortable and affordable. Therefore, flexibility and the ability and willingness to live and work in harsh and potentially hazardous conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort, are essential.

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