Job Opening

Posting Title: Stress Counselor
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 11 January 2022 - 24 January 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-172241-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

- Easy access to counseling services to staff in participating organizations;
- Comprehensive resilience building programme including psycho education;
- Ongoing improvement in the working environment and monitoring mechanism of the stressful factors and provision of technical advice to senior managers.

Work Location

ESCWA & Other participating UN Entities

Expected duration

One year

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

1. Managing and assessing a stress plan
• Implements and develops a wide range of stress management plan and activities for the participating UN Offices in the country;
• Performs an ongoing assessment and monitor the determinants of stress in the participating UN Offices, as well as stress levels among the UN staff

2. Counseling and Training Activities
• Provides individual and group counseling sessions to the staff
• Organizes and conducts training sessions on stress prevention and stress related issues for UN staff
• Promotes, plans and implements welfare activities for UN staff in the country

3. Reporting and Advising on Stress Management Activities
• Advises the UN Management on stress mitigating strategies, decisions and activities
• Liaises with local experts and institutions in the country for referral, as well as with UN line managers, medical doctors, and local physicians in order to build a network of professionals ready to support and intervene in case of need

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in clinical Psychology, with clinical license to provide psychological counseling and/ or psychotherapy is required. Additional training or certification is also required in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, stress management, traumatic stress, cross-cultural communication, conflict resolution. Experience in diagnostic psychometric assessment tools is desirable.
Experience: A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in clinical psychology is required, of which 3 years should be at the international level. Experience in Employee Assistance Programme or Organizational Intervention would be an asset. Prior experience in a UN peace operation is an advantage.
Language: Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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