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Psychosocial Support Officer – Psychologist

No of Positions

1 Male

1 Female

Duty Station

Field Health Unit Bakka Khel, Bannu District

Reporting to

District Program Officer (DPO)



Major Responsibilities:

  • Contributes towards the overall goal and objectives of the organization
  • To assess patient’s needs, abilities or behavior using, interviews, direct observation, tests and variety of tools/methods
  • To work as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, LHVs and other staff to devise and monitor appropriate activities regarding treatment, counseling and referrals
  • To offer therapy for difficulties relating to anxiety, depression, addictions, social and interpersonal problems and increasingly, a range of challenging problems
  • To contribute in rehabilitating of patients in the community with the demonstration of psychological approaches in their lives
  • To refer patients to specialists or to other institutions/organizations for non-counseling treatment of problems
  • Diagnose psychological, emotional or behavioral disorders
  • To mobilize patients that how they could be helped by counseling.  To develop therapeutic and treatment plans based on patients interests, abilities, and needs
  • To record and monitor patients progress through regular meetings or sessions
  • To support in maintaining Minimum Service Delivery Standards as set by Government of Pakistan in the field health unit
  • She/he must demonstrate acceptable behavior with the patients, staff and others
  • Offer services to all age, gender, religion groups of people
  • Compile and ensure timely submission of daily/monthly reports and records
  • May require to perform other related duties assigned by supervisor as per organization set standards

Job Requirements: 

a)      Education:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Psychology or equivalent

b)     Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in relevant field, preferably in development sector 

c)      Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 

  • Knowledge and experience in mental consoling, gender promotion and behavior change
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well in a team
  • Must have knowledge of Computer operation and use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

d)     Language Skills: 

  • Urdu, Pashto and English

e)      Age:

  • Maximum age limit 45 Year