MHPSS Manager – Ukraine (Responsible for Mental Health and Psychological Support Services)

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Hours: Full time, with some weekends and evenings needed to support humanitarian program delivery Remuneration: £3,500 per month plus per diem Duration: 3 months initially Location: Ukraine

Are you an experienced manager of mental health and psychological support services?

UK-Med is a humanitarian INGO that has responded to disasters and health emergencies for over 20 years. We are training medical teams, both in the UK and around the world, to be ready to respond to disease outbreaks, conflicts and natural disasters. When Ebola hit West Africa in 2014, we recruited and trained British doctors and nurses who helped local medical teams and other NGOs bring the outbreak under control. We are key partners, providing the clinical component of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) to WHO standards.

Our answers are provided by our Surge Responder Registry. Registry members undergo extensive training and vetting in advance, so they can be quickly deployed to where they are needed most. Registry members who join a response team are offered a fixed-term contract for the response and are paid in accordance with our globally referenced pay scales.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health and Psychological Support Services Manager to deliver and monitor UK-Med Mental Health and Psychosocial related activities in the project area/country in line with Metal Health strategy and protocols/standards UK-MED for our growing response in Ukraine. You will have a strong track record in supporting the delivery of health programs in complex emergencies by working closely with colleagues and national partners.

The general objective of the role is to support the definition of the MHPSS strategy adapted to the local context and needs / the coordination of MHPSS activities, in order to provide the most appropriate support to patients (including staff management, guarantee of quality of care provided and reporting).

How to register

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Package – MHPSS Manager – Ukraine – May 2022 before applying for this position.

To apply, please answer the questions and send your CV and cover letter via our Online job portal as soon as possible.

Please apply below as soon as possible and no later than Monday, June 20. The potential interview date will be Tuesday, June 28. This position will be closed once we have received enough strong applications. This is an ongoing recruitment campaign to support our current mission in Ukraine.

Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine, e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen zone country or an ETIAS eligible country (**https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements**).

UK-Med is committed to protecting its staff and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We carry out a thorough check before confirming any appointment.

UK-Med is committed to respecting the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to achieve their potential.

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