Alight Clinical Psychologist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

Alight Clinical Psychologist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

Alight Uganda looking for “Clinical Psychologist”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before September 26, 2023.

Alight, formerly the American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an international non-profit, non-sectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5 million people get essential services to regain their health and take back control of their lives. Alight works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to communities of refugees and internally displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe, including Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is currently providing for emergency relief and recovery in Haiti.

Alight Clinical Psychologist Jobs 2023

The Alight has published a job vacancy announcement on September 21, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Clinical Psychologist to be based in kyangwali, Uganda.

Recruiter Alight
Position Clinical Psychologist
Location kyangwali, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline September 26, 2023

Alight Job Vacancy 2023

Day to day Responsibilities:

MHPSS Program planning, implementation, quality assurance and Reporting

  • Develop and monitor appropriate treatment programs, including community sensitization, screening, intake assessments, treatment planning and implementation, evaluation, referral and documentation.
  • Spear head the development of IEC materials on MHPSS.
  • Ensure the MHPSS staff consistently use and apply the procedures and guiding tools of ALIGHT’s MHPSS services
  • Provide detailed and informative assessments for mental health difficulties at individual, family and group levels.
  • Take lead in ensuring quality case management procedures for MHPSS cases using psychometric tests, interviews and methods that provide anecdotal evidence.
  • Lead the MHPSS team on the standardization of major operating procedures and ensure adherence to the same at site level.
  • Take lead in ensuring proper data in relation to MHPSS is collected, evaluated, and reported to offer a significant representation by creating and updating/maintaining a database on the same.
  • Ensure that client details are properly documented and safely stored under key and lock.
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation mechanism for MHPSS to ensure quality compliance.
  • Invest in creation, support and maintenance of both therapy and support groups in the community whilst adhering to the various treatment protocols.
  • Refer clients to respective specialists for consultation and appropriate intervention.
  • Participate in designing community-based engagements for sensitization and dialoguing on MHPSS issues.
  • Adhere to the ethical and professional code of conduct governing Clinical Psychologists.
  • Assist in designing the MHPSS prevention and response strategy of ALIGHT and support its implementation.
  • Participate in the compiling and timely submission of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.

Position in Organization:

  • JOB CATEGORY: Programs
  • DUTY STATION: kyangwali, UG
  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time
  • SALARY SCALE: 2491788
  • DEADLINE: Sep 26, 2023 05:00 PM
  • AGE LIMIT: Not Specified


  • A bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology or Community Psychology. A minimum of master’s degree in clinical psychology is highly prefered.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in practice as a clinical psychologist e.g., Psychological Assessments and treatments, psychological intervention development, clinical programs development, MHPSS Teams capacity building.
  • Previous experience in trauma-based therapy specifically Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Exposure Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Expressive arts, and Play therapy.
  • Knowledge and experience in Gender Based Violence case management is essential.
  • A strong understanding of the profession and the role of a clinical psychology in Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) and its dynamics in multidisciplinary service delivery.
  • Prior experience working at the community level, with thorough understanding of how to precisely communicate MHPSS issues at local level with cultural considerations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of national, regional, and global MHPSS funding mechanisms, priorities, and emerging opportunities, potential partners.

Relevant competences:

  • Strong leadership skills yet with ability to work individually and within a team.
  • Proficiency in MS computer packages, word, excel, PowerPoint and access.
  • Good presentation/facilitation skills
  • Credible and empathetic persona.
  • Excellent report writing, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct accurate assessments and offer evidence-based psychoeducation.
  • Willingness to travel throughout communities and work in a participatory manner with a variety of populations.
  • Strong knowledge of the local population and language.
  • Good listener, open-minded, non-judgmental, and sensitive to the protection needs and situation of GBV survivors and able to respect the survivors’ right to ethical practices.
  • Ability to handle stressful working conditions with limited supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively.
  • Strong proposal writing skills.
  • Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid license (Class A) is an added advantage.

How to Apply Alight Clinical Psychologist Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: September 26, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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