The Cyprus Refugee Council (CyRC) invites qualified psychologists to apply for a new position under a project funded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Cyprus, to provide support to asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection all over Cyprus and conduct appropriate referrals to other related services.
Objective: Offer services in all major cities across Cyprus to refugees and asylum seekers by carrying out assessments; referring to the state Mental Health Services or other related services; offering counseling in selected cases.
Type of activities:
• Carry out psychological assessments for beneficiaries. Assessments include: a record of psychological history, an assessment of violence, or torture related trauma, a care plan. Progress notes will be prepared and necessary psychological assessments can be submitted to the relevant authorities.
• Carry out referrals to the state Mental Health Services or other services for counseling and/or therapy
• Offer counseling to selected cases in all cities in Cyprus.
• Offer services in individual or family level, in scheduled or crisis situations.
Qualifications and Experience
• University degree in psychology and post graduate in counseling.
• Minimum of 3 years professional experience; experience providing therapy to victims of trauma/violence, or similar experience, an asset.
• Excellent command of English and Greek languages, both written and orally; knowledge of Arabic or French is an asset.
• Knowledge of issues related to refugees and immigration.
• Strong drafting skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Applications MUST include a CV and a cover letter.
Closing date: 31 January 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Send your completed application to [email protected]