Organization: Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF)
Duty Station: Uganda
The Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF) is an international NGO operating in Uganda since 2006, offering services in mental health care for post-conflict populations specifically to refugees and host populations. Through its clinic and community-based programming, PCAF brings novel approaches to treatment of tens of thousands of patients each year. Working closely with government and other partners in mental health PCAF is positioning itself to increase its impact through building community-based mental health treatment and other models of care.
Job Summary: The Psychiatric Clinical Officer will be responsible for clerking, diagnosing and mental health management (pharmacological and psychosocial) of beneficiaries at the hospital and community sites. He (She) will treat patients with mental illness; ensure maximum protection of human rights of patients, relatives and staff; participate in community-based mental health activities and ensure communities are sensitized about mental health and mental neurological and substance use (MNS) disorders.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry
Two years of experience
Proficiency in the local language and Juba Arabic is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send in their applications to the Country Director Dr. Dorothy Kizza firstname.lastname@example.org and lnakanjako.@pcaf.org or hand delivered to Plot 855, Mawanda Road at the Peter C. Alderman Foundation Kampala office Headquarters at Amber House, P.O. Box 36316, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 15th March 2018