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Clinical Psychologist

Published on 04.10.2023


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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Clinical Psychologist

 Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular psychological and behavioral screening/assessments, evaluation, develop intervention plans, referrals and consultation for clients.
  • Schedule and conduct individual and group/family psychotherapy sessions to address mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress, sexual violence and general family issues (e.g. family conflicts) in order to modify behavior and/or improve personal, social and emotional adjustment of residents.
  • Work with clients to set goals, develop a treatment plan, and experience the desired change through treatment. Examine and plan interventions to address social and environmental issues/factors that may influence clients’ mental well-being, substance abuse, peer pressure, family dysfunction, financial challenges and health issues,
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of counseling or treatments for beneficiaries as well as the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then adjust intervention or treatment plans as necessary.
  • Consult with case managers to determine appropriate intervention strategies to meet beneficiaries’ physical and emotional needs and relevant therapy/counseling techniques. This includes participating and/or assisting case managers and relevant staff to implement and achieve case goals and support beneficiaries towards successful family.
  • Prepare and conduct training programs for lay counselors, beneficiaries and community.
  • Facilitate debrief sessions with staff members.
  • Establish, update, and maintain a record keeping system for confidential records (questionnaires, histories, critical incidents) therapy notes, reports. 
  • Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position or as assigned
Required profile for job ad : Clinical Psychologist

Minimum Qualifications

Education: A bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, counseling, or mental health.


  • 3 or more years of relevant experience in psycho-social counseling, psychotherapy or mental health.
  • Experience working with vulnerable families.
  • Registration with a licensing body is an added advantage. A non-registered candidate will be required to pursue registration


  • Diagnostic tools/assessments/manuals.
  • Principles and techniques of interviewing and recording.
  • Counselling/psychotherapy intervention strategies/techniques.
  • Knowledge of community structures and services.
  • Knowledge of case management is highly desirable.
Job criteria for job ad : Clinical Psychologist
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Northern Province
City : Musanze
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
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Key Skills :
Number of Position(s) : 1
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