Psychosocial Counselor
GEMS School

Position: Psychosocial Counselor

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Industry Education
  • Category Adviser/Counseling
  • Location Dhapakhel,Lalitpur
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary 35K-40K
  • Education Level Masters
  • Desired Candidate Both(Female, Male)
  • Experience 3 + years
  • Expiry date Jun 22, 2024 (4 days left)
  • Vehicle License No
  • Skills Counseling, English Typing and Speaking, Interactive, Continuous Improvement, Analysis/analyzing
Job Description
  • Assessment and Evaluation:Conduct thorough assessments and evaluations of clients to understand their psychological, emotional, and social needs.Use standardized assessment tools, interviews, and observation to gather relevant information.
  • Treatment Planning:Collaborate with clients to develop personalized treatment plans based on their specific needs, goals, and preferences.Utilize evidence-based therapeutic techniques and interventions to address clients' issues effectively.
  • Individual and Group Therapy:Provide one-on-one counseling sessions to clients, creating a safe and empathetic environment for them to discuss their concerns.Facilitate group therapy sessions when applicable, fostering peer support and interpersonal growth.
  • Crisis Intervention:Assist clients in managing crisis situations, such as suicidal ideation, self-harm, or acute emotional distress.Implement crisis intervention strategies and connect clients with appropriate emergency services as needed.
  • Education and Psychoeducation:Educate clients about mental health conditions, treatment options, and coping mechanisms.Conduct psychoeducational workshops or classes on relevant topics to support clients' self-awareness and personal growth.
  • Record Keeping and Documentation:Maintain accurate and confidential client records, including assessment notes, treatment plans, progress notes, and case summaries.Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards regarding client confidentiality.
  • Collaboration and Referrals:Collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as psychiatrists, social workers, and medical doctors, to provide holistic care for clients.Refer clients to specialized services or resources when necessary, such as addiction treatment programs or support groups.
  • Ethical and Legal Compliance:Adhere to ethical standards and legal regulations governing the practice of counseling and mental health services.Maintain professional licensure and participate in ongoing training and supervision.
  • Self-Care and Professional Development:Engage in self-care practices to manage the emotional demands of the job and prevent burnout.Pursue continuous professional development through workshops, conferences, and training programs.
Job Specification
  • Master's degree or higher in counseling, psychology, social work, or a related field.
  • State licensure or certification as a mental health counselor or therapist.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Empathy, patience, and nonjudgmental attitude.
  • Knowledge of various therapeutic approaches and evidence-based interventions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
About Company
GEMS School, a leading educational institution in the country, founded in 1984 A.D., is a co-educational school and principally focuses on the over...

GEMS School, a leading educational institution in the country, founded in 1984 A.D., is a co-educational school and principally focuses on the overall development of the students. We implement the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for Grades 1-5 and International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) for Grade 6, and incorporate modern teaching pedagogies adopting student-centered teaching-learning activities right up to the high school. 

 

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