Work with Fenix
MHPSS Coordinator, Paid

About Fenix

Fenix – Humanitarian Legal Aid is a US non-profit organization and Greek MKO, federally registered with Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum.

Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers, protection officers, legal assistants, translators, psychologists and experts from different academic backgrounds, provides legal aid, protection and psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers on Lesvos, while advocating for a more just and equitable asylum system.

About the role

The MHPSS Coordinator will be responsible for managing cases, supporting emergency cases, conducting appropriate referrals to a psychiatrist if needed and protection services. The Coordinator will provide psychological interventions based on the client’s needs.

  • Follow internationally recognized best practices for evidence based psychological interventions and the management of clients with mental health concerns, as well as guiding principles for gender-based violence and child protection
  • Design a care plan based on the client’s needs, conduct follow-up sessions, draft reports and carry out referrals to other services
  • Design, plan, implement and adapt MHPSS activities and ensure the overall quality of Fenix MHPSS services
  • Collaborate and liaise with other mental health actors on the island, ensuring safe referral pathways for MHPSS clients
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to exchange information and ensure that Fenix programs are responding to the evolving needs of refugees
  • Provide the team with technical support and guidance
  • Provide updated service mapping and continuous networking
  • Provide Fenix team with adequate training and access to staff care
  • Oversee clinical data and manage monthly statistics
  • Participate in advocacy efforts and liaising with actors on the island and the mainland

What we are looking for

  • Licensed Greek psychologist
  • Fluent in English. Other languages are an asset (Farsi/Dari, French, Arabic, Somali)
  • Professional experience providing psychological interventions to vulnerable populations
  • Professional experience in coordination and supervision role is an asset
  • Knowledge of different culturally relevant therapeutic techniques
  • Experience creating individual care plans for clients
  • Experience providing trainings to mental health staff
  • Positive and professional attitude, including ability to work in a team setting

All Fenix team members must comply with the values and principles outlined in the Fenix Code of Conduct and Policies.

What we offer

Safeguarding Commitment

Fenix is committed to conducting our work with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards. Protecting the communities we work with and our staff from any deliberate or accidental harm is our highest priority. Fenix expects all staff to share this safeguarding commitment by following our Code of Conduct and Policies and attending safeguarding training.

12+ months, full-time
12 months, full-time
Lesvos, Greece
Start date: Immediately
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and references and background checks will be requested before extending an offer.

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