World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Reporting to : Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Specialist

Grade Level : 14

Work Location : Nairobi,

Purpose of Position

To Provide Clinical Supervision and technical guidance to ensure effective implementation of mental health and psychosocial support, GPM+ which will also include supervision of PM+ trainer of trainers.

To effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities

Supervision for Mental Health GPM+, and Trainer of Trainers (ToTs), in accordance with project targets 50%

  1. Planning and implementation of the project
  2. Facilitate weekly supervisions for CHWs
  3. Grant interventions implemented within schedule and regular review of project status
  4. Conduct in class and infield competency assessments for CHWs
  5. Conduct randomized fidelity checks for CHWs
  6. Capacity building of CHWs on GPM+ and Basic Helping Skills
  7. Ensure care and safety of clients is being upheld and safety risks are adequately responded to
  8. Provide materials for supervision sessions to the CHWs

Monitoring, reporting and Documentation 25%

  • Ensure completion of CHW client tracking and supervision forms
  • Ensure completion of data and its timely data entry
  • Timely Submission of quality project reports
  • Development of a Referral Directory for clients
  • Monitor and report serious adverse events
  • Maintain updated records of weekly supervision sessions
  • Identify and document promising practices
  • Convene forums for sharing and learning on MHPSS interventions

Capacity Building 10%

  • Prepare all training materials
  • Capacity building of CHWs in Basic Helping Skills and GPM+/PM+
  • Lead capacity building initiatives for communities and partners
  • Facilitate training for the Ministry of Health TOTs

Engagement and Networking 10%

  • Effective representation of WVK in key stakeholder forums
  • Provide Clinical Supervision to Implementing Partners TOTs
  • Ensure close collaboration with key Government Line Ministries
  • Work closely with the county to develop a supervision model for CHWs

Other duties 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counselling Psychology, Clinical Psychology,
  • 4 years working experience in mental health and psychosocial support, one of which has to be at a supervisory level
  • Registered with Kenya Association of Professional Counselors
  • Trainer of Trainers in Problem Management Plus and Psychological First AID
  • Clinical experience at community level, either in a research or clinical capacity
  • Prior experience in community research and stakeholder’s engagement
  • Good computer skills in MS office (Excel, word, PowerPoint).
  • Must understand task-shifting approaches in order to build capacity in community health workers
  • Must show flexibility and openness to different psychological modalities
  • Good understanding of how psychological interventions are delivered and the practice of working with lay helpers
  • Excellent oral and written communications in Kiswahili and English and relationship skills
  • Training and experience in implementation in WHO Low Intensity psychological intervention like Problem Management Plus is an added advantage

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