Monday, 9 January 2012

International Organization of Migration - Psychologist

International Organization of Migration


International Organization for Migration (IOM) Indonesia is looking for Psychologist, according to 
the terms of reference below. Interested candidates are invited to send their CV  with the cover letter
in ENGLISH  and complete the Personal  History Form  which can be downloaded at and submit to  not later than  13 January 2012 indicating the reference code 
below as subject. All candidates are requested to specify their availability date and minimum three 
referees in the application form. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Reference No          :  SVN/ID10/2011/69
Position Title          : Psychologist
Classification          : General Service Staff, G6
Duty Station          : Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia 
Type & Duration of contract : SAIC, 3 month with possibility for extension 

General Functions:
Under the overall supervision of Senior Migration Health Advisor and technical supervision of 
Psychosocial Support Coordinator for Indonesia, the incumbent is expected to carry out his/her 
duties in close coordination with  Senior Migration Health Physician and the Head of Sub office in 
Tanjung Pinang. The incumbent will be responsible for the development, implementation and 
oversight of a mental health support system for migrant populations in Tanjung Pinang. In particular 
she/he will be responsible for :
1. In close coordination with the IOM team, especially the IOM health teams, and operations staff, 
develop a strategy to address the psychosocial and mental health needs of the migrant 
2. Streamline mental health services with services already provided by established IOM health 
clinics resulting in a program that covers and addresses the needs of all gender and age 
categories of the target group. 
3. Establish a system for assessing the individuals mental health and psychosocial needs; maintain 
records with due respect to confidentiality; and a monitoring and evaluation and improvement 
system for the programme interventions.
4. Provide group or individual therapeutic sessions according to the needs as identified; establish a 
referral network for clinical mental health services to be utilized were necessary. 
5. Assess resources available among the migrant population and optimize the use of migrants' skills 
and initiatives to ensure a culturally appropriate service.
6. Provide trainings to programme staff on delivery of psychosocial services to ensure that overall 
IOM response is conducive towards achieving the objectives of the psychosocial and mental 
health services.
7. Regularly report on the activities in place and evaluate the effect of the interventions and services
8. Establish and maintain close liaison between the different actors within and outside of IOM to 
facilitate the mental health services delivery to the migrant population. 
9. Perform such other duties that will make this a successful programme for the migrants and IOM.

(Education, experience and personal qualities) 
University degree in psychology, social science, or degree in psychiatric nursing and registered to 
practice in clinical psychology discipline in Indonesia. At least 3 years of clinical work experience, of 
which minimal five to several years experience working in community based programmes or camp 

Experience in provision of community based training activities. Excellent communication skills. 
Ability to work well under pressure. Demonstrated ability to work well in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team.  Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Personal commitment, efficiency, 
flexibility, drive for results, respect for diversity and creative thinking Good knowledge of MS 

Languages: Fluency in English

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