Save the Children Psychosocial Counsellor Jobs

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Save the Children Psychosocial Counsellor Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Kenya looking for “Psychosocial Counsellor”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 22, 2024.

Save the Children has been providing support to children in Kenya through our development and humanitarian programmes since 1950. We work with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programmes to meet the needs of the most deprived children. We also advocate for greater investment of public and private resources for children.

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on April 13, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Psychosocial Counsellor to be based in Dadaab, Kenya.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Psychosocial Counsellor
Location Dadaab, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Six years
Application Deadline April 22, 2024

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2024

Key Areas of Accountability

Programme Delivery

  • Facilitate and coordinate provision of professional counselling services for children with protection concerns by conducting play and art therapy, individual and group sessions and work with caregivers to address children concerns
  • Provide overall management of the CEWC centers to enhance the safety security and enhance the wellbeing of children in each of the CEWC’s.
  • Ensure the CEWC’s are within the recommended safety standards for child to play, learn and grow.
  • Conducting relevant training to programme staffs, community structures and staffs from partner agencies.
  • Lead in the development of annual detailed implementation plans; monitor performance against work plan deadlines, ensure accurate data collection on performance indicators.
  • Lead the implementation of the counselling KPI’s, including training and provision of ongoing counselling support to the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Support in the development of capacity enhancement sessions for the staff, conduct and/or supervise trainings for the community structures, CEWC Boards of Management, to ensure programming meets quality standards.
  • Plan, organize and implement quality community sensitization forums in partnership with the community workers.
  • Manage the Child Friendly Space at the Transit Centers and Dadaab Airstrip
  • Represent SC in interagency meetings and also playing the role of the SGBV & Safe Haven focal point person

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 6971
  • Job Category: Programme Operations
  • Posting Date: 04/08/2024, 04:22 PM
  • Apply Before: 04/22/2024, 04:22 PM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: Dadaab


  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Graduate degree in counseling or Psychology, with 6 years’ experience working with children is desirable
  • Knowledge of community based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches (PRA/PLA) and child participation methodologies.
  • Ability to use a wide range of child counseling methodologies
  • Good managerial and IT skills including the use of Word and database software
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving
  • Registered with the Kenya Counsellors and Psychologist’s Association (KCPA)
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.


  • Ability to adapt to different cultures
  • Experience and skills in management of staff
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions and activities for children
  • Understanding of the dynamics of the conflict within the East African region.
  • Experience of working in an insecure environment

How to Apply Save the Children Psychosocial Counsellor Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: April 22, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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