TERMS OF REFERENCE – CONSULTANCY TO PROVIDE PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT Posted on 15/07/2022 by lillian osano CAREERS GET INVOLVED // CAREERS TERMS OF REFERENCE – CONSULTANCY TO PROVIDE PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT DEADLINE: July 29, 2022 OPEN JOB SHARE THIS JOB: The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an African-led and Africa based international research institute committed to conducting high quality and policy relevant multidisciplinary research. Our research addresses important development issues and challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa in areas such as education, population, health, aging, urbanization and wellbeing. The CPSE project aims to act as a critical and neutral knowledge partner to the constellation of actors advocating for the full domestication and implementation of continental commitments on the sexual and reproductive health, and the rights of Africa’s young people and women. The project is planning to conduct data collection on the lived experiences of pregnant and parenting adolescents and is seeking to have a counsellor who can provide psychosocial support to participants and enumerators who may experience distress given the sensitive nature of the topic. Responsibilities Provide counselling and psychosocial support to the field interviewers and adolescent girls. Ensure professionalism and ethics in service delivery. Qualifications A degree in counseling, psychology or related field from a recognized institution. Experience in the provision of psychosocial services to young people and understanding of the mental health challenges they face. Experience working in informal settlements. Submission of Proposals Interested consultants should submit their proposal via email to email@example.com and copy firstname.lastname@example.org not later than July 29, 2022. The proposals should include the technical proposal (methodology, work plan e.t.c), financial proposal, the profile of the organization and CVs of experts who will undertake the consultancy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.