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  • Posted: May 20, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 1, 2020

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    Debriefing Supervisor

    Job Summary


    The overall purpose of the debriefing services at RefuSHE is to enhance the effectiveness of RefuSHE’s Case Managers and Counselors in handling work-related stress and burnout, as well as encouraging them to develop professional resilience and motivation for work.







    • Improve the team’s competency in caring for young people who have experienced severe trauma, including young girls who have experienced some form of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)
    • Enhance team cohesion and build strategies for better teamwork
    • Share experiences and challenges in a supportive environment
    • Educate and explore self-care practices with the team
    • Support the team to effectively identify and deal with vicarious trauma
    • Enhance team appreciation of individual differences and strengths
    • Support and strengthen effective communication and conflict resolution
    • Enhance counselor’s professionalism and emotional stability

    Debriefing & Reporting

    • Conduct quarterly debriefing sessions to the Case Management Team
    • Carry out an in-depth assessment of group needs and identify methodologies to address those needs through a holistic approach
    • Lead the group to openly share emotions experienced during work with the beneficiaries and with each other
    • Explore and educate team members on emotional, psychological, or physical effects of issues raised or identified. Support the team to redirect any potential confrontations to a discussion about healing, cohesion, and professionalism.
    • Ensure records are kept properly and that the principle of confidentiality is adhered to
    • Inform the Director of Programs and senior management of any pressing issues that are non-confidential that may arise during the sessions.

    Counseling and Counsellor Supervision

    • Carry out individual and/or group counseling to staff and RefuSHE beneficiaries when needed to alleviate their psychosocial difficulties
    • Offer monthly quarterly supervision to Counselors
    • Assess the Counselor’s skills & approach towards the psychotherapeutic process, including evaluation of difficult cases
    • Assist the Counselor with recognizing their personal limitations to protect the welfare of both the client and Counselor
    • Support the counsellor to effectively self-evaluate, problem solve, and grow in confidence
    • Explain the rationale of strategies and interventions

    Candidate Profile


    • Advanced degree in Counseling /Clinical Psychology from a recognized institution
    • Over 10 years’ experience in counseling, training and counseling supervision  
    • Experience working with refugees, conflict, and post-conflict communities is an added advantage.
    • Active member of a recognized professional body is a must.
    • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic environment
    • Based in Nairobi, Kenya

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to RefuSHE on to apply
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