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  • Posted: Dec 13, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Samasource was founded in 2008 in order to lift people out of poverty by connecting them to dignified digital work. Since then, we've employed more than 8,000 people in Kenya, Uganda, India, and Haiti. Samasource was born out of the belief that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. ​​ We help...
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    Health and Wellness Consultant

    About The Job

    In preparation for Samasource's next phase of growth, we are searching for a seasoned and committed Health and Wellness Consultant. This role will provide a robust support system to offer real time counseling and wellness support services and advice to all staff.

    You will serve as a key partner to the Lead Counsellor and reporting directly to this role.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist and support provision of a safe outlet and relief to staff through counselling in order to enhance their productivity.
    • Provision of resilience counselling, support to staff,planning and facilitate group counseling processes.
    • Psychologically empower staff in an effort to manage stress and burnout.
    • Assist in the provision of continuous psychological assessments and identify areas of support required.
    • Supporting the Lead Counsellor and the training team to develop curriculum for personal development and wellness programmes.
    • Assist to identify any trends from counseling sessions and advise the Lead Counsellor on strategies to manage and enhance employee wellness.
    • Supporting the Lead Counsellor to schedule and plan for counseling and wellness sessions and develop periodic reports.
    • Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely and professional manner
    • Ensure that all work with clients is confidential and that ethical practices are observed at all times
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in Psychology, Counseling or a related field.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to maintain neutrality, impartiality and confidentiality in all aspects of work undertaken.
    • Good report writing and observational skills.
    • Ability to handle issues with empathy .
    • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
    • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
    • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and needs and willingness to work across different shifts.

    Experience Required

    • At least 5 years' experience in providing trauma and workplace counselling.
    • Member of KCPA or other recognized accredited body for counselors.

    Applications should be received by December 18, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Samasource on to apply
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