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Job Position - Department

Mental Health Officer - GHD


1 -2 Years of experience required


Minimum Intermediate, bachelors preferred

Last Date

10/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Job Description

The Mental Health Officer (MHO) is responsible for delivering front-line mental health services in communities across Karachi, as well as within PCP-IHN Facilities.  This includes providing lay counseling and support services to individuals experiencing depression/anxiety and conducting awareness-raising activities.

  1. Conduct mass screening for depression/anxiety at both facility and community levels
  2. Provide lay counseling and support to individuals found positive for depression/anxiety
  3. Maintain excellent records of client treatment progress.
  4. Establish a safe environment for people to discuss their personal issues
  5. Provide counseling to family members (if needed) of people with depression/anxiety
  6. Make home visits as required
  7. Conduct community mobilization activities, as required, for awareness-raising sessions
  8. Carry out research activities (data collection) as required by the program
  9. Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all patients, conversations, referrals, etc.
  10. Perform other related duties as required