Job Summary

    WATAN Foundation in Turkey, together with its partners, is providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by the Syrian crisis, both in Syria and Turkey. 

    The psychologist work directly with individual cases through individual sessions or Group sessions. He/ She provide counseling and psychotherapy. He / She work with people who have psychological problems, He/ She will work to improve the patient’s wellbeing. The position will be based in Izmir.

Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
    • Educational background in social work understanding common mental disorders medical ethics psychosocial approaches.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience as clinical psychologist or counselor.
    • Working experience in NGO’s in social and/or mental health services.
    • Experience and skills working with people affected by violence.
    • Able to work at individual care and community support levels.
    • Good understanding of the target population and goals of the program.
    • Proficient level both written and spoken of Arabic, Turkish and/or English is an asset.


    • Support the Info Hub to develop coordinated, efficient and measurable protection for Syrian refugees.
    • Identify psychosocial needs of beneficiaries and -if necessary- refer them to relevant services (internal or external).
    • Conduct monthly base meetings with Protection Team to assess needs.
    • Supervise Counselor to conduct group sessions for mental health counselling and awareness sessions on psychosocial health.
    • Provide 1-1 individual counseling and Psychological First Aid.
    • Follow up beneficiaries.
    • Provide information to the target population on mental health and psychosocial issues to deal with possible mental health difficulties (e.g psycho-education).
    • Conduct mapping of services on mental health and psychosocial support services provided by public and private aid actors in the region.
    • Makes regular reports of work to the Info Hub Manager.

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Work Place

Turkey - Izmir