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iCALL Psychosocial Helpline; a field action project of the School of Human Ecology at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, provides counselling, support, information and referral to individuals in emotional and psychological distress, over the telephone and email. The helpline currently runs six days a week, from Monday to Saturday, from 8 AM to 10 PM. Going ahead, iCALL is looking to expand its team to meet its growing requirements


Vacancy for Programme Officer at iCALL Psychosocial Helpline, TISS

Name of Post Programme Officer
Advertisement number 4icall/7/2019
No of Posts 01
Last date of Application 31/07/2019
Duration of employment 5 months
Remuneration 4,20,000
Office Contact 022-2552600

About TISS: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 and is a deemed univer-sity fully funded by the University Grants Commission, Government of India. TISS offers over 50 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. Mas-ters’ programmes are offered in a range of socially relevant inter-disciplinary areas. TISS is a research university with M. Phil. and Ph. D. programme and basic and applied research in a range of areas. A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute fa-cilitating strong linkages between education, research, field action and Dissemination.

iCALL Psychosocial Helpline; a field action project of the School of Human Ecology at the Tata Insti-tute of Social Sciences Mumbai, provides counselling, support, information and referral to individuals in emotional and psychological distress, over the telephone, chat and email.

iCALL in partnership with the government of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and UNFPA undertakes two projects, which aim at strengthening capacities of counsellors working within the state’s SSK & RKSK counselling centers at Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The third project is another capacity building initiative of health staff posted at health and wellness centers on basic counselling skills, in Madhya Pradesh under the Aarogyam scheme of the Government of India. All three projects are in different stages of completion. iCALL is inviting applications for the post of Officer.

Job profile – Programme Officer

The candidate shall report directly to the Programme Coordinator at iCALL, and shall assist with the following:

  • Developing proposals, report as required by the funders and the implementing partners
  • Managing a team of research assistants and mental health trainers-cum-counsellors working under the projects.
  • Coordinating with government officials to implement the project
  • Developing & overseeing rich media content to be imparted over an e-learning platform
  • Writing reports, newsletters, research papers and coordinating with partner agencies
  • Developing and Assisting in strategic planning for project implementation
  • Be willing to work in flexible hours and travel to Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan regularly
  • Managing administrative responsibilities related to the project with TISS

Desirous candidates should:

  • Possess a full-time Master’s Degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology (MA/Msc) or equivalent from a recognized and reputed University
  • Possess strong qualitative research and documentation skills
  • Have 3 years of experience working in the field of mental health
  • Have prior experience of engaging with research processes and writing academic publications
  • Possess excellent spoken and written skills in English as well as in Hindi
  • Be comfortable with public speaking
  • Be willing to travel to Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on a regular basis

Preference shall be given to candidates based in Mumbai. Candidates not having an academic back-ground in Counselling or Clinical Psychology need not apply. The current position is for a period of 5 months i.e. August 2019 to December 2019. Please note that this is a full-time position.

Desirous candidates may send their résumé to icallmptraining@gmail.com before 31st July 2019. Kindly mark the subject of the email as ‘Application for the post of Programme Officer’ only. Late applications shall not be entertained. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at TISS, Mumbai.

 

icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

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icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

CALL US ON

022-25521111

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icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

CALL US ON

022-25521111

EMAIL US AT

icall@tiss.edu

  • icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

    CALL US ON

    022-25521111

    EMAIL US AT

    icall@tiss.edu

  • icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

    CALL US ON

    022-25521111

    AVAILABLE NOW

  • icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

    EMAIL US AT

    icall@tiss.edu

  • icall-small is a psychological helpline that aims to provide high quality telephone counselling and internet based support services which will significantly improve mental health and the well being of individuals as well as the community.

    iCALL now provides chat based counseling through nULTA APP. Write us at icall@tiss.edu if you have queries regarding chat based counseling session.