Job opening for a Counsellor at American University of Nigeria in Borno state

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Job Title: Job opening for a Counsellor at American University of Nigeria in Borno state
Organisation: American University of Nigeria
Location: Borno State
Min Work Experience: 2 year(s)
Qualification: B.Sc
Industry: Education/ Teaching/ Training
Course: RELATED DISCIPLINE

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the anticipated prevention of gender-based violence and livelihoods support project.

Applications are invited for the position below:

Job Title: Counsellor

Location: Bama and Kukawa LGA, Borno
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 1 (One) Year
Slot: 4 Openings

Position Background

  • The Counsellor will help the beneficiaries to manage and overcome depressions, manage harmful emotions and behaviours.
  • S/he will listen to, empathise with, encourage and help to empower PoCs and other project beneficiaries, depending on the nature of problems encountered.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The counselor will engage beneficiaries in a series of formal sessions at a regular time and in a private place and talk about the client’s issues and feelings.
  • Will assist in counselling the beneficiaries to cope with traumatic experience and events.
  • Provide counselling face to face, over the telephone and/or online.
  • Will work with individual beneficiaries, families or groups.
  • Keeping confidential records of beneficiary cases.
  • Build a relationship of trust and respect with clients
  • Listening to clients’s concerns, emphathising with them and helping them to see things more clearly or in a different way.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the

Position Requirements

  • BSc. in relevant field (sociology, psychology, counselling, human rights etc.)
  • 1 year of work experience as a counsellor with an INGO is preffered, or at least 2 years of working experience in a related field (Required).
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing) and Fluent in Local language(s).
  • High reporting skills (excellent writing skills)
  • Strong ability to multi-tasks and work independently, attention to details.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

How to Apply
recruitment@aun.edu.ng 
 
Note

  • The project is to be implemented in two target LGAs in Borno state that are currently accessible. The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • The position is contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.
  • The position is for a year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng
Submit CV to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng 
Application Deadline: 21 April, 2020


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