Clinical Psychologist, Uganda

Hope for Justice in Uganda is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic clinical psychologist to engage in specialist clinical work with children experiencing complex trauma and attachment issues. The role involves mentoring, training and oversight of all staff engaged in direct child care, to build and strengthen the whole team’s ability to provide holistic 24-hour-per-day psychological care within all Hope for Justice Uganda programmes. Additional duties including debriefing and clinical supervision of social-workers, counsellors and therapists.

Person Specifications 

-MA in Psychology/Psychotherapy. An MSc in Child & Adolescent Mental Health is an added advantage
-At least 3 to 5 years’ experience working with traumatised, abused and/or exploited children
-At least 3 years’ experience of clinical supervision
-At least 3 years’ experience in training and mentoring staff to establish good practice across programmes

Role Profile: You can view and download the full Role Profile (PDF) by clicking here.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive, based on experience and qualifications

Closing date: 12th November 2021

To apply: Download and complete the Application Form. Email your covering letter, CV/resume and completed Application Form to:

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the vacancy closed when an appointable candidate is identified, so please apply as soon as possible.