Part-Time Counsellor – Livingstone (1)

The National Legal Aid Clinic for Women (NLACW) is a project of the Women’s Rights Committee of the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) which was established in 1990 by the Women’s Rights Committee of LAZ, to provide affordable legal representation to women and children from marginalized social sectors. The overall objective of the NLACW is to empower women by facilitating their access to legal rights by way of legal representation, counselling, legal and human rights education as a distinct but integral part of the women’s movement. The NLACW has the following vacancies that needs to be filled.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide overall support in psychosocial/marital counseling to clients.
  • To provide clients with psychosocial rehabilitation services.
  • Refer clients to other institutions for medication and or other services.
  • Encourage clients to discuss emotions and experiences as therapeutic treatment.
  • Examine issues facing clients such as gender-based violence, abuse, depression, anger management.
  • Crisis management for survivors of GBV.
  • In liaison with management, to set up an effective monitoring and supervisory system of clients undergoing counseling.
  • To identify, document and share best practices with management for purposes of entrenchment into long term programming.
  • To provide basic training in psychosocial counselling to fellow employees for effective case management as and when required.
  • To work closely with other network partners in the area of counseling and refer clients to other networking partners for further support.
  • Participate in facilitating community and school workshops.
  • To perform all other duties as may be required by the Executive Director.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in Counselling/social work from a reputable college
  • Registered with the Zambia Counselling council with valid practicing certificate.
  • Experience in child counselling, couple counselling, HIV/Aids counselling,
  • At least 3 years’ experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to write routine reports and correspondence

How to Apply

Candidates meeting the above prescribed qualifications should submit their application letters along with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and names, contact numbers and addresses of 3 referees, two of whom must have worked with the applicant, to the address below.

All applications should be addressed to the Executive Director and delivered to the address below or emailed to:

The Executive Director

National Legal Aid Clinic for Women

110A/150 Musonda Ngosa Road,

Villa Elizabetha,

Private Bag E578,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
25 Mar 15:00
Email applications to
nlacwlusaka@zamtel.zm
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