Mental Health Counsellors

at Safe Places Uganda Ltd
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 28, 2022
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


– Provision of Psychotherapy to clients as well as implementation of the plans and programs of SPU

Duties & Responsibilities
Conducts intake screening and assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history
Counsel clients and their families in individual or group sessions using appropriate skills/techniques
Together with other professionals generate treatment plans for the clients and periodically review plans
Ensure implementation of the clients’ individualized treatment and recovery plansWork on Referral protocols of clients to other specialists
Assists the client in understanding the nature of the emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment
Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and patients
Documents all patient information on client files and follows physician’s written orders
Maintains patient confidentiality
Participate in individual or group counsellor supervision
Routine progress reporting on client’s progress (Daily, weekly, monthly etc)Follow up on clients after discharge (After care)Maintains accurate records and documentation of patient progress, according to standard medical record
Keeping Provides courteous, high quality service to patients and members of the public by personally responding to requests for service
Any other duties assigned in line with Safe places Mission

Must have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, social work or related Humanities award from a recognized institution
Masters in any discipline of psychology & Counselling, specialised training in mental Health & addiction treatment, Training in various techniques/Therapies is an added advantage Must be registered with the relevant professional body
At least Two (2) years working experience in a clinical setting

Applying Instructions

Hard copy applications should be addressed and delivered to;

Mr. Wilfred Kwebiiha. 2nd Floor The Guardian Building,

Plot 67A, Spring Road Bugolobi(Opposite ABSA Bank Bugolobi) 

Soft copy applications and Attachments scanned as a single PDF or MS Word document can be sent to Email: 

Please include your Telephone number and email address on the application. Documents should include; Detailed curriculum, copies of academic certificates and transcripts

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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