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Mental Health Assistant নিচ্ছে Terre des hommes, কর্মস্থলঃ উখিয়া।

প্রতিষ্ঠানঃ Terre des hommes

পদের নামঃ  Mental Health Assistant - Ukhiya Base

Application Deadline: 26 May 2024

Age: at least 19 years

Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Maximum Salary: Tk. 39,600 (Monthly)

Experience: At least 2 years

Published: 20 May 2024

Experience: At least 2 years

Additional Requirements

  • Age at least 19 years
  • 2 years working expriecne on PM+.
  • Master in General Psychology/Clinical Psychology/Educational and Counselling Psychology/Child Psychology will be preferable.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Basic IT knowledge (Microsoft Office, Internet, excel).
  • Knowledge of child protection systems in Bangladesh/ Excellent facilitation skills.
  • Fluent in Chittagong dialect.
  • Good mastery of English.
  • Compassion, empathy, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and active listening abilities.
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations and respond to crises effectively.
  • Physical and emotional resilience, as the role may involve exposure to challenging situations.Understanding of and commitment to maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy.
  • Team player with the capacity to work collaboratively within a team.Basic knowledge of mental health conditions and treatment approaches (specific requirements may vary by employer).

Responsibilities & Context:

Tdh's Child Protection (CP) program consists of three main components: MHPSS to children, adolescents and caregivers; Case Management, including Alternative Care and Caring for Child Survivors, and Support to Community-based CP mechanisms. To protect and promote the psychosocial well-being of adolescents (16+) and adults through Family Strengthening approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels. Tdh has adopted focused non-specialized MHPSS services through Problem Management+ (PM+) intervention developed by WHO and Effective Parenting sessions for parents/caregivers. These intervention strategies are applicable for individual and group adolescents and adults who are having different psychosocial and adjustment issues due to migration.

The project is to protect and promote the psychosocial well-being of adolescent boys and girls and young men and women through community-based MHPSS approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels between host and refugee community populations. 

General Description of the Role:

Under the direct supervision of Mental Health Officer, Mental Health Assistant provides structured, age, gender and needs-appropriate individual non-specialized MHPSS services through Problem Management Plus (PM+) intervention to adolescents (16+) and adults/caregivers, and focused group MHPSS through Effective Parenting Curriculum to the parents/caregivers.

Responsibility 1: Mental Health and Psychosocial support to beneficiaries through Problem Management Plus (PM+) intervention.

  • Responsibility 2: Family Strengthening support.
  • Responsibility 3: Cross-cutting psychosocial and mental health issue.
  • Responsibility 4: Monitoring and Accountability.
  • Responsibility 5: Networking, Coordination and Representation.
  • Responsibility 6: Child Protection/ Safeguarding


  • Fully comply with Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is upheld at all times
  • Ensure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project activities.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • Severance Pay

Workplace: Work at office

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Job Highlights

Initially Contract Duration - till 31st December 2024 with the possibility of extension depending on availability of funds and performance.

Read Before Apply

Application should include Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter through an Application Link at

Only a completed Application Form will be considered for short-listing. Short-listed applications will subsequently be called for written and interviews.


Tdh reserves the right to fill the role prior to the advertisement's end date. As such, candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

Apply Procedure

Apply URL: https://hiring-bd.tdh.ch/tdh-application-form-mental-health-assistant-for-ukhiya-bangladesh/

Company Information: Terre des hommes

Address: House no: 52 (1st and 2nd Floor), Road no: 15, Block: D, Banani, Dhaka – 1213


Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

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