Posted on :
12 May, 2020
12 May, 2020
The Africa Psychosocial Support Institute (APSSI) is a subsidiary of REPSSI. APSSI was launched in 2017 to foster professionalism and excellence in Mental Health and Psychosocial care and support (MHPSS). They aim to harness local potential and capacity in MHPSS in sub-Saharan Africa through the development and application of locally generated knowledge and approaches.
APSSI exists to deliver on two core objectives; (1) To develop and deliver high quality MHPSS program capacity through research, accrediting training materials and skills development. (2) To deliver training consultancy and technical assistance to service providers, state and non-state actors and NGOs that are looking to acquire expertise in MHPSS.
Job Title: Director
Location: Randburg, Johannesburg
Remuneration: Will be commensurate with skills and experience.
The purpose of this position is to find a candidate who will be a thought leader in MHPSS. You should be familiar with: (1) Implementation of applied research as well as the development of competence based training programmes for service providers. (2) Development of tertiary level training materials, participated in and/or familiar with the accreditation processes of such training materials. You should be at ease when networking with academic institutions and networks on the continent. APSSI will be a sustaining income generating entity that is able to fund its programmes. You should therefore be familiar with development of business consultancy services and provision of technical assistance in MHPSS to attain this income generation objective of APSSI.
Reports to: Directly to the REPSSI CEO and APSSI Board of Directors and have direct line-management
APSSI is committed to the principles of employment equity.
Submit a one-page written motivation, CV and three work related referees with contact details, certified copies of identity document and qualifications to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Sunday, 31 May, 2020