JOB SUMMARY (Overall purpose of the job):
Clinical psychologists will work with individuals, including children, adolescents and adults, as well as families, and groups in a range of settings. Assess through a range of techniques and provide a treatment plan that may include counselling or therapy with a range of mental health issues, conditions and disorders.Liaise with other professionals such as psychiatrists, community workers and health systems in order to deal with your clients' complex issues.
Position Specification (Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience):
Academic/ Professional Qualification:
Minimum M.Sc./M.A in Psychology preference will be given to candidates having M.Phil. in clinical psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology, and M.S in Clinical psychology
Minimum 2 years of clinical experience in a palliative care unit of a hospital.
Experience, Skills and Competencies:
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The Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) is one of three agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) that support activities in health. The others are the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and the Aga Khan University (AKU). Together, the three agencies provide quality health care to five million people annually and work closely on planning, training and resource development. AKHS also works with the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) on the integration of health issues into specific projects. Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan (AKHS,P), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, is a not- for- profit Company operating in Pakistan to provide primary and secondary health care to needy populations. At a time of great change and with many current initiatives and ambitious for the future, AKHS,P provide a uniquely challenging work environment.