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Child Counsellor- (3)

Country/Region: Uganda Country Office

Location: Moroto

Organization: Save the Children International

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN


Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?

The Child counsellor will be providing a range of counselling and guidance interventions and trainings within the child protection theme directed towards enhancing the emotional health among children families and communities in Save the Children response locations.

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To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:


  • Four years’ work experience in a busy NGO counselling children.

  • Compassion and appreciation for children at risk

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Significant experience counselling clients and children.

  • Excellent computer and typing skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point.

  • Ability to analyze problems and make sound operational decisions.

  • Attention to detail and ability to keep track of clients in an organized way.

  • Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to be a team player and leader.

  • Professional attitude and appearance.

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision

  • Great organizational skills and the ability to track clients and conduct well-documented follow-ups.

  • Individual must be ambitious, results-orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application closes on 19th August 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

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