Associate - Psychology and Advocacy

  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, New Delhi, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mind Piper is an impact-first mental health organization working towards ending mental health inequity by advocating for and providing compassionate and person-centered care to people for their mental & emotional well-being. 

We support individuals and at-risk communities across the socioeconomic spectrum by creating and implementing inclusive therapeutic interventions collaboratively. 

Application Deadline: 10:00 PM | Thursday, 20th January 2022

Job Description

We are seeking a self-driven, creative, and detail-oriented mental health professional who is excited by the prospect of contributing to a positive change in mental health access and care across India.

Your role as the Associate - Psychology and Advocacy will involve: 

Therapeutic Engagement: 

  • Providing psychotherapy to individuals/couples presenting mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, interpersonal conflicts, and grief (to name a few).

  • Understanding the client's context and finding appropriate methods to support their distress by addressing the thought processes, feelings, and/or behavior.

  • Treatment planning, and building & maintaining robust case documentation. 

  • Maintaining a high quality of professional conduct in-line with Mind Piper’s organizational standards. 

  • Supporting in planning for psychoeducational workshops and trainings

Advocacy and Community Engagement: 

  • Providing assistance to the marketing & communications team in designing and implementing outreach campaigns to build awareness of mental health and our services nationwide. This would entail amplifying Mind Piper’s voice as an authentic, inclusive, and credible mental health organization. 

  • Building and maintaining authentic working relationships and networking with mental health professionals & institutions in the impact sector. 

  • Proactively engaging in content creation around mental health awareness

We are looking for a teammate who will help realize our mission of ending mental health inequity and be a part of our collaborative team that likes to bring about systemic change while having fun.

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Degree in Psychology with a specialization in clinical or counselling psychology, along with at least 6 months of full-time experience in the mental health field, and a maximum of 24 months of full-time experience.

  • Work experience must entail -  providing individualized therapy to young adults, in a non - pro bono capacity in a clinic, organization, or private practice

  • Strong verbal & written communication (English and Hindi) and interpersonal skills with an ability to present and convey ideas clearly and confidently

  • Deep interest, curiosity, and desire to positively contribute to the mental health sector and sensitivity & thoughtfulness when communicating with people experiencing mental health concerns 

Additional Information

What you will get:

  • Remuneration: Up to ₹ 3.24 L per annum + Learning & Development Fund

  • Opportunities to experiment and co-create solutions for societal good in a social enterprise and collaborative ecosystem

  • Opportunity to work on complex challenges with a multidisciplinary team having backgrounds in psychology, psychiatry, social work, development management, and technology

  • A work culture that invests into your well-being along with your personal & professional growth

  • An opportunity to be a part of a for-purpose and growth-oriented team

Note:

The position is a full-time role requiring a commitment of at least 2 years and relocation to Delhi. Depending on the situation of the pandemic, the team members take a joint call on the mode of engagement to ensure the implementation of necessary safeguards & measures for the safety of all members.

At Mind Piper, we believe that a small, driven and thoughtful team can change the world. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of religion, caste, class, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, gender identity, and expression.

Our organizational culture rooted in inclusion and connectedness: a blend of social enterprise and prototyping laboratory - gives our teammates a unique opportunity to create a more equitable, efficient, and effective mental healthcare sector and a more compassionate world.

We work, we err, we iterate, we succeed, we fail, and we love what we do.

If you are passionate about driving social change at scale and resonate with our culture, then come join our Squad!

Selection Process: Resume Screening → Role-specific Application Assignment → Panel Interview + Bar Raiser → Culture & Team Fit: One Day with the Team → Extension of Offer