Caritas Cambodia is an international non-governmental organization working in eleven provinces of Cambodia implementing integrated community development program. The Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Caritas-CCAMH), a unit of Caritas Cambodia, is aspiring to build the capacity of professionals working among children with special needs in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Cambodia. The Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Caritas-CAMH) seeks qualified and suitable candidates to work at Caritas-CCAMH, Chey Chumneas Referral Hospital, Takhmau, Kandal province.
1.* Child mental health professional
Description:* Child and adolescent mental health specialist is a medical professional working among children with neuropsychiatric (e.g. epilepsy, tics), developmental (e.g. autism, mental retardation) and psychological (e.g. psychosis, anxiety) problems in a multi-disciplinary setting.
Requirement:

  • Recognized degree in pediatrics/ psychiatry/ general medicine
  • Two years of work-experience in the relevant field, particularly with children
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken) in Khmer and English
  • Commitment to work for a period of three years and motivated to learn on the job
  • General physicians can apply if they have 3 to 5 years of experience of working with children

2.* Occupational Therapist
Description: Occupational Therapist is a professional working with children with neuro-developmental (e.g. autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation) problems having fine-motor challenges such as feeding, writing, balancing etc.
Requirement:

  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy/ nursing
  • Two years of work experience in the relevant field, particularly with children
  • Good communication skills (written and spoken) in Khmer and English
  • Commitment to work for a period of three years and motivated to learn on the job

On the job-coaching will be given by expatriate professionals!
Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV together with a covering letter, copy of degree/ diploma certificates, and two references to Caritas Cambodia at #47, St. 198, Sangkat Boeung Pralith, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: 023 210 757 / 017 546 255 or Email to ccamh-admin@caritascambodia.org before 22nd May, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview.
Women candidates are encouraged to apply.
Service to children, young people and families with Compassion, Curiosity and Creativity
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