2 JOB PURPOSE : To work closely with a multidisciplinary team to provide a high standard of clinical care, which encompasses psychological assessment, treatment and management of Patients experiencing substance-
related and addictive disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions.3.JOB DIMENSIONS : Reports to : Head - Psychology Direct Reports :
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES : Description Clinical Duties To undertake structured interviews, psychological assessments (including complex psychometric tests), observations of individuals and groups and to evaluate and when indicated diagnose the nature and condition of mental health disorders.
To lead in the development of psychological formulations of clinical presentations and in the delivery of integrative treatment plans, which include psychological treatment and / or management of patient’s’ presenting problems and to ensuring that treatment plans are appropriately devised, updated and implemented.
To guide the patient’s in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their presenting problems. To provide individual, couple and family psychotherapy when indicated and to assist in the coordination and facilitation of evidence-
based therapeutic groups. To assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of psychological intervention programs based on measurable outcomes and Patient’s progress.
Perform any other work-related tasks or activities as directed by the direct supervisor’.Educational Duties To participate and lead in psychology in-
service development. To develop and implement Naufar service evaluation and improvement initiatives. To assist in the teaching of other multidisciplinary team members, clinical and non-
clinical staff to promote knowledge and understanding of psychology and the psychological strategies for enhancing Patient’s care.
To remain up to date on recent developments in the field of psychological treatment and to adapt clinical practice to reflect evidence-
based Patient’s care.Supervision To participate in weekly individual and group supervision where special emphasis is placed on clinical case formulations, personal development, professional and ethical practice standards andperformance review To report to supervisor on progress and outcomes of mutually agreed projects and professional goals To complete monthly progress and activity report in line with relevant requirements.
Generic Accountabilities Will assist in the setup, organization and operation of Naufar clinical services.Related Assignments Perform other related duties or assignments as directed.5.
COMMUNICATIONS & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS : Internal Multi-disciplinary team Patient’s Families External Services within Qatar Public Health Bodies6.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS : To be populated at a later stage by Naufar To be populated at a later stage by Naufar7.
CONTEXT, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY : Key decisions having a significant impact on the function / department are referred to the direct manager for approval before implementation.
The jobholder exercises financial and non-financial authority as per the level established by the Naufar management and stipulated in the delegation of authority.
The job requires flexibility to work on call, day or night shift as needed.8.
JOB REQUIREMENTS : QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS : Professional / Academic Qualifications : Essential Desirable A Master’s Degree, Psy.
in Clinical / Counselling Psychology.
Licensed as a clinical psychologist / counselling psychologist / psychotherapist in home country.
Up-to date CPD in relevant clinical / counselling psychology areas.
Postgraduate qualification in relevant areas Experience : At least 5 years’ experience in a clinical, community or clinical-
academic setting exposing the person to Patient’s groups and service settings directly relevant to clinical / counselling psychology.
Naufar may exempt the experience requirement for Fresh Qatari Graduates and long term residents of Qatar who study in Qatar Universities and successfully complete the Departmental in house training programs within the probationary period (3 months).
Multidisciplinary experience across the fields of mental and physical health.
Previous experience in the specialist area of eating disorders and / or the treatment of obesity.
Other specialist experience e.g.
commissioning, accreditation, practice guideline development, teaching.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities : Knowledge of substance-related and addictive disorders and co-morbid condition, diagnosis and treatment.
Service improvement experience and knowledge of service improvement methodologies.
Up-to-date knowledge of research and development.
Advanced residential Patient’s and ambulatory care Patient’s clinical skills.
Advanced skills in counselling individual or groups in a therapeutic setting.
Advanced skills in anxiety and stress management techniques.
Advanced skills in one or more psychotherapeutic modalities.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Up-to-date research skills.
Excellent interpersonal Skills.
Provide monthly activity report to direct supervisor.
Ability to work well as part of a team.
Ability to act on own initiative within the framework of Naufar.
Any other relevant attributes.
KEY COMPETENCIES : Technical Competencies : Behavioural Competencies : Understanding Substance Use Disorders : Up to date knowledge of addiction psychology theory and of evidence-
based treatments for substance use disorders. Service Evaluation : Ability to design and conduct service evaluation projects with a focus on enhancing Patient’s outcomes and satisfaction.
Research : Ability to plan and undertake practice-based clinical research Psychological Assessment : Ability to conduct comprehensive psychological assessment and clinical formulations and to communicate this clinical information in a concise and professional manner.
Psychological Interventions : Delivery of evidence-based psychological treatment and treatment planning for substance use disorders Effective Communication Team Orientation Ethics & Professionalism Patient’s Focus Job Types : Full-
time, Permanent Experience : clinical : 5 years (Preferred) Education : Bachelor's (Preferred) License : psychologist (Preferred) Language : Arabic (Preferred)