Psychosocial Counsellor

Rights Jessore

Rights Jessore


Rights Jessore


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  • Vacancy: 2
  • Location: Jashore
  • Minimum Salary: Tk. 34000 (Monthly)
  • Experience: At least 3 years
  • Published: 1 Jul 2024




  • Master’s in Psychology/Social Science from a reputed institution.


  • At least 3 years
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):

Additional Requirements

  • Must have at least 3 years of similar experience in counselling service for trafficking and migration victims.
  • Professional work experience in reintegration support and management of human trafficking survivors and its reporting.
  • Experience in Human Trafficking project will be added value for this position.
  • Good skill in documentation and report writing in English. Working knowledge of MS Office applications and Power Point.

Responsibilities & Context

Rights Jessore

Mahima Mahal, 119/2, Ghope, Jashore

Project Background

Rights Jessore is a leading human rights organisation in Bangladesh dedicated to protection and promotion of human rights, prevention of human trafficking and providing service to vulnerable people. Rights Jessore working for victim rescue, repatriation, reintegration, rehabilitation and providing legal support to vulnerable and marginalized people. Since 1991, Rights Jessore has been working in southern part of Bangladesh as a pioneer organization in this sector and later it has expanded its working area throughout the Bangladesh and abroad for upholds the rights of marginalized people. The organization has extensive experience on repatriation and reintegration of trafficking survivors. In this context, Rights Jessore is set to implement a project titled “Establish a short-term half-way home in Benapole under Jashore district and provide support to VoTs & vulnerable returnees.” Funded by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), this 16-month project began in July 2024. The short-term half-way home will be established in Benapole, Jashore.

The project aims to establish a short-term halfway home in Benapole, under Jashore district, to support victims of trafficking (VoTs) and vulnerable returnees. The main purpose of this initiative is to provide various forms of assistance, including food, shelter, medical care, psychosocial support, and legal aid, to help vulnerable returnees achieve stability before returning home. In this background, Rights Jessore is looking for suitable candidates for an immediate appointment as well as to prepare a panel list for the different position of above-mentioned project. In this regard, Rights Jessore invites application for following positions for Benapole, Jashore.

Position Summary of Psychosocial Counsellor

Rights Jessore will recruit two full time Counsellors, one male and one female counsellor and they will be reportable to the Half-way Home Manager. The counsellor will be responsible for providing counselling service to the residents of Halfway Home and assist to provide other service according to the needs of the survivors. Below are the details of the position, including job responsibilities, educational qualifications, and other required competencies.

Number of Post: 2 (One Female and One Male)

Position reports to: Home Manager

Job Location: Benapole, Jashore .


  • Psychosocial Counsellor will be full time position of this project and work in the project locations (Benapole, Jashore).
  • Psychosocial Counsellor will be responsible for providing counseling services to the residents of Halfway Home including rescue and repatriated VoTs while maintained rules and regulation of psychosocial counselling.
  • Psychosocial Counsellor will be responsible for conducting need assessment for the residents of Halfway Home according to the prescribed format.
  • Psychosocial Counsellor will provide comprehensive reintegration support based on need assessment like medical, legal, shelter and food, life-skill training etc. to the residents of Halfway Home at Benapole, Jashore.
  • The counsellors will maintain a prescribed data sheet of counselling service and will conduct follow-up based on requirements.
  • Project Counsellor will be involved in rescue and repatriation with other project staff of the organization during repatriation from Benapole border.
  • The Counsellor will communicate with local thana and other law enforcement agencies like BGB to identify rescue victim and other information on repatriation.
  • The position will prepare monthly work plan and will provide monthly progress report to the Home Manager as per routine work.
  • The position will keep record about counselling and reintegration service and assisting Home Manager for completing project data sheet.
  • The position will also conduct liaison with project related stakeholders and government institutions and upazila and district level administration for residents’ reintegration activities smoothly.
  • Counsellor will also assist to other project staff specially Home Manager for organizing and conducting other activity designed in project document with different level of stakeholders.
  • Develop and prepare different kinds of quality documents like stories, best practices and positive changes in beneficiaries lives etc.
  • Attend various internal and external meeting, seminar, and workshops that relevant to the project.
  • Perform any other related duties or responsibilities that may be assigned by the organization or donor agency.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Monthly gross salary BDT 34,000 other admissible benefits as per project support.

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Full Time

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