MHPSS Trainer – Ukraine

Are you an experienced Mental Health and Psychological Support Services (MHPSS) Trainer?

Role: MHPSS Trainer- Ukraine

Hours: Full time, with some weekend and evening working required to support the humanitarian programme delivery

Pay: £3,400 per month, plus per diems

Duration: 3 months

Location: Ukraine

UK-Med is a humanitarian INGO that has been responding to disasters and health emergencies for more than 20 years.  We train medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit.  When Ebola struck West Africa in 2014 we recruited and trained UK doctors and nurses who helped local medical teams and other NGOs to bring the outbreak under control.  We are core partners, providing the clinical component of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health and Psychological Support Services Trainer to work closely with the MHPSS Team for our growing response in Ukraine. The overall purpose of the role is to assess, plan, organise and provide technical training for health staff as well as to collaborate with the MHPSS Manager towards quality implementation of MHPSS activities in the project.

You will have substantial work experience in a mental health related field, a good understanding of typical mental health issues in conflict related environments and, with excellent facilitation skills, be experienced in designing and implementing training in humanitarian settings. You will also have a strong background in supporting the delivery of health programmes in complex emergencies by working closely with colleagues and in country partners.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – MHPSS Trainer – Ukraine – July 2022 before applying for this role.

To apply, please complete the questions and submit your CV and covering letter through our Online Jobs Portal as soon as possible.

The closing date for applications is 27th July 2022

Interviews will potentially be held on 8th/9th August 2022

The question you will be asked to answer are:

  • Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country (https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements). Do you have this?


  • If you do not have the required status, we will be unable to progress your application any further.Also, please note that UK-Med is unable to support VISA applications at this time


UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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