Hiring for Project Assistant

Role: Job

Salary: Rs. 31,000 per month

Job Title: Hiring for Project Assistant (full time)


Location: Hospital for Mental Health, Ahmedabad

Number of positions: 3

Qualification and experience:
Graduate in Science/ relevant subjects/ from a recognised university with three years’ work experience from a recognised institution or, Master’s degree in the relevant subject (Social Work/Psychology/Public Health)

Duration: 1 year

About “Using Peer Support In Developing Empowering Mental Health Services”:
UPSIDES is an ICMR funded project which aims to replicate and scale-up peer support interventions for people with severe mental illness, generating evidence of sustainable best practice in high-, middle- and low-resource settings, through mixed-methods implementation research, over a 5-year study. Peer support is an established intervention in which a person in recovery from mental illness is employed as a peer provider to offer support and hope to others with mental illness.

About the Position:

The Project Assistant will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research studies as per protocol
  • Be trained in all the study materials for the project
  • Assist with enhancing existing peer support at the hospital
  • Prepare communication material about the project as per protocol
  • Prepare capacity building material for peer workers to implement Mental Health Care Act, 2017
  • Establish and maintain collaboration with other relevant stakeholders and organisations;

How to apply:

Applications should be emailed to jasmine@cmhlp.org by 20 December 18

Please ensure to write: “Application for post of Project Assistant” in the subject line.

Please attach the following documents to the email:

1. Your CV (include name, contact address, email id, contact number)

2. 500-word essay on the following topic: “Reflect on an occasion when you challenged a belief or an idea, what made you do this and what was the outcome?”

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