Junior Research Fellow - CARE-ADD Study

Job Details

Post: Junior Research Fellow

Qualification: MSW or MSc (Psychology) with basic computer knowledge

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English and Kannada (to read and write); Knowledge of at least one or more Indian languages is desirable

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka

Experience: One year

Application Due Date: 27 January 2021

Salary: Minimum Rs. 25,000/- (Increase based on experience possible)

Brief Description about the Project:
To screen children for developmental disorders with special reference to neurodevelopmental problems (Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay)
To understand the association of placental markers with developmental abnormalities in children

Core Responsibilities:
Clinical Responsibilities:
Managing and maintaining the case details along with their contact numbers
Following up the recruited cases through phone and filing their medical history
Should visit the residence of the cases (who are in Bangalore)
Examination of the child, which will include motor development skill assessment / developmental assessment / screening for autism for which training will be provided
Counselling the family members to assist them in dealing with neurodevelopmental problems and address their special concerns for which training will be provided
Maintaining case files and records

Other Responsibilities:
Attending seminars and workshops
And all other duties as assigned

Key Skills:
Knowledge of typical developmental trajectory
Knowledge of basic tool used for NDD in children aged 2-9 years
Good interpersonal interaction skills
Behavioural management skills and counselling skills
Emotional skills and organizational skills
Team interaction, collaboration, co-ordination skills
Must be able to maintain confidentiality
Basic computer knowledge

Specific Activities:
Managing the case files and contacting the recruited cases through phone
The cases should be followed up by visiting their residence
Assisting the families to understand the problem faced by their children
Liaising with other research staff and systemize the follow up home visit
Employing basic screening tools to understand the neurodevelopmental disorder
Documentation of the child’s history & assessment details

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to ashok.mv@stjohns.in and cc to hr@sjri.res.in

For more information, please visit our website www.sjri.res.in