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Clinical Psychologist Job at Synapse Services

Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. 

We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs and retain the services of a robust mixture of local and internationally trained staff that provide excellent, client focused services to treat all forms of disorders related to your mental health. We are located in the heart of Nigeria - Abuja, with branches in Lagos, Anambra state and now Niger State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:  Clinical Psychologist

Location: 
Niger State

Core Job Functions
  • Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
  • Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and addiction, social and interpersonal problems.
  • Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioural issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists;
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, Intensity, and duration of therapy.
  • Prepare and type a biopsychosocial assessment, psychological case formulation and develop an individualized treatment plan for every patient in therapy.
  • Facilitate Diverse Group therapeutic sessions.
  • Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.
  • Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as cognitive behavioural therapy, psychotherapy, behaviour modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama and play therapy.
  • The post holder will also be interviewed to function as a program officer for Reconnect Health Development Initiative Reconnect HDI. More information about Reconnect-HDI can be found on www.reconnecthdi.org
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A minimum of a Master degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • Minimum of 3 years internship and/ or paid Clinical experience
  • Strong communication.
  • Excellent relationship management and business development skills
  • Proactive problem-solving approach.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skill
Salary
N70,000 - N80,000 monthly

Application Closing Date

29th November, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: nigermedics@synapseservices.org

Note:
 The subject of the email should be "Clinical Psychologist- Niger" failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.

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