March 31, 2017
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Heartland Alliance International, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety.

Heartland Alliance International - Nigeria, is currently recruiting to fill the position listed below:

Job Title: Psychologist

Position Summary

  • This position provides specialized services to staff and participants of the HAl-Nigeria Program.
  • The employee in this position will provide consultation and counseling for individuals and group as needed.
  • S/he will make referral for further therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides consultation on a twice weekly basis to ensure in depth problem solving and quality assurance of overall clinical care.
  • Provides consultation on a weekly basis regarding individual and group psychotherapy programming, as needed, as determined by the program model
  • Reports to supervisor and program manager on consultations and training's
  • Coordinates and collaborates with staff on potential participants to be referred to therapy
  • Participates in participant reviews as per Quality improvement Plan
  • Participates in advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling and problem solving in a varety of areas for program participants
  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship within the professional standards and confidentiality laws . Develops, implements, and follows-up with participant treatment plans to ensure that realistic goals are being set and accomplished
  • Maintains documentation of individual and group therapy participants
  • Maintains the volume of work designated by program standards and utilizes mental health theory and concepts in clinical practice
  • Participates in program meetings and presents at clinical case reviews
  • Adheres to professional standards as outlined by governmental bodies
  • Provides periodic evaluative reviews and(or in-house and external staff training to ensure that staff understand and continue to adhere to such standards
  • Initiates requests for assistance or guidance from Supervisor to address new issues or complex concepts affecting adherence to professional standards.

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

4 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Masters

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology or equivalent Clinical Degree and four to five years of clinical practice experience in either a hospital, community mental health setting, private practice, or educational setting, providing group and/or individual therapy. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • PhD in Psychology will be an added advantage

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Licensed Clinical Psychologist preferred.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates who are passionate and committed to working with vulnerable and marginalized groups should kindly submit a one-page cover letter, CV (not exceeding 3 pages) with 3 professional references (name, company, email and phone number) 

Note:

  • The subject of the email "MUST" be the Position Title and Location applied for. e.g Psychologist-Nasarawa
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.
  • Please do NOT contact the listed email address with other enquires.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications that do not meet the above specification will be rejected.
  • Females are strongly encourage to apply

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