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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
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.
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
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
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)
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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