Clinical Psychologist

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Description

Synapse Services - We are a newly established Entrepreneurial company, an offshoot of a reputable Healthcare Facility in Nigeria, which recently obtained its license for the manufacturing, importation and distribution of new and innovative health related products to both commercial and domestic customers in Nigeria. Our products aim to provide better and alternative choices for different services and needs of our end users, with accessibility and ease of use in mind.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist

Location:
 Utako/Gwarimpa, Abuja

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 individualised treatment plan for every patient in therapy.
  • Facilitate diverse Group therapeutic sessions.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, and then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.
  • Interact with clients to assist them in gaining insight, defining goals, and planning action to achieve effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development and adjustment.
  • Obtain and study medical, psychological, social, and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families, and by reviewing records.
  • Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.

 

Requirements
Minimum years of experience

2

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Required Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • Knowledge of Psychological Formulations using different psychological models
  • Knowledge of Psychological Assessment using standardized tests/scales
  • Knowledge and application of psychological theories, principles/models
  • Sound knowledge of Psychological Treatments/Interventions
  • Minimum of 2 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 interpersonal skill

Remuneration

  • Excellent remuneration packages exist for this role, and will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should forward their CV's with the job title as the subject of the email.

Send your applications to: Jobs@synapseservices.org

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About Synapse Services
Synapse Services is a privately owned and managed Center for Psychological Medicine with the head office in the heart of Nigeria. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care as well as treatment of addictions, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.Our purpose is to make timely and long lasting difference in the lives of individuals and families we support. Our treatment programs have mainly been developed by clinicians working in America, United Kingdom an...
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Job Summary
Published
May 23, 2017
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 2years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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