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Psychologist at the Oleaster

The Oleaster is a Behavioral Health Center that provides a holistic treatment approach needed to fight addiction and other mental health issues. Our Client-first philosophy, licensed and empathetic staff allow us to meet you wherever you are in your recovery journey.

We work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs. Our integrative approach combines today’s most effective treatment strategies with long-standing, evidenced-based techniques to help you achieve lasting recovery. The Oleaster is located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Psychologist

Location: Abuja
The reporting to: The Head of Accounts

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide psychological assessment and consultation services.
  • Facilitate diverse group therapeutic sessions.
  • Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior.
  • Guide clients in the development of their skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Have an understanding of Bio Psychosocial Approach for assessment and treatment plan for every patient.
  • Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals’ intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.
  • Diagnose psychological, emotional or behavioral disorders of patients and develop treatment plan.
  • Provide therapy to groups and individuals.
  • Develop and implement individual treatment plan for different age groups (children inclusive).
  • Work with multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses and social workers, psychiatrists and occupational therapists.
  • Be conversant with different treatment methods like cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, talk therapy, person-centered therapy etc.
  • Be conversant with the electronic medical record system for proper documentation of progress notes and treatment plan.
  • Coordinate family-inclusive therapy to assist them in understanding, dealing with or supporting patients.
  • Psycho educate client on the importance of medication compliance.
  • Learn about new developments in counselling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars or establishing and maintain contact with other social services agencies.
  • Have an understanding of neuron developmental pathways, how to diagnose, carry out assessments and draw up appropriate treatment plan to meet specific needs.
  • Ensure that after discharge client is transferred to a robust aftercare plan for proper follow up and management.

Requirements

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Previous training with the treatment of substance abuse disorders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.
  • Excellent use of MS Office package
  • Skills in report writing.

Deadline: 10th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@theoleaster.com with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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