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 are located in the heart of Nigeria - Abuja, with branches in Lagos, and Anambra state. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: ADHD Psychologist
Work with a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, doctors, other psychologists, nurses, and others in the management of clients with ADHD
Provide special counseling and/or psycho-educational interventions for children and adults living with ADHD and co-morbid mental illnesses
Help clients and families of people with ADHD gain knowledge on effective coping techniques in managing the difficulties associated with ADHD
Provide clinical assessment, individual and group counselling for clients with ADHD
Designs and implement effective outreach programming, including groups, presentations, training and workshops on ADHD to relevant prospects and stakeholders.
Participates in research projects on ADHD as needed
Be involved in designing and implementing strategies for the ADHD service
Participate in staff meetings and clinical conferences and ongoing professional development activities; maintain timely and appropriate clinical records.
To attend appropriate strategic and operational meetings as delegated
To participate in Personal and Professional Development. To be responsible for own personal and professional development to actively participate in identifying training needs and to be willing to undertake training where a need has been identified and agreed with the Clinical Director and/or CEO to manage to ensure that an effective service is provided.
Provide specialist counselling and / or psycho-educational interventions for children and adults living with ADHD and co-morbid mental illnesses
Ensure and maintain user and service confidentiality whilst maintaining accurate client notes, files and records and make the information readily available for review.
To disseminate and share the learning from the service through internal presentations and published reports
To contribute to the development and implementation of quality standards within the ADHD Service. And to promote and work within the values of the ADHD service effectively contributing to its objectives.
To be able to work flexibly including evenings and weekends, as required.
Work under the supervision of the Clinical Director.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Clinical Director that may reasonably fall within the scope of the post.
Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from a recognized University, including a supervised internship, and training in individual counseling and psychotherapy, group counseling approaches, and outreach programming.
Experience in providing assessment and treatment for one or more of the following:
Learning Disabilities, and ADHD
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Ability to build good relationships with stakeholders for the benefit of service users and the promotion and development of the ADHD service
Ability to demonstrate good emotional stability under pressure
Ability to maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries in the workplace
Ability to recognize own personal limits of expertise and to seek advice/support as needed
Ability to adapt to change and undertake self-development and training
Ability to work flexible hours
Computer literate - ability to be able to use computerized systems including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and email
Ability to be able to report write and deliver presentations
Excellent organizational, communication, and human relations skills.
Knowledge of and adherence to ethical standards.
Application Closing Date
20th November, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.