We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.
Job Codes: CSUMI0038 (Mushin-Isolo - OSS) & CSUEI0038 (Eti-Osa Satellite Command) Locations: Mushin-Isolo (OSS) & Eti-Osa Satellite Command - Lagos
Grant Duration: Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance.
Do you have what it takes to join us?
We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position.
A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices
A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaning and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on.
The incumbent will provide group and individual mental health and psychosocial support to identified clients receive a coordinated range of client-centered services linking clients with health care to other services.
S/he will responsible for routine mental and psychological screening of clients and development of mental and psychological care plan.
In addition, S/he will periodically address client current needs and checking compliance to medical care and adherence HIV medications.
S/he will be responsible for providing first line of mental and psychological care to patients and enter all client data, units of service, and case notes into the service registers in a timely manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibility for own clients/cases assigned by supervisor.
Provide mental and emotional health services to clients
Responsible for creating a nondiscriminatory or threatening clinical space
Assist and encourage clients to access medical care.
Enter units of service and client data on a timely basis into the registers
Maintain assigned clients’ medical and service record files and be responsible for files completeness.
Conduct initial comprehensive assessment of clients’ needs and support systems.
Develop a comprehensive, individualized service plan and coordination of the services required for implementation of plans for clients.
Monitor to assess the efficacy of the plan and periodic re-evaluation and revision of the plan as necessary.
Refer appropriately to other AIDS and social service agencies.
Provide HIV risk reduction education and prevention
Ensure client’s compliance with medications; education as necessary
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or Mental Health certificate (required), Social Work or other related degree in Social Services or Human Services.
At least two (2) years of experience in direct service to HIV target population.
If employee is already licensed in their field, the expectation is that they follow through with all requirements to maintain their licensure in good standing.
Experience providing HIV / AIDSrelated social services, preferred.
Ability to communicate in client language.
Application Closing Date
2nd November, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online
Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement not more than 200 words indicating Position and Location in Microsoft Word format by email to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be the JOB TITLE, LOCATION AND APPLICANT FULL NAME (e.g. Clinical Services Associate - Psychologist - CSUMI0038 (Mushin-Isolo - OSS), ADESUWA NWACHUKWU).
It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as application sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
Qualified Locals and residents of these locations are encouraged to apply
Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated, if suitable applications are received.