Clinical Psychologist Job Vacancy in Abuja September, 2013



Job Title: Clinical Psychologist

Location: Abuja

Job Description

    Synapse Services is a  Center for Psychological Medicine , based within the Abuja metropolis, that specializes in the provision of psychological and counseling services, inpatient facilities/treatment and rehabilitation services.
    We retain the services of a robust mixture of local and internationally trained staff that provide excellent, client focused services to treat all forms of disorders related to your mental health.
    We are in the process of expanding our organization and are looking for exceptional, committed, innovative and highly motivated staff, willing to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide stellar services within a confidentiality driven service practice.

Job Functions
  •   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.
  •     Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, hypnosis, behaviour modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy.
  •     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 psychological formulation for every patient in therapy
 

Required Qualification and Experience

    A minimum of a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology
    Knowledge of Psychological Formulations using different psychological models
    Knowledge of Psychological Assessment using standardized tests/scales
    Knowledge and application of psychological principles/models
    Psychological treatments/interventions
    Minimum of six months internship and/ or paid Clinical experience.

Remuneration

    Excellent remuneration packages exist for all roles, and will be commensurate with experience.

Application Closing Date
26th September, 2013

How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified applicant should submit their application to: recruitment@synapseservices.org

Note: The subject of the email should be "Clinical Psychologist" failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.

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