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  • Posted: May 10, 2021
    Deadline: May 15, 2021
  • Synapse Services is the largest provider of Mental Healthcare Service in West Africa. We provide patient centred care in a calm and serene environment with a robust mixture of Local and Internationally trained professionals.

    When life is more than you can bear mentally, be rest assured you will find hope, support, and treatment at Synapse Servic...
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    Support Worker- Male

    Location: Awka, Anambra
    Reports to: Ward Manager

    Job Purpose

    • To assist in the provision of care and support under the guidance of a qualified nurse.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide personalised care and support services to patients
    • Support the nurses on duty and the clinicians while they carry out their duties
    • Assist patients with their personal hygiene in the morning
    • Make sure patient’s bed area and the dining area are cleaned after use
    • Interact more with patients during their activity schedule
    • Maintain continuous contact with patients in the Facility without ever leaving them unattended to.
    • Receive instructions from the nurse in charge of the ward at all times
    • Complete observation charts and handover checklist
    • Ensure the patient’s environment is safe and neat; free from harmfulobjects
    • Ensure that electrical appliances e.g. bulbs, Air conditions and other appliances are switched off when not in use.
    • Monitor and observe patient closely and report behavioural changes.
    • Physical Care: intervene in areas of physical need to ensure that patients have good levels of personal hygiene, nutrition, sleep et cetera:
      • Assist in patient’s body, oral, nail and hair cares.
      • If the need be, bathe patients, lay their beds
    • Manage potentially violent and confrontational situations with patients
    • Assist service users/patients with activities of daily living under the supervision of senior staff
    • To escort service users/patients as required under the guidance and supervision of the qualified nurse
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Nurse or clinicians.

     Qualifications and Requirements

    • Minimum of ND in Health Related and other Social Sciences Course
    • Good communication and interpersonal skill
    • Previous experience not necessary, but may be an added advantage.
    • Must be physically fit and strong
    • Ability to play any form of games/ sports will be an added advantage
    • Fluent in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


    • Only individuals who have a high expectation of themselves and are driven to work above and beyond are welcome to apply.
    • Delivery of professional and excellent services must be at your core.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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