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.
Type: Part time and Full Time Slots are available
Core Job Functions
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
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.
Required Qualification and Experience
Minimum of 4 years experience in a similar capacity
A minimum of a Master's 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
Part time – 30 hours a week including alternate Saturdays (Applicants interested in Full time are also encouraged to apply)
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assessment, Diagnosis and treatment : Responsible for patient assessment prior to admission, in patient care, discharge planning and aftercare
Construct an accurate summary of patient’s needs, strengths, and a comprehensive individualized risk assessment that contributes to care planning.
Collaborate with Medical Director in taking overall clinical responsibility for monitoring client treatment and delivery of services
To communicate effectively through regular contact with patients, relatives and any other concerned bodies.
To contribute to other departments in the organization – Business development, Administration and Management.
Responsible for treating and managing mental illness, emotional disturbance and abnormal behavior in patients by prescribing psychotherapeutic treatments and medication.
Provide Clinical leadership in interaction, planning and collaboration with multidisciplinary team comprising of Psychiatric Nurses, Social Workers, and Clinical Psychologists in delivering a comprehensive high quality service.
Management of complexity, severity and risk to the patient, contain anxieties within the team and have overall responsibility of patient treatment plans whilst liaising with the multidisciplinary team.
Required Qualification and Experience
Applicant must have a degree in Medicine (MBBS) from a well-known institution
Ability to synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence based clinical recommendation
Should have a comprehensive understanding of mental illness, signs and symptoms, side effects, psychotropic medication and contemporary treatment models.
Applicant must be a registered member of Medical and Dental council Of Nigeria and should still own a valid practicing license Licensed
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting Application
Reports To: Business Development Manager
The primary role of the Business Development officer is to work with the Business Development Manager in prospecting for new customers through strategic marketing plans. S/he is responsible for managing and growing existing business relationships
Concentrate proactively on finding and expanding current business into new local, regional, national or international markets
Demonstrate a proven ability to plan, develop and execute business development strategies
Build and maintain high-level contacts with current and prospective customer and other business and project partners.
Explain to prospective clients about the advantages of the products or services offered and follow up with them in order to close the business deals.
Proposal writing and submissions
Strategic brainstorming and implementation of new business development initiatives
Carry out administrative work generated by the above activities
The candidate would need:
Brand Management knowledge and experience;
Experience in risk analysis
Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging targets
Excellent Business Development and Relationship Management skills
Experienced user of Microsoft office, in particular word, Excel and Power point
Strong background in negotiation and Presentation skills
Experience creating, costing and implementing sales / marketing / advertising plans
Ability to work to targets / goals / deadlines
Be outgoing, friendly and exceptional at building rapport.
A first degree is essential, preferable in a marketing related course.
Minimum of 1 year relevant working experience in Marketing or Brand management
Salary: N50, 000 monthly plus commission
Excellent remuneration packages exist for all roles, and will be commensurate with experience.
Interested and suitably qualified applicant should submit their application to the following email address:
Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Psychologist - firstname.lastname@example.org
For Business Development Officer, use - HR-BDO@synapseservices.org
Note: the subject of the email should be the job title. Failure to abide by this would lead to automatic disqualification.