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Mental Health Clinical Officer x2 at Saint John of God Hospitaller Services

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services is a non-profit healthcare organization established in 1994 to contribute to the development of health for all Malawians including the vulnerable, marginalized and excluded groups. With its operations in both Lilongwe and Mzuzu, St John of God Malawi is a key provider of tertiary and community based mental health promotion and care including in prisons; early intervention services for children with both intellectual and physical disability; vocational training for orphans & vulnerable youth including those with disability; health care and other services for older persons; psychosocial counselling, stress and addiction management services; rehabilitation of street children; self-help group approach for
women empowerment and tertiary level training in Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Medicine- Psychiatry & Mental Health, Psychosocial Counselling and General Nursing.

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services therefore seeks to recruit officers to fill the following vacant posts:

Mental Health Clinical Officer ( 2 positions)

The Position
The Mental Health clinical officers based in Lilongwe will report to the Clinical Director and will be responsible for providing comprehensive clinical services to clients availing of our services in Lilongwe.

Responsibilities (which include, but not limited to);

  • Assume a pro-active responsibility in ensuring patients are assessed, appropriate investigations are done, diagnosis identified and therapeutic process initiated and monitored for patients in the Psychiatric Unit, the Drop-In Centre, Outreach Clinics and Home Visits.
  • Accompany nursing staff to community/ outreach clinics
  • Performing normal therapeutic procedures
  • Planning, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of clinical activities in our residential care centres and community/ outreach clinics

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Bachelor of Science Degree in Clinical medicine (Mental Health)- Psychiatry
  • Those with two years’ experience in a Psychiatric unit will have added advantage
  • Current registration with the Malawi Medical Council of Malawi
  • Willingness to work with children and adults psychosocial and intellectual disabilities
  • Manage individuals with mental illness holistically using the biopsychosocial approach.
  • Strict adherence to our Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy.

Method Of Application

Interested persons meeting the above requirements should send their application letters with Curriculum Vitae including email addresses and mobile phone numbers to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
P.O Box 31067
LILONGWE
Email:sjoglilongwe@sjog.mw

Closing date for receiving applications: 12th August 2022

To apply for this job email your details to sjoglilongwe@sjog.mw