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  • Posted: Aug 6, 2020

    Deadline: Aug 21, 2020

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    The Olive Multi-Specialist Hospital in collaboration with the Platinum Hospital India was established to improve access to advanced medical and surgical interventions. We provide a range services from surgical solutions to internal medicine solutions. Olive Multispecialist hospital also has a customized helipad, which offers a unique field to hospital heli…



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    Mental Health Support Worker

    Location: Lekki, Lagos


    Reports to: Ward Manager

    Job Summary

    • Member of a multidisciplinary team; assists in the provision of safe and empathetic personal care to people who experience mental illness, and who use mental health services, under the guidance of a qualified nurse.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support the nurses on duty and other clinicians while they carry out their duties
    • Receive and implement instructions from the nurses in charge of the wards at all times
    • Welcome patients and facilitate a friendly environment to enable them acclimatize to their new environment
    • Ensure the safety of patients and their living environment at all times; ensure patients are never left unattended in the facility or while on external activities
    • Physical care of patients: assist when circumstances require, in maintaining personal hygiene – bathing, dressing – feeding, making beds, arranging personal effects, etc.
    • Interact with and support patients during therapeutic activities and recreation
    • Assist to de-escalate and/or restrain aggressive/violent patients when required
    • Supervise the scheduled regular cleaning of patients’ rooms and shared areas during all shifts
    • Complete all observation charts and handover checklists promptly and conscientiously, with adequate attention to detail
    • Ensure that electrical appliances e.g. bulbs, air conditioners, heaters, etc. are switched off when not in use
    • Promptly report damages, and supervise repairs and maintenance activities in the facility
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Nurse or clinicians.

    Requirements and Experience

    • Minimum of ND in Health-related and other Social Science courses
    • Previous work experience in mental health or general health care facility will be an advantage.
    • Compassionate and patient
    • Strong-willed, able to solve crises and work in a team
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Good communication skill
    • Meticulous.

    Method of Application

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

    Note

    • 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.
    • We provide services for expat community as well.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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