Consultant – Triage Nurse

Bajoga, Gombe State, Jalingo, Taraba State
Posted 9 months ago

Basic Function: The Triage Nurse will work under the supervision of the OSS Clinician and PCT lead to provide Clinical Psychology support through the performance of the following duties: 

Specific Deliverables are:

  • Work within a multidisciplinary team in the OSS center according to the case management, bio-psychosocial approach;
  • Conduct screening and assessment of beneficiaries and develop individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans according to their needs;
  • Provide psychoeducation to beneficiaries and their families;
  • Provide psychological support and counseling services to beneficiaries and their families;
  • Provide family support when needed;
  • Facilitate group therapy and support group sessions in coordination with the multidisciplinary team;
  • Conduct home visits to provide further psycho-social support when needed;
  • Organize community, rehabilitation and awareness activities for beneficiaries and their families in coordination with the multidisciplinary team;
  • Attend and contribute to the weekly clinical supervision meeting;
  • Ensure the complete and updated filing of beneficiary information, including follow-up visits and referrals.
  • Assist in performing other tasks as requested. 

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • BSc in Nursing
  • BA/BSc Psychology(MA degree is preferred). 
  • At least 6 months experience working within a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Previous training on case management and/or bio-psychosocial approach is an asset.
  • Experience in Psychological First Aid, and other psychosocial support (MHPSS) activities
  • Experience in working with people with mental health issues as an added advantage.
  • Fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Working knowledge of Hausa is an advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified institutions should  send in their Resume to radunchezor@ahnigeria.org

Duration of Consultancy – 30 Working days ( January 2021 – February 28, 2021)

Deadline for submission of application is January 12th,  2021.

Members of Key populations are strongly advised to apply.

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