synapse services

  • Anambra


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, and Anambra state. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.

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 Services

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We believe recovery is a journey not a destination and our multidisciplinary team is committed to supporting our clients in taking the first, usually most difficult, step and providing continuous support on the road to recovery.

With a team of compassionate and highly skilled Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Specialists, Occupational & Speech Therapists, and Psychiatric Nurses, we provide a range of therapeutic programs designed to suit individual needs.

Founded in Abuja in 2009, we are a rapidly expanding private service with 2 centres in Abuja and one in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Anambra.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Driver

Job Location: Awka, Anambra State

Reports to: Admin / Customer Service Lead

Job Summary

  • The Driver will assist the company with all transport-related duties and will be responsible for conveying staff of the organization, materials and equipment to and from where they may be needed in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Safely transporting company staff and various products to and from specified locations
  • Plan travel routes to avoid traffic congestion or road construction
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventive maintenance where necessary
  • Keep the company vehicle clean and properly maintained
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometers spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Comply with road safety rules and regulations as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report damage, accident or injuries to management.

Requirements and Experience

  • Proven work experience as a driver in a corporate organization
  • No recent driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffics, weather conditions etc.)
  • Ability to drive long hours and occasional travels
  • Willing to submit to background / drug checks and provide employment recommendations
  • Valid driving license
  • Familiar with Awka routes
  • Must be a resident of Awka, Anambra State.

Job Position: Support Worker- Male

Job 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 Curriculum Vitae to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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