This job listing has expired and may no longer be relevant!
27 Aug 2023

Part-Time Principal Mental health worker – Kumo

AMERCO – Posted by JobsTeam Kumo, Gombe, Nigeria

Job Description

A motivated mental health worker is needed by the mental health center. In order to directly care for and assist shelter visitors and to provide a kind, secure, and therapeutic atmosphere within the shelter, the chosen applicant will work with a varied and dynamic team. The ideal applicant has knowledge of working with people who have major, enduring mental illnesses, drug use problems, or who have been homeless. The chosen applicant must be adaptable, ready to learn and grow, and capable of working together with shelter visitors and managing other staff in a demanding workplace.

Job Title : Principal Mental health worker
Location : Kumo, Gombe, Nigeria
Salary : $ 23.8 per hour.
Company : AMERCO
Job Type : Part-Time


  • Helps patients with their everyday activities, such as washing, dressing, eating, and finding therapeutic uses for them. As instructed by the Resorts staff, takes and records the patient’s temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and breathing while accompanying and aiding as required.
  • Direct care services also cover the training and assistance with daily living skills that encourage independent performance of ADLs, such as self-care activities like eating and bathing.
  • He plans and takes part in his own leisure activities. The therapist plans activities for patients while taking into account their emotional and intellectual demands.
  • The needs and desires of the patient should be taken into account throughout the entirety of the treatment process, and patients should be treated with respect at every available opportunity. Candidates who are successful will also be expected to serve as patient advocates, assisting patients in finding solutions to their difficulties and establishing their legal rights.
  • gives patients the treatment they need in accordance with their needs as determined by their culture and/or age group. By reporting important observations to the person in charge, you may help with issue identification, planning, and instruction.
  • In order to uphold their human rights and guarantee that they have access to necessities of life including food, drink, personal cleanliness, and self-care, direct care services are provided to clients.
  • Maintains an open mind to new ways of accomplishing goals so that work time is used to its fullest potential. Exhibits capacity to modify therapy and education for patients at all life stages and in a wide range of health and illness situations.
  • A caregiver will direct and/or assist patients in any of the following activities: eating, bathing, toileting, dressing, cleaning, maintaining clothes, oral and physical hygiene, self-preservation, recording and reporting vital signs, and so on. This is done to ensure that patients’ daily needs, dignity, and human rights are met.
  • When working with patients, a mental health nurse will make a point of gaining an understanding of each individual. The concepts of safety, hope, and healing will all be put into action as a result of their efforts. De-escalation tactics, offering trauma-informed therapy, and employing the patients’ specific crisis plans are all part of this effort.
  • The duty of the staff nurse is to provide written and verbal updates to other staff members throughout their shift about the condition of the patients and the environment in the unit. knowledgeable about non-violent crisis-resolution techniques. A person who is knowledgeable about the seclusion and restraint policy, who oversees them to make sure they are used properly and cycled, and who documents in line with the requirements


  • This role requires an understanding of unit or department-specific criteria and procedures for conducting treatment in accordance with those standards, as well as the ability to adhere to therapeutic limitations established by those standards.
  • Certification in the Medication Administration Program is required for employees who work in units that utilize the programmed within six months of starting their job or three opportunities for evaluation, whichever comes first. It’s imperative that you keep your certification up to date while participating in the MAP programmed.
  • In order to be considered for employment, candidates must either (A) have an appropriate replacement for that experience or (B) have at least one year of direct care service experience dealing with individuals who are mentally ill, emotionally challenged, or physically challenged.
  • Participating in extracurricular activities both as an organizer and as a participant While the therapist displays analytical skills and understanding of mental conditions, the patients’ psychological and intellectual requirements are satisfied.
  • There must be evidence that those who desire to serve can put classroom knowledge into practice.

How to Apply

التقديم على وظائف اليوم

Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

Apply for this Job