The Oleaster is a Behavioral Health Center that provides a holistic treatment approach needed to fight addiction and other mental health issues. Our Client-first philosophy, licensed and empathetic staff allow us to meet you wherever you are in your recovery journey.
We work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs. Our integrative approach combines today’s most effective treatment strategies with long-standing, evidenced-based techniques to help you achieve lasting recovery. The Oleaster is located in the heart of Nigeria - Abuja.
We are currently recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Support Worker
Reports to: Ward Manager
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 harmful objects
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 an 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.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: email@example.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.