THERAPISTS in Lagos, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Hospital & Health Care
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • advising on specialist equipment to assist with daily activities;
  • developing a rehabilitation programme to help rebuild lost skills and restore lost confidence;
  • advising on home and workplace environmental alterations, such as adjustments for wheelchair access;
  • teaching anxiety management techniques;
  • assisting people to return to work;
  • coaching people with learning difficulties or poor social skills, e.g. in handling money and social interaction;
  • mentoring people on how to control their own behaviour;
  • liaising with other professionals, such as doctors, physiotherapists, social workers, equipment suppliers and architects, as well as patients' families, carers and employers;
  • writing reports and attending multidisciplinary case meetings to plan and review ongoing treatment;
  • organising support and rehabilitation groups for careers and clients;
  • training students and supervising the work of occupational therapy assistants;
  • managing a caseload, prioritising needs, and completing administrative tasks such as patient and budgetary records.


  • Interviews residents to obtain information concerning social history, treatment and other pertinent information.
  • Plans and administers therapeutic treatment, behavior modification, and stress management therapy to assist residents in developing/displaying appropriate behaviors.
  • Observes residents to detect indications of abnormal physical or mental behavior.
  • Reviews results of tests given by psychologists to evaluate residents’ needs.
  • Changes method and degree of therapy when indicated by resident reactions/needs.
  • Discusses progress toward goals with residents such as medication regiment, family relationships, educational programs, social development, discharge plans or other behavioral problems.
  • Consults with psychologist/psychiatrist or other specialists concerning treatment plans and amends plans as required.
  • Maintains regular contacts with other agencies/professionals regarding client progress in the therapeutic treatment program through phone calls, letters, and/or monthly reporting.
  • Refers resident to supportive services to supplement treatment and counseling.
  • Serves as “on-call” or “on-duty” supervisor as assigned.
  • Conducts a minimum of at least one group therapy session per week, and one individual therapy session per week for each resident.
  • Completes and maintains individual and group counseling notes and documentation within 24 hours following the treatment session excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Develops and implements appropriate discharge planning with resident, family, and placing agency.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationship with external customers, families and residents and employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education Qualification and Requirements:
Minimum of first degree in a relevant field from a reputable institution

Possession of Master’s Level Therapist: LMHC, LMFT, LCSW is an added advantages

Language Skills:
Possesses ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals;

Reasoning Ability:

Possesses ability to identify problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Possesses valid driver license.

  • Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Application as an attachment to;

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Application Deadline 30th August, 2014.


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