• Full Time
  • Abuja

Website The Oleaster

Psychologist at the Oleaster

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 recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Psychologist

Location: Abuja
The reporting to: The Head of Accounts
Job Roles and Responsibilities

Provide psychological assessment and consultation services.
Diagnose psychological, emotional or behavioral disorders of patients and develop treatment plan.
Provide therapy to groups and individuals.
Develop and implement individual treatment plan for different age groups (children inclusive).
Work with multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses and social workers, psychiatrists and occupational therapists.
Facilitate diverse group therapeutic sessions.
Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behavior.
Guide clients in the development of their skills or strategies for dealing with their problems.
Have an understanding of Bio Psychosocial Approach for assessment and treatment plan for every patient.
Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals’ intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.
Be conversant with different treatment methods like cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, talk therapy, person-centered therapy etc.
Be conversant with the electronic medical record system for proper documentation of progress notes and treatment plan.
Coordinate family-inclusive therapy to assist them in understanding, dealing with or supporting patients.
Psycho educate client on the importance of medication compliance.
Learn about new developments in counselling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars or establishing and maintain contact with other social services agencies.
Have an understanding of neuron developmental pathways, how to diagnose, carry out assessments and draw up appropriate treatment plan to meet specific needs.
Ensure that after discharge client is transferred to a robust aftercare plan for proper follow up and management.


Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree is preferred.
Previous training with the treatment of substance abuse disorders.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and a compassionate nature.
Excellent use of MS Office package
Skills in report writing.

Application Closing Date
10th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@theoleaster.com with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@theoleaster.com