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Fresh Job Openings At The Neem Foundation

Date Posted: 10/Aug/2017
Deadline: 18/Aug/2017

Neem Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental, peace-building and conflict prevention organisation founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. The Foundation was established in January 2016 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. We are committed to improving the lives of those affected by the insurgency, and preventing violence through building inclusive communities and raising the standard of education and psychosocial care. The Foundation is made up of members of the team that established Nigeria’s pioneer Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme, which gives us unique knowledge and insight on Nigeria’s security situation. Neem Foundation can boast of over 20 years of cumulative staff experience in psycho-social support care, as well as extensive training and experience in CVE, community engagement, intelligence, strategic communication and project cycle management. 

Job Title: Nurse
Position Summary:
Nurses will plan and provide medical and nursing care to clients who are suffering from chronic or acute physical or mental ill health. As well as teaching proper health care towards clients. Nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, health visitors, social workers and therapists.
Job Functions:

  • assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions treating wounds
  • taking samples from patients and monitoring their pulse, temperature and blood pressure
  • playing with children
  • checking on the condition of patients
  • dealing with emergencies
  • supervising junior staff
  • organising workloads
  • writing records
  • providing information, emotional support and reassurance to patients and relatives

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in Nursing. Masters Degree in Psychology or Child care is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Good health and fitness
  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills to effectively care for patients
  • Ability to use initiative and establishing priorities
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Stamina to large workload
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language,
Others:
Must have strong interest in Childcare; helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker
  • Understanding of local Borneo languages

Location: Borno, Damba, Dikwa, Maiduguri and Mafaoi

 

 

Job Title: Teacher
Position Summary:
We are looking for a committed Teacher to complement our qualified workforce of educators. You will be responsible for preparing and implementing a full educational teaching plan according to the school’s requirements. It will be fundamental to provide knowledge and instruction to students while also helping them develop their personalities and skills.

The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to students and create a relationship of mutual trust. They will know how to organize a class and make learning an easy and meaningful process.

The goal is to help cultivate the students’ interest in education and be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development.

Job Functions:

  • Present lessons in a comprehensive manner and use visual/audio means to facilitate learning
  • Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning
  • Create and distribute educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc.)
  • Assess and record students’ progress and provide grades and feedback
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly classroom
  • Collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings
  • Plan and execute educational in-class and outdoor activities and events
  • Observe and understand students’ behavior and psyche and report suspicions of neglect, abuse etc.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:

  • Proven experience as a teacher
  • Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices and legal educational guidelines partnered with a willingness to follow the school’s policies and procedures
  • Excellent communicability and interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized and committed
  • Creative and energetic
  • Strong moral values and discipline
  • Degree in teaching or in a specialized subject with a certificate in education;

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa and/or Kanuri language
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate.
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in teaching
  • Experience in managing children
  • Hausa and/or Kanuri speaker

Location: Maiduguri, Mafa, Bama, Dikwa, Damboa (Borno State)

 

 

Job Title:  Case Management Officer
Position Summary: 
The Case Management Officer is a high level and sensitive position that will be responsible for helping people in difficult situations with advice. The officer expected to produce plans to help clients such as providing the services they need, create plans for treatment, keep track with clients’ progress and work  in concert with other healthcare providers.
Job Functions:

  • Applicants will need to talk with clients and understand their needs.
  • Officers will also need to speak with others on their client’s behalf, and act as an advocate for them.
  • Good listening skills, and speaking in an understandable way and being a good communicator is crucial.
  • Applicants will be working with people who are in dire situations and are going through difficult transitions. Being compassionate to their situation and working with them in a positive way is needed
  • Officers will have multiple clients with various needs and are in various stages of need. There is a lot of paperwork that will need to be filled out and you will be working with other social workers in different fields, there will be a need to be organized and efficient with your time.
  • Clients are looking for someone to help them find solutions to their problems. You will need to think critically and clearly about their situations to find solutions.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in any field. Masters Degree in Human Services, Social Work or Psychology is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of and experience in counselling.
  • Strong sense of and respect for confidentiality
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language, understanding other local Borno language
Others:
Must have strong interest in Counselling and social work; working with children, helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in therapy and casework
  • Hausa speaker

Location: Borno, Damba, Dikwa, Maiduguri and Mafaoi

 

 

Job Title: Administrator
Position Summary:
An Administrator is a high level and sensitive position that will be responsible for supporting the organisation in a variety of ways including bookkeeping, communications, scheduling, data entry and secretarial services. Administrators will oversee operations within the centre that they are placed in, manage groups, coordinate with management and engage in planning according to the needs of their centre. If there are office resource or administrative issues, Administrators will be expected to deal with them.
Job Functions:

  • Management of office equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and enjoyable working environment
  • Handling external or internal communication or management systems
  • Managing clerical or other administrative staff
  • Organizing, arranging and coordinating meetings
  • Sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing post

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in any field. Masters Degree in Administration or Management is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of and experience in project management.
  • Strong sense of and respect for confidentiality
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to lead and train staff
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language
Others:
Must have strong interest Programme Implementation and Administration; working with children, helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker
  • Understanding local Borneo Languages

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language, understanding in other local Borneo languages
Others:
Must have strong interest Programme Implementation and Administration; working with children, helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate

 

 

Job Title:  Head Teacher
Position Summary:
The Head Teacher assists in overseeing and directing the planning, organizing, and implementation of education services for children, in addition to part time classroom teacher duties which will include the developing and implementing individual educational plans for children.
Job Functions:

  • Guide and facilitate activities of the children, including: daily activities, field trips, selecting and arranging equipment and materials in the classroom
  • Cooperate with other staff and classroom groups to maintain the smooth functioning of the centre, which at times may require changes to meet the needs of the children
  • Guide children’s acquisition of social skills
  • Attend staff training and meetings
  • Works with Teachers, Teacher Assistants and volunteers to use and develop their skills and abilities in planning and carrying out classroom activities;
  • Maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment
  • Use the playground as an extension of the classroom; assures that the playground is safe;
  • Assist in recruiting and orienting volunteers, providing them with guidance as needed,
  • Complete and submit required forms and records in a timely and accurate fashion, e.g., lesson plans, time sheets, meal reports etc.;
  • Review teachers’ lesson plans and schedules
  • Assure that files are complete, accurate, and confidentially maintained; and
  • Perform other duties, as may be required.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in any field. Master’s Degree in Education or Teaching is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle without assistance, and withstand exposure to adverse weather conditions; and
  • Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff and clients.
  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of and experience in project management.
  • Strong sense of and respect for confidentiality
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to lead and train staff
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language, understanding in other local Borneo languages
Others:
Must have strong interest in Teaching and admistrative work; working with children, helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Education
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker
  • Fluent in local languages

 

 

Job Title:  Clinical Psychologist
Position Summary: 
Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment. Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy. Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.  Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary.
Location: Abuja, Project support in Borno State, field visits to Maiduguri from time to time
Job Functions:  

  • Provides a full range of psychological services to clients.
  • Consults with other professionals, regarding the evaluation and treatment of clients.
  • Provides psychological assessment, testing and evaluation, referral, consultation, programme planning, chemical dependency counselling/education, prevention service/activities, individual, couples, group and family therapy.
  • Interact with clients to provide assessment, testing, diagnosis treatment, case management, follow up and treatment planning, with physicians to provide consultation.
  • Collaborates and cooperates in a professional manner with co-workers, other departments and other agencies in order to assure effective continuity of care and services.
  • Prepares and maintains mental health notes and narrative reports of mental health activities (in the appropriate charting format).
  • Maintain clients’ records, as part of the Medical records system and follows policies of records and maintenance of client confidentiality.
  • Observes strict confidentiality and privacy of clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in Psychology. Masters Degree in Psychiatry  is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Previous training or experience with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an added advantage.
  • Professional, expert knowledge of psychological theories, principles.
  • Able to participate in evaluation, diagnosis, individual, group and family psychotherapy, crisis intervention, consultation, prevention and research such as would be obtained in a doctoral programme in psychology and in a clinical internship practice.
  • Ability to communicate with children of all ages.
  • High degree of skill in the psychological assessment and evaluation of people.

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language
Others:
Must have strong interest in clinical psychology; working with children, helping people rebuild
their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker

 

Location: Abuja, Project support in Borno State, field visits to Maiduguri from time to time

 

 

Job Title:  Lay Counsellor
Position Summary:
Perform basic counselling and/or educational activities to patients, families, communities, NGO staff, teachers, other counsellors in order to improve the health condition of the patient.  Discuss the treatment of problems with clients.
Job Functions:  

  •  Provides a full range of psychological services to clients.
  • Consults with other professionals, regarding the evaluation and treatment of clients.
  • Provides psychological assessment, testing and evaluation, referral, consultation, programme planning, chemical dependency counselling/education, prevention service/activities, individual, couples, group and family therapy.
  • Interact with clients to provide assessment, testing, diagnosis treatment, case management, follow up and treatment planning, with physicians to provide consultation.
  • Collaborates and cooperates in a professional manner with co-workers, other departments and other agencies in order to assure effective continuity of care and services.
  • Prepares and maintains mental health notes and narrative reports of mental health activities (in the appropriate charting format).
  • Maintain clients’ records, as part of the Medical records system and follows policies of records and maintenance of client confidentiality.
  • Observes strict confidentiality and privacy of clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in any field, Masters Degree in Psychiatry  is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Previous training or experience with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an added advantage.
  • Professional, expert knowledge of psychological theories, principles.
  • Able to participate in evaluation, diagnosis, individual, group and family psychotherapy, crisis intervention, consultation, prevention and research such as would be obtained in a doctoral programme in psychology and in a clinical internship practice.
  • Ability to communicate with children of all ages.
  • High degree of skill in the psychological assessment and evaluation of people.

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language
Others:
Must have strong interest in clinical psychology; working with children, helping people rebuild
their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker

Location: Abuja, Project support in Borno State, field visits to Maiduguri from time to time
 

 

Job Title:  Peace Coach
Position Summary:
Peace Coach will be providing counselling and emotional support to children through sport, mostly football. The coach will train students in football and conflict resolution and how those two activities interact. The coach will bring the structuring values of sport to the heart of communities and individuals in crisis throughout the world.
Job Functions:

  • Provides a full range of psychological services to clients.
  • Consults with other professionals, regarding the evaluation and treatment of clients.
  • Provides psychological assessment, testing and evaluation, referral, consultation, programme planning, chemical dependency counselling/education, prevention service/activities, individual, couples, group and family therapy.
  • playing with children
  • dealing with emergencies
  • supervising junior staff
  • organising workloads
  • writing records
  • Teaching and referring football
  • Coaching physical exercise
  • Teaching physical therapy

Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Education:
University Degree in any field. Masters Degree in Physical therapy or Physical education is an added advantage.
Job Requirements:

  • Good health and fitness
  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills to effectively care for patients
  • Ability to use initiative and establishing priorities
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Stamina to large workload
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to coach Football and train children

Language Skills: 
English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language,
Others:
Must have strong interest in Childcare; helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.
Profile of Behaviour:
Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate
Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker
  • Understanding of local Borno languages

Location: Borno, Damba, Dikwa, Maiduguri and Mafaoi

 

How to Apply
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]

Please note that women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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