Oasis Healthcare Addiction Counsellor Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Oasis Healthcare Group Limited is Kenya’s first and largest countrywide fully-integrated private healthcare system, registered in October 2015 and born out of the Oasis Group Practice model of health services provision to harmonize the various companies & facilities existing across the country under the Oasis umbrella.

We currently have facilities in the following counties: Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya, Uasin-Gishu, Kitui, Nairobi, Kakamega, Bungoma, and Busia

We are currently looking for qualified and dedicated candidates to fill the following positions;

Position Title: Addiction Counsellor

Location: Nairobi

Overall Responsibility: The position holder will be responsible for the provision of psychosocial services to patients who suffer from opioid dependence and other drug abuse-related behavioral problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual and group substance abuse treatment for clients.
  • Participate as a member of the case management team, attending weekly meetings, updating case managers on client progress, and making recommendations for future treatment needs.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and present educational programs for clients.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures as they relate to treatment and educational programs.
  • Preparing and implementing counseling plans by providing quality counseling sessions for the client and their family/caregivers in the frame of therapy.
  • Assessing the need for support group activities and activity sessions; planning, developing, and executing these accordingly.
  • Identifying clients requiring advanced psychological assessment and care and referring such clients to appropriate professionals.
  • Providing psycho-education sessions for clients, their families, and community members when needed.
  • To provide support to vulnerable individuals/children/families with protection concerns in the process of psychosocial support and case management.
  • Plan, design and monitor the overall implementation plan (weekly and monthly) of the rehabilitation process.

Job Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or any other related course.
  • Specialized training in addiction counseling.
  • Over two (2) years of relevant experience in a busy environment. Experience in addiction management is an added advantage.
  • Addiction counseling skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle and manage interpersonal conflict.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to email their cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae ONLY; including names and contacts of three references, to hr@oasishealthcaregroup.com on or before 27th January 2023.

The email subject line MUST include the position being applied for e.g., “Marketing Officer”

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.