Psychiatric Clinical Officer
Psychiatric Clinical Officer

Job Title:    Psychiatric Clinical Officer

Organization:  Kagando Hospital

Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:

Kagando Hospital was founded in 1965, in buildings which had previously housed a Government Leprosy settlement as a District General Hospital by Africa Inland Mission, under Dr Carl Becker, who had himself been forced out of Eastern DR Congo by the Simba rebellion of 1964. Today the Hospital has an up to 300-bed capacity, a School of Nursing and Midwifery (700+ students), a Primary school and Nursery school (350+ pupils), a Mothers Care Home, a Microfinance Project, Christian Nurture/Church Ministry; a Farm, and Community Outreach projects for Palliative Care, Mental Health Outreach, HIV support, Maternal Child Health clinics and training, There is also a Community Water supply programme, as well as Sanitation, Agriculture, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, and Women’s Health Programmes.  It is a Church of Uganda Founded Private not for profit making Institution.

Job Summary:  The Psychiatric Clinical Officer will diagnose, treat and manage patients with mental illness.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatric from a recognised institution.
  • Must be fully registered with the professional regulatory Body of the country of origin and Uganda Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • Must be a practicing Christian (if married, attach a copy of marriage certificate)

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications attached with a CV, copies of academic certificates and testimonials indicating two (2) referees and reliable telephone contacts;

Addressed to;

The Human Resource Manager


Private Bag Kasese. Uganda

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Deadline: 4th November, 2020 by 4:00PM.