Saint John of God Hospitaller Services provides both residential and community-based mental health services, and services for children with a disability and/or special needs in the cities of Mzuzu, Lilongwe and their environs. This is done through inpatient, outpatient and community based mental health programs; rehabilitation and vocational training for people recuperating from mental illness, people with disability and other special needs; special education and community-based rehabilitation for children with disability or epilepsy. The service also provides university level training in psychiatric nursing, general nursing, clinical medicine (psychiatry) and counselling.


Position Title       : Lecturer

Location               : Saint John of God College of Health Sciences-Mzuzu, Malawi

Reports to            : College Principal

Purpose of the position

Under the general supervision of the College Principal, the Lecturer in Psychosocial Counselling will provide lecturing services to students.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to):

  • Preparing lectures and deliver course content in a professional and timely manner
  • Setting and administering end of course/semester/year exams
  • Submitting end of course/semester/year assessments on time to the Coordinator for Academic Programs
  • Critically analysing students’ performance in the subjects, he/she is responsible for according to set standards and make adjustments accordingly


  1. Master’s degree in Counselling/Clinical Psychology/Psychology from an accredited and internationally recognised institution
  2. A minimum of two years’ experience in a busy organisation
  3. Those with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and have more than five years’ work experience will be considered
  4. Adherence to our Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy
  5. Willingness to work with persons with mental health challenges and children with disability and their families.



Position Title       : Plant Propagator

Location               : Mzuzu

Reports to            : Horticulture Supervisor

Purpose of the Position

Under the general supervision of the Horticulture Supervisor, the Plant Propagator will be responsible for propagation and maintenance of ornamental plants and fruit trees.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to):

  • Propagate fruit trees and ornamental plants
  • Sourcing plant materials
  • Control pests and diseases
  • Maintenance of all nursery and greenhouse facilities/equipment
  • Manage propagation schedules, plant inventory and safety procedures
  • Plant sales knowledge


  • Diploma in Horticulture from an accredited tertiary education institution
  • Candidates with Advanced Certificate in Horticulture with a minimum of 4 years’ experience will be considered
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest in working with mentally challenged persons.
  • Strict adherence to our Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy.


Interested candidates meeting the above-named requirements should send their application letters with Curriculum Vitae stating at least three traceable referees with email addresses and mobile phone numbers to:


The Chief Executive Officer

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services

P.O Box 744


Fax: 01 311 213


Closing date:  Friday, 31st January 2020.

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