Head of Nursing Unit Job at Intersect Consortium

Intersect Consortium is a world-class organization that provides services and products for high-quality mental health, technology and medical equipment sales. Our purpose is to make a timely and long-lasting difference in the lives of individuals and families we support. Our treatment programs have mainly been developed by clinicians working in America, United Kingdom, and Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head of Nursing Unit

Job Location: Abuja

Role Overview

  • We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Psychiatric Nurse to oversee our nursing departments across multiple hospitals in the consortium.
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of related experience and will be responsible for developing short and long-term goals for the entire nursing department, providing leadership, and overseeing all aspects of the Nursing Department in the consortium.


  • Develop short and long-term goals for the entire nursing department.
  • Provide leadership and oversee all aspects of the Nursing Units in the consortium.
  • Direct and provide supervisory oversight to nursing staff in the consortium and ensure adherence to established policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and carry out Intersect-wide frequent spot checks on nursing clinical notes and documentation processes on the EMR.
  • Review patients’ charts, nursing plans, and patient care procedures and ensure necessary documents are up-to-date.
  • Support clinical teams in ensuring that patients receive the highest quality of care.
  • Evaluate skills, abilities, and performance of nursing staff, complete performance appraisals and drive nursing development.
  • Review Nursing unit operations across centres and work closely with management (Admin Managers, Service Managers, Clinical Leads, Clinical Directors, and Support Services Managers) to ensure nursing needs are identified & met and gaps closed.
  • Actively review and supervise the development & implementation of ROTA’s by the ward manager in each center.
  • Work with HR to ensure Nurses and support workers work in line with contractual ROTA requirements.
  • Develop and implement routine training exercises for nurses and support workers across centres working with Qactrep and the HR Unit.
  • Working with the Clinical Training Unit in developing an annual Intersect-wide training calendar for nurses, support workers, and other low-level clinical staff.
  • Identify staffing needs and be actively involved in the recruitment and onboarding of nurses and support workers in the consortium.
  • Proffer solutions and recommendations to issues for the nurses in the centres promptly.
  • Perform administrative functions not limited to participating in locality & central meetings, and developing & implementing SOPs and Protocols, Standard-Of-Care Guidelines, and initiatives.
  • Any other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Mental Health or Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
  • Proven experience in a leadership/supervisory role.
  • Valid nursing license from the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and EMR systems.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: jobs@intersectconsortium.com using the Job Position as the subject of the email.