Medical Social Worker

Job Category: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos Island
Salary: 201000-300000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services across Africa. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce.

About Our Client:
Our client, a leading healthcare institution in Lagos State, Nigeria, is dedicated to providing compassionate medical care and support services to patients and their families, including medical social work.

Role Summary:
As a Medical Social Worker, you will play a vital role in providing psychosocial support and assistance to patients and their families to help them cope with the challenges of illness and navigate the healthcare system.


  • Conduct psychosocial assessments of patients and their families to identify needs and concerns.
  • Provide counseling and support to patients and families facing medical crises, chronic illnesses, or end-of-life care.
  • Assist patients and families in accessing community resources and support services such as financial assistance, housing, and transportation.
  • Advocate for patients’ rights and coordinate with healthcare team members to ensure holistic care.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential patient records and documentation.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to develop and implement care plans and discharge plans.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Valid license or certification as a Social Worker.
  • Proven experience working as a Medical Social Worker in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of psychosocial assessment techniques and intervention strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Empathy, compassion, and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families.


  • Competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Access to supportive work environment fostering collaboration and innovation.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement benefits.

How to Apply:
Send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Medical Social Worker Application”.

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