Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) Job in Nigeria

 King Solomon Hospital, a reputable general practice Hospital based on the Mainland of Lagos, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW)

Location: Anthony, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Ensure the client database is always well-maintained, making sure to include all necessary notes, forms, and supplementary information through weekly checks and updates to promote efficiency.
  • Meet with clients, individuals, and community organizations as needed to create health programs designed for individual use and for groups.
  • Participate in weekly outreach efforts to raise community awareness of general health, new diets/exercise programs, and health risks to specific groups, such as pregnant women, minorities, and low-income populations.
  • Review currently existing programs and health initiatives to ensure they’re up-to-date, effective, and safe for their intended audience(s).
  • Reach out to clients on a daily basis using a variety of mediums (phone, Skype, in-person) to check up on their progress, answer questions, and make personalized recommendations and changes to their programs if necessary.
  • Supervise the treatment of patients living with terminal illnesses so that they can live healthier and longer lives.
  • Serve as a counsellor, helping poor patients overcome the barriers that prevent them from seeking vital healthcare.
  • Act as healthcare educators, providing vital education about the healthcare options that are available.
  • Complete administrative tasks on an ongoing basis to ensure proper and organized record keeping, working with staff members when / if necessary.


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent Associate Degree or higher in Health or Human Services
  • Must have 1-3 years of work experience in the substance abuse and/or mental health field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of community agencies and resources.
  • Working knowledge of multi-system outreach programs related to health care delivery, clinical education, and health-related services
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual client care plans.
  • Ability to communicate medical information to health care professionals and care coordinators over the telephone.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications, including e-mail.
  • Ready to resume immediately.

Application Closing Date
16th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as the subject of the email.