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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. Saint John of God Hospitaller Services therefore seeks to recruit persons to fill the following vacant posts:


Location : Saint John of God College of Health Sciences Library

Reports to : The College Librarian

Purpose of the Position

Under the general supervision of the College Librarian, the Library Assistant will be responsible for the safety, sorting, shelving and categorisation of library books and other resources.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to)
  • Ensure the safety of all library materials
  • Catalogue and maintain the library materials
  • Loan library materials such as books and DVDs to students and lecturers and then collect them back when due.
  • Organize and reshelve returned items such as periodicals, books and DVDs
  • Handle the registration of new library cardholders and issue library cards.


  • Certificate in Library and Information Science
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least six credits including English
  • At least two years’ work experience in a library of tertiary education institution
  • Those with Diploma in Library and Information Science will have added advantage
  • Willingness to work with persons with mental health challenges and children with disability and their families.
  • Strict adherence to our Child and Vulnerable Adult protection Policy.

How to apply

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, 19th March 2021

Skills Required

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