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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:

Position: PLUMBER

Location : Mzuzu

Reports to : The Human Resource and Administration Officer

Purpose of the position

Under the general supervision of the Human Resource and Administration Officer, the plumber will provide all plumbing services to all departments of our Services including the College.

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

  • Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains
  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels
  • Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring
  • Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks
  • Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.


  • Advanced Certificate in Plumbing
  • A minimum of three years’ work experience in a busy organisation
  • Those with Certificate in Plumbing with more than five years’ work experience may also be considered
  • 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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