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Emergency Response Clinical officer
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: Operation
 Grade Level: Very Attractive Packages are offered
 Supervisor: Emergency Health Unit Lead
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: South Kordofan
 Duration: fixed (one year)
 Closing Date: 29 July 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central 


 Duties and responsibilities:


Emergency Response clinical officer will be fully embedded into the Emergency Response Unit of SCI Sudan based in Health Facility and on a rotational basis depending on need, with the possibility of deployment to any other parts of Sudan SCI Operational zones. Will have overall responsibility for patient care in her particular professional areas with flexibility to work in other disciplines. The Emergency Response clinical officer will be responsible for the management of patients in consolation room, Maternal and Child Health clinics, inpatient wards and patients in isolation wards like CTC and participating in mass vaccination campaigns. Will also be expected to participate in responding to disasters like disease outbreaks, floods, drought and population displacement


Role Dimensions:

  • HE/SHE will work in clinics, mobile clinics, isolation wards, CTC, SAM Treatment centres etc. for 8 or longer hours in a day depending nature of the emergency response and the on the discretion of the Line Manager.
  • She / He will carry out any other duties assigned to her or him by the Line Manager including being the focal point for Child Safeguarding when deployed outside SCI operational areas

Reports to: Emergency Health Unit Lead

Number of direct reports:

  • Junior staff (e.g. nurse, Community midwives, Nurse Assistants etc.) who may be integrated into the emergency response team or who work in health facilities where this Midwife may be deployed.

Work with Emergency Team:

  • Nurses, WASH Officer, CP Officer and Nutrition Officer

    • Provide direct clinical care to patient at different facilities.
    • Upgrade the level of serviced provided at SCI facilities
    • Respond to emerges through direct deployment to different field offices


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • MBBS from recognized faculty of medicines with at least 2 years working experience in a busy hospital
  • Experience working in emergency settings is a must.
  • Demonstrable experience in ward management and staff supervision
  • Training and capacity building experience
  • Working experience in insecure and remote settings will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Desired:  

    ·         Previous experience in humanitarian field  

    Public health diploma or MSC 


Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV to https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000564&lang=en Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews.  Closing date will be on day: 29/July/2021. Any application after this date will not be considered. 

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

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