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Emergency Response Midwife
Save the Children International

 


 


 Grade Level: Very Attractive Packages are offered
 Supervisor: Emergency Health Unit Lead
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: roving / base Kordofan
 Duration: fixed (one year)
 Closing Date: 02 Sept 2021

 
 Background:

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:

ROLE PURPOSE:

Emergency Response Midwife will be fully embedded into the Emergency Response Unit of SCI Sudan based in Field a rotational basis depending on need, with the possibility of deployment to any other parts of 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 Midwife will be responsible for the management of patients in 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

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Role Dimensions:

  • The Emergency Response Midwife will be working in mobile and static MCH 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. 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

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Provide direct care to mother at ANC /PC and at time of deliver y
  • Carry over ANC clinics
  • Train local community midwifes and build their capacity

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

 

Essential

  • Registered or Enrolled Midwife Certificate.
  • Good Observation, Judgement, Counselling and Communication Skills.
  • Patient Focused Approach and a Pleasant Personality.
  • Team work and relation building skills.
  • Previous experience in emergency response work

Desired: 

  • Willingness to be based in the field with limited basic amenities
  • Previous experience in emergency response

Ability to operate in insecure environment and abide by Save the Children security regulations


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=21000560&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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