Uganda: Nurse (For Nationals only)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 29 May 2018

Job: Nurse (For Nationals only)

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfill their potential.

Save the Children Uganda Country Office is looking to recruit a person on a National Contract for the following position:

Role Purpose:

The nurse will work to contribute to an improvement in the overall health of the targeted community through the provision of quality nursing care. The nurse will work collaboratively with the health team; Ministry of Health staff and partners to meet the needs of patients, promote healthy behaviours, strengthen health systems and increase local capacity. The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Contract Duration: Open

Contractual Status: National. This job is open to nationals only.

Location: Yumbe

Qualification and Experience;

  • Registered nurse with relevant professional experience
  • Previous experience of working a role with MoH or NGO desirable
  • Excellent understanding of broad health issues within community
  • Strong understanding of community, culture and customs
  • Good understanding of local humanitarian context

Application information

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

Important to note:

  • Do not attach academic documents/certificates.
  • Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
  • More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.

Application closes on 29th May 2018 at midnight Uganda time

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply:

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