Uganda Health Programme – Neonatal Nurse

at Vso Ireland (view profile)
Location Napak, Uganda
Date Posted January 5, 2018
Category Nursing
Job Type Permanent


Volunteer role: Neonatal Nurse

Type of role: Healthcare Location: Napak, Uganda Application Closing Date: 31 Jan 2018 Interview date: November on wards Start date: April 2018

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

To support the clinical facilitation of students nurses, clinical officers and interns. Build the capacity of health workers in the hospital to provide bed-side teaching and implement competency based learning.
Support the roll-out of the national Nursing and Midwifery Curriculum by coaching tutors in the implementation and advising on additional adolescent friendly service provision and early essential newborn care.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The individual should be; Qualified Nursing professional specialized in Neonatal Nursing, have a minimum of 5 years proven professional experience, Fully accredited by the relevant professional body. Tutor/Mentor experience preferred.

This project is funded by Irish Aid’s Volunteering Initiative, which aims to promote volunteering within Ireland and the Irish public. Irish citizens or people living in Ireland are encouraged to apply.

Allowance and accommodation
All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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