Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Midwife Job Vacancy in Gordhim, South Sudan

Position: Midwife – Junior Expert

Responsible To: 
AAA and Hope For Sick and Poor

Works With: Health facility staff 

Location: Gordhim, South Sudan 

Starting Date: 26th August 2013 

Overall Objective

To support civil society organizations to increase access to quality maternal, child and neonatal health care services to the population of South Sudan in Gordhim.

  • Provide technical support to the in charge of maternity wards in health facilities;
  • Ensure smooth delivery of reproductive health services in the maternity in Gordhim;
  • Ensures that pregnant mothers and new born babies receive quality care;
  • Promote clean deliveries in facility;
  • Supervise the delivery of ANC and IPT services in Maternity ward with emphasis on identifying high risk pregnant women;
  • Ensure availability of equipment and supplies in maternity ward ;
  • Responsible for submitting regular reports on activities of maternity ward ;
  • Ensure the dissemination of health education messages to mothers and the community at large;
  • Ensure that mothers and new born babies receive scheduled immunizations;
  • Conduct in service training of personnel under her supervision;
  • Ensure that obstetrical emergencies within her/his capacity are well managed and that referrals of complicated cases are done in a timely manner;
  • Promote registration about births in project area.
Job and Person Specification
  • Qualified registered nurse/midwife
  • Must be registered with the Nursing council of Kenya
  • Training in MCH, IMCI and EPI is an added advantage
  • Ultrasound technologist skills
  • Ability to live and work in conditions of limited comfort
  • Training experience and community education skills
  • Knowledge of the English is necessary and local language (Dinka) is an added advantage
  • Able to work under pressure and have the ability to write clear and concise reports
  • Work with PC (Word, Excel, Internet)
  • Well developed communication skills, a team player with excellent written and spoken English
  • Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures
Applications including cover letter, CV, references and salary history should be sent to:


Application deadline is on 10th August, 2013  

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.