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Volunteer role: Neonatal Nurse


Type of role:Healthcare
Location:Napak, Uganda
Application Closing Date:12 Jan 2018
Interview date:November on wards
Start date:January 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 midwives and nurses in 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 Midwifery Tutor/mentor, have a minimum of 5 years proven professional experience, Fully accredited by the relevant professional body.

Please note that this position is only open to Irish citizens and residents of Ireland.

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.

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