Emergency Department Nurse – Gaza

Are you a licensed Emergency Department Nurse interested in gaining experience and knowledge in the humanitarian field, particularly in providing emergency medical care?

Role: Emergency Department Nurse – Gaza

Hours: Full time, with some weekend and evening working required to support the humanitarian programme delivery

Pay: £3,500 –£3,700 GBP gross per month (dependent on experience)

Duration: Till 31st of December 2024 (funding pipeline dependent), with potential extension

Location: Gaza with travel to Cairo, Egypt and Amman, Jordan

Candidates must be able to travel quickly through Egypt and Jordan, securing visas on arrival with eligible documentation. If you do not meet this requirement, you can join our register of humanitarian and health professionals for other opportunities.

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the British National Health Service, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

We are seeking Nurses specialized in Emergency Medicine care with previous experience working in humanitarian contexts. You will be able to make yourself available to travel and work internationally at short notice for a minimum of 4-6 weeks (longer availability is highly desirable) to deploy in Gaza, supporting the health needs of host and internally displaced persons.

Our ideal candidates will be fully licensed and experienced Nurses who have significant experience working in emergency contexts, but as well in community settings (e.g., providing emergency nursing care at community level). You will be confident and capable in delivery holistic treatment and care of both adults and children, and able to perform a full range of clinical activities including supporting consultations, treatment plans, referral and follow up of patient. Experience practicing nursing in low resource / humanitarian contexts is highly desirable.

You must hold a current nursing license and be able to demonstrate your current and unconditional membership of a suitable registering organisation. You must hold specific qualifications / professional registrations in Nursing Science/Degree.

You will be determined, high performing, compassionate and collaborative, as well as being committed to learning and supporting others to learn.  Language skills will be an advantage.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through and influential role in humanitarian programming.

At the same time UK-Med tries to provide feedback to applicants and share with them where they have fallen short in the competitive process, it may be very difficult to provide individual feedback. Especially looking at the large number of applications UK-Med receives and the multiple recruitments taking place at the same time, specifically during times of ongoing emergency surges.

To apply:

To apply, please complete the application process online. Submit a current CV and a supporting letter (1-2 pages) that includes:

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday 28th June 2024.

Please note that this is a rolling recruitment process. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and hiring manager will review applications as they are received, decisions may be made at any time if a suitable candidate is identified.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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