Role: Health Referent – Infection Prevention and Control
Hours: Ad hoc consultancy work or 20% of full-time (average 1 day per week)
Pay: pro rata of £30,000 – £40,000 gross annual (dependent on experience, qualifications and registrations)
Duration: Open – ended
Location: Homeworking, with potential to undertake deployed overseas roles
UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit. Rehabilitation has a unique role in disaster response. We are excited to be strengthening and expanding our rehabilitation capabilities in global response activities. We aim to be a leader in the field of rehabilitation in global response activities.
We are seeking a small number of health professionals to join us as part-time Health Referents to build on the health expertise in our core team. Our core Health Team has significant expertise in humanitarian healthcare, and has always brought in additional expert support through consultancies when required. Following a period of significant growth, we are looking to bring specific expertise into the core team on an ongoing basis through a group of part-time Health Referents.
Our Health Referents will bring specific technical expertise in a variety of health fields to ensure that UK-Med’s programme design and implementation remains in line with current best practice.
As a Health Referent, you will provide clinical / technical health expertise and advice, contributing to our work through:
Our ideal candidates will be highly skilled health professionals with significant experience of humanitarian health responses. You will be flexible enough to respond to urgent requests, and able to deliver against longer-term objectives, while working independently with minimal guidance.
We offer competitive remuneration and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through your work.
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 than Monday 26th June 2023
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.