Role: IPC Nurse
Hours: Work will be full-time. Immediate start required
Pay: Up to £2,900 GBP Gross per month (dependent on experience)
Duration: 4 months
Location: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
This role is within our Ukraine Programme and will be carried out in Ukraine.
Preferably applicants need to have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country (https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements) but this is not essential.
UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years.
We are seeking for a Nurse specialised in Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) with previous experience working in humanitarian contexts. You will be able to make yourself available to travel and work internationally at short notice to deploy in Ukraine no later than 1st of September 2023, supporting the health needs of host and internally displaced persons and hospitals as part of the country wide program.
Our ideal candidate will be fully licensed and experienced IPC Nurses who have significant experience working in emergency contexts, but as well in community settings (e.g., providing IPC expertise at both hospital and care at community level).
You will be confident and capable in assessing the current IPC practices, developing action plans and implementation of necessary actions, whilst supporting and working alongside your Ukrainian colleagues. Additional qualifications and experience in training in facility assessment and project management would be a distinct advantage. 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.
We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – IPC Nurse – Ukraine – November 2023 before applying for this role.
To apply, please submit a current CV and answer the application questions
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.
Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements.
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.