Role: Medical Coordinator/Medical Team Lead
Hours: UK-Med Register role, no guarantee of any work, but if deployed work will be full-time
Duration: Register members who deploy will be offered fixed-term contracts. The duration will depend on the requirements of the response, but most responses are between 4 and 12 weeks
Pay: £3,800 – £4,500 per calendar month (extra negotiable)
Location: Internationally / any of the UK-Med response including Ukraine and or to various other locations.
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.
Our responses are staffed from our Register of surge responders. Register members undergo extensive training and vetting in advance, so they can be quickly deployed to where they are most needed. Register members who join a response team are offered a fixed-term contract for the response and paid in line with our globally benchmarked pay scales.
We are seeking several new people to join our teams in Ukraine, to be available to deploy in Medical Coordinator/Medical Team Lead roles, supporting the health needs of internally displaced persons.
Our ideal candidates will be experienced Medical Coordinators/Medical Team Leads who can guide, develop and monitor the overarching implementation of clinical activities on humanitarian responses. UK-Med surges health teams and temporary health facilities into humanitarian contexts anywhere in the world. Our Medical Coordinators/Medical Team Leads need to be able to work with a variety of clinical staff and stakeholders to ensure relevant, technically sound, and high-quality health provision is provided where needed.
You will be capable of providing technical oversight for overall medical responses, including any advisory activities, trainings, and case management, and ensuring all activities are technically sound and of high quality. You will be a skilled manager and technical supervisor, able to get the best out of clinical staff and stakeholders. You will be accountable, with experience in the assessment, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of health activities.
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 excellent learning opportunities and occasional opportunities to work in international humanitarian responses, should you decide to join our Register at a later date.
We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Medco/ Medical Team Lead – January 2023 before applying for this role.
This vacancy will close as soon as we have received enough strong applications. This is an ongoing recruitment campaign to support our current missions
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.