Role: Midwife – Register
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 responses are between 4 and 12 weeks
Pay: £3300 to £3600 per month (Dependant on assignment and experience)
Location: Internationally / any of the UK-Med responses, including Ukraine and or to various other locations
This register recruitment campaign is only open to candidates in the UK.
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 midwives that are enthusiastic about extending their knowledge and skills within a humanitarian environment. 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 join our register.
You will manage multiple streams of work, acting as a technical resource to support activities related to the context, ensuring that best practice and global standards of patient care are implemented and maintained. Along with the nurses they will play a central role in building the local capacity of any field staff (i.e., Ministry of Health or other NGOs), in areas related to the response, through training delivery.
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 – Midwife – January 2024 before applying for this role.
This vacancy will close as soon as we have received enough strong applications. Please apply as soon as possible, and no later than 19th of February 2024.
The selection process consists of two stages:
Interview Stage: All applicants will go through an initial interview stage.
Selection Training Stage: Applicants who pass the interview stage and do not have a minimum of 3 years of humanitarian experience will be required to complete a selection training.
We look forward to receiving your applications and potentially welcoming you to our team of dedicated humanitarian Midwives UK-Med.
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.