14 Nov 2015
November 14, 2015

VTC trainer (Nursing)

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Position: Vocational Training Centre Trainer (Nursing) Vacancy
Job site: Baidoa and Jowhar
Report to: Technically reports to: VTC manager.
Duration: 12 Months. Vacancies: 6(six)
Application process:
Send CV and cover letter to [email protected] with email heading “VTC Trainer” or direct submission to INTERSOS Jowhar or Baidoa office by COB Sunday 22nd November 2015.

INTERSOS is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people affected by natural disasters and conflicts. Established in 1992 with support from the Italian Federation of Trade Unions, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and the unprotected. In Somalia INTERSOS is active since 1992 responding to emergencies that involve IDPs and returnees populations as well as the host community. INTERSOS currently operates in Banadir, Bay, and Middle Shabelle and Mudug regions of Somalia.

Position overview:
INTERSOS is Providing alternative schooling system through participatory vocational business skills training and work experience placement focusing on midwifery, nursing teaching, social work and business in Baidoa and Jowhar. Supporting several health and protection projects in South Central Somalia. INTERSOS is urgently looking for VTC trainers who will be responsible for conducting both class-room and on-the-job trainings at a range of health facilities, as well as contributing to the development of improved treatment protocols, referral pathways, and best practices.

Main responsibilities:
 S/He will train participants (trainees) to provide a high quality of care in accordance with EPHS Protocol, INTERSOS Clinical Guidelines, and additional guidelines and protocols identified by management;
 Prepare pre nursing curriculum in accordance with the Somalia nursing curriculum.
 Produce timely weekly and monthly activity reports.
 S/He will train participants (trainees) to provide timely care to all patients, based on assessed need of patients and without discrimination;
 S/He will train participants (trainees) to offer guidance to patients on health and hygiene best practices, including preventative behaviors such as immunization, breastfeeding and feeding, child safety and precautions to prevent major childhood diseases
 S/He train participants (trainees) to fully and accurately complete clinical card for each patient, including reason for admission, discharges, default, referral, and treatment provided
Prof: Saitoti Road, House 17 (Westlands) – 00200 Nairobi – Kenya – PO BOX 57801
phone: +254.20. 4448812, email: [email protected]
 S/He will train participants(trainees) to provide follow-up care when necessary, liaising with CHWs and other relevant health actors to do so
 S/He will train participants (trainees) to refer patients to appropriate general and specialist secondary services, as necessary.
 She will undertake other relevant activities that may not be specified in this TOR

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
 Bachelor or diploma in Nursing
 Previous experience providing Nurse training.
 Extensive experience in conducting participatory training
 Excellent communication skills, oral and written
 Good command of spoken and written English and fluent Somali language skills (Mahatri or Mai Mai).
 Detail-oriented, highly self-motivated, and able to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
 Computer literate with very good skills in database management
 Candidates MUST be able to work in Middle Shebelle or Bay Regions