MIDWIFE (2 Positions) – Galkayo South, Somalia

Aamin Organization

MIDWIFE (2 Positions) – Galkayo South, Somalia


96, TALEH STREET, HODAN DISTRICT, MOGADISHU, SOMALIA Tel: +252619520460 Email:  info@aamin.so

Aamin Organization is a Not for Profit Organization in Somalia established in 2006. AAMIN Organization is engaged in life-saving activities and on improving the livelihoods of Somalia communities through implementation of the following programs; Food Security, Health, Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH), Youth-Empowerment Programs and Provision of free Ambulance services to the communities in Somalia. AAMIN Organization has received financing from Somali Humanitarian Funds (SHF) to implement a health project “Provision of Emergency and Essential Health Care Services through Mobile medical services and free ambulance services to IDPs and hard-to reach host communities in Mudug region (Galkayo South)”. In that regard, AAMIN wishes to hire two (2) qualified nurses on a contract basis for a period of 12 Months.

Ref: AA/00173/2021/HEALTH/GALKAYO/SHF 18214

Position: MIDWIFE (2 Positions)

Department:  Health

Location Galkayo South

Reports To: Head Nurse/Midwife

Direct Reports: None

Overall Job Purpose

The successful candidates will provide comprehensive advice, care and support to women and their babies during pregnancy, labor and early postnatal period. Further they will conduct a clean, safe delivery and provide care to newborns and refer emergency cases to effectively prevent maternal, neonatal mortality & morbidity in compliance with SRCS health policy guidelines and established midwifery care standards and treatment protocols.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Team Leadership & Program Implementation

Diagnose, examine monitor and assess care requirements for women during labour and prepare a care plan for childbirth including advice on hygiene and nutrition

Identify women with greater vulnerability and risks and refer them for specialized care provider

Provide information, emotional support and reassurance to women in labour and their partners

Monitor and administer medication, injections and intravenous infusions during labour

Provide support to women during labour and birth to ensure normal delivery of the new born

Manage complications in childbirth, according to the principles of obstetric care

Support parents to cope with miscarriage, termination, stillbirth and neonatal death

Monitor progress of the mother during postnatal period and advice on infant care

Raise requisitions for replenishment of drugs, consumable supplies for childbirth and care

Compile accurate data on all childbirth cases and prepare monthly reports

Attend deliveries both normal & obstetric emergencies

Work day shifts and night shifts as per the Rota

Educational Qualifications & Professional Training

Degree / Diploma in Nursing/Midwifery with experience in maternal and child Health or

equivalent qualifications

Certification/Licensing: Registered Midwife

Relevant Experience:

Minimum 3 years relevant experience working as midwife in a hospital or primary health care settings.

Minimum 2 years managing labour and delivery, including monitoring vital signs, assessing progress as well as physically managing deliveries

Job Competencies

Demonstrate knowledge and commitment to the fundamental principles of a health provider

Effective communications and interpersonal skills

Demonstrate conflict resolution skills

Competent in group dynamics

Proficient in computer office packages word, excel, power point.

Language Requirement: Demonstrate proficiency in Somali and English languages

Child Safeguarding Policy:

Aamin Organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins Aamin Organization Somalia shall be required to sign a declaration and commitment to protect and keep children always safe in the execution of their duties.

Application Procedure:

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications with a CV, scanned copies of academic and professional certificates indicating their telephone numbers and three referees to this email hr@aamin.so with a clear subject line on or before 4th May 2021.

Competent Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Aamin Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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