Temporary General Nurse (2 Positions) – Baidoa, Somalia

SOS Children’s Villages Somalia

Temporary General Nurse (2 Positions) – Baidoa, Somalia



SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization to which all SOS Children’s Villages including SOS Children’s Villages Somalia Association is affiliated. SOS Children’s Villages Somalia has officially been working in Somalia since 1985. SOS is currently working in 134 countries worldwide. We are committed to the welfare of children – often throughout the whole of their childhood, and to strengthening families and communities as a preventive measure in the fight against abandonment and social neglect. We also run education and health facilities. With the SOS Children’s Village concept, the organization pioneered a family approach to the long-term care of orphaned and abandoned children. SOS Children’s Villages upholds child protection policy and our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children and youth from abuse. SOS Children’s Villages Somalia current works in three regions; Banadir Regions (Heliwa, Wadajir, Dharkenley and Dayninle districts) southwest-state (Baidoa and Hudur) Hirshabelle State (Jowhar & Balcad).

SOS Children’s Villages invites applications from suitably qualified and interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criterion for the below position.

Job Title: Temporary General Nurse (2 Positions)

Reporting to: Head Nurse 

Location: Baidoa 

Position summary

The General nurse will have close communication with the Nurses and the beneficiaries dealing with the day to day health related activities with the help of the public health nurses and community health workers. Will daily, weekly and monthly participate in the reporting processes using the standard template of the hiring organization and the donor. In addition to that, this position will primarily cover the facility based needs and as well as the outreach programs if need be with the help and guidance of his/her supervisor.

Key Area of Accountability

  • Provides comprehensive primary health care services to beneficiaries in SOS health centres.
  • Diagnosis, treats and counsels patients and/or caregivers who visit the static and mobile health facilities.
  • monitor and report symptoms and changes in patient status
  • advise patients on health maintenance and preventative medicine.
  • provide educational, emotional and psychological support to patients and family members
  • Participates activities to promoting a good healthy and hygienic environment in the catchment area to prevent the potential health hazards in the community.
  • Takes part the day to day facility and community based health and hygiene education sessions to enable the community members understanding the importance of preventive health, home care, and clinical programs including.
  • Plan, organize and/or participate the outreach mobile clinics in serving the hard to reach communities in the IDP camps and host communities.
  • Cares patients particularly children and women with respect in times they may need the “triage,, methodology ensuring that none patients suffers or/and dies while waiting for service provision.
  • Make sure that all patients avail from a protection main streaming
  • maintain a safe and clean working environment in compliance with healthcare procedures and regulations
  • Any other duties that s/he is assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should have community health nursing.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the same position.
  • Proven experience and understanding of treatment of common illnesses, patient care
  • Strong knowledge on child rights and child protection.

Competencies – knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Good knowledge of standards and somali treatment guidelines.
  • communication skills
  • stress tolerance

Child Safeguarding Policy:

SOS Children’s Villages organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somalia understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: this email hr.so@sossomalia.org Indicating with subject line of the position.

Closing date is. 31st May, 2021

Competent Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.





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