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Midwifery Nurse for rural hospital – Gambia

Join WEC's rural medical team as a midwifery-nurse in Sibanor. The clinic provides primary health care services including antenatal, maternity, paediatric and adult medical care. There is a small ward and a specialist HIV clinic.

Work alongside our long-term nurse-midwife providing midwifery care including being on-call to support our locally trained Gambian midwives. Develop relationships with Muslim staff and village young and get involved in discipleship activities.

Get involved in teaching, develop their language skills and contribute to the longterm strategy of the work. Identify patients who have an interest in the gospel or who would like prayer, to seek God’s help and healing working closely with the Gambian church.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

Qualified nurse with one year's midwifery experience. Experience of work in a remote setting or without medical support would be helpful. Flexibility and a willingness to try new things are essential.

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About Gambia

The Gambia in West Africa is surrounded by Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 10,689 sq kilometres with a population of nearly 1,900,000. The Gambia River flows through the centre of the country and into the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul is the Gambian capital, and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
[source: Wikipedia]

WEC's mission statement: Reaching out together in word and deed to share God’s love in the Gambia.

In the Gambia, WEC international co-operates with different government departments, non-governmental organisations and charitable organisations to support national development efforts and capacity building through its holistic ministries.

WEC international in the Gambia is registered with the government as an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) since 1966. We have established different social programmes in order to contribute to the development efforts of the government and other stakeholders. We have projects in agriculture, medical work, education and youth, and literacy.

[source: WEC International website]

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Position Type
Health & Medical

Contract Type
Short Term i Ideal commitment is less than 2 years

Location
Sibanor
Gambia
Africa
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