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Registered Nurse – Gambia

Join our rural hospital team as a registered nurse, providing primary health care services to the local community. Work includes antenatal, maternity, paediatric and adult medical care in Sibanor.

Work as a general nurse mainly on our ward, but also be involved in the dressing room, managing the clinic stores and administrative roles. You may take up to 6 months before you feel you are really contributing to the work and making a significant difference.

Develop local language skills, build relationships with the muslim staff, and be involved in discipleship activities in the community alongside the Gambian church.

Qualities & Gifts Sought

Qualified registered nurse, with midwifery experience. Supervision will be provided.

Our ref: 9110

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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
3-12 months i Ideal commitment between 3 months and 1 year

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