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International Nurse Adviser

Kingston (Canada) | Nepalgunj

About VSO

VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

One of four International Nurse Advisers you will be responsible for providing medical clearance and giving medical advice and support to volunteers and employees working in more than 20 countries.

Skills, qualifications and experience

You will need excellent people skills and be a confident and clear communicator, who can prioritise a heavy administrative workload, build relationships in a complex organisation and keep up with record keeping and office systems. You will need to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

A broad range of medical issues present to the Medical team, and consultant Medical Advisers are available for medical support. In emergency situations the post is the key coordinator with the emergency repatriation company. We are seeking a registered nurse with considerable post-qualification experience, UK clinical or non-clinical experience and with travel health experience.

Occupational health experience will also be valuable for pre-deployment screening.

How to apply

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Applicants who would like to work 28 hours a week will also be considered.

If you're interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on 'Make an application' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2xhcm1hbi42Mzg5OS4zODMwQHZzby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Kingston (Canada) | Nepalgunj
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Public Health and Health Service
  • Closing Date: 2017-12-10

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