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International Nurse Adviser

Kingston upon Thames (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

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 three International Nurse Advisers you will be responsible for giving medical advice and support to volunteers and employees working in more than 22 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.

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  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Medical Practitioners
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-19

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