Continuous Professional Development Facilitator Volunteer Job

Ntcheu, Malawi
6 months
Ntcheu District Hospital (Malawi)

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
For our Health Programme in Malawi, we are currently recruiting a Continuous Professional Development Facilitator for Ntcheu District Hospital under the Ntcheu Integrated Maternal Health Project. As a CPD facilitator, you will be supporting the delivery and management of CPD activities for the district. You will work closely with nurses and midwives in creating an environment that is conducive to the provision of quality care through CPD activities. You will document all CPD activities and write best practice stories for sharing and publication.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
You have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or Midwifery with a minimum 5 years working experience. You possess mentoring skills that maximise learning and progressive skills development. You are friendly, approachable, understanding and enthusiastic about CPD and willing to work in a resource stricken environment. You are willing to commit for at least 12 months.

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
27 Jul 2014

Interview/Assessment date(s)
to be confirmed

Start date
September 2014 - negotiable

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