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  • Clinical Outreach Assistant at CARE

  • Posted on: 14 June, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

    Clinical Outreach Assistant


    Locations: Ngala, Borno State

    Position Type: Regular/Full term

    Position Reports to:  Project Officer

    Indirect/Technical Reporting: M&E Officer

    Position directly Supervises: community volunteers

    Job Summary

    The clinical outreach assistant staff is responsible for supporting the clinical management officer /GBV officer to overseeing the implementation of all RH /GBV related issues in Borno State. She will provide technical support to clinical management Officer /GBV officer in providing essential RH services in the mobile outreach clinics where they will be working in Ngala, Borno state while ensuring all activities are of high quality and appropriately address the identified RH/GBV needs.

    Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Assist clinical officer /GBV officer in direct reproductive health/ gender base violence service provisions, EMOC, CMR, FP/STI and HTS.
    • Organize and conduct community engagements including sensitization and awareness on RH issues to create demand for RH /GBV services using local health volunteers.
    • Organize and conduct program quality quarterly meetings with project participants, local traditional and religious leaders and other implementing partners
    • Conduct initial consultations for patients attending the mobile outreach clinic according to national /state RH/GBV guideline
    • Assess signs and symptoms of illness, take vital signs and enter them in medical charts, develop a nursing diagnosis and triage patient to the appropriate provider
    • Support case management of GBV survivors.
    • Provide technical nursing support for RH services
    • Ensure referral for all transfer patients and survivors are coordinated with necessary health care intervention and diagnoses and linkages with other sector or units
    • Ensure all necessary information concerning the patients or activities in the clinic are reported to the supervisor in a timely manner
    • Maintain the register for medical consultation, of all the present RH services
    • Provide weekly, monthly report to project officer.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
    • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.
    • To perform any other responsibility as directed by supervisor.
    • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
    • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience


    Qualified CHEW or Nurse or midwifes with Nurse or midwifery diploma/certificate.


    • 2+ years of working experience in any RH field nursing care
    • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
    • NGO experience preferred
    • Experience in RH, BEmONC (EmONC), CMR /STI /FP/HIV and working at community level

    Job Knowledge:

    • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing RH/GBV prevention and response program.
    • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of RH/gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
    • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
    • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

    Required Competencies:

    • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
    • Planning
    • Proactive problem solving
    • Contributing to team success
    • Managing work
    • Building partnerships
    • Communicating with impact
    • Initiating action
    • Information monitoring
    • Adaptability
    • Stress tolerance
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Diversity
    • Excellence
    • Accountability.

    Work Conditions:

    The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operations

    It is essential that the Clinical Outreach Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activities

    However, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location (in Caps) to:


    Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.

    There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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