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  • Posted: Jun 20, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
  • Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier...
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    We are recruiting passionate, self-motivated, and highly qualified individuals to fill the underlisted vacant positions, in response to organisational expansion. SFH is looking for talented people with a track record of high performance and passion for providing healthcare for their community to join our vibrant workforce under our Enhancing PHC for UHC (A2F) scheme. SFH is recruiting staff to work in PHC facilities in Delta State in the following position:

    Job Profile: The successful candidate will work in one of the SFH’s PHC centres in Delta State under the scheme. Must be a qualified and registered Nurse with skills to coordinate care for every patient. He/she will be responsible for managing the individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members.

    Job-role: The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

    • Assessing and planning nursing care requirements
    • Providing pre- and post- operation care
    • Monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions
    • Routinely checking patient vital signs and recording accordingly
    • Assist in medical or surgical procedures as needed.
    • Perform wound care
    • Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to patient and family members
    • Providing emotional support to patients and relatives.
    • Writing reports


    • Possess any of the following qualifications – B.Sc Nursing or RN and RM qualifications.
    • Must have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme (applicable to B.Sc Nursing graduates only)
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years professional experience; especially with primary health care services
    • Valid practicing licence from Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria for 2022
    • Must be computer literate and proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite at the minimum. Other computer skills will be of added advantage

    Skills and Competencies required

    • Excellent skills in Clinical Nursing services.
    • Experience with primary healthcare services in the community setting, as well as community education, advocacy, and mobilisation skills.
    • Good relationship management/ interpersonal skills, as well as interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work as a team member and be able to function independently on the job whenever necessary.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality on patients’ medical records
    • Ability to cope with stress and to organise and prioritize workload
    • Can speak some local language in state of implementation, ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.

    Compensation & Benefits:

    The compensation package for these positions is based on industry standards, and designed to attract, motivate, and incentivise talented individuals.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Society for Family Health (SFH) on to apply

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