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  • Nurse at Neem Foundation

  • Posted on: 8 August, 2017 Deadline: 18 August, 2017
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  • Neem Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental, peace-building and conflict prevention organisation founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. The Foundation was established in January 2016 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. We are committed to improving the lives of those affected by the insurgency, and preventing violence through building inclusive communities and raising the standard of education and psychosocial care. The Foundation is made up of members of the team that established Nigeria’s pioneer Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme, which gives us unique knowledge and insight on Nigeria’s security situation. Neem Foundation can boast of over 20 years of cumulative staff experience in psycho-social support care, as well as extensive training and experience in CVE, community engagement, intelligence, strategic communication and project cycle management.



    Position Summary:
    Nurses will plan and provide medical and nursing care to clients who are suffering from chronic or acute physical or mental ill health. As well as teaching proper health care towards clients. Nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, health visitors, social workers and therapists.

    Job Functions:

    • assessing and planning nursing care requirements
    • monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions
    • treating wounds
    • taking samples from patients and monitoring their pulse, temperature and blood pressure
    • playing with children
    • checking on the condition of patients
    • dealing with emergencies
    • supervising junior staff
    • organising workloads
    • writing records
    • providing information, emotional support and reassurance to patients and relatives

    Qualifications, Skills, Experience:

    University Degree in Nursing. Masters Degree in Psychology or Child care is an added advantage.

    Job Requirements:

    • Good health and fitness
    • Caring and compassionate nature
    • Excellent teamwork and people skills
    • Observational skills to effectively care for patients
    • Ability to use initiative and establishing priorities
    • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Stamina to large workload
    • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
    • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
    • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

    Language Skills:
    English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language,

    Must have strong interest in Childcare; helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.

    Profile of Behaviour:
    Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate

    Added Advantage:

    • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
    • Academic or work experience in Psychology
    • Experience in managing Human Resources
    • Hausa speaker
    • Understanding of local Borneo languages

    Location: Borno, Damba, Dikwa, Maiduguri and Mafaoi

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Send in your application by clicking the Apply button below

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