Offre d’emploi : Trust Africa recrute National Nurse Assistant

Description de la fonction

Reference Number : SVN 2023-009
Position Title : National Nurse Assistant
Duty Station : Conakry, Guinea
Classification : G-3
Type of Appointment : Special Short Term Graded, with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 08 August 2023
Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field
of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is
dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and
advice to governments and migrants.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Migration Health Officer (CMHO) and direct supervision of the National Migration Nurse – Migration Health, the National Nurse Assistant will be responsible for the carrying-out the following duties and responsibilities in relation to the Migration Health Assessment Centre (MHAC) in Conakry, Guinea.

1.Provide general assistance with the daily nursing activities in the Migration Health Assessment Centre(MHAC) to fulfil the technical requirements of the resettlement countries in the areas of:

  1. Medical examinations;
    i. Such as checking vital signs, weight, height, visual acuity; and,
    ii. Blood, urine or sputum collection as required.
    b. Support in TB management; Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS);
    c. Support Infection prevention and control mechanisms;
    d. Support pre-departure procedures and medical movements;
    e. Support documentation, certification and information transmission;
    f. Transport of samples to the laboratory in a proper and safe manner;
    g. Liaise with the laboratory, receive results and reports in a timely manner; and,
    h. Other technical areas as may be required.
    2. Provide support and general information to the migrants and/or refugees in relation to:
    a. The migration health assessment, specially focusing on Chest Xray, Immunization and sputum testing for those requiring it; and,
    b. Treatments and referrals.
    3. Support Nurses with proper identification and follow up by:
    a. Comprehensive history taking;
    b. Accurate and thorough Bio-data collection;
    c. Ensuring ID verification for each step of the health assessment process; and,
    d. Keeping a register of applicants who undergo health investigations and testing.
    4. Follow the Health Assessment Programmes’ check lists and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and maintain standard universal precautions within MHAC.
    5. Assist Nurses in medical emergency management as well as with chronic case management and related procedures. Arrange for specialist consultations and ensure receipt of specialist reports as assigned.
  2. Support proper and accurate record keeping of applicants throughout the migration health assessment process, including uploading medical reports on the required databases.
    7. Perform national medical escort duties when required to ensure migrants receive continued care throughout all phases of migration (before departure, during the journey and at the final destination).
    8. Assist the team with checking medical invoices.
    9. Prepare list of medical drugs and supplies for ordering as requested by the Migration Health Physician or Migration Health Nurse, assist in inventory taking, confirm and receive ordered drugs and supplies; all in close coordination with the administrative and finance teams.
    10. Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachlor’s degree in Nursing from accredited institution with one year of relevant clinical experience required;
• Training or working experience in the areas of Tuberculosis management, mass immunizations, communicable diseases, laboratory testing or public health is an advantage; and,
• Computer literacy required: MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Access)
• For this position, fluency in English and French is required (oral and written).
• Working knowledge of National languages is an advantage.

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (

Required Competencies:
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these five values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity and transparency: Maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  • Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link: df
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification
of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Conakry, Guinea on the respective closing date. No late applications will be
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications directly to by 08 August 2023 at the latest, specifying the vacancy reference number SVN 2023-009 and Position Title in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Posting period: From 26. July.2023 to 08. August.2023
No Fees:
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Les candidatures seront envoyées en ligne au plus tard le Mardi 8 Août 2023 à travers l’adresse suivante : avec pour objet le titre et la référence (SVN 2023-009) du poste