Jobs In Bauchi & Abuja At Marie Stopes Nigeria

Outreach Clinicians (Nurse/Midwife)

The post holder is required to demonstrate: initiative; energy; persistence; results orientation; drive; integrity and discretion; enthusiasm; and commitment to personal development to further MSI’s partnership mission ofenabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.

Job Title: Outreach Clinicians (Nurse/Midwife)

Location: Bauchi

Reporting to: Outreach Team Leader

Duration of contract:5 months (renewable)

Probationary period: 2 months



· To give high quality client-focused care in all services rendered to clients.

· To support MSN in its Goal and Objectives where appropriate.

· To support and implement core MSI values within the centre, such as de-medicalization, task shifting, client focus, no blame culture, non-hierarchical management and marketing

· To participate fully in MSN Institutional strengthens and Capacity Building activities where appropriate.

Partnership and network building

· Assist to oversee the work schedules & Strengths of all clinical team working within the centres and outreach.

· Encourage a commitment to accommodating clients’ special needs such as flexibility on working hours, strict privacy and confidentiality to generate demand for MSIN services.

· Have a public relations and promotional role with colleagues, NHS and the general public

· Identify appropriate training needs within clinic centre teams and, in consultation with the

· Centre Manager, arrange for appropriate trainings and induction of new teams.

· Timely collate and submit incidence reports to the centre coordinator

· Monitor monthly outreach results and in collaboration with the centre coordinator and make appropriate recommendation to meet set targets.

Clinical Responsibilities

· Provide core MSIN Clinical services including

· Professional management of client complaints and/or clinical incidences both at the outreach and at the centre

· To work closely with other clinical team members in service delivery especially in delegated areas of duty.

· To promote the concept of family planning through health education.

· To provide high quality family planning counselling and method provision while respecting client’s rights.

· To assist in compilation of data and preparation of reports including reports of serious incidents.

· To assist in keeping the clinical equipment and facilities clean and in good working condition.

· Adequate and timely requisition of items, stock management and record keeping

· To support MSN in achieving its various targets.

· To perform any other duties as may be required by the Line Manager.

Communication and administration

· Keep and manage records of all outreach activities including minutes of teams meetings.

· Ensure formal communications with the various health partners are properly documented

· Follow up on all clients complaints relating to any of the MSIN services and make recommendations.

· Make proper use of available information systems in MSI to facilitate service delivery & trainings

· Assist the Marketing Team with interviews relating to clinical issues to protect MSIN reputation.

· Manage and properly account for all MSIN resources and properties at the outreach


  • Must have a recognised clinical qualification in Midwifery, nursing or Community Health.
  • Must be registered with a recognised local clinical professional body in Nigeria and of good Standing
  • Must have requisite experience to work with minimum supervision

Skills and Experience

  • At least 1 year post-graduation experience in a clinical position [ESSENTIAL]
  • Experience of working in Sexual and Reproductive Health [ESSENTIAL]
  • Excellent provider-client interaction skills (ESSENTIAL)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. [ESSENTIAL]
  • Work experience with Nigeria Health Service and/or an INGO (DESIRABLE)
  • Articulate and analytical with attention to detail.(ESSENTIAL)
  • Knowledge of health delivery system in Nigeria(DESIRABLE)
  • Must be multi-skilled
  • Must have requisite experience to work with minimum supervision.

Attitude / Motivation:

  • Sympathetic to women and men seeking Family Planning and Reproductive Health services [ESSENTIAL]
  • Be able to work on own initiative and at longer periods.
  • Customer focused with good interpersonal skills to engage with people at all levels –government, donor and community
  • Passionate about maternal health
  • Motivates team members to deliver high quality service and results
  • Team player Self-motivator and able to motivate others to achieve results.

Method of Application

Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to [email protected] not later than Friday 4th September 2015.MSION is an equal opportunities employer.

The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE / LOCATION and the CV/Suitability statement should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and saved in the applicant’s full name. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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