Midwife Assistant at the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine. ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophes;

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Midwife Assistant

Location: Monguno
Organizational Unit: Sexual and Reproductive Health
Grade Classification: Level three
Type of Appointment: Definite Contract
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Open to both internal and external candidates

Purpose of the position

  • Assist the midwife during labour and all sexual and reproductive health activities, according to his/her instructions and ALIMA protocols, in order to ensure hygiene, care and comfort of all patients.


  • Assists the midwife during delivery and antenatal; postnatal and family planning consultations, in order to receive and install the patient, providing them the information required, helping in taking, monitoring and interpreting the parameters, etc.
  • Follows hygiene and safety protocols at all times, during delivery, consultations, etc., ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of all facilities, material, linen, equipment, and carrying out the sorting and waste disposal.
  • Informs patients and their relatives throughout their stay.
  • Set up health education sessions, according to needs.
  • Ensures comfort of bed-ridden patients: washing, installation for eating meals, changing position, etc.
  • Refers to the midwife in case of any abnormal change in patient’s health status and other problems occurring.
  • Ensures good transfer and transport of patients between the different services and departments.
  • Transports samples to the laboratory and collect the results.

Required qualification/Experiences

  • CHEW or any medical profile
  • Knowledge of the widely spoken local languages and English is required
  • Must be honest, reliable and flexible

Required Behavioral competences:

  • 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 action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains 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.

Application Closing Date
6th July, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letter & CV with colour picture to: recruitment@nigeria.alima.ngo Subject of the email should be “Midwife Assistant – Monguno” Or Hard copy in ALIMA’s Office in Monguno, Borno

Important Remarks

  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

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