Nurse/Paramedic (Italian Qualified)

Employer: Save The Children
Location: Italy


The Opportunity

In response to the European Refugee Crisis and the significant increase of children and their families undertaking dangerous journeys across the Mediterranean, Save the Children is establishing a search and rescue operation that will be based in Italy and run regular missions in the Mediterranean Sea.

As a result, we are now urgently recruiting for Italian-qualified Doctors and Nurses/Paramedics. The role will initially involve spending time on-shore, receiving training and inductions, before transferring to the search and rescue vessel where you can expect to spend up to 3 days at sea at any given time.

In order to be considered for this operation, you will be/have:
Available immediately
Italian medical qualifications
A minimum of 3 years post-registration experience
A flexible and proactive approach, and the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Willingness to work out of hours and sometimes through the night in challenging conditions
Fluency in Italian and English.
Some proficiency in Greek or Arabic would be helpful



On a personal level you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Due to the urgent nature of this role we will be reviewing applications as they come in.
This role offers a competitive salary in the context of the sector.


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Closing date: Thursday 15 September 2016

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