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Qualified Midwife – (2 Positions)

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Qalified Midwife – 2 Positions

DUTY STATION: Tula-Barwaq MCH – Jubbaland, Somalia


SALARY SCALE: Not Specified

Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting a Qualified Midwife for our program to be based Tula – Barwaaq MCH. You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!

If you join us, you will find…

A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.

A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it.

The overall objective of the ALIGHT Horn of Africa in Somalia/Somaliland program is to prevent death and alleviate human suffering among affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) in settlements and host communities where we work. ALIGHT has embarked on WASH, Health, Nutrition Protection, shelter, and livelihood activities in the lower juba, Middle Shabelle, Banadir regions of Somalia, and Sool, Sanag, Maroodi Jeex region of Somaliland further scaling up to other parts of the Country. ALIGHT Horn of Africa is taking a multi-sectoral approach in responding to the severe drought conditions through a range of activities including Health, Nutrition, Relief Commodities, and WASH.

ALIGHT Horn of Africa has offices in Mogadishu, Kismayo, Dhobley, Hargeisa, Las Anod, Addis Ababa, Mekelle and a liaison office in Nairobi, Kenya. ALIGHT is working closely with national and regional authorities and with several Somalia-based international and national organizations to galvanize coordinated lifesaving humanitarian assistance to the people in need.

DESCRIPTION: The midwife will be based in Tula-barwaq MCH and will provide holistic, reproductive health services to mothers.


  • Diagnosis, monitoring and examining mothers during pregnancy and labor
  • Providing full focused antenatal care, including counseling and screening tests in the maternity department
  • Identifying of high-risk pregnancies and making referrals to CEMONC facility.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the mother, ensuring the safety of both mother and the child
  • Offering support and advice following events such as miscarriage, still birth, neonatal abnormality and neonatal deaths
  • Supervising and assisting mothers in labor, monitoring labor using partograph and writing of nursing care plans
  • Ensure all the required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patients file
  • Ensure postnatal follow up to all mothers that delivered in the hospital and home deliveries and details documented in postnatal registers
  • Ensure All the babies born in the facility are given immunization of BCG and OPV0.

     Reporting and communication:

  • Compile and submit monthly inventory return, requisition of all drugs and supplies
  • Conduct regular training to assist midwives and interns on basic midwifery
  • Compile and submit monthly HMIS report


  • Maintain maternity equipment’s in good condition and submit regular inventory report
  • Maintain drug registers and drug consumption with in the maternity ward level
  • Ensure all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly recorded as they occur
  • Carry out any other additional duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


Skills and Qualifications


  • Diploma/ degree in midwifery from a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a busy maternity unit.
  • Has training on obstetric and neonatal care / life support skills training
  • Team player and ability to work diverse cultural and ethnic background.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player
  • Experience of working in hardship area is an added advantage     

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates can submit 1 page motivation/cover letter and Current CV and updated CV with three references (2-4 pages) to Alight before Jan 24th, 2023 COB. Applicatons would be reviewed on rolling basis.

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