Senior Medic, Syria Response (Subject to funding)
The starting salary package for this position is £36,696 GBP per annum (approx. $51,951 USD) including all allowances.
About the Syria Response programme:
MAG has been responding to the Syria crisis since 2013 working to support the development from conflict by finding and destroying the explosive remnants of war, so that communities can raise their families and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury.
About the role:
MAG is seeking a Senior Medic to support MAG’s mine action teams. Reporting to and working closely with the Medical Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing medical and emergency support, ensuring medical drills and procedures are followed as per Standard Operating Procedures and international Mine Action standards. You will be responsible for the training and capacity building of medics and provide first aid training to all programme staff. You will also have responsibility for the maintenance and care of medical equipment and supplies while ensuring hygiene standards are maintained.
Successful candidates will need to be a qualified paramedic and be trained in Advanced Trauma Life Support with substantial trauma experience. Recent professional experience in the medical sector, outside of a hospital/clinic environment is essential, alongside significant experience of pre-hospitalisation treatment and providing first aid in remote, post conflict locations. You will need to be able to work in a challenging and politically sensitive environment. The successful candidate will need to have fluent English language skills to be able to work in this role, whilst Arabic language skills would be desirable.
MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:
• Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £36,696 per annum including all allowances and this increases with service.
• Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
• Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year.
• Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year
• Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.
Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.
Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.
How to apply
For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:
Please return the Application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of 24 June 2021. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.