Syria

Senior Medic, Syria Response (Subject to funding)

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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 MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

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.

About you:

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.

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 on the MAG website, using 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 the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at www.maginternational.org/vacancies-at-MAG by the closing date of 24 June 2021.