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Associate Professor in Midwifery

Reference: MED215616

Closing Date: Thursday, 11th August 2016

Job Type: Research & Teaching

Department: Health Sciences

Salary: £49230 to £58754 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The School of Health Sciences is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Associate Professor in Midwifery to develop and lead programmes of research in midwifery/ maternal health and wellbeing. The post holder will be based in the Division of Midwifery and will join a growing team of researchers in the Maternal Health and Wellbeing Research Group.  This is one of six research groups producing highly-rated research outputs in a vibrant School with a strong reseach and knowledge transfer ethos. The main purposes of this post are to conduct high-quality research and to support research capacity-building, including clinical academic careers. The candidate will have significant experience in research supervision of doctoral students through to completion.

The successful candidate will have a national and developing international profile.  The research group works closely with local Trusts so a commitment to working collaboratively with providers and users of maternity services and community groups is essential. 

This is a full-time post.  The post holder will be expected to contribute to education including pre-registration midwifery education; postgraduate taught and research programmes in the School of Health Sciences.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor Helen Spiby, tel: 0115 8230820 or email helen.spiby@nottingham.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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Three Internship opportunities at ICM

1. Administrative Assistant Intern

Accountable to: Chief Executive

Reports to: Council Administrator 

Location/Base:ICM Heaquarters, The Hague

Working Hours: Part time, 15-30 hours per week 

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the world's largest organization for midwives, is the voice of more than 400,000 midwives worldwide. Through its 121 member associations, ICM helps to ensure access to quality midwifery care before, during and after childbirth. ICM also supports these associations with the tools necessary to be effective. To accomplish our work, we collaborate with leading international health and development agencies and organizations and implement projects together with UN Agencies, governments, health care profession organizations, civil society, foundations and NGOs.

ICM is now seeking an Administrative Assistant intern. Working hours will be 15-30 hours a week. The internship will last up to 3 months. 

Job Purpose: We are looking for a motivated individual to assist with the following tasks:

  1. Answering the telephone
  2. Receiving visitors and special guests
  3. Assisting with the organization of travel arrangements for staff and workshops
  4. Handling of post
  5. Assisting with preparations for internal office meetings
  6. Additional administrative tasks as required. 

Requirements:

  • Advanced English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Capacity to manage priorities and take initiative, when necessary
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work well in an international and multi-cultural team environment
  • Basic IT knowledge                                                                                                                                        

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. A small transportation subsidy may be provided 

Additional Information:

Knowledge of French and Spanish is an advantage.

Please note that ICM will not apply for work permits and will only review applications for candidates that:

  1. Are EU Citizens;
  2. Individuals that possess a Dutch work permit, European Blue Card or Working Holiday 

    Visa; 
  3. Individuals that are from the following countries: Netherlands, Austria, Belgium,Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Finland, France,  Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
  4. Individuals (with nationalities from countires not listed above under number 3) studying in the Netherlands and in possession of a work permit 

Confidentiality
Interns must maintain confidentiality of information about matters relating to Staff, ICM Board members and the Confederation at all times. 

Health and Safety
It is the responsibility of the intern to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their own acts at work. This includes awareness of the health and safety regulations set out to maintain a safe working environment. 

Interested individuals should complete and submit their cv (in English) to Donnica Henry Frijlink, Council Administrator, by 17 June 2016 via email address: d.frijlink@internationalmidwives.org

Only shortlisted candidates will receive a response to their applications. 

 

2. Document Management System Intern

Accountable to: Chief Executive

Reports to: Council Administrator 

Location/Base:ICM Heaquarters, The Hague

Working Hours: Part time, 2-3 days per week 

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the world's largest organization for midwives, is the voice of more than 400,000 midwives worldwide. Through its 121 member associations, ICM helps to ensure access to quality midwifery care before, during and after childbirth. ICM also supports these associations with the tools necessary to be effective. To accomplish our work, we collaborate with leading international health and development agencies and organizations and implement projects together with UN Agencies, governments, health care profession organizations, civil society, foundations and NGOs.

ICM is now seeking an intern to restructure the network’s document management system. Working hours will be 2-3 days a week. The internship will last approximately 3 months. 

Job Purpose: We are looking for an energetic IT oriented individual to assist in the following activities:

1. Develop a plan to restructuret he organisation’s document management system;

2. Organise a filing structure; and
3. Create templates and guidelines for saving files and maintaining the system; 

Requirements:

  • Advanced English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Prior experience with document management
  • Proven experience in Information Technology (IT)
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • attention to detail;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work well in an international and multi-cultural team environment                                                        

 Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. A small transportation subsidy may be provided. 

Additional Information:

Knowledge of French and Spanish is an advantage.

Please note that ICM will not apply for work permits and will only review applications for candidates that:

  1. Are EU Citizens;
  2. Individuals that possess a Dutch work permit, European Blue Card or Working Holiday 

    Visa; 
  3. Individuals that are from the following countries: Netherlands, Austria, Belgium,Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Finland, France,  Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
  4. Individuals (with nationalities from countires not listed above under number 3) studying in the Netherlands and in possession of a work permit 

Confidentiality
Interns must maintain confidentiality of information about matters relating to Staff, ICM Board members and the Confederation at all times. 

Health and Safety
It is the responsibility of the intern to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their own acts at work. This includes awareness of the health and safety regulations set out to maintain a safe working environment. 

Interested individuals should complete and submit their cv (in English) to Donnica Henry Frijlink, Council Administrator, by 17 June 2016 via email address: d.frijlink@internationalmidwives.org

Only shortlisted candidates will receive a response to their applications. 

 

3. Data Entry Intern

Accountable to: Chief Executive

Reports to: Council Administrator 

Location/Base:ICM Heaquarters, The Hague

Working Hours: Part time, 15 hours per week 

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the world's largest organization for midwives, is the voice of more than 400,000 midwives worldwide. Through its 121 member associations, ICM helps to ensure access to quality midwifery care before, during and after childbirth. ICM also supports these associations with the tools necessary to be effective. To accomplish our work, we collaborate with leading international health and development agencies and organizations and implement projects together with UN Agencies, governments, health care profession organizations, civil society, foundations and NGOs.

ICM is now seeking an intern to assist with data entry into its Salesforce database. Working hours will be 2-3 days a week. The internship will last for two-three months. 

Job Purpose:

We are looking for an IT oriented individual to assist in the following activities:

1. Enter contacts and account information into Salesforce;

2. Run reports from Salesforce and make the necessary corrections.

3. Update existing account information

4. Additional tasks may be required. 

Requirements:

 

  • Advanced English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Prior experience with document management
  • Fast, efficient data entry skills
  • Experience working with a data base interface. Experience with Salesforce preferred
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with employees
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to the mission and vision of ICM
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Ability to work well in an international and multi-cultural team environment 

 Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. A small transportation subsidy may be provided. 

Additional Information:

Knowledge of French and Spanish is an advantage.

Please note that ICM will not apply for work permits and will only review applications for candidates that:

  1. Are EU Citizens;
  2. Individuals that possess a Dutch work permit, European Blue Card or Working Holiday 

    Visa; 
  3. Individuals that are from the following countries: Netherlands, Austria, Belgium,Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Finland, France,  Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
  4. Individuals (with nationalities from countires not listed above under number 3) studying in the Netherlands and in possession of a work permit 

Confidentiality
Interns must maintain confidentiality of information about matters relating to Staff, ICM Board members and the Confederation at all times. 

Health and Safety
It is the responsibility of the intern to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their own acts at work. This includes awareness of the health and safety regulations set out to maintain a safe working environment. 

Interested individuals should complete and submit their cv (in English) to Donnica Henry Frijlink, Council Administrator, by 17 June 2016 via email address: d.frijlink@internationalmidwives.org

Only shortlisted candidates will receive a response to their applications. 

 

 

 

 

 

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