First Aid & Prehospital Emergency Care Field Officer

Published November 24, 2022
Location Baidoa, Somalia
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full Time  



The First Aid & Prehospital Emergency Care Field Officer supports in the implementation of the First Aid and Prehospital Emergency Care program and health program activities in South West and Hirshabelle states. First Aid Field Officer carries out all the duties and responsibilities of the role in consultation with the respective field management team.

This is a national/resident position based in Baidoa, Somalia, with frequent work-related trips across South West and Hirshabelle States.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develops assessments and analysis for new projects, particularly in areas prone to increased conflict within the Area of Responsibility (AoR)
Supports in the implementation, facilitation and monitoring of the First Aid and Health Programs within the AoR
Supports in the development of training and activity plans for all Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) branches within the AoR
Liaises with the sub-delegation management team, health department and interlocutors to determine new areas of priority for First Aid activities; particularly Community First Aid Trainings (CFAT)
Assesses priority areas and assists in the development of the First Aid training program content, structure, and activity plans
Assists in the development and facilitation of project plans with measurable targets and outcomes
Supervises and monitors training and activity standards
Collaborates with Somali Red Crescent Society and other interlocutors in collection of data
Ensures First Aid inventory and re-order levels are maintained at optimum levels
Develops and maintains a network with external interlocutors
Regularly meets and collaborates with Somali Red Crescent Society counterparts
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other players actors in the Health sector in the AoR



University degree in medical or paramedical discipline or a related field of study


4 years professional experience in similar health activities

First Aid knowledge with a valid First Aid certificate

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