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At InterHealth Worldwide we are passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of those who are working to make the world a better place. Founded on Christian principles, we support over 10,000 people working for over 300 organisations based in the UK and around the world. We have two centres, one in London, UK and one in Nairobi, Kenya.

We provide occupational and travel health care, psychosocial support, training and travel supplies. We prepared 1,800 people to travel out from the UK to support the Ebola crisis in 2014. Our client organisations increasingly work in traumatic contexts and we have recently provided medical and psychosocial support and training in high security countries such as Turkey/Syria, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Somalia and Afghanistan. We work in country with both international and national staff, and aim to prepare people for assignments, support individuals and teams in situ and provide good aftercare at the end of an assignment or after critical incident. We also provide occupational health care to some 125 charitable organisations across the UK, including churches and dioceses.

London, UK
At our London clinic, we use an integrated approach to healthcare to support the physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing of individuals, which has been refined through 25 years of practice.

For any queries relating to our UK vacancies please contact Julie
Westin or Shelagh Windsor-Richards
at jobs@interhealth.org.uk

Nairobi, Kenya
We have established a regional hub in Nairobi, Kenya. It replicates the model of integrated healthcare we have established in London, and we will adapt the framework for use in East Africa. This is a really exciting step for us and is our first centre based outside the UK.

For any queries relating to our Kenya vacancies please contact Jacqueline Mbugua at jobs.kenya@interhealthworldwide.org

Note

Candidates must be in sympathy with InterHealth's Christian beliefs and Core Values.

Our jobs and other charity jobs also appear on CharityJOB.

Vacancies

  • Medical Doctor & Team Leader - Nairobi

    Working hours: Full-time, 5 days per week 9am-5pm

    We are looking to recruit a Medical Team Leader to take responsibility for the operational management and development of InterHealth's Medical and Travel Clinic services in Nairobi.

    This position at InterHealth provides an experienced medical doctor, who has excellent individual and team management skills, with the opportunity to serve humanitarian and mission workers. You will be knowledgeable of travel medicine, general practice or occupational health with an understanding of the particular needs of our worldwide client base.

    The Medical and Travel Clinic Manager will be the lead clinician for our team of doctors and nurses, involved in the coordination and line management of the team, with oversight of clinical governance and a role in the development of services to meet client needs. They should embody our culture of professional, personable and excellent standards of care and have the gift of drawing the different disciplines of our medical and support services to work together in a professionally collaborative style.

    As one of our Clinical Leaders, you will have an important role in safeguarding the ethos and values of InterHealth as an organisation, ensuring that the delivery of medical services is carried out in accordance with these values.

    Job Description & Person Specification

    To apply please download and complete our Application Form and return by the closing date to jobs.kenya@interhealthworldwide.org

    Only candidates who are short-listed for interview will be contacted, therefore if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has not been successful.

     

  • Travel Health Clinician - London

    Salary: £60,000 per annum, pro rata, dependent upon skills and experience
    Working hours:
    Part-time, 2 days per week (flexible, preferably Tuesdays and Fridays) 9am-5pm 

    This is your opportunity to contribute your well honed skills and experience to the work of InterHealth. We are passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of those who are working to make the world a better place.  Founded on Christian principles, in the last 12 months we have supported 20,000 people working for over 500 organisations engaged in relief, development and missionary work. Our original centre is in London and in 2014 we opened a regional centre in Nairobi to meet the needs of organisations working across East Africa and the Middle East. 

    We invite you to apply to join our Medical Team in London as a Travel Health Clinician.

    The role involves carrying out medical consultations either face-to-face or remotely by email, telephone/Skype, carrying out tests, follow up care with patients and reporting to organistions. You will also provide cover for the out of hours telephone advice service along with other members of the Medical Team as well as contributing to the wider development of InterHealth's medical services.

    The role of Travel Health Clinician requires a medical qualification (MB BS, MBBChir or equivalent) as well as registration with the GMC to practice medicine in the UK.

    If you wish to speak to someone about  the role or would like further information, please contact Dr Kitty Smith (Medical Team Leader) or Dr Simon Clift (Director of Health Services) on 020 7902 9000 or kitty.smith@interhealth.org.uk or simon.clift@interhealth.org.uk

    How to Apply:

    To find out more please download our Job Description & Person Specification. To apply please download and complete our Application Form. Please return completed Application Forms to jobs@interhealth.org.

    Start date: as soon as possible

    Only candidates who are short-listed for interview will be contacted, therefore if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has not been successful.

  • Medical Team Leader - London

    Salary: £65,000 per annum, pro rata

    Working hours: Part-time, 4 days per week 9am-5pm 

    This is your opportunity to contribute your considerable skills and experience to the work of InterHealth. We are passionate about supporting the health and wellbeing of those who are working to make the world a better place.  Founded on Christian principles, in the last 12 months we have supported 20,000 people working for over 500 organisations engaged in relief, development and missionary work. Our original centre is in London and in 2014 we opened a regional centre in Nairobi to meet the needs of organisations working across East Africa and the Middle East. 

    We invite you to apply to join our Travel Health Team as Medical Team Leader in London.

    In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that the Medical Team deliver high-quality health care defined as excellent in patient safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience. In addition the Medical Team Leader is expected to take part in the delivery of Medical Team services including clinical consultations and providing out of hours telephone advice as part of the team.

    The Medical Team is currently a small unit (2.3 FTE) and the demand for medical services fluctuates as a result of seasonal variation and the unpredictable nature of international humanitarian crises. Therefore the balance between the management and direct service delivery components of the role will vary but it is envisaged that overall it will work out as 3 days clinical duties to 1 day management.

    As one of the four Clinical Team Leaders (CTL’s), the Medical Team Leader will have an important role in safeguarding the ethos and values of InterHealth as an organisation, ensuring that the delivery of medical services is carried out in accordance with these values.

    The role of Medical Team Leader requires a medical qualification (MB BS, MBBChir or equivalent) as well as registration with the GMC to practice medicine in the UK.

    If you wish to speak to someone about  the role or would like further information, please contact Dr Kitty Smith (Medical Team Leader) or Dr Simon Clift (Director of Health Services) on 020 7902 9000 or kitty.smith@interhealth.org.uk or simon.clift@interhealth.org.uk

    How to Apply:

    To find out more please download our Job Description & Person Specification. To apply please download and complete our Application Form. Please return completed Application Forms to jobs@interhealth.org.

    Start date: as soon as possible

    Only candidates who are short-listed for interview will be contacted, therefore if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has not been successful.

  • Travel Clinic Team Leader - London

    Full Time: 5 days per week, Monday to Friday

    Salary: £37,000-£40,000  per annum, depending on skills and experience

    This is a dynamic role that leads a specialist team of nurses advising mission and humanitarian workers/volunteers who are working/travelling internationally. This is a challenging yet rewarding role enabling you to maximise your travel health knowledge and develop your team management skills.

    You will be a highly organised person in addition to having substantial travel health care experience. This will enable you to ensure the service given to our clients is of excellent quality and to mentor the Travel Health Nursing Team.

    The role involves clinical leadership of the nursing team and Travel Clinic on a day-to-day basis ensuring the clinic delivers a professional, competent and up-to-date service according to agreed practice. You will spend two days per week in clinical health consultations and three days in the management and administration of this InterHealth service.

    Your excellent team management skills will help you to ensure staff work in close collaboration as a team through regular one-to-one meetings, quarterly team meetings, conducting appraisals and any performance issues that might arise.

    As a team leader you will participate in setting and managing your department budget and manage the service and resource development as agreed in line with the strategic priorities of the organisation. 

    Your clinical skills and experience will enable you to lead any required response to world events which have a direct impact on the health of our clients. 

    On your clinical days you will ensure accurate and up-to-date information is used to give appropriate health advice and vaccine recommendation to meet the needs of the individual's travel itinerary and administer vaccines in a safe manner having fully informed the patient and obtained consent. To be effective in your role you will continue to develop your already deep knowledge, skills and awareness and keep up to date with nursing, travel health and wider issues within InterHealth and the Aid and Mission field. Added to this you will ensure you and each member of your team maintain appropriate professional registration/accreditation and insurance and adhere to all Care Quality Commission (CQC) protocols and guidelines

    You will also promote and explain the use of virtual support services for InterHealth patients including the use of the “MyHealth” project and its future derivatives. 

    Other duties may include participating in and helping to organise travel health training events and any agreed research projects plus represent InterHealth by attending occasional travel medicine conferences.

    You will be a Qualified Registered Nurse with valid experience in travel medicine and it would be desirable if you have lived in a developing country. You will have a caring and friendly nature and be able to empathise with InterHealth's wide range of clients. You will be comfortable with InterHealth's Christian ethos and values. 

    How to Apply:

    To find out more please download our job description and person specification. To apply please download and complete our Application Form. Please return completed Application Forms to jobs@interhealth.org. 

    Only applicants who are short-listed for interview will be contacted and invited for interview, therefore, if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has not been successful.