Nurse / Midwife at Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach (LESGO)

Posted on: Wed 19-06-2024

Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach (LESGO) is an impartial, neutral and independent Non-Governmental Organization whose mission exclusively established to promote life in underserved communities through empowering communities to know and protect lives including their environment towards ensuring safe habitation through participatory methodology. Established in Grassroots Lifesaving Outreach was established in 2010 but was incorporated in the year 2011 with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). LESGO exists to partner with government and relevant agencies to promote and strengthen humanitarian law and a universal principle that seeks to honor the dignity of mankind with support and believe that Life is worth living and living well.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse / Midwife

Location: Madagali / Yola South, Adamawa

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

Nurse/Midwife provides technical support and mentoring to CHEWs in the supported primary health facilities, under the direct supervision of Clinical Supervisors and Team lead, the Nurse/Midwife supervises and ensure execution of the Nutrition/Health activities including, SAM/MAM cases, ANC, PNC, basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care, family planning, , deliveries etc. in accordance with the project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and report progress of support of the planned objectives to aligned with project goals and strategy.


  • Assists the preparation and periodic update of the Situation Analysis by compiling Health & Nutrition data, analyzing and evaluating relevant information and providing the technical input in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Drafts chapters, prepares statistical data reports, and assists with preparation of sectoral input to the program documents as required. Contributes to the consultation and coordination with key partners at all levels.
  • Provides professional technical assistance to CHEWs in supported PHCs on the integration of the SRH & Nutrition services, clinical treatment, management and support deliveries that will contributes to building CHEWs skills on BEmONC, SAM/MAM cases, ANC, PNC, basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care, family planning, deliveries etc. Establish partnerships to promote innovative approaches to address immediate and underlying determinants of maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition.
  • Strictly adhere to clinical guidelines and standard operating procedures set by the Adamawa State Health Care Development Agency
  • Support the Clinical Supervisor during mobile medical outreaches in hard-to-reach communities away from the health facility
  • Support the Medical Clinical Supervisor in identifying necessary action for adjustments, improvement and sustainability of the project achievement

Reports outcome to Clinical Supervisors

  • Provides timely data on ANC, PNC, Deliveries, SAM/MAM case, number of beneficiaries who access commodities, sensitization, etc to M&E officer
  • Ensure follow ups/referrals
  • Work in assigned health facility(ies) to provide technical guidance on project activities to MoH staff and follows up on cases
  • Notify the Clinical Supervisor levels of essential commodities selected PHCs and households conducted in transparent manner in accordance with LESGO accountability procedure.
  • Keeps close contacts with community stakeholders in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate relevant information on program/project implementation in the communities and feedbacks
  • Assists the monitoring team to ensure that data collection and analysis from field visits are standardized to feed into to M&E monitoring plan.
  • Ensure timely preparation of Monthly/quarterly reports
  • In case of emergency, assists in monitoring and assessing the nature and extent of the emergency in the assigned area.


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Midwife or any other health related field
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent leadership and coordination spirit
  • Fluent in English and local language (Hausa)
  • Experience working with NGO
  • At least 3 years’ experience in coordinating, implementing and managing primary and secondary health program
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.


  • Good relationship management/ advocacy skills
  • Must possess good data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership/mentoring skills, supervisory and good interpersonal skills
  • Patient counselling.
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a good listener that is easy to talk to.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Bring copies of CV and cover letter to our Yola Office at:

1A Hong Road, Karewa Extension,

Behind Airforce Quarters, Opposite Ramat College Jimeta-Yola,

Yola North LGA, Adamawa State.


  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • Residents of the project location (LGAs) will be considered first
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • LESGO provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
  • This is an emergency recruitment, and we are looking to fill this role as soon as possible. Candidates available to start immediately are highly preferred.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply