Healthcare Jobs in Ebola Treatment Centres – Sierra Leone

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From 3rd October through to 3rd December 2014 we ran a campaign for Aspen Healthcare on behalf of Save the Children to find healthcare staff to work in Sierra Leone Ebola Treatment Centres.

Mother with her Child at Ebola Clinic

Mother with her Child at Ebola Clinic

In response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Save the Children is working with the UK Government to set up a Treatment Centres which will enable them to provide up to 700 beds to help treat Ebola patients. The first of these treatment centres has now been handed over to Save the Children with a capacity of approximately 100 beds.

As part of this effort, Aspen Healthcare was looking for a number of clinical staff, including Nurses, to provide expertise and support.

Nursing and other Specialities


  • Senior/Head Nurse
    • NMC registered RN
    • Minimum 3yrs post registration experience
    • Infectious diseases experience
  • Registered Nurse
    • NMC registered RN
    • Minimum 2yrs post registration experience
    • Infectious diseases experience preferable
  • Infection Control Nurses

Other Specialities (More details will be posted as they are updated)

  • Doctors
    • Infectious diseases experience preferrable
  • Doctor in Charge
    • Infectious diseases experience preferrable
  • Staff Health GPs
  • Health Information Manager
    • Masters degree plus relevant experience
  • Outreach Manager
    • Qualified public health specialist with complex or emergency humanitarian response experience
  • Health Advisor
    • (Programme technical programme oversight and external organisation liaison)
    • Post-grad Doctor or Nurse with emergency health coordination experience
  • Pharmacists
  • Clinical Advisor – Consultant or Registrar in tropical medicine or infectious diseases
  • Mental Health Officer – Clinical Psychologist


Training was to be provided to include relevant organisation inductions and security training, external training on Ebola risk management – hygiene protocols; use of Personal Protective Clothing (PPE) etc.

Benefits Package

The employee benefits package included:

  • Return flights at beginning and end of posting, as well as R&R periods for longer postings
  • BUPA medical cover for the duration of the posting and any required incubation period
  • Business travel insurance
  • Personal effects insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Personal accident insurance

Commenting area

  1. am a kenyan nurse and i am interested to save life since its my carer,i feel so sorry for this community and i will be glad to join save the chldren in this difficult task .

  2. kindly contact me on this email: because i am intrested in a job of a nurse in an ebola treatment unit

  3. Siphokazi Florence Magwa December 15, 2014 at 1:21 pm · ·

    I would like to find out about registration if you want to work in Sierra Leone. I am a South African citizenship registered under South African Nursing Council ( SANC)

  4. Nduku Wambua December 19, 2014 at 8:23 am · ·

    To what address should we forward our applications to? When is the closing date for applications?

  5. jeff mwenda December 20, 2014 at 6:43 am · ·

    hi, following an advertisment dated 3rd december, i hereby wish to request for a chance.i am a kenya registered nurse with five years experience with a rich background in nursing and recently experience in triaging and caring for suspected ebola patient at jommo kenyatta imternational airport.thank you in advance

  6. PETER ATUTI ASIAGO December 20, 2014 at 12:15 pm · ·

    Am a nurse with 8 years of experience in DADAAB refugee camp where am still working.I have managed patients with infectious diseases for example Rift valley ,tb and mdrtb ,measles,polio and cholera.

  7. PETER ATUTI ASIAGO December 20, 2014 at 12:21 pm · ·

    Am applying for a nursing vacancy in ebola hit areas of Liberia or sierra Leone.I hope to get a positive feedback.

  8. Am Kenyan nurse interested in working with save the children for the betterment of children

  9. NAMKANA RODGERS December 22, 2014 at 5:03 pm · ·

    I’m interested in this job, please contact me if there’s a chance. i’m a nurse by profession. thanks.

  10. Ruth Mudasia December 23, 2014 at 11:34 am · ·

    I would like to work as a nurse. How do I go about it.

  11. I am interested in joining your Organization. i have experience in emergence care, infection control and ebola care.

  12. Plaxedes Rutendo Mudadi December 29, 2014 at 10:59 am · ·

    I am a registered general nurse and am looking for a job in sierra leone

  13. d williams December 29, 2014 at 3:26 pm · ·

    please can you provide more deatils for the application process

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