Job Vacancy For Midwives At Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) – (Accra, Kumasi, Sunyani, Cape Coast and Kparigu)

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) is an NGO and a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and a leading provider of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services.

Our Mission

The Association shall provide the youth with the knowledge and means of exercising their basic rights to decide freely and responsibly on their Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) as a means of improving the quality of life of Ghanaians.

Our Vision

The vision of PPAG is that Ghana should become a country in which the youth are well informed about Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and confidently exercise their right of choice of SRH services without fear and/or any obstacle from any sector of the society.

Job Summary

The Planned Prenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), hereby invites result - oriented and committed persons to apply for the position of MIDWIVES, in the Association.

Purpose of the Position:

To provide integrated quality SRH services to clients at the clinics.

Key Responsibilities Include:

•   Ensure quality SRH care in our clinics
•   Ensure effective and efficient provision of clinical services and service delivery
•   Ensure that clients and providers rights are adhered to
•   Initiate clinic based proposals
•   Undertake basic clinic oriented research
•   Assist the sessional Doctor in performing specialized clinic duties
•   Provide safe FP methods and counseling to clients
•   Provide counseling in HIV/AIDS and management of STIs
•   Provide post abortion care services and counseling
•   Keeps records of all drugs and contraceptives
•   Prepares quarterly forecast and keeps track of income and expenditure
•   Prepares monthly commodity tracking reports
•   Treats minor ailments and provides MCH services
•   Provides training for other SRH related organizations
•   Assist in training youth facilitators and peer educators in SRH
•   Assist in monitoring and supervising clinic activities
•   Prepares and submit service statistics and other reports on project activities
•   Supervises and ensures the effective implementation of BCC activities in the clinic environment
•   Ensures effective infection control
•   Responsible for the efficient running of the clinic for sustainability and increase in local income

The Package

•   The position is based in Accra, Kumasi, Sunyani, Cape Coast and Kparigu
•   The position comes with an attractive salary
•   S/He reports to the Quality of Care Coordinator

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A State Registered Midwife
•   A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience
•   Have a valid PIN from NMC

Critical Competencies

•   Must be youth friendly
•   Must have very good communication skills
•   Must have good writing skills
•   Ability to manage
•   Must have very good interpersonal skills
•   Must have knowledge in the use of computers
•   Ability to work with community based organization
•   Must be a team player
•   Have d dependable character
•   Must be physically and mentally alert
•   Must be able to work with little supervision
•   Ability to work for long hours and under pressure

Location: Accra, Kumasi, Sunyani, Cape Coast and Kparigu

How To Apply For The Job

All interested persons with requisite qualification (s), should kindly send their Application Letters with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including two referees and cell phone numbers to:

The Search Committee
Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)
P. O. Box AN 5756,
Accra- North.

Or drop at: PPAG Head Office Lartebiokoshie, Accra

Or E-Mail to:  

Closing Date: 21 October, 2015

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview