Title: Nurse

Duration of Contract: 10 Months

Duty Station: Akwa-Ibom State


Scope of Work

Working under the guidance and direct supervision of the State Program Office, the Nurse will be responsible for the implementation, development, organization, co-ordination, and management of clinical aspects of YouthRISE programs and associated projects.

The Nurse will have the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Conduct community mapping.
  • Organize and manage Individual, group, and family counselling, therapies and support groups.
  • Conduct aftercare, follow up and Reintegration. Assist in client tracking and retention in care.
  • Participate in outreach, home visits, and community engagement activities
  • Enhance referrals to other services.
  • Requisition of appropriate medication and its management
  • Write clinical reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Annually)
  • Provide timely access to HIV prevention, testing, treatment care, and support services and as well as commodity uptake for clients.
  • Provide clinical care services such as Vital signs, review of client’s record, wound care, mental health and psychosocial support, etc.
  • Management of clients’ data as well as proper documentation and reporting.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor/Organization


Applicable BSN/RN or its equivalent in Nursing or a related discipline.


  • Four or more years of experience in clinical and case management
  • Must be a registered Nurse/CHEW;
  • At least 2 years of work experience in substance use management and working with key population
  • License to practice
  • Exceptional skills in leadership, time management, facilitation, and organization
  • Knowledge and Working experience in the area of harm reduction.

Skills and Competencies:

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving Results
  • Being Accountable
  • Developing & Applying Professional Expertise
  • Thinking Analytically & Strategically
  • Working in Teams
  • Communicating for Impact

Functional competencies:

  • Confidential and Empathetic
  • Delivering results-based programmes
  • Providing conceptual innovation to enhance/strengthen programme effectiveness
  • Generating, managing and promoting the use of knowledge and information

Interested applicants should forward a Cover letter and CV with at least 3 professional references (name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference) to Recruitment@youthriseng.org  with the Subject Line “Nurse Application” on/before 14th July 2023. Reference must include the last place worked.


We understand that a diversity of strengths, experiences, and backgrounds makes our team stronger. YouthRISE Nigeria does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.