NCD Nurse

mothers2mothers (m2m)

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across ten sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower women living with HIV to work as community healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and adolescence. It also partners with governments and other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children under two, and created more than 11,000 jobs for African women living with HIV. For more, visit

The NCD Nurse will implement clinical Nursing activities in meeting NCD requirements of the comprehensive
quality clinical services. She/he will facilitate case finding at the facility, support the project team to track referrals and linkages, monitor pregnant and postnatal clients on adherence to cancer screening, retention, and ensure dissemination of accurate information is provided to the clients. She/he will also work closely with the Community Mentor Mothers to improve linkage to the care system with and ensuring beneficiary direct service linkages and referrals to health, social assistance and protection related services. She/he will also routinely check project data to identify areas for beneficiary follow-up and quality improvement on the ground. She/he will work closely with stakeholders in Ministry of Health in particular Non-Communicable Diseases. The nurse will be responsible for providing emotional and psychological care during the screening process in case of anxiety, fear or stigma. She will provide ongoing training and education to clients, m2m staff and all those that require training. This position will be based in Lilongwe.

Key Performance Areas:

Clinical Services

  • Essential care package for pregnant women and postnatal women requiring screening of NCDs (BP, Breast and Cervical Cancer)
  • Provision of results to clients after being screened for NCDs
  • Referral of clients requiring medical attention
  • Follow up of clients after being initiated on cancer treatment

Support and Mentorship to MCH staff

  • Support the MCH facility staff to maintain quality improvement programs for improving the quality-of-service delivery of NCDs screening and care and treatment services provided by health care staff.
  • On-site training and mentorship of MCH staff on quality improvement methods.
  • In Collaboration with M and E team develop and monitors and, carry out regular performance measurement at MCH level

Data Reporting and Quality management

  • Submit reports, and ensure completeness, accurate and timely submission of data
  • BIO Lifestyle will be incorporated into the program to ensure data quality management.
  • Participate in any data review meetings with the Site Coordinator and M and E team-both m2m and Ministry of Health

Representation of m2m at district and facility levels

  • Participate in the facility clinical meetings and also ensure sharing of guidelines and good practice in
    comprehensive NCD quality service delivery
  • Represent the facility in the district and national forums
  • Collaborate with the facility staff and ensure m2m is well represented and also communicate effective
    with the management team on all facility clinical related issues.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Diploma in General Nursing
• Diploma in Midwifery or related causes
• Registration with Malawi Nurses Council as a Nurse Midwife
• Certificate in Cervical Cancer Screening will be an added advantage
• Prior clinical work experience in providing RMNCH will be an added advantage

• Good communication skills
• Good report writing & training skills
• Basic filing skills
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Possess good analytical and interpersonal skills
• Ability and willingness to meet reporting deadlines
• Ability to work independently, under pressure, remain calm and have sensible judgment
• Ability to multi-task duties and apply practical problem-solving skills as needed
• Willing and able to uphold m2m values

To Apply:
Interested applicants should apply for this position via by 22nd February 2024

mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living
with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.

Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2m’s remuneration policies.