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Qualified Nurse

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF

GardaWorld International Protective Services is the international security division of GardaWorld Security Corporation, the world's largest privately owned security company. Our services include static security, consulting, threat monitoring and reporting, crisis response, logistical support, mobile security, close protection, training and risk management.


Our corporate vision is to be the recognized global leader in providing comprehensive security, crisis response and risk management services in high-risk and complex environments delivered at a world-class level by the best quality personnel in the industry. Our mission is to protect and support our clients, securing their place in a complex world by consistently delivering quality services and value, while growing our business.


GardaWorld now seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced Consultants for a Qualified Nurse



Please ensure the minimum hiring criteria is met before applying. 


Only online applications will be considered, direct approaches via email or phone will not be accepted and may result in your application being disregarded.




Qualified Nurse

Job Type

Contractor, GW Consulting Middle East Limited


EU Delegation



Est. Start Date

TBC (subject to further confirmation/successful induction/visa processing)

Duration of Task

Open Ended


GardaWorld offers a competitive daily rate (Contractor will only be paid whilst on-duty – no payment made for Off-duty)

*subject to local tax (if applicable)

Leave Rotation

6 weeks on, 6 weeks off, subject to operational requirements

Travel Pay

Contractors are not entitled to pay while travelling.  The first day of pay is the day of arrival in the country of operations. The last day of pay is the day of departure from the country of operations.

Visa Requirements

The Company will apply for Letters of Invitation on behalf of the Contractor; visa costs incurred by the Contractor shall be reimbursed.


GardaWorld will provide the Independent Contractor with appropriate accommodation, insurance, flights and life support while on duty.

Flight Package

GardaWorld will provide an economy class return ticket per rotation to the project location from a hub airport as close as reasonably practicable to the Contractor’s declared home address.

The Contractor will be asked to declare their preferences for a primary, secondary and tertiary hub airport from the GardaWorld hub list at the commencement of their engagement. Where possible and commercially acceptable, GardaWorld will look to book travel to and from one of the preferred hubs.

The Contractor will be responsible for any travel arrangements between the hub airport and their home address.

Further information can be found in the GardaWorld Contractor Travel SOI, copy will be provided upon acceptance.

Hiring Criteria

Only candidates that meet and are able to demonstrate the below hiring criteria’s will be considered:

  • Registered    Nurse  Bachelor's  degree  in  Nursing  with  specialisation  in  Emergency medicine or Anaesthesia or Intensive Care;
  • A minimum 5 years of relevant clinical experience;
  • A  minimum  of  5  years  of  relevant  professional  experience,  in  the  field  of  medical planning   and   administrative   procedures,   after   having   fulfilled   the   education requirements;
  • Extensive experience in the area of emergency medicine
  • Knowledge of tropical medicines;
  • Knowledge  of  major  medical  equipment  and  ability  to  use  them  in  emergency situations;
  • International  medical  experience,  particularly  in  crisis  areas  with  multi-national  and international organisations. Experience in assessing medical facilities, including under difficult conditions abroad;
  • Experience in medical management and administration;
  • Flight Medical and/or MEDEVAC experience would be an advantage;
  • (ATLS)  Advanced  Trauma  Life  Support,  AMLS  (Advanced  Medical  Life  Support), PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support), ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support ) trained would be an advantage;
  • Excellent physical condition;
  • Must be a citizen of an EU member state;
  • English    at    least    at    level    B2    as    defined    in    the    standards    available    at;
  • IT-literate;


Note:  The  member  of  staff  occupying  this  post  would  ideally  hold  a  valid  personal security clearance or receive a valid personal security clearance within the first nine months after deployment.

Job Duties

The Registered Nurse  will manage the daily medical operations in all of its functions which will include but will not be limited to the below duties

  • Respond to emergencies and provide primary care to patients.
  • Assist  and  advise  the  Head  of  Delegation  and  the  designated  security  personnel  in  the Delegation on all medical/welfare matters;
  • Develop,  organise  and  monitor  the  provision  of  primary  care  and  first  aid  to  the Delegation;
  • Co-ordinate the plans and policies on all medical issues and health matters related to the provision of medical support to the Delegation, including a medical emergency plan and liaison with appropriate medical providers in the region;
  • Co-ordinate and monitor all elements of the medical evacuation chain in case of disease or injury of the staff member in close cooperation with all involved health care providers
  • Provide  the  necessary  medical  inputs  for  all  staff  elements  especially  with  regards  to operational planning, decision making processes and resulting orders and documents;
  • Provide medical guidance to all staff members;
  • Liaise   with   international   civilian   and   non-governmental   humanitarian   and   support agencies in the areas of operation when required;
  • Assess the requirements for further treatment and/or medical evacuation if staff members are in need;
  • Manage the medical room;
  • Organise the use of available MEDEVAC (Emergency medical evacuation) capabilities;
  • Co-ordinate and perform Medical Briefings and Basic Life support training to all staff;
  • Monitor  the  epidemiological  and  overall  medical  situation  in  the  region,  promote  and implement preventive medical and occupational health measures including hygiene and recommendations for immunisations;
  • Ensure that the contents of all Basic Life Support and Trauma Kits are present and up-to- date;
  • Keep   a   database   on   all   accidents,   incidents   and   recorded   illnesses   –   and   ensure compliance  with  data  protection  for  sensitive  data  –  in  conformity  with  medical  staff- patient confidentiality;
  • Undertake  any  other  related  task  as  requested  by  the  Head  of  Delegation  or  the designated security personnel.

For further information about GardaWorld please follow link:

Please note: any Information provided shall be used by GardaWorld to evaluate your qualifications for engaging as a contractor.


Any deployment to any region in which GardaWorld operates carries a degree of risk, for more information please go to where you can obtain the latest analysis, information and threat assessment.





GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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