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Qualified Nurse

Business Unit:  International Security Services
Career Area:  International

Kabul, Afghanistan, AF


Kabul, Afghanistan


European Union Delegation to Afghanistan


Qualified Nurse


8 weeks on, 4 weeks off subject to operational requirements


Role Requirements

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

  • Must be citizen of EU member state.
  • 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


Services provided by the Contractor shall be those typically expected for someone in the Position and  include, but not be limited to the provision of protective services to ensure the safety and security of all client staff and other personnel who come under duty of care of EUDEL Kabul, Afghanistan. Services the Contractor can expect to carry out, would include: 

  • Responding to emergencies and provide primary care to patients.
  • Assisting  and  advise  the  Head  of  Delegation  and  the  designated  security  personnel  in  the Delegation on all medical/welfare matters;
  • Developing,  organising  and  monitoring  the  provision  of  primary  care  and  first  aid  to  the Delegation;
  • Co-ordinating 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-ordinating 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
  • Providing  the  necessary  medical  inputs  for  all  staff  elements  especially  with  regards  to operational planning, decision making processes and resulting orders and documents;
  • Providing medical guidance to all staff members;
  • Liaising   with   international   civilian   and   non-governmental   humanitarian   and   support agencies in the areas of operation when required;
  • Assessing the requirements for further treatment and/or medical evacuation if staff members are in need;
  • Managing the medical room;
  • Organising the use of available MEDEVAC (Emergency medical evacuation) capabilities;
  • Co-ordinating and perform Medical Briefings and Basic Life support training to all staff;
  • Monitoring  the  epidemiological  and  overall  medical  situation  in  the  region,  promote  and implement preventive medical and occupational health measures including hygiene and recommendations for immunisations;
  • Ensuring that the contents of all Basic Life Support and Trauma Kits are present and up-to- date;
  • Keeping   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;
  • Undertaking  any  other  related  task  as  requested  by  the  Head  of  Delegation  or  the designated security personnel.
  • Any other direction or reasonable request given by appropriate GardaWorld Management team in accordance with GW Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines.  


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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