August 2020

Job Opportunity with the Ministry of Health


The Ministry of Health is hereby seeking suitably qualified candidates to be a part of the COVID-19 response team providing Nursing and Nursing Assistant services to individuals. This includes collection of specimens, case management, contact tracing, education and surveillance.

The Ministry of Health is seeking to hire Nine (9) Registered Nurses and Seven (7) Nurses Assistants for a period of six to 12 months or longer if demands require the program to continue.  These positions are subject to the Fair Labour Standards Act and requires flexibility to accommodate different work schedules and work locations. 

Applicants for the positions of Registered Nurse should possess a diploma or a BSc in General Nursing from an accredited nursing school.  Preference will be given to candidates with specific experience and qualification in infection control protocols, port health regulations and/or surveillance. 

Applicants for the positions of Nursing Assistant should possess either a Registered Nursing Assistant Certificate or evidence of being trained as a Practical Nurse (over one calendar year) from an accredited institution/hospital.  Specific experience and qualification in infection control protocols is desirable. Experience working in a medical, surgical or infectious Unit will be an asset.

Other knowledge and skills required for this position include:

  1. A thorough understanding of the prevention, mode of transmission and clinical presentation of COVID-19 infection and course of the disease. 
  2. remarkable organizational, managerial and critical thinking skills, 
  3. ability to work independently and long hours. 
  4. Excellent interpersonal, communication and documentation Skills
  5. Ability to work well under pressure

The job descriptions in their entirety and application are available on the Government of Anguilla and Beat COVID Website. Interested applicants must apply on or before August 31st 2020. For more information, about the positions contact: Ms. Twyla Bradshaw-Richardson, Ministry of Health at [email protected]  497-3930.