INSTITUTION: Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board

Post: INVIGILATOR – 920 Posts

Reference: UNMEB/HRM/INV/001/24

Reports to: Executive Secretary


  • Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery field (Public Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Pediatric and Child Health Nursing, Palliative Care Nursing, and Comprehensive Nursing) from a recognized institution or University.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Midwifery or Public Health from a recognized institution or University.
  • Must have a qualification in Medical Education (Advanced Tutors Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Education or Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education).
  • Must be registered and in possession of a valid practicing License from Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.


  • Should have trained Nurses or Midwives at Certificate or Diploma level in a Training Institution or Health facility for at least a period of three (3) years.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Briefing the candidates on the procedures for the examination session which include among others; consequences of cheating, entering an examination room in full uniform with a correct examination card, blue ink pen, pencil in its original manufacture brand, ruler and rubber, where to put the school code, answer booklet serial number and append the signature against the paper done per day.
  2. Confirming the accurate identity of candidates in reference to the candidates’ album.
  3. Ensuring that examinations are conducted in an appropriate manner within the correct time frame and in a comfortable environment.
  4. Distributing, collecting, and ensuring the overall security of all examination materials by signing in the accountability form.
  5. Ensuring that candidates correctly write the required biodata on the answer booklet (school code, examination number, and answer booklet serial number).
  6. Monitoring the examination session by moving quietly around the room.
  7. Being present at all times during invigilation so that the examination is conducted in a quiet environment and in an efficient manner.
  8. Carefully monitoring students’ attendance and behavior in the examination room.
  9. Protecting the candidates from disturbances and distractions.
  10. Enforcing proper procedure in the event of noncompliance in accordance to UNMEB regulations for supervision and conduct of examinations.
  11. Escorting candidates to the restrooms and back to the examination room.
  12. Reporting any breach of security and integrity to the Centre Coordinator, no matter how small or insignificant it may be.
  13. Completing Invigilator incidents forms and relaying any incidents that occur during the examination session back to the Centre Coordinator.
  14. In the event of a candidate’s illness or emergency, raise an alarm to the Centre Coordinator who will organize for first Aid.
  15. Accurately count answer booklets to ensure that they match with the number of candidates who sat for the paper he/she has invigilated.
  16. Compiling the Invigilation Report at the end of the entire exercise.

Applicants are advised to:

  1. Complete UNMEB Application Form in triplicate.
  2. Attach a detailed Curriculum Vitae with an address and daytime telephone contacts.
  3. Provide one (1) recent colored passport size photograph on each form.
  4. Indicate the title of the post on the Application Form and Reference Number against the post.

Relevant Documents required include the following:

  1. Academic and Professional Certificates (UCE, UACE, Professional Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees, Post Graduate Diplomas, Masters Degrees). Academic documents MUST be certified.
  2. Evidence of Registration Certificate and Practicing License.
  3. Letters of appointment, confirmation, promotion, and deployment.
  4. National and Current Institutional Identity Cards.
  5. Priority should be given to only the relevant documents in the job specifications.

Important Notes:

  1. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  2. Shortlisted applicants shall be required to bring their original Academic Documents, letters of appointment, Registration Certificates, Valid Practicing Licenses, and evidence of active service or deployment letters in UNMEB activities where necessary for the oral interview.
  3. Candidates presenting forged Certificates shall be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
  4. Applicants who are on long-term training (one year and above) must not apply.

Application Deadline: Monday, 29th April, 2024, 5.00 pm

Application Submission: Submit completed forms to: The Executive Secretary Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board Plot 157, Ssebowa Road, Kiwatule, P.O. Box 3513, Kampala

Please ensure all required documents are included as incomplete applications will not be considered.

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