Ended Integrated Community Case Management Officer
Integrated Community Case Management Officer – Hodeida
Save the Children International (SCI) Yemen Country Programme has an annual budget of around USD 70 million and growing, working mainly on the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict and its impact including more recently on the cholera outbreak. The SCI Yemen has over 700 staff and 1500 volunteers and works in nine governorates in the north and south of the country through seven field offices and two sub-offices in addition to the main office in Sana’a.
The Integrated Community Case Management ICCM Officer will be a full-time community based position in the ICCM Program. S/he will provide overall guidance to the ICCM activities. S/he will provide daily support and supervision to the ICCM Supervisors in their assigned duties, ensure all project activities and targets are on track, and address challenges. S/he will be at the frontline in supervision of the ICCM community health workers at community level.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
- Selection and Training of Community Health Workers (CHWs)
- Participate in conducting community mobilization meetings for the selection of CHWs.
- Work closely with community mobilizer Officers in conducting the community level meetings at which the CHWs will be selected
- Participate with technical guidance of the program officers in the training of the CHWs.
- Ensure that the CHWs assess, classify and treat malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhoea according to the standards.
- Assess the competency of CHWs in treating the 3 diseases.
- Provide feedback on performance to the CHWs in a constructive way.
- Provide on job training to CHWs to address identified problems during supportive supervision visits.
- Supervise and guide ICCM activities
- Supervise training of ICCM workers and Assist in the training needs and organize training sessions.
- Ensure enough stock of the ICCM medicines and supplies in the field locations / with ICCM CHWs.
- Ensure ICCM Supervisors and ICCM CHWs are appropriately using and tracking drugs and supplies and follow up stock release of medications for ICCM supervisors. Supervise the ICCM supervisors, including field visits and one-to-one meetings.
- Monitoring and evaluation in the field.
- Prepare and follow-up procurements requirement and ensure they are delivered to the right location/people in good quality.
- Collaborate with other sector staffs in the field.
- Perform other tasks as may be assigned by Supervisor.
- upervision of the CHWs at the community level
- Prepare a plan and conduct regular supervision.
- Identify and document any challenges faced by CHWs during the supervision visits.
- Manage any such challenges identified, with the CHWs during supervision.
- Forecast and supply medicines and supplies to CHWs based on previous month consumption levels to ensure that the CHWs s have adequate stocks to last until the next round of supervision.
- Conduct monthly meetings with all CHWs of his/her catchment area.
- Report all ICCM activities and total reach to the health and nutrition project officer /HMIS officer according to the agreed format.
- Make sure the quality of the data reported by CHWs through regular verification of the data.
- Follow up daily/weekly/monthly reports from ICCM supervisors, and following up to ensure accuracy and completion of data.
- Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities, fraud and other relevant policies and procedures.
- Ensure the security, health and wellbeing of staff and that staff management and other processes and policies and systems reflect Save the Children's principles of equity and fairness.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Have a University Degree in Medicine, Public health/, global/international health or any relevant qualification.
- Have work experience in implementing a community based health program.
- Have experience in community mobilization, sensitization and awareness raising activities and/or training.
- Should have good organizational skills and have the ability to supervise Community Health Workers.
- Experience in designing and implementing trainings and trainings of trainers.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- At least 2 years experience in implementing community based programs.
- Excellent computer skill including word,exel, and power point.
- Good in English and fluent in Arabic.
- Proven ability to manage a programme including management of human and material resources.
- Experience in staff training and capacity building
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
- Strong commitment to capacity building of national staff and partners with willingness to adopt a participatory and consultative management approach.
- Flexible, adaptable, able to improvise and work in stressful, volatile environment
We are looking for both men and women from Yemen with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children in Yemen.
All applicants will be subject to Save the Children’s Child safe guardian Policy and Reference Checking Process.
Qualified and interested applicants should send their CVs to: Hodeida.email@example.com
The deadline for receiving applications is 19/3/2019