Ended Health Mobilization Officer (2)

The Job

Health mobilization officer: Reference ID: R40/2019

Duty Station: Al-Baidha Gov.

Contract length:  9 Months, renewable based of funding availability

Health mobilization officer:

The Health mobilization officer will be responsible for selecting and supporting community health volunteers (CHVs); assist Community Health Manager in training and supervising CHVs. S/he will also promote collaboration and linkages between the mobile team/health facilities and the displaced people and the surrounding communities through the formation of a network of community resources people. In addition, the HMO is jointly responsible with HM for sensitizing the communities and supporting them in identifying main health problems. 

Detailed responsibilities and tasks:

  • Select CHVs as per set criteria from the identified communities and facilitate mapping of the community health actors, help HM in assessing training needs and organizing training sessions
  • Supervise and provide trainings to CHVs, review and evaluate the performance of the CHVs.
  • Implement the community health service package in coordination with partners, MoPH and monitor its implementation
  • Guide the CHV’s in the implementation of the set action plans. Conduct weekly supervisory meetings with CHVs. Conduct regular visits to the CHVs in their communities to assess their work.
  • Assist with the formation of community health committees.
  • Identify and report immediately to the HM any problem that may interfere in achieving program objectives.
  • Monitor progress of work plan; promptly identify any current or potential delays.

Required qualification and experience

  • Technical diploma or degree in medical or social development or community mobilization fields is required.
  • Minimum three years  professional experience in implementing and supervising community health volunteers and community mobilization projects
  • Proven ability in designing community mobilization, sensitization and awareness raising activities
  • Good training and capacity building skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the working environment
  • INGO experience preferred
  • Personal qualities: Works well and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Computer literacy is desirable
  • Fluency in English preferred.
How to Apply
  • Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send an application comprising a detailed CV and cover letter in English to  https://alatta.org.ye/ard-jobs/  latest by  20th April 2019.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note:  The priority for the candidates who has previous work experience in ARD.

  • Employer: ARD
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Al Bayda
  • Posted on: 13 April 2019
  • Deadline: 20 April 2019