We are looking for COMMUNITY HEALTH OFFICERS (7 positions)
1. A Diploma/Higher diploma In Social development, community health and development or any other relevant qualification.
2. Competent knowledge of the use of excel spread sheets, Microsoft word, Access.
3. Minimum 3 years' experience working in the field to promote MNCH tapping Into community resources and linkages.
4. Good written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to prioritize workloads.
S. Self-motivated, good organization and management skills.
6. Ability to work with multiple tasks, demands and deadlines with a positive and constructive attitude under minimal supervision.
7. Able to work independently and within a team.
Organise training of CHWs, community groups, village/ward/district health councils or comittees
Carry out health education, health promotion, disease prevention and behaviour change communication activities at community
level in collaboration with CHWs, MoH and district health officials.
Ensure CHWs have up to date information, sufficient working materials and are updated on any changes made in data collection tools.
Provide up to date data and information on the progress of the project Implementation at the community level to the Community
Health coordinator Including challenges and way forward for improved implementation.
Maintain a good working relationship with CHWs, ToTs, DHMTs, health facility management committees, villages and wards leaders
as well as key NGO partners.
Support In assessing the training needs of targeted groups and develop training programmes for community level interventions.
Participate in strengthening the existing HM IS/CHIS through improved collection and effective use of data and strengthening referral
and feedback mechanisms from level one to the next level of care.
Support In establishing/strengthening and implementing monitoring and supervision mechanisms for the project activities at the
community level in collaboration with M&E manager liaising with MoH.and other stakeholders.
Participate in development of ongoing timely drafts of the project reports, public Information items and/or publication for the
Carry out any other duty as may be delegated to you by the project officer and field project manager.
The agencies of the AKDN are private, international, non-denominational development organisations. They work to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. Its programmes are designed to bring a critical mass of economic, social and cultural activities to bear on a given area. Its projects encompass many of the determinants of the quality of life, including the natural and built environments in both urban and rural areas, food security, health, education, access to financial services and economic opportunity, as well as the cultural areas of traditional music, architecture and art. Some programmes, such as specific research, education and cultural programmes, span both the developed and developing worlds.