Community Engagement Facilitator needed at Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization

Integrated Service on Health and Development Organization – ISHDO Vacancy, Doctors Online Ethiopia, December 7 2021

Job Description:
Job summary

Under the supervision of the care and support officer, the Community Engagement Facilitator is responsible to facilitate HIV testing; care, and treatment activities in close collaboration with caseworkers in the catchment and surrounding area. CEF closely work with the catchment woreda health facilities to follow-up linkage, loss to follow-up, and adherence to treatment services

Detail Job responsibilities 

He/she will be responsible to

·         Conduct community-based HIV testing based on clients’ preference including assisted HIV self-test for eligible clients at community

·         Facilitate recruit and enrollment of CHCT/OVC priority populations for care and support along with caseworkers.

·         Train, supervise, and mentor caseworkers to ensure effective ICT/PNS and priority populations have individualized care plans and get a comprehensive package of quality services.

·         Ensure enrolled PLHIV have a viral load test and those who have an unsuppressed viral load, poor adherence to treatment or are lost to follow-up are provided services to address their treatment barrier

·         Serve as a focal person in strengthening the bidirectional referral linkage between facility and community and the seamless movement of clients among various intervention points within a community.

·         Work closely with health facilities, households, community and government platforms like CC, CCC, HEW, HDA, PLHIV association, civic society organizations (CSOs), religious leaders, and government structures to reduce the incidence of lost to follow-up and improve clinical, social and economic outcomes of PLHIV.

·         Enter referral-related client level data collected by caseworkers through a paper-based system into an electronic data capturing system (Commcare).

·         Responsible for the safety and security of client-level data.

·         Submit program report to area health office and supervisor.

·          Other duties as assigned by supervisor

ISHDO provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Requirements:
·         BSc or Diploma in Nursing

·          A minimum of (4 years for Diploma and 2 years for BSC) (preferably in NGO) with a similar position.

Personal Skills

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         HIV Self-test and HIV testing training on new national algorism.

·         COC Certificate for level IV applicants.

·         Professional registration and license from the concerned health office

·         Basic (spoken and written) skills in English, Amharic, and Oromiffa is a requirement

·         Ability to Coordinate and Support volunteers working in the community

·          Demonstrated Knowledge and Skill in HIV Counseling and testing; on PITC and ICT.

How To Apply:
Interested candidates can submit  CV and application letter through ethiojobs within 10 working days from the date of the announcement.  Please write the position you applied for, in the subject area.

ISHDO provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Deadline: 12.16.2021
Employment: Full time
Salary: Based on the organization scale
Location: Becho and Adaberga, Oromia
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