Community Health Coordinator: Family AIDS Caring Trust (FACT)

Deadline: 5pm 30 November 2017

Key responsibilities

Coordinates and facilitates community, health and HTS facility linkages and coordination of health services; Ensures provision of quality health services to children in line with PEPFAR 3 Guidance; Coordinates and supervises health interventions e.g HTS linkages, referrals and referral tracking for OVC exposed to HIV infection; Participates in trainings, needs assessment and analysis on children’s health; Plans for and conduct training activities for FACT OVC programme partners on primary health care (including adherence support, SRHR, Multisectoral Child Welfare Assessments, PMTCT, Palliative Care, ART for Children and Home Based care); Participates in the development of resource materials in line with health issues; Mentorship and supervision of  CCWs VHW and caregivers participating in the program; Distribute materials for on-going education of personnel at all levels including the consortium members; Information dissemination  whenever necessary, to trainers and caregivers; Assessments of health interventions for cost effectiveness, quality and sustainability of the program and make recommendations to stakeholders in the health sector at provincial and district levels

Competencies
Nursing Diploma/ Degree; A Masters in Public health shall be an added advantage; Experience in Primary Health Care; Palliative Care for children is an added advantage; A minimum of five years’ experience in NGO community work; Must have worked with  UN or USAID supported projects holding a senior position; Experience in HIV and AIDS, home based care and community health care; Experience in training and facilitation in home-based care issues; Good written and verbal communication skills; A clean class four driver’s licence

To apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their Curricula Vitae and Applications to: ovccop@gmail.com

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FACT is an equal opportunity employer.