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Community Engagement Facilitator Technical Supervisor – Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA)

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Category:  Health Care
Location:  Assela, Oromia
Career Level:  Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:  Attractive based on new salary scale

 

Job Description

Mekdim Ethiopia National Association (MENA), is an indigenous non-governmental Organization working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, Care, treatment and Support services over the past 2 decades nationally. MENA is now in the process of recruiting employees for its new prospective “Family focused HIV prevention; Care and Treatment services project supported by USAID with partnership ISHDO. MENA invites Competent Candidates to apply for the vacant position Community Engagement Facilitators technical supervisor.

Major Duties/Job Summary: –

  • Plan, organize, implement and Monitor site level care and treatment activities as per the USAID standard operating procedure.
  • Oversee the overall site level implementation of CEFs and HIV CWs to ensure high level program performance.
  • Provide day to day technical mentoring support to the CEFs which will facilitate standardized delivery of services to the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Liaise with local government administration, community care coalition or Community Committees, health facilities and other Community level actors for effective implementation of the project.
  • In collaboration with the project team, able to organize and facilitate trainings, review meetings and workshops.
  • Facilitate facility-to-community and Community-to-facility referral to strengthen partnership.
  • Organize site level quality improvement team meetings and act as chairperson of the team.
  • Collect periodic reports from CWs, CEFs and other community structure, compile appropriately and report to the concerned body on time based on USAID requirement.
  • Participate in meetings organized by the government and non-government organization representing MENA.
  • Conduct Community Based HIV Testing based on Clients’ preference
  • Conduct assisted and non assisted HIV Self-test for eligible clients at community.
  • Facilitate referral linkage from Community to Health facility and vice versa for ICT and OVC
  • He/She overseeing and supporting case management activities for PLHIV in the Community including recording and reporting using paper-based system which later migrates to Comm care application.
  • Build capacity of CWs/Volunteers through providing trainings, mentoring and close follow up.
  • Coordinate community stakeholders for effective communication on client’s referral and other services.
  • Establish and strengthening community ART Group (CAG) in the community

Gender: Female/male (female candidates are encouraged to apply)

Term of Employment: One year with possible extension based on performance

 

No. of Vacant Positions: One (1)

Job Requirements

Qualification:

  • BSc in Nursing, Public Health or MSC in related discipline.

Work experience:

  • A minimum of (5 years for BSC and 3 years for MSC) work experience (preferably in NGO setting) with similar position; experience working with Community HIV Care and Treatment Activity is advantageous.

Required skills: 

  • The Applicant should be computer literate (MS word, Excel and Access),
  • Excellent interpersonal   Communication skills and ability to effectively liaise with staff, government and others stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and Local Language (Spoken and Written)
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with all actors in the implementation sites.
  • Advanced technical skills relevant to HIV/AIDS Program for PLHIV, KPP, OVC and Other Vulnerable groups.
  • Proven Coaching, Mentoring and leadership experience, particularly in Health and HIV/AIDS related projects.
  • Professional registration license and relevant trainings to the assignment.
  • Experience in USAID CHCT Activity is a plus

How to Apply

NB: Only Competent applicants  who meet the above requirements either can make  hand delivery of their  application  with  non-returnable copies  of pertinent credentials including  a motivational  letter, an updated   Curriculum  Vitae ,and Names  and contact details of two professional references to MENA Adama Branch  office by  the following  address with in 5 working Consecutive  days  from the first day of the  announcement  or can  submit only CV and cover letter via  email: adamabranch@mekdimethiopia.org

Note: Use “Community Engagement Facilitator Technical Supervisor ” as the subject line of your email !

 Contact address: – Tel.  0221 11 8425/26, Adama

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview.

MENA have the right to cancel the announcement if there is a need to do so.  

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