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GUJI- HEALTH PROMOTER IEC OFFICER

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Category: Health Care
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level:  Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: As per MSF Salary Grid

Job Description

MAIN OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION

 

Main Purpose
 
Implement Health Promotion/IEC (Information, Education, Communication) activities with patients and local population to raise their knowledge and skills on relevant medical topics.

 

Accountabilities
 
•          Inform patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.

•          According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics

•          Implement activities of health education and awareness (sessions in schools, churches, community), under the indications and supervision of the HP Supervisor.

•          Under the guide of HP Supervisor, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her.

•          Collect all type of information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular to identify the most vulnerable populations to target.

•          Report to HP Supervisor: activities, problems met, strengths and constraints.

•          For OCBA: Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, including other NGO’s, governmental health services that can provide answers to social problems.

•          For OCBA: Keep education and communication areas clean and tidy and professional materials available.

•          For OCBA: Participate in creation of any material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.

 

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities
 
•          Supervise CHE community health Educator in providing health education / Promotion Activities.

•          Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation activities for CHEs

•          Leading Community Engagement Activities together with Health Promotion supervisor.

•          Plan the community activities according to the context together with the Health supervisor

•          According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics.

•          Implement activities of health education and awareness (sessions in schools, churches, community), under the indications and supervision of the HP supervisor.

•          Under the guide of HP supervisor, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations).

•          Collect all type of information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, to identify the most vulnerable populations to target.

•          Report to HP supervisor activities, problems met strengths and constraints.

•          Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, Gatekeepers including other NGO’s, governmental health services that can provide answers to social problems.

•          Compile monthly data surveillance for community base (arrival, departure, births, mortality survey, and any other relevant health-related survey.

•          Participate in weekly meetings give feedback on results, share issues of concern and propose solutions

•          Compile weekly and monthly reports assist with the preparation of the monthly activity report/SITREP with HP supervisor.

Job Requirements

Education •          Education level in social science, social communication, nurse or teaching

•          It is necessary a internal MSF training on health messages

Experience Preferable previous experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization (for OCBA, at least two years).
Languages Local language essential, mission language highly desirable
Knowledge Computer literacy
Competencies •          Results

•          Teamwork

•          Flexibility

•          Commitment

•          Service

•          Stress Management

How to Apply

All applicants should send their application files (composed by CV, cover letter, educational records, work certificates and copy of ID card) by email to msfe-addis-recruitment1@barcelona.msf.org OR drop their application file in the letter box at the gate in the Guji Project Office IN ANY CASE, NAME AND POSITION SHOULD BE CLEARLY MENTIONED AS SUBJECT.

 

Posting date:  September 15, 2021

Closing date: September 25, 2021 (5PM international time).

ANY INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND/OR

ENVELOP WITHOUT NAMES+POSITION AND/OR

EMAIL WITHOUT NAME+POSITION IN THE SUBJECT

WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (compatible with the nature of work) ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Copies of CV + supporting documents are non-returnable. Phone calls are not allowed.

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