No Experience Child Development Officer - Health NGO Job Careers - Compassion International

Job Title:         Child Development Officer - Health
Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director

About Compassion Project:
The Diocese of Lango (All Saints Boroboro Child Development Centre in Lira and Awelo Child Development Centre in Amolatar) are committed to fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:16-20. They are currently working in partnership with Compassion International in the Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus name.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Serves as an advocate for children and their caregivers.
  • Initiates generation of the annual health work plan and coordinates its implementation with emphasis on prevention of diseases among the beneficiaries.
  • Co-ordinates medical care and distribution of provisions to the identified beneficiaries such as children and caregivers.
  • Ensure proper documentation and record keeping of all health-related issues for the beneficiaries with utmost confidentiality.
  • Works closely with the local church in developing their childcare ministry.
  • Responsible for the physical, cognitive, spiritual and socio-emotional development of the sponsored children.
  • Plans and coordinates health related trainings, information, education and communication.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should at least hold a certificate in any of the following: Nursing, Primary Healthcare, Community Health, Clinical Medicine and any related disciplines.
  • Must be a communicant with clear testimonies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to learn new things.
  • Age: 25-35 years.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should hand deliver their applications with a letter from your local church Priest/Pastor to:

The Diocesan Secretary,
Diocese of Lango,
P.O. BOX 6, Lira.
At the Diocesan Headquarters at Boroboro

Deadline: 10th April 2018

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