3 Community Linkages Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – TPO Uganda

 Job Title:    Community Linkages
Coordinator (3 Career Jobs)

Organisation: TPO
Uganda

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Systems
Strengthening Specialist (Project Coordinator)

 

About US:

TPO Uganda is a
local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our
programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes: Care and
protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and
psychosocial support, response, and prevention of all forms of violence against
women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TFO
Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several
partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
technical support to District Sub-county health teams and health facilities as
per project design & work plan.

·       
Provide
technical support to District, sub-county health teams and health facilities as
per project design Br work plan.

·       
Adapt,
translate existing HIVS&TB IEC messages into local language, print and
disseminate

·       
Work
with the M&E staff to ensure there is onsite mentorship for HFs and CBOs on
documentation, analysis, utilization, and reporting on EFF indicators

·       
Participate
in Bi-Annual Joint HF and Community DCIAs organized by Baylor on (METS, DHT,
MOH and Baylor staff)

·       
Support
Screening for GBV or IPV at all index testing sites 81 points, provide
immediate first line response to any disclosure of violence and actively refer
for timely post-violence clinical care.

·       
Train
and mentor Health Workers and community workers at CBO on HIV case management,
the linkage package, early retention, and active bi

·       
directional
referral.

·       
Plan,
coordinate and monitor the functionality of the community—facility a facility
community referral & linkages systems.

·       
Support
CBOs on selection, identification, and training of Community Health Workers to
ensure functionality of the community —facility & facilitate community
referral & linkages.

·       
Work
closely with District, Sub-county health teams and health facilities to
establish community-based structures that will create demand for HIWAIDS care,
treatment, Nutrition, and PMTCT and TBIHIV services.

·       
Supervise
support CBOs to conduct referrals, follow ups and community HIV actives.

·       
Provide
technical assistance to Community Health Workers {CHWs] and health facilities
to strengthen community facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence,
retention, self-management, and psychosocial services.

·       
Support
CBOs, CSOs in the implementation of community approaches, documenting best
practices for community engagement, linkages and HIV prevention at community
level.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a degree in health—related field, Public Health, HIV
programming, project management with 2 years’ experience or bachelor’s degree
in any of the above fields plus 5 years’ experience.

·       
Knowledge
of HIVIAIDS issues within the target Districts.

·       
Excellent
verbal and written English language skills.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to relate to culturally diverse staff and
clients.

·       
Knowledge
of Microsoft Office Suite.

·       
Experience
working in the health systems strengthening projects is an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their updated CVs and cover letter with 3 work related referees and
a table showing your past 3-year salary history to:

 

Human Resources
Manager, TPO Uganda,

P.O Box 21646
Kampala, Uganda

 

OR

 

Email to:
info@tpoug.org  

 

Hand deliver to Plot
652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo.

 

Deadline: 28th December, 2020

 

NB: TPO
Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any
basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 8th January 2021, you are not
considered.

 

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