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4 Fresher Home Visitor NGO Job Opportunities - Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Home Visitors (4 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of Health.


Job Summary:  The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of HOME VISITOR to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will be based at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Busia and Kanungu district.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Locate the study participants if they fail to come for scheduled appointments

·        Remind participants of their scheduled appointments

·        Verify the participant’s residence and report changes of residence and/ or guardianship

·        status to senior study personnel

·        Read consent documents in local languages and interpreting for the consenting clinicians and participants during the consent process if and when necessary

·        Make follow ups and bring participants to the clinic when they have missed a routine

·        visit or are found to be ill or in need of medical attention

·        Working to ensure participant adherence of the study protocol procedures

·        May participate in counseling of participant and/ or family member

·        Maintain the motorbikes/ in good working condition and report any problems to the

·        Study Coordinator


Key Result Areas

·        Participants attend all scheduled appointments

·        Participants adequately followed up

·        Participant adhere to the study protocol procedures

·        Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of information on all source documents

·        Adequate coverage of the study clinic


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities.

·        At least three years of work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity

·        Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking skills

·        Integrity and ability to develop a productive working relationship with Community

·        members

·        Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment

·        Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit

·        Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is a must (Arua, Busia, and

·        Kanungu districts)


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications using this link on the IDRC website.


Click Here


Additional important comments:

·        Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

·        Applications cannot be amended following submission.



Deadline: 25th January 2021


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