80 Care and Treatment Associate Job Opportunities – Ministry of Health (MOH)

Job Title:   Care and Treatment Associate (80 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Ministry of Health (MOH)

Duty Station: AIDS Control Program AGYW Unit, Uganda

Reports to:  Senior Program Officer-ART


About US:

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will be supporting a pool of Human Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant. The staff to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts are for one (1) year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance of the staff


Job Summary:  Supporting Program and Implementation at Regional and District Level; Training, Support Supervision, Mentorship, Coaching, Capacity Building, Performance Review

Meetings and documentation of care and treatment innovations and good practices


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting training of C&T providers at health and community level on behalf of the Program.
  • Conducting mentorship and coaching on behalf of the Program.
  • Participating in guidelines review and development as assigned.
  • Participating in district, regional and national level review meetings.
  • Supporting the Implementation of all C&T related pilot interventions, innovations and research for policy and Programming.
  • Representing the Program at National, Regional, District and facility levels when delegated.
  • Keeping all work related documents, gadgets, records confidential.
  • Writing Program Activity reports and submitting them to the Supervisor.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.


Key Outputs:

  • Training and capacity building of providers at community and facility level conducted
  • Supervision and Mentorship conducted.
  • Training materials, curriculum and job aids revised.
  • Care and treatment Quality Improvement and surge Performance activities supported.
  • Program activity reports written.
  • Documented Promising Practices and Innovations.


Key Performance Indicators     

  • Supervision, Mentorship and coaching reports.
  • Capacity and training Building reports.
  • Quality Improvement and Surge Performance reports.
  • Pilot and research interventions implemented.
  • Performance review meeting reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a University Degree in Education or Humanities.
  • Certificate in Nursing, Midwifery, laboratory science from a recognized Institution will be added advantage.
  • Diploma, Degree or masters in Nursing, Midwifery, laboratory science, clinical medicine or Medicine from a recognized Institution will be added advantage.
  • Training of trainers (TOT) certificate from a recognized institution.
  • Possess knowledge and skills in the use of standardized care and treatment training courses approved by MOH.
  • Registration with the relevant bodies for medical related fields.
  • Strong background knowledge in care and treatment approaches and Program areas including; Linkage to ART, Retention and bring back to care activities, Monitoring adherence, Viral load coverage and Suppression.
  • Experience of not less than one (1) year in providing care and treatment services.
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications such as Ms. word, Excel, data bases and dashboards.


How to Apply:

Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the Central Registry of the MOH Headquarters-Kampala between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health Headquarters (Central Registry)

Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya


Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.
  • Copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.
  • Candidates employed by the Public Service or Local Governments should attach a clearance from employers and submit together with application letter)


(Candidates who fail to provide the above documentation will not be considered)


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard


Deadline: 21st June 2022 at 5:00pm


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