14 Fresher Field Assistant NGO Jobs – Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

Job Title:   Field Assistant (14 Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Social Worker


About US:

Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM) is a Faith and Community-based organization providing holistic care to extremely vulnerable people living with HIV/AIDS. ROM holistically focuses on the body, mind, family, and community wellbeing.


Job Summary: The Field Assistant will be responsible for coordination of both community and facility activities. The Field Assistant will closely work with other structures at community and facility levels and will be responsible for mobilization, coordination, data collection, and review and consolidation of reports


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise PSWs, to ensure effective and quality program delivery
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to PSWs to ensure provision of quality and impactful services at the household level and periodically appraise the performance of PSWs.
  • Assist the technical team when conducting Activity surveys and studies,
  • Support the identification and enrollment of all eligible OVCs in the program
  • Support the Development of household improvement plans for enrolled households and ensure implementation of household care plans.
  • Support periodic data collection, and review and ensure timely submission.
  • Provide support in the referral and linkage of OVCs for services such as health, education services, apprenticeship, and Family Health, among others.
  • Support documentation and updating of OVC household files at offices.
  • Work with the supervisor (social workers) to periodically visit households of non-suppressors and support non-suppressing children to ensure they suppress.
  • Participate in facility and Division case conference meetings to present follow-up feedback on the non-suppressing CLHIVs
  • Participate in performance review meetings (Districts and Sub County) and events.
  • Request for an emergency fund for critical cases

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in social work, public health, or other social service related.
  • One year of proven experience in the implementation and management of parenting, education, or other social protection programs, preferably under PEPFAR/USAID programming
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement with government, CSOs, and health facilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • should have computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrable good communication skills in both English and Local Language (Luganda)
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to deliver results.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter and updated CV/resume with 3 professional referees in PDF as one document. Both cover letter and CV/Resume must not exceed 4 pages. Please send your application to the Human Resources Manager through the email: jobs@reachoutmbuya.org with the position applied for as the Email Subject. No need to attach other documents at this level.



  • ROM is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse workforce and does not charge a recruitment fee at any stage of the recruitment
  • Any Form of lobbying or canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Applications beyond the deadline will not be considered.
  • ROM is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination, or harassment.


Deadline: 29th September 2023 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2023-09-25
Valid Through 2023-09-29
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Reach Out Mbuya Community Health Initiative (ROM)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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