IRC - Health Assistant – Bidibidi Jobs in Uganda

IRC - Health Assistant – Bidibidi Jobs in Uganda

Scope of Work:

  • Under the supervision of Community Health Officer, the Health Assistant volunteers will be responsible for hygiene and sanitation at the Health Unit and community.

  • He/she will be expected to work within the heath facility, health posts and community in the IRC supported health facilities’ catchment population and collaborate with the integrated community health program to implement health activities.

  • She/he will spend approximately 80% of his/her time in the field both at the health facility, health posts and in the community.

  • The main purpose is to prevent and control the spread of diseases in the community

    Responsibilities & Outputs

  • Implement community Based Environmental Health Activities

  • Enforce environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws

  • Account for allocated resources

  • Compile and submit relevant basic health data to the Health Inspector and or Community Health officer

  • Carry out research activities.

  • Compile quarterly sanitation data coverage for the catchment area

  • Conduct daily supervision of hygiene and sanitation for the catchment area

  • Compile and submit monthly community CBHIS

  • Supervise VHT activities within the Catchment area

  • Conduct bi weekly meetings

  • Support client follow-up for defaulting clients especially TB and HIV, and where
    applicable supervise CB dots

  • Conduct health education and health promotion both at health facility level and Community


  • Provide regular feedback on community activities of the program.

  • Assist in preparation of donor reports;

  • Participate in the development and implementation of program work plans.


  • Must have a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.


  • At least 2 years of work experience, with field experience in a health and nutrition project implementation

    Skills and Abilities

  • Computer skills

  • Counselling skills

  • Teaching/Facilitation skills

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC - Health Assistant – Bidibidi Jobs in Uganda

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