KEMRI Community Mobilizer & Tracker Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Community Mobilizer & Tracker Jobs in Kenya

Key Responsibilities:

  • Community sensitization and mobilization for the study.

  • Work with CORPS to map the study area and recruit potential subjects.

  • Hold regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community Units.

  • Network with stakeholders.

  • Participate in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and conducting a mobile campaign with a public address system to mobilize the community.

  • Liaise with community leaders, gatekeepers, and community members about the study in consultation with the CLO.

  • Community Advisory Board formulation and continuously liaising with the board.

  • Participant recruitment activities.

  • Conducting outreach activities and participant referrals.

  • Escorting participant’s home as needed.

  • Counselling and informed consent process.

  • Develop and review participant recruitment SOP and implement strategies.

  • Participant referral to site

  • Participant retention activities.

  • Obtaining and updating participant locator information.

  • Report writing on recruitment and retention strategies and updating of the community diary.

  • Develop and review participant retention SOP and implement strategies.

  • Participate in health talks at the site, community and health facilities.

  • Participant physical and phone tracing as needed.

  • Ability to hold discussions with teachers, parents, and guardians regarding their respective children’s retention.

    Vacancy Requirements:

  • Diploma in Community Health, Social Sciences, social work, sociology, anthropology, psychological counseling or
    other related fields.

  • Certificate in HTS

  • Two years’ experience in a similar field.

  • Experience in a research setting and having a Human Subject protection certificate will be an added advantage

  • Experience in working in a busy clinical research setup with extensive hands-on experience working in with communities and other stakeholders.

  • Experience working in a busy reproductive health service provision/promotion organization or delivery of contraceptive services.

  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and care services and family planning services

  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantage

  • Good communication skills

  • Pleasant personality

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Good report-writing skills

  • Good Computer skills, especially, MS Office packages

    How to Apply

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