Reach Out Mbuya OVC Supervisor Jobs in Uganda

Reach Out Mbuya OVC Supervisor Jobs in Uganda



Reach Out Mbuya (ROM) is a Faith-Based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), founded in 2001 to provide HIV/AIDS care to the urban poor living with HIV/AIDS. ROM aims to curb the further spread of HIV among the less privileged members of the community it serves and enable those already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible and dignified life. Offering a unique model of care, ROM holistically focuses on the body, mind, family, and community wellbeing.

Supervise ROM Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) interventions to ensure effective realization of department work plans and ROM goals.


Responsibilities


  • Financial
  • Plan and budget for OVC activities and track performance as per approved plan.
  • Ensuring enrolment of OVC for support is in line with available budgets and timely settle of all payments due for OVC support is done.
  • Support the fundraising drive for OVC activities and ROM at large.
  • Customer Focus
  • Work with community-based staff Community ART TB Treatment Supporters (CATTS), Mother to Mother (M2M), Teenage & Adolescent Supporter (TAS) and social workers in the assessment of the children’s vulnerability in various communities.
  • Liaise with Community based staff to ensure positive children identified are enrolled in the system, comprehensively documented and tracked for viral load suppression.
  • Ensure that prioritized home visits are conducted together with relevant community-based workers as a follow up for children with high viral loads, absenteeism in school, poor performance etc.
  • Ensure child protection cases are identified, handled or referred to appropriate stakeholders for support.
  • Learning and Growth
  • Document activity outcomes that includes comprehensive monthly reporting and specific OVC donor reporting as per grant agreements
    Recommend appropriate OVC plan, policy and
  • guideline reviews.
    Participate in OVC project reviews and designs.
  • Any other duty assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  • Promote the vision, mission and the values of ROM.
  • Internal Business Processes
  • Provide technical support to the Community & Social Support Manager in ensuring adequate and competent implementation of OVC programs at the sites and in the community.
  • Organize the community structures, establish and strengthen community partnerships to support the following up of OVC and caregivers at community level. This may include meetings, trainings, awareness campaigns plus any other forums that support effective implementation of ROM programs.
  • Participate in the monitoring and reviewing of OVC activities and ensure all relevant data are input into the OVC data base and are updated on a regular basis.


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields; Social Sciences, Education, SWSA, Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, or Community Psychology
  • Minimum Experience and Exposure: 2 years’ experience in OVC Social Support
  • Specialized knowledge required: Project Planning and Management, HIV/AIDS Counselling, Training of Trainers
  • Key Skills required: Writing skills, Counselling skills, Communication skills, and Leadership/Management skills
  • Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Interpersonal relations, Confidentiality


    How to Apply:


    Send a cover letter and CV/resume with 3 professional referees in PDF format as one document and must not exceed 6 pages to hr@reachoutmbuya.org not later than 5.00 p.m. Wednesday, 24th July 2019. No need of attaching other documents at this level.
  • Include title of Job in email subject line.


    For more information and job application details, see; Reach Out Mbuya OVC Supervisor Jobs in Uganda

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