Save The Children Health officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Health officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 203144

Category: Health Care
Location: Wonago and Gedeb
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Introduction

Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

Health officer

Code

SCI/HFO/025/19

Place of Work

Wonago and Gedeb

Program/Unit

Humanitarian Program- Gedeo IDP response

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the scale of the organization

No. of Positions

02

Length of Contract

One Year

Role Purpose:

Job Summary:

Health Officer based at each intervention sites of Gedeo woredas, will be responsible to implement the life-saving interventions component of the humanitarian health assistance project for Internally Displaced People (IDP), people returned to their original places and for hard to reach areas in SNNPR in Gedeb,Bule and Wenago districts.

S/he will provide technical support to health facilities including health posts as well as participate in carrying out essential lifesaving primary health care services.

The incumbent expected to work in collaboration with the district health offices, local stakeholders, staffs of Save the children and partners for effective implementation and monitoring of the project activities.

Job Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the district health workers and participate in carrying out essential lifesaving primary health care services to IDPs, people returned to their original areas, and far to reach areas who have no access to primary health care services in Bule, Gedeb and Wenago districts.

  • Participate in static clinic and/or Mobile Health and Nutrition Team (MHNT) to provide essential lifesaving primary health care services to vulnerable people in Bule, Gedeb and Wenago districts.

  • Coordinate the emergency health response activities such as IMNCI, ICCM, and surveillance of diseases, maternal and reproductive health in emergencies within the district.

  • Collaborate with the district health offices to improving access to primary health care, strengthening outbreak surveillance and response to vulnerable populations in Bule, Gedeb and Wenago district.

  • Makes sure that the health staff have adequate training on key maternal and child health activities per national manual/protocol,

  • Ensures the
    availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation at health facility level.

  • Follow and ensures, action taken by all responsible parties on gaps identified during supervision.

  • Supports and liaise with local health staffs and provide on the job training/coaching and capacity building where required.

  • Undertake individual evaluations with the team and improve gaps.

  • Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy,

  • Organizes Weekly, monthly, Quarterly reports and report on time to the project coordinator and provide updates when needed.

  • Reports any problems in a timely manner to the project coordinator,

  • Upholds the image and values of SC at all times,

  • Performs other related tasks as required,

    Job Requirements

  • Minimum of two years working experience in Health related fields such as Public Health Officer, Nurse, and Environmental health.

  • BSc degree in Health related fields such as Public Health Officer, Nurse, and Environmental health.

  • Previous clinical and mentoring experience in emergency context

  • Demonstrable experience in supervising, coaching and mentoring others.

  • Demonstrable experience in health project implementation in NGO settings.

  • Work experience and training on BEmONC, and IMNCI.

  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities and knowledge of participatory approaches.

  • Previous similar clinical experience in emergency context.

  • Demonstrable experience in supervising, coaching and mentoring others.

  • Demonstrable experience in working with communities and knowledge of participatory

    Skills/Ability required:

  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers.

  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), all and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours.

    Additional requirements: Committed to Save the Children’s vision, mission and core values.

    Percent of Travel:

  • 90 Percent

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through Ethiopia.hawassarecruitment@savethechildren.org before or on April 05, 2019.

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A one-page table summarizing your educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this.

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You should provide them upon request otherwise your application will reject.

    Please Make Sure You State the Code of the Vacancy on the Subject of Your Email ensuring that the job title is clearly stated in the cover letter. All applications should be received within 10 working days of this advertisement.

    We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicants, if invited for written exam or interview.

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