In Clinic Health Educator
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The In Clinic Health Educator (CHW) will be responsible for conducting community outreach and campaign promotion activities. They will mobilize beneficiaries and ensure that individuals are registered and that activities are run on a daily basis.
Responsible for planning the daily promotion activities linked to a mobile or static clinic.
Register the participants and produce beneficiary lists for any NFI distribution.
Ensure that in line with the doctor’s recommendation and needs of the beneficiaries an appropriate awareness raising package is delivered.
Provide health hygiene training to beneficiaries.
Provide linkages to the health clinic and other related services
Set up support and other educational groups for the participants
Plan the daily and weekly sessions in conjunction with needs of the beneficiaries.
Liaise with community leaders, house hold heads to ensure that all members of the community have access to promotion spaces and hold weekly/monthly meetings with leaders to share what messaging is being promoted to the community and the visible trends.
Mobilize the community in activities
Organize community based activities
Provide feedback from the community to the health team.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
University certificate or equivalent job experience.
Experience in training others in small groups and individual counselling.
Fluency in Local languages.
Basic knowledge of health, hygiene, nutrition and WASH
Good relationships with the community members
Ability to work with diverse beneficiaries based on gender, age, religion, and ethnicity without discriminating.
From the local area
Attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity.
Willingness to travel within the community and meet with different groups.