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In clinic health educator

Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

In Clinic Health Educator – Kirkuk

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Major Activities

  • 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.