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Project Assistant - I Dollow


Health & Nutrition Project Assistant I- Dollow

Purpose of the position

The position holder will implement Primary Health Care interventions within the assigned geographical area and participate in the provision of preventive and curative care for mothers, children and adults. He/ She will ensure the implementation of primary health care activities in the communities through training, supervision and collaboration with the community health /nutrition volunteers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide Clinical consultation and treatment using the established protocols and standards.

  • Provide continuous on the job training and supervision and monitoring for the Community health workers, community nutrition workers, Village health committees and traditional birth attendants.

  • Participate in the preparation of the annual, quarterly and weekly work plans and reports in timely manner.

  • Collect compile and analyse monthly health and nutrition reports in timely manner. Including development of commodity distribution plan, health and nutrition surveillance data.

  • Lead in the formation, training and supervision operations of Village Health committees/CHWs/CNWs

  • Closely work with nutrition team to oversee beneficiary screening, registration, nutrition treatment and follow up.

  • Keep adequate control of all assets, material and equipment being used at the health facilities, ensuring timely replenishment is maintained.

  • Support community health workers, community nutrition workers and nutrition staff adhere to treatment protocols and SOPs.

  • Serve as technical resource person for all community health volunteers.

  • Provide guidance on the implementation of general healthcare at the health post and outreach sites.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing or Public health with 3 years working experience in a busy public health intervention/facility in Somalia.

  • Past experience in implementing CIMAM and TSFP/OTP programs will be an added advantage.

  • Computer literacy is required with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Power point.

  • Should have good communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Customer-focused. Should demonstrate a strong willingness to meet client’s needs.

  • Should demonstrate good time-management skills. Able and willing to work extra hours.

  • Past working experience working in Juba land and South West State Ministry of Health facilities will be an added advantage.