Behaviour Change Field Facilitator (Bubi & Tsholotsho)
Purpose of the Position:
To coordinate and support the operationalisation, implementation and monitoring of the National Behavioural Change Strategy promotion, at district level.
Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:
Facilitate, in close collaboration with the DAC the dissemination of the national BC strategy in the district.
Plan; implement and coordinate all B.C activities at district level in collaboration with the DAC and other stakeholders.
Improve linkages and partnership with relevant district stakeholders on HIV prevention.
Facilitate district level advocacy and trainings of political, traditional and religious leaders as well as District stakeholders and BC volunteers
Undertake quarterly advocacy and support visits to all wards for all B.C activities, monitoring the uptake of services (VCT, OI/ART, Condom, PMTCT) in collaboration with MoH, ZNFPC and PSI.
Ensure mainstreaming of B.C promotion into all major district events.
Identify training and development needs among staff and provide relevant training and information on new developments regarding BC, HIV prevention and public health.
Manage and account for all programme resources at district level, such as programme finances, assets and human resources.
Facilitate the development and implementation of District and Community Action Plans on BC promotion aimed at reducing stigma associated with PILHIV and also reducing gender-based violence, stigma, and risky sexual behaviours.
Documentation of practices that have a direct impact /influence on programme outputs and outcomes.
Knowledge and Skills:
Degree in HIV/AIDS, Health Promotion, Social Sciences or other related field
Ability to speak local languages.
Clean class 4 drivers licence.
Ability to identify gaps, trends and key issues relating to HIV prevention and planning appropriate interventions to address them.
Ability to review measurable indicators with detailed input, output, process and outcome and impact measures.
Practical knowledge of new developments in HIV Programming, public health, epidemic disease control and prevention
Organisational and programme management skills, to plan strategically and mainstream BC Promotion for effective programme impact.
Knowledge of working in rural communities through decentralised structures.
Networking and collaboration skills, with key service providers and stakeholders at district level.
Ability to speak, read and write local language is a must.