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Health Promoter – Raage Ceele, Middle Shabelle, Somalia

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  • Post date:21 Feb 2021
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Job Description

JOB Announcement– Health Promoter

Job Grade: Band 2
Department: Health
Location Raage Ceele, Middle Shabelle
Reports To: Head Nurse
Direct Reports: None
Overall Job Purpose
Provide support to the planning, budgeting, coordination, Implementation, monitoring and evaluation and

Reporting of health promotion activities to create awareness and change the behaviour of vulnerable communities and households to prevent disease improve their health condition and resilience in accordance to SRCS strategic health priorities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Programme Implementation:

  • Facilitate community participatory needs assessment to diagnose health priorities and mobilize households to improve their health and hygiene conditions
  • Provide support in the design and development of communication and health promotion materials such as videos, posters, pamphlets, books and newsletters to create awareness and change behaviours
  • Facilitate capacity-building of volunteers to implement health promotion activities
  • Utilise community based initiatives such as drama, cultural events and community meetings to create health awareness and disease prevention
  • Organise and facilitate community meetings and training workshops to create health awareness
  • Conduct home visits to promote hygiene practices, public sanitation, with more emphasis on monitoring latrine use, water collection and storage as well as hand washing practices
  • Liaise with communications function to create awareness during disease outbreaks and emergencies
  • Prepare and submit accurate and detailed monthly statistics and record of all dispensing transactions
  • Participate in emergency preparedness, rapid assessments and emergency responses
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the SRSC Senior Management

Educational Qualifications & Professional Training

Education: Secondary School Education or equivalent qualifications

Professional Training: Public/Environmental Health; Communication skills   Certification/Licensing          

Job Competencies & Experience

  • Demonstrating consistency in upholding integrity and ethics
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Team leader with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate openness to change & ability to manage complexities
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills and ability to manage intergroup dynamics and mediate conflicting interests
  • Excellent writing skills, analytical capacity to synthesize project
  • outputs and findings for the preparation of quality programme reports
  • Maturity & confidence in dealing with senior and high ranking officials
  • Remain calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Respond positively to critical feedback and differing points of views Proficiency in computer office packages word, excel, power point.

Language Requirement: Demonstrate proficiency in Somali and English languages

Relevant Experience: Minimum 1 year relevant experience working as a volunteer in promoting health and hygiene to prevent the spread of disease.

Interested candidates should email their updated CV, cover letter, in one PDF, to srcshrd@gmail.com

Note: applications which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. Please write the position you are applying on the subject line.

Deadline for Applications: 15th March, 2021

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