Jobs in Uganda - 3 Community Linkages Coordinators Job at TPO Uganda

3 Community Linkages Coordinators

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 03

Deadline: 28 December 2020

Hiring Organization  TPO Uganda

TPO Uganda is a local Ugandan NGO that has been operating in the country for 25 years. Our programs comprise interventions organised around the following themes: Care and protection of OVC; child protection, livelihoods support, mental health and psychosocial support, response, and prevention of all forms of violence against women and children as well as emergency response and humanitarian action. TFO Uganda is active in 33 districts in the region and is a member of several partnerships and coordination mechanisms in the country.
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Position: 3 Community Linkages Coordinators
Accelerating and Sustaining HIV Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in Bunyoro Region in the Republic of Uganda under PEPFARI/CDC RFA-GH20-2065 (ACE Bunyoro)
Reports to: Systems Strengthening Specialist (Project Coordinator)
Location: Hoima, Masindi, Kakukiro (3 persons) .

Responsibilities Related to project implementation
• Provide technical support to District Sub-county health teams and health facilities as per project design & work plan.
• Provide technical support to District, sub-county health teams and health facilities as per project design Br work plan.
• Adapt, translate existing HIVS&TB IEC messages into local language, print and disseminate
• Work with the M&E staff to ensure there is onsite mentorship for HFs and CBOs on documentation, analysis, utilization, and reporting on EFF indicators
• Participate in Bi-Annual Joint HF and Community DCIAs organized by Baylor on (METS, DHT, MOH and Baylor staff)
• Support Screening for GBV or IPV at all index testing sites 81 points, provide immediate first line response to any disclosure of violence and actively refer for timely post-violence clinical care.
• Train and mentor Health Workers and community workers at CBO on HIV case management, the linkage package, early retention, and active bi
• directional referral.
• Plan, coordinate and monitor the functionality of the community—facility a facility community referral & linkages systems.
• Support CBOs on selection, identification, and training of Community Health Workers to ensure functionality of the community —facility & facilitate community referral & linkages.
• Work closely with District, Sub-county health teams and health facilities to establish community-based structures that will create demand for HIWAIDS care, treatment, Nutrition, and PMTCT and TBIHIV services.
• - Supervise St support CBOs to conduct referrals, follow ups and community HIV actives.
• Provide technical assistance to Community Health Workers {CHWs] and health facilities to strengthen community facility linkages aimed at improving patient adherence, retention, self-management, and psychosocial services.
• Support CBOs, CSOs in the implementation of community approaches, documenting best practices for community engagement, linkages and HIV prevention at community level.

Person Specifications:
• A degree in health—related field, Public Health, HIV programming, project management with 2 years’ experience or bachelor's degree in any of the above fields plus 5 years’ experience.
• Knowledge of HIVIAIDS issues within the target Districts.
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to culturally diverse staff and clients.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience working in the health systems strengthening projects is an added advantage

Job Education Requirements: Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 2 years

Application procedure

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to:
Human Resources Manager, TPO Uganda,
P.O Box 21646 Kampala, Uganda or
Hand deliver to Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo.
Deadline: December 28, 2020.
TPO Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that does not discriminate on any basis.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 8th January 2021, you are not considered.

Date Posted: 2020-12-17