Jobs in Uganda - 4 Home Visitor Jobs at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

4 Home Visitor posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 04

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Hiring Organization  Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

JOB DETAILS:
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a not-for-profit organization carrying out research in Malaria, HIV/AIDS and TB.
Job Opening: 4 Home Visitor
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of HOME VISITOR to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will be based at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Busia and Kanungu district.

Duties and Responsibilities
1.Locate the study participants if they fail to come for scheduled appointments
2.Remind participants of their scheduled appointments
3.Verify the participant’s residence and report changes of residence and/ or guardianship status to senior study personnel
4.Read consent documents in local languages and interpreting for the consenting clinicians and participants during the consent process if and when necessary
5.Make follow ups and bring participants to the clinic when they have missed a routine visit or are found to be ill or in need of medical attention
6.Working to ensure participant adherence of the study protocol procedures
7.May participate in counseling of participant and/ or family member
8.Maintain the motorbikes/ in good working condition and report any problems to the Study Coordinator

Key Result Areas
1)Participants attend all scheduled appointments
2)Participants adequately followed up
3)Participant adhere to the study protocol procedures
4)Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of information on all source documents
5)Adequate coverage of the study clinic

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:
1.A Bachelor's degree in Humanities.
2.At least 3 years work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity
3.Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking skills
4.Integrity and ability to develop a productive working relationship with Community members
5.Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment
6.Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit
7.Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is a must (Arua, Busia, and Kanungu districts)


Job Education Requirements: Degree


Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Application procedure

Submit your applications using this link on the IDRC website: http://idrc-uganda.org/careers.html

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT COMMENTS:

1. All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00pm, Monday 25th January 2021.

2. Please indicate area of preference in your application letter

3.Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

4.Applications cannot be amended following submission.

5.ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHUR

IDRC is an equal opportunities employer and all suitable/ qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

IDRC does not use recruitment firms and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Date Posted: 2021-01-21

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