Jobs in Uganda - Public Health Promotion Assistant Job at Oxfam

Public Health Promotion Assistant Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Oxfam

JOB DETAILS:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights: Governance and Accountability, Resilient Livelihoods and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
Oxfam in Uganda is looking for competent person to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team in the following position:
Public Health Promotion Assistant
The primary responsibility of this position is to work with the Public Health Promotion team in the implementation of emergency water supply, sanitation interventions and be responsible for the promotion of safe hygiene practices and community mobilization ensuring full participation by the community in all activities, and targeting PSNs for WASH NFI Cash distributions. .

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified


Job Skills: Not Specified


This position will require a range of skills and experience including
• Diploma in Public Health, Social Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences, Community development or any other relevant field;
• At least 1 year practical experience in community health and environmental programmes, preferably in emergency refugee programmes;
• At least one year practical experience in community mobilization and appropriate community health and sanitation programmes in humanitarian context,
• Practical experience of hygiene promotion, good understanding of the health and hygiene risks of those affected or at risk of contracting Cholera and urban communities and of appropriate ways of tackling them.
• Awareness of and sensitivity to the needs of women in this context. Interpersonal, communication and team skills.
• Capacity and desire to share/pass skills and willingness to work in collaboration with others and respectful to the community.
• Ability to speak the local languages is an added advantage.


Job Education Requirements: Diploma in Public Health


Job Experience Requirements: At least 1 year

Application procedure

Please follow the links below to access the detailed Job Descriptions and submit your application by 11th February, 2021, Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Link for JDs: .
  http://bit.do/fNnch   - Internal .
  http://bit.do/fNnco  - External

Date Posted: 2021-02-07

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