Jobs in Uganda - OVC Facility Case Worker/Manager Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

OVC Facility Case Worker/Manager Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 24 March 2021

Hiring Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


JOB DETAILS:
Job Summary
A Facility based case worker/manager from the OVC program shall be placed at the high-volume health facilities. He/she will support coordination and integrated programming between the clinic and the OVC providers. The OVC Facility Case Worker/Manager position will work closely with the assigned health facility to support OVC services that includes OVC screening, enrolment, treatment adherence counselling, coordination officiality -community referrals, follow-up of OVC medical treatments and leading the linkage to social support services offered by the OVC program. The goal is to ensure that all eligible children at the facility enroll on the OVC program and that they have timely access clinical care and social services. The Facility In-Charge and the RHSP OVC/DREAMS Officer will supervise the Facility Case Worker/Manager. .

Job Responsibilities
Screening and Assessment for OVC services
• Work together with Clinical Staff to identify current clients who are eligible for OVC case services
• Support the completion of the screening documentation to determine eligibility for OVC case management services.
• Be responsible for mentorship of facility staff and clients on OVC case management and services procedures
• Link up with OVC CBOs to ensure completion of the OVC vulnerability assessment, initial screening and give feedback to health facilities
• Assist the facility staff in ensuring that documentation of screening for OVC services on the HIV Care/ART card – health education and psychosocial support page is properly filled.
Referrals and Case Coordination
• Attend and participate in Facility OVC-HIV Collaborative Meetings as scheduled
• Work with community-based organizations to ensure complete documentation of all referrals and services received
OVC Service Delivery
• Support documentation of treatment adherence activities and counselling in OVCs files at the facility
• Support adherence activities including follow up on OVC keeping medical appointments, VL bleeding, ART refills IAC sessions, etc.
• In liaison with the facility, organize appropriate DSDM approaches that are favorable to OVC needs/situations
• Coordinate with the facility and CBOs to organize treatment improvement meetings for OVCs including SWITCH meetings, case conferences, etc.
• Assist the Para Social Workers in monitoring the home environment and linking with respective CBOs for early intervention to address risks of HIV and violence in the homes
• Assist in updating client files with OVC program related information at facility level


Knowledge and Experience
• A minimum of Diploma/Equivalent in Social work, community health or a related field
• least a one (1) year implementing OVC programs – preferably those targeting HIV infected and affected children/families (either voluntary or paid experience)
• Demonstrated understanding and commitment to serving vulnerable children while maintaining the do no harm and best interests of the child principles
• Fluency in English speaking and local language of the assigned health facility


Other Requirements
• Applicant Must be a resident of the above district or nearby areas.
• Attach a photocopy of an original National ID.
• An LC I Recommendation Letter from the area of your residence


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Application procedure

All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can email their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV, copies of academic qualifications /certificates addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org  or HAND DELIVER your applications at RHSP Kyotera cluster office Kalisizo, Mpigi cluster office in Mpigi- Kayabwe, Sembabule cluster office in Sembabule next to Centenary Bank or Kalangala cluster office in Buligo Kalangala Town council . Please clearly indicate district & health facility of interest in your cover letter. Deadline for Submission: Wednesday, 24th March 2021 by 5:00pm Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences .Program. Any form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Date Posted: 2021-03-16

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