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4 New Careers Opportunities at AMREF Health Africa Tanzania – HIV Prevention Services Assistants

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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Vacancies at AMREF Health Africa Tanzania 2020

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BACKGROUND:
Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is a
non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of
Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child
health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987. Amref
Health Africa in Tanzania is funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency
Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, to execute a robust
HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the
achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals and the HIV epidemic control
in Tanzania.

The project branded as Afya Kamilifu Project
isimplemented in Tangaand Zanzibar since October, 2018. From October2020
thisprojectwill extend its operationsto Simiyu Regioncovering facility
based and community based HIV care and treatment services. Afya Kamilifu
project works-in collaboration with and with guidance from the Tanzania
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and
Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions
Authority and Local Government (PORALG).
That said, Amref Health Africa -Tanzania is announcing the following jobs vacancies bellow….
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Position Title: HIV Prevention Services Assistant (4)
Location: Tanga Office (1), Korogwe Office (1), Bariadi Office (1), Maswa Office (1)
Reports to: HIV Testing (HTS) Officer
JOB SUMMARY:

The incumbent will ensure that all facility-based HIV Prevention
activities including Cervical cancer screening and treatment to all
women living with HIV, Gender Based Violence, KP MAT services and
Prepare implemented at the acceptable service delivery standards in the
specific districts and supported facilities. S/he will engage and work
closely with providers at the facility setting and communities.

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

•To assist in the development of annual work plans for the implementation of HIV prevention strategies
•To ensure the HIV prevention activities are offered at all service
points (OPD,RCH,CTC, and Methadone Assisted Therapy Unit) at project
supported health facilities
•To strengthen sites capacity in
implementing cervical cancer screening and treatment including referral
to higher centers among all PLHIV women, as per National guidelines.
•Ensure adequate supplies of commodities (cervical cancer screening,
methadone Assisted Therapy utensil skits, Prep supplies) and other
materials including tools and relevant SOP’s at the project supported
sites
•To liaise with other project staff to ensure successful
referral and proper management of all Gender Based Violence cases both
at the community and Health Facilities.
•Integrate post-GBV and VAC
services within the existing care and treatment services in all
supported facilities include PEP, STI screening and treatment, basic
psycho-social assessment and counseling, care and support, collection of
forensic evidence, and referral to the police or legal systems and to
other community services for GBV/VAC survivors.
•Support project
supported sites in implementation of strategies to identify People Who
Injects Drug (PWID) from the community for enrolment into CSO and MAT
Clinic
.•Support sites in achieving Prevention indicators (GBV,
Cervical Cancer screening, KP MAT, and PrEP targets by conducting weekly
review meetings to assess performances with development of action plans
•Support Other program area’s staff to achieve the project objectives as required

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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•Minimum Education:
Diploma in Nursing/Clinical Officer/Social Sciences, A Bachelor degree
in the relevant health-related field is an added advantage •Medical or
nursing professional background with public or community health skills
as an added advantage
•At least two years’ experience in implementing HIV program.
•Training in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment.
•Basic skills in Microsoft Office packages for report writing and presentation
•Relevant interpersonal skills; ability to work with others, develop and maintain good work relationships
•Good command of English and Swahili language.
•Experience with Gender Based Violence services will be an added advantage
•Experience working with PEPFAR Funded Project.

HOW TO APPLY:
-If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies,
please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document
indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone
contact, names and addresses of three referees.
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Amref will
conduct interviews at Mwanza Office for the shortlisted Lake Zone
Applicants and at Dar es Salaam Office for other shortlisted applicants.
To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS August 17, 2020.
Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the
subject line when applying for this position, failure to do that your
application may not be retrieved. All correspondences should be directed
to: Email: [email protected].

1.Amref
Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking
environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to
Apply
2.“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of
safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse,
wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible” 3.
3. Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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