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4 New Jobs Vacancies at AMREF Health Africa Tanzania – Community HIV 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: Community HIV Services Assistant (4)
Location: Muheza Office (1), Korogwe Office (1), Zanzibar Office (1), Maswa Office (1)
Reports to: Community HIV Services Officer (Tanga, Simiyu, Zanzibar)
JOB SUMMARY
This position will focus on supporting implementation of the
community-based HIV prevention, testing, linkage and retention services
targeting key vulnerable populations (KVP) in specific districts. In
Zanzibar, the incumbent will additionally support MAT services. S/he
will work closely with their respective Health Facilities, community
providers and the local government authorities at ward and village
level.

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SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Develop a
day-to-day work plan on program area specific activities and implement
the field work jointly with community providers
•Supervise the daily
deliverables on specific community indicators on HIV prevention
services to the KPs/PPs by community outreach workers, including
scheduling and implementing day and night mobile outreach campaigns.
•Mentor and supervise community outreach workers regularly and
frequently during outreach sessions and lead weekly outreach worker
meetings;
•Ensure adequate supplies of commodities (condoms and test
kits) and other materials (IEC; data collection tools) to outreach
workers.
•Inform and cooperate with local government authorities and
other stakeholders on current and upcoming activities for the program
•Participate in the training/orientation of healthcare workers in the selected health facilities on KP/PP program
•Regularly conduct routine mapping/re-mapping of hot spots and size estimation where KPs and PPs are found
•Assist with identifying/screening, recruiting, and training community
outreach workers from peer groups to implement the outreach services.
•Review completed data tools on a regular basis and ensure adequate
data collection including timely, complete and clean reporting/data
transfer to Data Manager
•Assist in development of the referral network between the outreach and health facility services
•Performing any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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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
•Proven critical analysis skills and report writing skills
•At least 2 years of hands on experiences at a position in
community-based program NGO which is active in health development, a
PEPFAR related project is an added advantage.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding Clients health status and sensitive information in data sources
•Ability to interact well with targeted groups and peer outreach
workers by facilitating a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory and noon
stigmatizing environment in the program.
•Good interpersonal and people management skills a team player and builder
•Good command of English and Swahili language will be an added advantage
•Knowledge of the local/native language is an added advantage

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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