Community Health Facilitator – World Vision Rwanda

Community Health Facilitator

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the position of Community Health Facilitator. The position will be based at Nyanza District, reporting to the Health Community and Engagement Specialist.

Purpose of the position:

The job holder will facilitate the implementation of World Vision Rwanda Ingobyi project at the district level. She/he will ensure quality community health services interventions and increased health care seeking behaviors at the community level.

The major responsibilities include:

% of Time Activity End Results
 

40%

Plan, facilitate and implement Ingobyi project at the district level using recommended or innovative and approved approaches, techniques and/or methodologies. Ingobyi project activities successfully implemented at the district level

 

 

20%

Support capacity building interventions for community health service providers in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH)/malaria interventions. Increased capacity of community service providers in RMNCH/malaria interventions at community level.

 

 

10%

Ensure proper communication with the supervisor / relevant partners and produce timely quality reports for Ingobyi project at the district level as per the internal, partners and donor requirements

 

Quality timely reports produced

Effective ongoing commutation done with supervisor / relevant partners

 

 

10%

Contribute to the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues in Ingobyi project, by taking into consideration child protection, environment, disability and gender, etc. Cross-cutting themes taken into consideration while implementing Ingobyi project.

 

10% Equip community members with skills to advocate for better Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) malaria services

 

Community equipped with advocacy skills

 

10 Collaborate effectively with the District Health Officer and ensure the visibility and participation of World Vision Rwanda Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH)malaria events held at the district level

 

World Vision Rwanda is well represented at the district level.

 

 

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Bachelor degree in: Public health, General Nursing, Midwifery, Environmental health, Social sciences or other related studies (license is preferred, with experiences to perform this position in a fully competent manner).

Experience of at least 2 years of implementing Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH)/Malaria project/intervention or related field

Sound knowledge of the Rwanda context in terms of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Malaria

Strong and working relationships/partnership developed with all stakeholders (GoR, INGOs, Community Leaders and Community)

Strong capacity building/training skills

Strong teamwork spirit and integrity

Salary :

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to  http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on  [email protected]  (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 27th December 2020; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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