School Health Officer (Doctor)

Vacancy Number:KVID20170228-36053
Title: School Health Officer (Doctor)
Category:Health Care
Duration:The position is Open-Ended
Exp.:2017-02-28-(1 Years Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization:Swedish Committe for Afghanistan (SCA) |About Swedish Committe for Afghanistan (SCA)


Education:Medical Doctor
Work Experience:3-4 ’ relevant experience (including medical Years

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor
  • 3-4 years’ relevant experience (including medical check of the patients) especially in School Health and conducting of training with NGOs, UN agencies or similar organisations.
  • Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.
  • Fluency in Dari and Pashto, both written and spoken.
  • Good command on English language, written and spoken.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Supervisory, team worker, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites within Afghanistan and adjust to SCA environment.
  • Honest, proactive and well mannered.
  • Strong interest in School Health development.
  • Ability to listen to other in a supporting manner.
  • Able to work independently and under the stressful conditions
  • Experience of planning, reporting and budgeting.
  • Being an Afghan citizen

Duties & Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities:

  • Act according to the policy and regulations of SCA and SCA Education directives.

  • Keep updated with issues related to SCA and the environment where SCA operates.

  • Assess schools and students for School Health Activities and develop plans for each school.

  • Develop materials and manuals for training in School Health and Hygiene awareness.

  • Train school teachers, students, parents and local community elders on School Health Activities.

  • Keep in contact with local education authorities and ensure their involvement in School Health Activities.

  • Conduct Hygiene Awareness sessions to the teachers, students, parents and community elders.

  • Commence students’ registration, medical check-up and referral to health facilities for advance diagnosis and treatment.

  • Keep in contact with local health authorities and facilitate linkage between schools and nearby clinics.

  • Promote an attitude of team spirit and a strong focus on quality of School Health Activities.

  • Supervises School Health Activities for smooth and as planned implementation.

  • Supervise the construction, greenery and other school health related activities in schools and provide advice accordingly.

  • Develop good co-operation with SCA units, local authorities, institutions, NGOs and Civil Society Organizations.

  • Arrange proper first aid and Hygiene kits in each school

  • Promotes gender equality, non-discrimination with regard to ethnic, political and religious background

  • Participate in workshops, seminars & conference organised in School Health.

  • Participate actively in ensuring broad understanding and acceptance by local communities of the SCA Education Programme/projects and SCA in general.

  • Motivate community participation in SCA Education project.

  • To actively contribute to the successful development and good reputation of SCA.

  • Keep records of the students’ medical check-up, referral and hygiene awareness session.

  • Participate in all kinds of assessments, evaluations and surveys regarding School Health Activities.

  • Develop regular reports and provide updates to the Education Project and Programme Management teams.

  • Do any other duties assign by the immediate supervisor.

Submission Guideline

Application Procedures:

  • SCA actively promote and encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply.
  • Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter in a single word document file explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.
  • To apply online please send your application / CV to [email protected]
  • The subject line must include (School Health Officer – HRM/ERMO 13-17) otherwise your application may not be considered.
  • Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit in either Kabul, Ghazni, Kunduz, Wardak, Taloqan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Laghman or Jalalabad;
  • Academic certificates or references need not to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test/interview.
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