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Basic Information

Vacancy Number: Ex_05_2021
Title: Community Health Worker Trainer
Category: Other
Duration: 3 Years
Exp.: 2021-03-13
Jobs no: 1
Salary: Based on NTA Salary Scale
Gender: Male/Female

Location

Organization: CARE AFGHANISTAN
Location: Balkh, AF

Qualification

Work Experience: Minimum 3-5 ’ experience of training preferab Years
Qualification:

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS

The community health worker trainer plays a key role in designing training material and conduct training to uCHWs according to the MoPH/CHBC strategies and urban health initiative project requirement at community level in Kabul Herat Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif. Under the supervision community engagement specialist UHI project She is expected to identify vulnerable community and uCHWs by coordination with venerable community including teacher Mula religious leaders health Shura and CDC and increasing awareness about Afghanistan health system and urban area. She is also expected to motivate and engage fellow community members to deliver the key messages of health to their families and community.  The VCHW trainer will report to the community Engagement specialist at provincial level.

KEY RELATIONS

Reports to Community Engagement Specialist
Collaborates with UHI project  
Actively contributes to Urban health initiative (UHI) project to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met.

Location: Kabul (Districts 11 12 13 &15) Mazar-e-Sharif(District 4 5 6&9) Herat( District 5 6 10&12) and Kandahar (District 3 9 10&11)

 KEY RESULT EXPECTED

The CHW trainer  is obliged to provide trainings workshops and awareness facility about reproductive maternal neonatal and child health for Community health workers (CHWs)
The CHW trainer  is contributing for selection of community health worker in target are
The CHW trainer  will in insuring for implementation of urban health CBHC strategies and adapting to UHI work plan 
Supervise and follow-up the CHWs activities at the targeted communities including provision of health education and services during home visits as well as in the health posts
Build a liaison with MCH and other programs and stakeholders in the area relevant to women and neonatal health
Establishment and capacity building of the Female Health Shuras Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs) enabling these groups to work independently
She is responsible to interacts with communities and community leaders to identify health problems and facilitate community mobilization for improved decision making system so that communities are empowered and self-sustained.
Conduct supportive supervision and build capacity of them base on the need
Conducting training to CHWs about semi-annual and regular survey of target group (women and under five year children)
Any other task assigned by supervisor

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS

The community health worker trainer plays a key role in designing training material and conduct training to uCHWs according to the MoPH/CHBC strategies and urban health initiative project requirement at community level in Kabul Herat Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif. Under the supervision community engagement specialist UHI project She is expected to identify vulnerable community and uCHWs by coordination with venerable community including teacher Mula religious leaders health Shura and CDC and increasing awareness about Afghanistan health system and urban area. She is also expected to motivate and engage fellow community members to deliver the key messages of health to their families and community.  The VCHW trainer will report to the community Engagement specialist at provincial level.

KEY RELATIONS

Reports to Community Engagement Specialist
Collaborates with UHI project  
Actively contributes to Urban health initiative (UHI) project to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met.

 

 

 

                                                          KEY RESULT EXPECTED

The CHW trainer  is obliged to provide trainings workshops and awareness facility about reproductive maternal neonatal and child health for Community health workers (CHWs)
The CHW trainer  is contributing for selection of community health worker in target are
The CHW trainer  will in insuring for implementation of urban health CBHC strategies and adapting to UHI work plan 
Supervise and follow-up the CHWs activities at the targeted communities including provision of health education and services during home visits as well as in the health posts
Build a liaison with MCH and other programs and stakeholders in the area relevant to women and neonatal health
Establishment and capacity building of the Female Health Shuras Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs) enabling these groups to work independently
She is responsible to interacts with communities and community leaders to identify health problems and facilitate community mobilization for improved decision making system so that communities are empowered and self-sustained.
Conduct supportive supervision and build capacity of them base on the need
Conducting training to CHWs about semi-annual and regular survey of target group (women and under five year children)
Any other task assigned by supervisor

COMPETENCE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Core Competencies:

Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Able to listen well accurately communicate ideas and to work well in a team
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of individuals and groups
Work enthusiastically and with patient
Culturally flexibility and respect multi-cultural environment

Skills and Experience:

Deep knowledge of the community health services conducted by CHWs
Excellent training and facilitation and community mobilization skills
Having a deep knowledge of Afghan traditions and cultural norms
Ability and willingness to work at the communities
Excellent spoken /written Dari and Pushto
More than three years’ relevant experience on Afghanistan health system
Ability to review and monitor activity and record outcomes and learning
English language and computer skill would be a preference.

 

Education and working experience

Degree on MD or Diploma from medical institutions (nursing and midwifery)-at lease 14th grade graduate with minimum 3-5 years’ experience of training preferably in the area health / RMNCH

Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point

 

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Kabul Main-Office Balkh Herat and Kandahar Offices no later than February 13 2021 candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to afgvacancies@care.org mentioning the exact job title and vacancy number in the subject line. 

You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with and called for the interview. The interview dates time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.

NOTE:

APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

          CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

 

APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

          CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

 

Email: afgvacancies@care.org
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