Saturday, April 11, 2015

Community Health Promoters Jobs Vacancies in Tanzania



,CBHTC+ Teams (4 for each region)

TheSauti-TZ Program is a USAID-funded initiative to improve the health of
all Tanzanians through a sustained reduction in new HIV infections in
support of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.  Sauti-TZ
uses vulnerability-tailored evidence-based interventions to bring
high-quality HIV prevention, HIV adherence support, and family planning
promotion and service delivery to key and vulnerable populations (KVPs) in
five regions including Iringa and Njombe, and potent
ially Mbeya, Mwanza and
Dar es Salaam.

In each region, mobile Community-Based HIV Testing and Counseling
“Plus”(CBHTC+) teams will deliver a package of outreach services that
includes HIV testing and counseling, linkages to HIV care and treatment
services, family planning services, and screening for TB, STIs, gender
based violence, and alcohol and drug abuse. These services will be provided
in a variety of settings, at flexible hours, with populations most at risk
for HIV. Teams will be based in regional or district towns and travel
extensively. The purpose of this advertisement is to recruit adventurous
and highly competentclinical and community professionals to take on this
exciting work.

All positions are for a one year contract with the option for renewal.

Position: Community Health Promoters, CBHTC+ Teams (4 for each region)
Job Sites:  Iringa, Njombe, and potentially Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Mwanza

Job overview:
Works as part of theSauti-TZ mobile CBHTC+ team to forge relationships with
individuals, organizations and communities working with key and vulnerable
populations, implements demand creation activities for CBHTC+ services, and
supports community-based HIV-prevention interventions in collaboration with
regional and district authorities, and members of key and vulnerable
populations.
Required Qualifications:
·    Diploma in community development, sociology or other relevant field.
·    Minimum 3 years’ experience in working in community mobilization
and/or home-based care programs.
·    Prior experience in working with literate and non-literate audiences;
experience in participatory methods
·    Experience managing community mobilizers and/or peer educators highly
desirable.
·    Demonstrated self-management (i.e. motivation, dealing with pressure,
adaptability).
·    Highly flexible to accept dual roles and extra tasks as assigned by
the site coordinator
·    Must be willing to be based in Dar-es-Salaam, Mbeya, Mwanza, Iringa
and Njombe with extensive (weekly) travel.  Must be willing to work off and
unusual hours. Travel up to 70% of the time.
·    Must be physically fit to assist with set up and break down of
services in sites.


Jhpiego offers a competitive package to the selected candidate in line with
salary history, academic qualifications and relevant experience. If you
feel you are the right candidate, apply in confidence, indicating the post
you are applying for on top of the envelope.

Please include your up-to-date CV with three contactable professional
references, covering letter and your salary history.

Applications which do NOT include ALL of this information will NOT be
considered.

The application to be addressed to:
Senior Human Resource Manager
Jhpiego, PO Box 9170, Plot 72, Block 45B, New Bagamoyo road, Victoria
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Or through email at: HRTZ@jhpiego.net

Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing
date is 15th April, 2015

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