IRC Community Health Extension Workers Job Recruitment in Lodwar Kenya 2016

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Job Description : IRC Community Health Extension Workers Career Opening in Lodwar Kenya 2016

Career Vacancy : International Rescue Committee (IRC) 
Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS) – Lodwar
Sector: Health  
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Regular  
Employee Category: Full Time
Duties and Responsibilities

The Community Health Services function entails:

  • Sensitizing communities for uptake of quality health services;
  • managing common ailments and minor injuries at community level; 
  • tracing defaulters to ensure compliance with health interventions such as immunization, tuberculosis treatment, malaria control, antiretroviral, malnutrition, antenatal care;
  • conducting community health diagnosis and recommending suitable interventions;
  • referring health cases to appropriate health facilities; and
  • coordinating community health activities, workers and committees.
Further the functions entails: 
  • monitoring, evaluating and preparing community health reports;
  • facilitating planning activities at community level;
  • mobilizing the community and other stakeholders;
  • advocating and mobilizing resources for community health activities; and
  • facilitating, training and developing community health volunteers / workers and members of community health committees.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Certificate/diploma in any of the following disciplines: Community Health, Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or Community Development from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • The selected officers are expected to work under the supervision and guidance of the Department of public health, in the ministry of health framework in Turkana County.
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.
International allowances are not available for this position.
Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

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IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: or report to the nearest police.

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