Level 3 – the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation and delivery of the mobile health and Nutrition services in the assigned Woreda. She/he will mainly be responsible for the daily implementation of the ANC, Family planning, consultation of pregnant mother outreach EPI, health education, sanitation, safe motherhood and child health as per the guideline of RHB mobile health and Nutrition teams. She/he will be responsible for the daily implementation of mobile health and Nutrition services package as per the standard, supporting health facilities assigned as integrated mobile health & Nutrition modality and daily dispensary and drug supply management. She will also be responsible for day to day documentation of pregnant mothers, & counselling of child bearing age, people provided for health education, vaccinated children and all provided services accordingly and compile weekly and monthly reports and share with mobile health and nutrition officer and Woreda health offices
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Health, Nutrition and CP coordinator.
Number of direct reports: None
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Coordinate over all SRH services (ANC, Family planning,)
Iron Supplementation, provision of TT,
distribution of clean and safe delivery,
Identification of high-risk mothers and facilitation of referral system to the nearest health facility, birth preparedness & complication readiness,
Counselling on Family Planning (FP) maternal nutrition,
IYCF-E including, breast feeding & HIV.
Others are promotion of safe Delivery,
Post Natal Care as well as managing other acute and life- threatening illnesses
Coordinate and facilitate implementation of mobile health and Nutrition activities, site selection and prepare weekly movement plan.
Provide basic health and nutrition services including community ANC, FP IMNCI/ICCM, safe motherhood, emergency services, referral, health education, EPI as per MOH Mobile health and nutrition guideline
Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products for the team and the selected health facilities
Facilitate training and work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health centre and hospital and district level.
Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of ANC, FP & EPI, health education and consultations.
Ensure referral system and linkage between services and with the health facilities
Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants.
Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses.
Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plumpnut and drug stock control balance form)
Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy and submit to Woreda Project officers.
Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
Work any tasks assigned by the line manager and the organization.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modellng Save the Children values
Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
Future orientated thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Willing to take disciplined risks
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Diploma/ BSc in Midwifery.
o Minimum three years working experience of which two years in MCH programe
o Experience in clinical setups is mandatory particularly Maternal and child health area
Knowledge, training and experience in management of FP, Reproductive health and IMNCI/ICCM.
Solid technical skill on case management of childhood and adult illness, safe motherhood
Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.
Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Good command in written and spoken English and Local language.
Good human relation skills.
Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;
Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours
Competent Female candidates are highly encouraged
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
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