Community Health Worker عامل صحة مجتمعية

Community Health Worker عامل صحة مجتمعية

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 4412

Job Title: Community Health Worker عامل صحة مجتمعية

Application deadline: 21.01.2021

Other Information’s:

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum literacy level of high school equivalent to 12 years education
  • Inclination toward public interest and voluntary work
  • Health- or nutrition-related experience is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Effective team player with strong leadership skills and initiatives
  • Strong sense of personal integrity and understanding of confidentiality and ethics
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and travel as required to different field sites
  • Living in the same community within area of intervention and is available as needed
  • Willing to participate in training, self-improvement, and continuous learning
  • Enthusiastic to use technology and handle smartphones or tablets

Job Description:

Essential Position Responsibilities and Duties:

CHW will carry on these set of activities and responsibilities at community level;

Assessment and Data Collection

  • Identification of vulnerabilities and high health risk individuals and families
  • Distinguish marginalized groups of elderly, disabled, and minorities
  • Tracking of new internally displaced people (IDPs) at risk
  • Conduct community health needs assessment and service mapping
  • Collect information and vital statistics about the health and nutrition status of individuals and families
  • Screen for suspected cases of communicable diseases, using key signs and symptoms
  • Monitor for risks and environmental hazards affecting health
  • Detection of needs for health, protection, psychosocial support, and financial aid services

Health Promotion & Community Participation

  • Conduct individual and community-based health education of selected topics
  • Conduct household visits, and if necessary, follow-up visits
  • Encourage behavioural change towards positive healthy practices
  • Promote good nutrition for the whole family and favourable IYCF practices
  • Promote maternal, new-born, child health, and family planning services
  • Educate about the importance of immunization and routine EPI services
  • Provide health support for the elderly and disabled
  • Early warning and notification about potential disease outbreaks and health hazards
  • Promote disease prevention and effective response
  • Raise awareness regarding the availability of health and other social services
  • Conduct community mobilization activities and information sharing
  • Provide early community-based emergency response
  • Participate in campaigns (vaccination, hygiene, etc.)
  • Distribution of IEC materials and health supportive kits if indicated (e.g. First Aid, Clean Delivery Kit, etc.)

Key Working Relationships:

  • Establish links between communities, CBOs, and key actors
  • Referrals to health care facilities and linking individuals in need to health services
  • Coordinate with other outreach health activities and facilitate mobile clinics operation
  • Linking community health to protection, WASH, psychosocial, and financial aid services
  • Participate in relevant community meetings and health events
  • Participate in training courses, workshops, conferences and other capacity building events
  • Report to the organization on program challenges, data collected and other relevant information

Advertiser : Confidntial

Duty Station: Twina Camp

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email/Link:       

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