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AIDS Information Centre Western Region (Kabale/Mbarara) with funding from USAID RHITES-SW is implementing comprehensive health integrated services in communities, strengthening referral and linkages, strengthening existing health institution and community systems, increase adoption of health behaviours in communities and strengthening Monitoring & Evaluation Health systems in Mbarara, Isingiro , Ntungamo,Kabale, and Kisoro districts.

AIC invites applications for the position of Field Officer (2 Positions) - Kabale and Mbarara

Job Description:-
• Conduct nutrition assessment, counselling and management to prevent malnutrition.
• Education, demonstration on the usage of LLNs for malaria prevention
• Condom education and distribution for HIV prevention
• Conduct Integrated Moonlight HCT outreaches in targeted hotspots to reach truckers, female sex workers and their clients, uniformed personnel, Boda-bodas, men in drinking places to identify the HIV positives.
• Provision of psychosocial support for Ariel club meetings for HIV positive children, peer to peer psychosocial support for retention and drug adherence.
• Provision of psychosocial support during family support group meetings.
• Support the Orientation of VHTs, Male Champions, PKPs, Para social workers and PLHIVs to mobilize, make referrals and linkages, for HCT, SGBV, nutrition, malaria, antenatal and post-natal, OVC and HIV care and treatment services.
• Support the formation of youth/Adolescents clubs to increase services uptake, build capacity to conduct BCC.
• Support and facilitate quarterly meetings for the Youth/Adolescents clubs for follow-up on youth projects, increase BCC.
• Advocate to local authorities communities needs, and rising awareness on vulnerability identified.
• Ensure reports (oral and writing) describe in details and with the maximum accuracy the situation faced at field level.
• Ensure concerned people and particularly within line management are always timely updated on the status of the project.
• Perform other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager.

Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate should preferably old a Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, Social sciences ,public health or diploma in Medical field
• At least three years of relevant experience of implementing youth livelihood, projects with a particular focus on comprehensive health integrated services in communities/ strengthening referral and linkages,/strengthening of institution and community systems,/M&E measurements and analysis
• Oral and written fluency in English, with confidence in communicating to a wide range of audiences
• Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft packages
• Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility with ability to coach and motive others
• Ability to ride a motorcycle with valid license
• Practical experience gained within a volunteering NGO context is desired
• Fluent in local language
• Ability to counsel will be an added advantage.

Further details on the positions, responsibilities and requirements are available on the AIC website
www.aicug.org

Please indicate your salary expectations.

Apply to:-
Human Resource Department
AIDS Information Centre - Uganda
P.O. Box 10446 Kampala.
Or by email
recruitment@aicug.org

Not later than 6thJune 2019