Program Officer (3 Positions)

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Company:Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya
Category:County Jobs
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not Mentioned
Location:Isibania

Job details

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Officer will be responsible for the implementation of project activities to ensure increased identification and improved viral suppression among adolescents living with HIV in Siaya.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education, the Program Officer will come up with age-appropriate messages for pupils while ensuring consent from guardians
  2. Ensure tailor-made counselling of pupils and well as students in high school using peer mentors and approved counsellors to improve testing
  3. Ensure sensitization of parents, teachers and school heads to get buy-in and acceptance of the program within Siaya
  4. Support adolescents struggling with adherence through Operation Triple Zero (OTZ) clubs as well as mobile adolescent adherence platforms
  5. Monitor adolescents with mental health challenges and support in connecting them to care and treatment as well as adherence
  6. Use technology to develop innovative school screening and enhanced peer mentorship models in Siaya
Required Competencies, Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years working experience
  • Familiarity with the Kenyan health system
  • Familiarity with HIV community programs including peer education

Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details of three referees to [email protected] clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM

 

click here to apply; https://www.chskenya.org/program-officer-02-041-po-2018-3-positions/

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