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About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world’s largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS

A Community Health Supervisor (CHS) will be posted at CHCs both without delivery and with delivery services in urban areas. The CHS will supervise all community health activities, not only Urban CHW activities. He/ She will assist   to Urban Community Health Workers (CHWs) and support and supervise them. CHSs also supervise public health programs and promote collaboration between the facility and community. He/ She also assists in the formation and linkage of Community Health Shura (Shura-e-Sehie) and the Urban CHW program/ health facilities. He/ She is responsible for supporting the community in identifying and addressing their health problems.

KEY RELATIONS

  • Reports to Community Engagement Specialist
  • Collaborates with UHI project

Actively contributes to Urban health initiative (UHI) project to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met.

KEY RESULT EXPECTED

 

Conduct training for CHWS and health promoters

  • Assist CHW trainers to conduct the theoretical training courses for Urban CHWs, and supervise the activities of the Urban CHWs during their practices in the community
  • Provides on-the-job and monthly in-service training to Urban CHWs
  • Assists in identifying Urban CHW training needs.
  • Designs and implements plans to upgrade the skills of both Urban CHWs and members of the community Health Shura, as needed.

Other relevant tasks

  • Assists the staff of the health facility in making plans for the community health programs in the facility and its catchment area.
  • Implements and supervises the community health program activities in the catchment area of the health facility.
  • Identifies and reports immediately to the head of the health facility any problems that may interfere in achieving program objectives
  • Guides the Urban CHWs in the development and implementation of their action plans.
  • Conducts monthly supervisory meetings with Urban CHWs
  • Ensures regular replacement of supplies in the Urban CHW kits.
  • Conducts regular visits to the Urban CHWs in their communities to assess and assist their work.
  • Encourages team work among Urban CHWs, especially when they are working in the same catchment population

 

5. Health management Information System:

  • Ensures the quality of the Tally sheets and community maps maintained by the Urban CHWs and assists the Urban CHWs where needed.
  • Completes the appropriate Monthly Activity Reports (MAR) and completes the facility Monthly Aggregated Activity Report (MAAR) in coordination with the HF in charge.

Uses the reporting system and information received from Urban CHWs to monitor health condition and submits findings to the in charge person of HF.

Job Requirements:

 COMPETENCE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups

Functional Competencies:

Graduate of high school. A university degree relevant to health is preferred, male or female

  • (a female is preferred).
  • At least 1-2 relevant experience in BPHS and Afghanistan health system
  • Respected, self-motivated resident of the local community
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experienced in community development, previous PHC and management experience and being a Nurse or Midwife will be an advantage.

Good reading and writing skills in Dari or Pashto.

Skills:

  • Excellent facilitation and community mobilization skills
  • Having a deep knowledge of Afghan traditions and cultural norms
  • Ability and willingness to work at the communities
  • Ability to conduct mobilization session at community level

Education and Working Experience:

  • Graduate of high school. A university degree relevant to health is preferred, male or female (a female is preferred).

 

Languages Skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point.

Submission Guideline:

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (http://www.acbar.org/applicationform) to afgvacancies@care.org before the closing date, applications without Care Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location in the Subject Line (Community Health Supervisor CARE/AF/0333 Kabul) otherwise your application will not be considered.
Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Security check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.
CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (Available at:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy)

Submission Email:

Afg.Vacancies@care.org

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