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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2018
    Deadline: Jun 18, 2018
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  • The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an international medical organization, founded in 2009. ALIMA’s aim is to provide a high standard of healthcare in situations of emergency or medical disaster and to improve the practice of humanitarian medicine by developing innovative projects associated with medical research. The specific fe...
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    Head of Community Health Educators

    Main Purpose

    Carry out direct activities with local population and organize, train and supervise community health educators’ activities according to ALIMA values and principles in order to promote health information and provide information about ALIMA activities to the population.

    Job Description

    • Organize, train, and supervise the community health educators team in terms of:
    • Planning and organizing their work (areas, days, absences, visits, holidays, etc.)
    • Evaluating training needs and participating in trainings
    • Visiting regularly communities that are under his/her responsibility
    • Elaborating relevant material and establish adequate strategies for delivering the focused information to the community
    • Ensure delivery of information to community regarding hygiene, diseases and prevention using proper tools and informing communities about ALIMA and services provided
    • Monitor, collect and report to the medical team any information linked to living conditions and the health situation of the population (e.g. food security, vaccination status, nutritional situation, detect medical needs of the population, number of people arriving or leaving the community, births and deaths in the community, vaccination status of children, etc.)
    • Maintain confidentiality regarding all information observed or registered

    Report to line manager or medical team:

    • If there are people with a medical problems
    • Any problems that the community health workers might encounter during meetings with population in or outside of health facilities
    • Any loss/damage of ALIMA material /equipment

    Requirements

    • Education: literacy essential
    • Experience: essential 1 years’ working experience minimum; experience with NGO desirable
    • Languages: local languages (Kanuri, Shuwa, etc.) essential; English language desirable
    • Commitment, flexibility, professionalism, very good communication, service, stress management, teamwork, results

    Working conditions

    Fixed term contract

    Method of Application

    Submit your CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to ALIMA’s Office at No. 20 Muhammad Goni Street, Old G.R.A., Maiduguri, Borno State

    please make sure to submit your application on or before this date

    Important remarks

    Only successful applicants will be called for interview

    No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process

    Applications without 2 referees and contacts will not be considered

    CVs should be sent to recruitment@nigeria.alima.ngo

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