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    Clinical Outreach Assistant

     

    Locations: Ngala, Borno State

    Position Type: Regular/Full term

    Position Reports to:  Project Officer

    Indirect/Technical Reporting: M&E Officer

    Position directly Supervises: community volunteers

    Job Summary

    The clinical outreach assistant staff is responsible for supporting the clinical management officer /GBV officer to overseeing the implementation of all RH /GBV related issues in Borno State. She will provide technical support to clinical management Officer /GBV officer in providing essential RH services in the mobile outreach clinics where they will be working in Ngala, Borno state while ensuring all activities are of high quality and appropriately address the identified RH/GBV needs.

    Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Assist clinical officer /GBV officer in direct reproductive health/ gender base violence service provisions, EMOC, CMR, FP/STI and HTS.
    • Organize and conduct community engagements including sensitization and awareness on RH issues to create demand for RH /GBV services using local health volunteers.
    • Organize and conduct program quality quarterly meetings with project participants, local traditional and religious leaders and other implementing partners
    • Conduct initial consultations for patients attending the mobile outreach clinic according to national /state RH/GBV guideline
    • Assess signs and symptoms of illness, take vital signs and enter them in medical charts, develop a nursing diagnosis and triage patient to the appropriate provider
    • Support case management of GBV survivors.
    • Provide technical nursing support for RH services
    • Ensure referral for all transfer patients and survivors are coordinated with necessary health care intervention and diagnoses and linkages with other sector or units
    • Ensure all necessary information concerning the patients or activities in the clinic are reported to the supervisor in a timely manner
    • Maintain the register for medical consultation, of all the present RH services
    • Provide weekly, monthly report to project officer.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
    • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.
    • To perform any other responsibility as directed by supervisor.
    • Ensure all patient registers are properly filled on daily bases
    • Ensure data tracking sheets a properly filled and reported to supervisors in a timely manner.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    Education:

    Qualified CHEW or Nurse or midwifes with Nurse or midwifery diploma/certificate.

    Experience:

    • 2+ years of working experience in any RH field nursing care
    • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
    • NGO experience preferred
    • Experience in RH, BEmONC (EmONC), CMR /STI /FP/HIV and working at community level

    Job Knowledge:

    • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing RH/GBV prevention and response program.
    • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of RH/gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
    • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
    • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

    Required Competencies:

    • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
    • Planning
    • Proactive problem solving
    • Contributing to team success
    • Managing work
    • Building partnerships
    • Communicating with impact
    • Initiating action
    • Information monitoring
    • Adaptability
    • Stress tolerance
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Diversity
    • Excellence
    • Accountability.

    Work Conditions:

    The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operations

    It is essential that the Clinical Outreach Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activities

    However, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

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    GBV Assistant

     

    Locations: Ngala, Borno State

    Position Type: Regular/Full term

    Report to Project Officer

    Job Summary

    The GBV Response Assistant must work to ensure understanding and adherence to a survivor-centered approach, actively work to reduce stigma and mitigate potential harm in the delivery of services, as well as facilitating access for people of different ages, genders, people with disabilities and other socially marginalized groups in particular, the incumbent will undertake the tasks outlined below.

    Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

    Responsibility 1: GBV Assistant (60% of time)

    • Facilitate and oversee the planning and implementation of GBV activities.
    • Lead/Facilitate all qualitative assessments (Focus Groups Discussions) to better understand the risks of GBV inside both the IDPs camp and host community to map points of service for GBV survivors, and to identify support structures.
    • Regularly conduct field monitoring and supportive supervision to provide feedback and guidance to staff to improve the services provided
    • Plan, organize and facilitate trainings and coaching for Social workers to improve their capacity to provide psychosocial and case management services in a survivor-centered approach.
    • Initiate planning for longer-term GBV prevention and response activities, including referral pathway and standard operating procedures.
    • Identify and document lessons learned and good practices.
    • Coordinate with all relevant actors and actively participate in Protection and other meetings to put multi-sectoral prevention and response in place
    • Provides technical and programmatic support for GBV-related research and assessments.
    • Identifies and disseminates latest research and good programming practices on GBV protection issues.
    • Perform any other duties as may be required by the Supervisor

    Job Responsibility 2: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and Reporting of ECHO grants (20%):

    • Ensure indicators in the approved results and logical framework sections of the single forms (Proposal) are tracked and closely monitored in line with ECHO’s guidelines for M&E and menu of indicators;
    • Ensure beneficiary feedback is part and parcel of the ECHO grants MEAL systems so that participants views on the programs’ relevance and success are regularly collected and analyzed;
    • Writes and support direct reports to write briefs, human interest stories and papers that can be used for advocacy or information purposes;
    • Facilitate and document regular project reviews with CARE team and ensure these reviews inform project implementation and are used to improve project quality;
    • Ensure the project staff are trained on the developed monitoring and evaluation system and tools they are supposed to use for reporting purposes (including the GBV data system);

    Responsibility 4: Personal Management:

    Ensure that all staff clearly understands their roles and responsibilities and ensure ongoing staff performance monitoring and provide constructive feedback to staff in line with CARE Nigeria Performance management procedures.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    Education:

    Advanced Degree in Law, Gender Studies, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines.

    Experience:

    • 3+ years of progressively responsible professional experience in gender or GBV programme development and management.
    • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
    • Experience of working on legal issues and civil society.
    • Proven ability to conduct capacity development training and provide supportive supervision in the field of gender and GBV.

    Job Knowledge:

    • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing GBV prevention and response program.
    • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
    • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
    • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

    Required Competencies:

    • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
    • Planning
    • Proactive problem solving
    • Contributing to team success
    • Managing work
    • Building partnerships
    • Communicating with impact
    • Initiating action
    • Information monitoring
    • Adaptability
    • Stress tolerance
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Diversity
    • Excellence
    • Accountability.

    Work Conditions:

    The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operations

    It is essential that the GBV Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activities

    However, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

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    SRH Project Officer

     

    Locations: Ngala, Borno state

    Position Type: Regular/Full term

    Position Reports to: Project Manager SRH /GBV 

    Indirect/Technical Reporting: SRHR Sector Manager

    Position directly Supervises: GBV and Clinical Outreach Assistants

    Job Summary

    The SRH Project Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing and providing technical support for the provision of quality delivery of RH services in the mobile outreach clinics and survivor-centered case management services to GBV survivors in the project’s field operational area in Ngala, Borno State.

    Specific Responsibilities and Tasks

    Responsibility 1: GBV Assistant

    • Facilitate and oversee the planning and implementation of GBV activities.
    • Direct service delivery to patients of the following: family planning, STI treatment, post-abortion care, ante-natal and postnatal care, safe delivery and basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care (BEmONC), and clinical care for sexual assault survivors.
    • Technical midwifery support, in line with protocols and guidelines.
    • Apply technical knowledge and skills to implement and/or assist in program activities.
    • Assist the Project officer for management of patients/clients and consult for any obstetric emergencies and or complications.
    • Monitor program inventory levels of clinic supplies and drugs; perform monthly spot-checks on program inventory.
    • Provide trainings and adhere to universal precautions, waste management and other protocols.
    • Develop, Training TOR, Budget, and Contract and Advance request guided by work plan, budget and liquidate expenses after training with support from the PM
    • Initiate and write concept notes and proposal for new SRHR activities and project
    • Support the development of project work plan, budget, expenditure plan.

    Job Responsibility 2: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and Reporting :

    • Ensure the regular data collection using appropriate tools and ensure routine monitoring and evaluation of project activities
    • Organize monthly tripartite meetings bringing together healthcare providers, community facilitators, CARE staff and the Health District staff and other peer organization to analyze the data, identify the difficulties encountered and help them find solutions
    • Establish and use strong compliant and feedback systems to track and report compliant and feedback to support effective delivery of SRHR service in collaboration with the ward / facility committee members
    • Identify and document and dissemination of appropriate success stories, experiences, best practice and lessons, at least one every 3 months
    • Submit monthly report, sitrep and activity report timely.

    Responsibility 3: Community based tasks.

    • Support the community mobilization team in the sensitization of women, men, girls and boys to increased RH awareness and service utilization.
    • Support the design of the community mobilization activity plan based on trends seen within the facilities
    • Support the development of key RH messaging ensuring accuracy and cultural sensitivity.
    • Explore possibilities of linking up RH community activities, and plan to reach ‘hard to reach’ pregnant women, FP clients, etc encouraging facility deliveries.
    • Support medical team to organize regular assessment for the supportive staff e.g. cleaners, guards, etc.

    Responsibility 4: Coordination & Representation.

    • Work with and provide timely technical support to the CARE’s implementing partners; maintain respectful and constructive relations with partner staff, services providers and patients.
    • Strengthen local coordination meeting and attend state coordination meeting on request by supervisor to advocate for Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights Services in the State
    • Ensure continuous integration of Reproductive Health and Women’s Protection and Empowerment activities within the comprehensive women’s center and Government health facilities.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience

    Education:

    Advanced Degree in Law, Gender Studies, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines

    Experience:

    • 3+ years of progressively responsible professional experience in gender or GBV programme development and management.
    • Demonstrated ability to network and build partnerships with governments, NGOs, CSOs and women’s groups.
    • Experience of working on legal issues and civil society.
    • Proven ability to conduct capacity development training and provide supportive supervision in the field of gender and GBV.

    Job Knowledge:

    • Proven technical knowledge and experience in implementing GBV prevention and response program.
    • Current knowledge of development and human rights dimension of gender and GBV, including relevant international human rights standards.
    • Strong inter-personal, communication, and networking skills.
    • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.

    Required Competencies:

    • Ability to speak Hausa, Kanuri or Shuwa
    • Planning
    • Proactive problem solving
    • Contributing to team success
    • Managing work
    • Building partnerships
    • Communicating with impact
    • Initiating action
    • Information monitoring
    • Adaptability
    • Stress tolerance
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Diversity
    • Excellence
    • Accountability.

    Work Conditions:

    The position is based in Ngala and will operate from CARE Maiduguri Sub office. A significant amount of time (at least 90%) is expected to be spent in the project locations and liaising with partners, local government and other stakeholders within the area of operations

    It is essential that the GBV Assistant maintain a close effective presence in the field to ensure proper management supervision guidance and leadership on field activities

    However, s/he will be required to travel to Maiduguri and elsewhere, from time to time for meetings, training events, etc

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV's as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location (in Caps) to: ngahr@care.org

    Note

    Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.

    There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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