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Community Development Worker – Survive to Thrive (S2T)

WVI

This is a Full-time position in Luwingu, Zambia posted 23/09/2019.

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WVI

Position: Community Development Worker – Survive to Thrive (S2T)

Reporting to: Development Facilitator

Location: Luwingu

Purpose of the position:

To provide direct technical support and mentorship of community volunteers to
ensure improved health status among maternal and lactating mothers, newborns
and children under 5 years old to ensure child wellbeing aspirations.

Major Responsibilities

> Provide technical support to community health based volunteers to increase their knowledge and skills related to Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition.
> Collaborate with local health facility teams to build local capacity ensuring improved overall health outcomes through integrated health care delivery systems.
> Support the Development Facilitator in Preparing/Adapting and disseminating relevant health educational material, teaching aids and clinic reference materials for the delivery of high impact interventions in S2T through CBVs
> Regularly visit respective zones to ensure CBVs understand ST2 and MNCH standards
> Mobilise community members and ensure that they participate in project activities
> Work with the Neighborhood health community groups in strengthening the health systems
> Implement locally-specific strategies to increase demand and utilization of MNCH services.
> Capture accurate and consistent data from the field.
> Work with DF to prepare and submit the monthly program implementation report related to MNCH &N indicators and quarterly performance review reports for respective zones timely
> Assist in initiating and implementing project models (ICCM, PD Hearth, ttC) to improve health outcomes among mothers and children under five years old.
> Represent the project in various local health community forums as may become necessary
> Any other technical duties as may be assigned.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

> Diploma in any Health related field, Social work or Developmental Studies, Degree in any social science is added advantage.
> 2-3 work experience in similar environment/role
> Grade 12 with credit in English and any five subjects
> Experience in community mobilization and engagement
> Good Facilitation skills
> Basic Computer skills in Ms Office applications
> Adaptive and willing to work in a rural set up.
> Must have good interpersonal relations.
> Must have a good understanding of the Health System
> Must have an understanding of World Vision mission, vision and core values.
> Experience with operations of the health system particularly Maternal Newborn and Child Health programmes is added advantage
> Must be a licensed Motor bike rider

Working Environment / Conditions:

> Work environment: 20%Office/ 80% field -based

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult
beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment
is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background
checks, including criminal record checks”.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply!

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