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Uganda , Moyo,Yumbe , East Africa

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 27, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

The Baptist Union of Uganda is a Baptist Christian denomination in Uganda. It is affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance. The headquarters is in Kampala.

Job Title

2 Child Development Officers-Health job at Baptist Union of Uganda (BUU)

Job Description

Serves as an advocate for children and their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves.

Duties and Responsibilities

Core Duties & Responsibilities.

  • Serves as an advocate for children and their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves.

  • Implements the day-to-day running of the project health activities for the achievement of physical development outcomes. Initiates generation of the annual health work plan and coordinates its implementation with emphasis on prevention of diseases among the beneficiaries.

  • Coordinates health screening for project children and Child Survival Program mothers.

  • Coordinates medical care and distribution of provisions to the identified beneficiaries such as children and caregivers. Ensures proper documentation and record keeping of all health related issues for the beneficiaries with utmost confidentiality. Responsible for the physical, cognitive and economic development of the sponsored children.

  • Plans and coordinates health related trainings, information, education and communication (IEC) to the project management, caregivers and children.

  • Acts as consultant on all health issues that affect children and the community by using his or her experience and expertise to challenge, motivate, sensitize and equip the church on ways of preventing diseases, immunization of children, celebration of health days as well as dealing with epidemics.

  • Current project staff serving as CDO's are encouraged to apply for the Project Director position through their overseers.

Qualifications and Competencies

Requirements

  • Must have a professional background in any of the following: nursing, primary healthcare, community health, clinical medicine, social work administration.

  • Minimum qualification will be a diploma or its equivalent.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

  • Experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an added Advantage.

  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an added advantage.

  • Must have computer skills.

  • Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication. skills.

  • Age: 22-35


How to Apply

Please post your handwritten application together with a current copy of your curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents & National ID, three referees and a recommendation letter from your local church signed by your Pastor/Priest to the address below. You can also hand deliver to Baptist Inion of Uganda Office or email as one complete attached file to baptistunionbuu@gmail.com.
The National ICP coordinator
Baptist Union of Uganda, P.O. BOX 7508 KAMPALA - WANDEGEYA.
Deadline for applications is Friday 27th October 2023 before 5:00PM.

We appreciate all of you for your interest to serve with us but we wish to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further engagements. Address any arising question to Richard at 0775-338383/0756-940312

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