Community Health Supervisor (CHS) (Balkh, Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, Afghanistan) 173 views


Job Description

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.

Location: Kabul(District 11,12,13 &15), Mazar-e-Sharif(District 4,5,6&9) Herat(District 5,6,10&12) and Kandahar(District 3,9,10&11)

                                                          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

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.  

                                  

Background

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 invites applications from Qualified Afghan Male & Female candidates for its Kabul, Herat, Kandahar & Mazar-e-Sharif Provinces based position of Community Health Supervisor for its HERP/ UHI Project  Those with Internet access can email their completed CARE Standard Job Application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with their update CVs and a letter of interest to afgvacancies@care.org

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

COMPETENCE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Core Competencies:

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

Skills and Experience:

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.

 

Vacancy Number

Ex_06_2021

No. Of Jobs

15

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

At least 1-2 relevant experience in BPHS and Afgha

Duration

3 Years

Salary

Based on NTA Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

NOTE:

 

APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING,

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

          CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

 

Submission Email
afgvacancies@care.org

Submission Email

afgvacancies@care.org



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