2 Regional Allied Health Supervisor Vacancies – Allied Health Professionals’ Council (AHPC)

Organisation: Allied Health Professionals’ Council (AHPC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Soroti Uganda
Job Reference Number: C2
About US:
The Allied Health Professionals’ Council was established by an Act of
Parliament in 1996, cap 268. The Council has a mandate to regulate, supervise
and control the training, practice and for other connected matters of Allied
Health professional in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Regional Allied Health Supervisor
will primarily ensure and enforce compliance to rules, regulations, standards
and guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Exercise
general supervision over all the allied health professionals and health units
in the region including but not limited to processing applications for
registration and licensing.
·        
Investigate
charges of malpractice, negligence or misconduct against a professional and
make a full report to the disciplinary committee of the facts and circumstances
of the charge.
·        
Work
closely with police, courts of law and other law enforcement agencies in
prosecuting offenders under the Act
·        
Suspend
from practice any professional in accordance with the rules made under the Act
for a period not exceeding three (3) months if the suspension appears
necessary.
·        
Quickly
report the name of any allied health professional convicted of an offence and
the nature of offence committed as soon as the conviction comes to his/her
knowledge.
·        
Notify
his/her supervisor the death of any registered allied professional as soon as
information on death comes to his/her knowledge.
·        
Inspect
any health unit with enforcement officer if necessary to certify whether
provisions of the Act are complied with.
·        
Manage
and report on activities of district, referral hospital and other established
allied health supervisory authorities in the region.
·        
Make
sure that all persons licensed to operate private allied health units make and
submit reports to the District Health Officer (DHO) by 31st January every year.
·        
Offer
technical support and evidence to the disciplinary committee at the time of an
inquiry into the conduct of an allied health professional from the respective
region,
·        
Regularly
inspect and recommend suitable allied health units applying for registration
and renewal of practicing licenses.
·        
Regularly
prepare and disseminate licensed allied health units in the region to relevant
authorities.
·        
Build
and create awareness among allied health professionals, employers and the
general public in the region on the Council statutory mandate
·        
Prepare
and submit periodic reports to the supervisor(s)
·        
Take
care of Council assets and resources within the region.
·        
Perform
any other duties incidental to the above assigned to him/her from time to time
by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should hold an Allied Health Professionals’ Diploma plus a Bachelor’s
degree in Health Services Management, Public Health, Social Sciences, SWASA,
Business Administration or a Bachelor’s degree in any Allied Health Professional
discipline plus a Diploma in Management
·        
A
minimum of three or more years’ experience as an Allied Health Professional
·        
The
incumbent must be registered and licensed by Allied Health Professionals
Council,
·        
Possess
qualifications or knowledge in relevant computer applications
How to Apply: 
If you believe you are the right
candidate for any of the above posts, submit your application in triplicate
together with curriculum vitae giving career details, day time telephone
number, address, three passport size coloured photos and telephone contacts for
three referees who should not be your relative(s) as well as certified copies
of academic transcripts and certificates quoting the job reference number to
the addresses provided below;
The HR & Administrative Officer,
The Allied Health Professionals’ Council
P.O. Box 7272, Kampala. Uganda
OR
The HR & Administrative Officer,
The Allied Health Professionals’ Council,
Ministry of Health Head Quarters,
Block B, Level 0 / Office Number: B002/A,
Plot 6 Lourdel Rd, Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline: 22nd May 2015
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