2 Community Social Workers – Epicentre

Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Investigator
About US:
In 1995, Epicentre
created a permanent research centre in Uganda to support MSF projects in the
region. The primary role of Epicentre in Mbarara is to conduct clinical
research following Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requirements on critical public
health burdens in Uganda and Africa. To reach this objective, Epicentre
collaborates closely with the Mbarara University of Science and Technology
(MUST). A full-time experienced research team is based at the Epicentre Mbarara
Research Centre. The Mbarara research centre is located in Mbarara
Municipality, 300 km South-West to Kampala.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct communication activities following the study communication
    strategy
  • Inform target population about MSF, Epicentre and the activities
    they conduct; Acting as a representative of Epicentre in the community
  • Under the guide of the Supervisor, assess the impact of activities
    (questionnaires, interviews and observations to understand community
    beliefs and behaviors).
  • Report to the supervisor: activities, problems met, strengths and
    constraints.
  • Mobilize participants for enrollment and follow up visits


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Social Work, Social
    Communication teaching.
  • Previous experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community
    mobilization is preferred.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Runyankole languages.
  • Competencies:
    teamwork, flexibility, commitment and service.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are invited to hand deliver their application package (CV,
application letter and copies of their academic and work certificate to The
Resources Manager MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base P.O. Box 1955,Mbarara Or
by email: send all your documents as one pdf or doc file indicating your name
position applied for e.g Naanda Watu_Community Social Worker to:
epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org
Deadline: 18th February, 2019 by 5:30pm
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