2 No Experience Social Worker Jobs – USAID RHITES-N Project

Social Worker (2 Fresher Jobs)
Organization: USAID
funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:
Nursing Officer
About US:
The USAID funded
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services – North, Lango Project
(RHITES-N, Lango) is operating in the nine districts of the Lango sub-region of
northern Uganda (Alebtong, Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Kwania, Lira, Otuke
and Oyam). RHITES-N, Lango will increase the effective use of sustainable
health services in the region. The Project is led by John Snow, Inc. in
partnership with African Medical and Research Foundation (Amref), Doctors with
Africa (CUAMM), The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) and Another Option. The
project will contribute to measurable improvements in key Ugandan national
health indicators (HIV; tuberculosis [TB]; malaria, maternal, newborn, and
child health [MNCH]; family planning [FP]; water, sanitation, and hygiene
[WASH]; and nutrition).  USAID RHITES-N,
Lango will facilitate the recruitment of qualified Ugandans on behalf of Lira
RRH. The hospital is a 400 bed hospital situated in Lira Municipality in Lira
town with a catchment population of about 2.3 million people. It is a referral
facility offering both specialized and general services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support a linkage and referral system of clients from community to
    the hospital facility
  • Strengthen client appointment and tracking systems at the hospital:
    including contact tracing for TB and HIV.
  • With guidance from Linkages and Referrals officer, support community-based
    structures to deliver Health, WASH and Nutrition education messages to the
    target beneficiaries.
  • Work with hospital staff to document and update all community
    component related registers.
  • Support the Linkages and Referrals officer to provide data on
    community interventions to ensure timely feeding into District Health
    Information System (DHIS2).
  • Work with the Linkages and Referrals officer coordinate activities
  • for demand creation for all supported health facilities, through
    conducting feedback meetings, community dialogues and FSG meetings.
  • Ensure proper documentation of work done, achievements registered,
    lessons learnt, throughout the program implementation and scale up best
  • Support and participate in extraction and generation of lists of
    clients (including but not limited to missed appointments, lost and lost
    to follow up clients, clients due for viral load tests and non-suppressed
    clients): share the list with responsible persons and structures for
    tracing and return back to care.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social
    Work and Social Administration, Community Development, Community Health,
    Development Studies or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized
  • Excellent communication skills and strong inter-personal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Must be a native in one of the districts in Lango sub region.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send their applications and CV addressed to the Human Resource Office,
Lira Regional Referral Hospital P.O Box 2, Lira, Uganda or hand deliver to the
hospital. The current job holders are encouraged to apply. Applicants whose
qualifications have not changed in the advert do not need to re-apply. The
above positions are contract jobs and will be remunerated according to the
Government of Uganda pay scales.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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