2 Field Officer NGO Job Vacancies – AIDS Information Centre (AIC)

Organisation: AIDS
Information Centre (AIC)
Duty Station: Mbarara
and Kabale, Uganda
About US:
AIDS Information
Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization committed to improving
the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children.
About USAID Project:
AIDS Information
Centre Western Region (Kabale/Mbarara) with funding from USAID RHITES-SW is
implementing comprehensive health integrated services in communities,
strengthening referral and linkages, strengthening existing health institution
and community systems, increase adoption of health behaviours in communities
and strengthening Monitoring & Evaluation 
Health systems in Mbarara, Isingiro  Ntungamo, Kabale, and Kisoro
districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct nutrition assessment, counselling and management to prevent
    malnutrition.
  • Education, demonstration on the usage of LLNs for malaria prevention
  • Condom  education and
    distribution for HIV prevention
  • Conduct Integrated Moonlight HCT outreaches in targeted hotspots to
    reach truckers, female sex workers and their clients, uniformed personnel,
    Boda-bodas, men in drinking places to identify the HIV positives.
  • Provision of psychosocial support for Ariel club meetings for HIV
    positive children, peer to peer psychosocial support for retention and
    drug adherence.
  • Provision of psychosocial support during family support group
    meetings.
  • Support the Orientation of VHTs, Male Champions, PKPs, Para social
    workers and PLHIVs to mobilize, make 
    referrals and linkages, for HCT, SGBV, nutrition, malaria,
    antenatal and post-natal, OVC and HIV care and treatment services.
  • Support the formation of youth/Adolescents clubs to increase
    services uptake, build capacity to conduct BCC.
  • Support and facilitate quarterly meetings for the Youth/Adolescents
    clubs for follow-up on youth projects, increase BCC.
  • Advocate to local authorities communities needs, and rising
    awareness on vulnerability identified.
  • Ensure reports (oral and writing) describe in details and with the
    maximum accuracy the situation faced at field level.
  • Ensure concerned people and particularly within line management are
    always timely updated on the status of the project.
  • Perform other work related duties and responsibilities that may be
    assigned by the line manager.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Development studies, Social sciences, public health or diploma in Medical
    field
  • At least three years of relevant experience of implementing youth
    livelihood, projects with a particular focus on comprehensive health
    integrated services in communities/ strengthening referral and
    linkages, strengthening of institution and community systems, M&E
    measurements and analysis
  • Oral and written fluency in English, with confidence in
    communicating to a wide range of audiences
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility with
    ability to coach and motive others
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with valid license
  • Practical experience gained within a volunteering NGO context is
    desired
  • Fluent in local language
  • Ability to counsel will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications clearly stating salary expectations in the cover
letter with an updated CV (with 3 referees 1 of whom should have been your
direct supervisor), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates
addressed to:
Human Resource
Department,                                                       
AIDS Information
Centre – Uganda
Plot. No. 1321.Block
12
Mengo –
Kisenyi                    
P.O. Box 10446
Kampala.
Email to: recruitment@aicug.org
                                   
Deadline: 6th June 2019
YOU MUST INDICATE
YOUR SALARY EXPECTATIONS:
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