Fresher Prevention Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Prevention Officer(Entry Level Jobs)
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization.  RHSP strives to improve the quality of life
of the local population through a combination of community-based research,
curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central
Job Summary: The
Prevention Officershall be ensuring that Gender Based Violence (GBV)/facility-
community linkages data is entered into respective registers/records in real
time. Train and mentor facility staff and volunteers on technical
GBV/facility-community linkage matters
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Ensure that GBV monthly, quarterly, semi-annual
or annual targets in the cluster/districts are met
·       Expedite implementation and scale-up of the
GBV quality assessment tool with fidelity in the cluster/districts in line with
recommended guidelines
·       Provide ongoing technical support and
capacity building to facility staff, CBO staff and volunteers during program
·       Compile monthly, quarterly, semiannual and
annual reports on time and with accurate data following recommended formats and
·       Supervises and coordinate activities of
linkage volunteers, facility focal persons and CSOs to scale up bi-directional
referrals and linkage between the community and supported health facilities and
other institutions in the cluster/districts
·       Support the scale up community models of
differentiated service delivery (DSDM) by mobilizing and organizing clients
into CCLAD groups and coordinating CCLAD and CDDP outreaches.
·       Jointly work with facilities to generated
lists of clients for follow up and TB/HIV contact tracing/reverse-contact
·       Offer technical support to CSOs, health
workers and volunteers to strengthen community-facility linkages aimed at
improving patient adherence, retention, self-management, and psychosocial
services in the cluster/districts.
·       Compile monthly and quarterly reports on the
performance of facility-community linkages activities in line with recommended
guidelines Implements SOPs that enhance the linkage into care of patients
referred from community testing points and from facility to facility or from
facility to community Any other duty(s) assigned by supervisor from time to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Social Sciences, Counseling, Humanities, BSc Nursing or closely related
·       Experience of linkages/ GBV work for at least
one year with a reputable organization. Possession of an HIV/AIDS Certificate
in Counseling is an added advantage.
·       Motorcycle riding skills is a requirement
(possess a riding permit)
·       Pleasant, social, hardworking, flexible, with
a spirit of teamwork/building.
·       With good interpersonal skills, and high
·       Fluent in English and Luganda (spoken and
·       Willingness to work and reside in a rural
setting – Rakai or Kyotera District and to work for long hours
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send
their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and
copies of academic qualifications/certificates (One document), addressed to the
HR Manager to Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line
of the email. Only online applications will be considered.
Deadline: 31st March 2020
NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing
will lead to disqualification
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