40 Fresher A’ Level Community Monitor Job Opportunities – International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA)

Organization: International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Jinja, Masaka, Hoima, Teso Sub-region, Acholi Sub-region,
Central Region, South Western, Rwenzori Sub-region,
Uganda
About US:
The International
Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa (ICWEA) together with 
HEPS Uganda and
Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) have received funding from PEPFAR 
Uganda to implement
a 6-months Community Led Monitoring (CLM) Pilot Project in Uganda. 
About Approach:
Community-led
monitoring is an approach to assessing the quality of health services (HIV/TB services).
It is initiated and implemented by community-based organizations and other
civil society groups; networks of key populations, people living with HIV and
other affected groups. It involves use of a structured tool with a set of
questions for gathering quantitative and qualitative data and observations
about components of HIV/TB services. The aim is getting input from recipients
of these services on quality, accessibility and availability. The data generate
is then used by service recipients and other advocates (PLHIV, key populations,
CSO, CBOs) to design community actions for change in the status of HIV/TB
services.
Job Summary:  We are seeking to recruit 40 community
monitors who will be stationed across 13 PEPFAR implementing mechanisms in the
regions of; Teso sub region, Eastern, Jinja, Acholi sub region, West Nile,
Kampala metropolitan, South Western, Rwenzori region, Central 1 (Mubende),
Central 2 (Masaka), and Mid-west (Hoima).
The community
monitors will be responsible for monitoring several healthcare facilities in
the mentioned regions in order to assess the status of HIV and TB services
provided. Using the data collected, Community Monitors will engage with primary
healthcare facility staff, implementing
partners, clinic
committees and other key stakeholders in order to advocate for improved service
delivery and track progress towards this. Community Monitors will keep a
meticulous record of all data collected and community-level engagements to
ensure a transparency and accountability. Goal The goal is to develop a
framework and an inclusive system to ensure that CLM is carried out by a
diverse group of CSO nationwide, down to the community level; and that the CLM
identifies enablers and barriers to improved access and quality of HIV and TB
prevention, care, treatment and support services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Carry
out clinic monitoring using agreed upon facility-based tools
·       
Use data
collected for facility level engagement & advocacy
·       
Facilitate
engagement or meetings with target populations including PLHIV, people with TB,
KPs, youth, AGYW, and men, in order to uncover issues affecting HIV and TB
service delivery;
·       
Work
with structures of people affected by or living with HIV/TB to mobilise and
create demand for HIV/TB services.
·       
Hold
regular meetings with facility staff, IPs, and clinic committees to discuss the
quality of service provision at facility level as determined by the data
collection exercise;
·       
Provide
feedback to community members on engagement efforts with district and health facilities’
leadership
·       
Monitor
implementation of key action points in order to ascertain improvements in
service quality
·       
Engage
partners and stakeholders to strengthen local advocacy and influence changes at
health facility level
·       
Collect
individual stories where specific issues arise
·       
Submit
monthly reports to the secretariat



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold an Advanced Certificate of Education. Other certificates, diplomas
and degrees will be an added advantage.
·       
A minimum
of two years’ experience and involvement in HIV/TB and Key populations programs
·       
Experience
in community data collection (is of added advantage)
·       
Demonstrable
experience in organising, advocacy and/or mobilisation at a community level
·       
Demonstrated
commitment to ensuring access to quality healthcare for all, and/or
particularly for people living with HIV and key populations
·       
Comfortable
working with or willingness to learn to use new technologies and software
·       
Self-motivated
and able to work in a remotely without direct supervision
·       
Good
written and verbal communication skills in at least one local language and
English (is desirable);
·       
Able
& willing to travel frequently within the region and at times across the
country
·       
Fluency
in the local language in a region will be an added advantage
·       
Required
Attributes:
Flexible and open
to changing work priorities; self-driven and proactive; Results-Oriented; High integrity;
Analytical skills; Optimistic and Innovative.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their resumes and motivation letter to admin@icwea.org and
copy to bajonye@icwea.org. The subject of
application should include; Last name of applicant and the preferred region.
Deadline: 31st August 2020
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