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Hygiene Promotion Coordinator
Save the Children International

 


 


 Section/Unit: Program Operations
 Grade Level: 3
 Supervisor: HMIS
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Blue Nile
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 30 June 2022

 
 Background:

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

The Hygiene promotion Coordinator is responsible to mobilize communities to participate actively in health, WASH, Nutrition, CP, Education and FSL programs activities in order to ensure that health education and Child Protection is available to all children and youth affected by conflict in SC operation areas in the area of operation. The Post holder will implement health education activities at community IDPs camps, health facilities and school levels. HP coordinator will involve facilitating community, WASH CHP, health committees and health education activities, and participating, facilitate meetings with health committee, and assist the community in rehabilitation/construction of health facilities as infrastructure among other functions.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The HP Coordinator is responsible for program-supported health promotion and in planning and mobilization, and management of the activities in his/her area. He will work closely with Health information management manager, to ensure effective communication, coordination and implementation of health promotion programs. He/she will have regular contact with the local government authorities Ministry of health, health promotion program, CHP, health committee, community leaders’ youth, student, women groups and other partners to escape overlap or duplication of work as well to ensure proper implementation of health promotion programs. The HP coordinator will be based in Blue Nile with frequent travel to the Field and/or other SC operation area as requested by supervisors.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in identification of health needs and possible interventions through outreach to and involvement of conflict affected communities such...etc PTAs, health committee women group’s community leaders, and core partners.
  •  Participate in new health suspected event assessments as directed or advised by supervisor
  •  Identify defaulter malnutrition children, pregnant women for ANC & PNC and encaging them to go to the health facilities where SCI providing free RUTF and RH services. 
  •  Facilitate communities and parents’ meetings or forums for identifying and finding possible solutions to new health event issues in the communities.
  • Facilitate the formation and strengthening of health community committees ensure that they effectively discharged their functions Familiar with various primary health education strategies.
  • Maintain appropriate interactions with children and youth at both professional and personal life. . 
  • Help the supported community and mobilize them to mobilize their local resources to participate in health nutrition and WASH meanwhile help the community to understand the value of health education and Child protection.
  • Assist in distribution of IEC materials as well as Soap and chlorine to ensure using of clean waters.
  • Assist in monitoring and supervising rehabilitation /construction of health facilities as infrastructure and advised by the health Manager for health facility Infrastructure Development.
  • CM will assist the sector leads to mobilize the local community for implementation of the project.
  • He/she also assist in arranging for distributions and recording it.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum BSC in Social Science, Economic, Education, psychology and any other humanity science.

Expertise 2 years or more on Community Mobilizer INGOs.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (Our Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–HAC Khartoum. Closing date will be on day: 30/06/2022. Any application after this date will not be considered.

To Applly follow the link:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=220004U3&lang=en

Disclaimer:

 Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.









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