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Date Posted: Jan 5, 2022
Reference: WVA1280
Closing Date: Jan 8, 2022
Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
Gender: Any
Functional Area: Health/Medical
Nationality: Afghan
Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Years of Experience: 2 Years
Contract Duration: 4 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: No
Contract Type: Long-term
Probation Period: Unspecified
Required Languages: Dari,Pashto,English

About World Vision International : Founded:   World Vision Afghanistan (WVA) has been working in Badghis, Herat and Ghor provinces for more than 15 years addressing health, education and livelihood and protection issues to improve the well-being of girls and boys. The relationship with the Afghanistan government at the national, provincial, district and village levels is very strong, as is the relationship with the communities in which WVA works. Together with the government and the communities in the target areas, WVA has been working to achieve its national strategy for improving the survival and wellbeing of Afghan girls and boys through building the foundation for a better future for them, their families, and their communities.There are five strategic sectors that World Vision Afghanistan is focusing upon in order to achieve this: Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Education, Child Protection, WASH and Livelihoods.World Vision Afghanistan is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees, volunteers, and all its affiliates to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. WV takes diligent measures to screen out all people who might seek to use WV to harm children or adult beneficiaries, or whose past actions indicate an unacceptable risk of such harm. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedures include extensive identification checks and an appropriate criminal record/police background check and disclosure of criminal records prior to employment or engagement with WV in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.

Job Summary:

Provision of preventative and curative services through OPD activities for targeted population in the project designated locations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the MAIL team for conducting the barrier analysis in the respective project targeted location (Herat city, Qalanow City, Firozkoh city,Faryab city and Herat city).
  • Support establish Community based Health Task Force that will be guided by the Channel of Hope (CoH), but further incorporates awareness raising components adapted from WVA’s WASH in Islam, Covid19 preventive measure from faith perspective curriculum and the Islamic Fetwa on preventive measures and vaccination.
  • Follow up procurement of the PPE and IPC material for training: The proposed intervention is focused on scaling up existing health interventions by increasing public knowledge around preventative hygiene measures through intensive hygiene promotion campaigns with key messaging on preventative measures in order to ensure the training is conductible.
  • In coordination with F&D unit and WV communication manager engage media with active participation of faith leaders to talk on Covid19 preventive from faith perspective and Covid19 vaccination, this method will cover more communities especially the rural areas where they do not have access to the internet, social media and education services. This budget line will cover the cost of TV/Radio roundtables, TV and radio spots and banners with the message of COVID 19 and Covid19 vaccination. .
  • Support the MAIL team on organizing the information sessions to raise awareness about expected staff behaviour, WV programs and how to provide feedback
  • Coordinate the densification of the public places including the health facilities and hospital.

Other tasks assigned by the Health Sector Lead/Zone manager.

Other

  • Adhere to WV Child and Adult Safeguarding policy and standards.
  • Adhere to WV accountability standards.
  • To be aware and prepared to implement WV Afghanistan Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs plan under the context of (BHA Farems-2021) interventions.

Job Requirement:

Required Experience, Education, training, license, registration, and certification:

 

  1. At least 2 years’ experience in provision of BPHS services in Herat governmental CHCs/hospitals.
  2. Good report writing skills.
  3. Ability to engage with different stakeholders and partners in the project site. 
  4. Must have good attention to detail, all work must be checked.
  5. MD Degree. 
  6. Fluency in Dari and/or Pashto, both written and spoken
  7. Fluency in English.
  8. Knowledge of MS Office and statistical programs
  9. Ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills,
  • Demonstrable experience in child protection, child rights
  • Strong monitoring skills
  • Interpersonal, management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Communication skills and knowledge of local communities.
  • Understanding of Child Protection issues.
  • Understanding of Gender issues

Work Environment Requirement:

Ready to work closely with community and the involved stakeholders.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghor

Submission Guideline:

The application closing date is 08-Jan-2022. Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to  [email protected]

Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA1280) also avoid sending an attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test and interview.
  • Local candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 
  •   را در عنوان ایمیل خود ذکر کنید (WVA1280) لطفا کد اعلان کاری

Applications with insufficient, incomplete and inconsistent information to make a determination will not be considered.

Mobile:+93 747962055

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