Association forReproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading NigerianNon-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving ReproductiveHealth and Family planning (RH / FP), Care and Treatment of HIV / AIDS, Tuberculosis(TB) and OVC etc.
We offer professional opportunities for career advancement,good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applicationsfrom qualified persons for the following position(s) on Community TB Interventionproject.
Position : State Adhoc Staff : Reporting to the ProgramCoordinator TB Grant
Locations Ten States : FCT-Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Abia, Anambra, Osun, Oyo and River State.
Specificresponsibilities On Community TB Intervention :
Must maintain a very good working relationship with the STBLCP / LGA TBLS and CBOs
Conducts visits to the CBO to review their documents and tools to ascertain the presumptive and positive TB cases in their registers
Conduct visits to the DOTS and Lab facilities to verify presumptive and diagnosed TB cases from the community / CBO in the facility and lab registers
Ensure that the test results of sputum samples supplied from the CBO / community are promptly released to CBO / DOTS facilities
Ensure that all the diagnosed TB cases from the community are also in the LGA register and receiving treatment
Collate the verified results from the facilities and CBOs on monthly basis and report to ARFH for payment to CBO (Report to ARFH must be done on the 2nd day of the new month)
Facilitate the capturing of Community TB data by the TBLS and ensure the data is presented at the State Review Meeting of the STBLCP.
On a monthly basis, collect case finding Report from the TBLS of the implementing LGAs. (Must maintain a very good working relationship with the TBLS)
Perform oversight functions to the CBOs / NGO and Community Workers (CWs) on the modalities and implementation of Active case findings (ACF) in the selected slums.
Report and Liaise with ARFH for data collection, analysis and reporting on ACF activities to ARFH.
Support the CBO in the documentation of retirements for advances received.
Collect and collate the retirements and report of activities (program and financial) implemented for advances provided to CBOs on or before TWO days after the MONTH of implementation and send soft copy of report to ARFH.
Summarize the collated data from the CBO report and share with TBLS and STBLCP.
Submit Hard copy to ARFH on monthly basis. (Preparation of weekly program implementation briefs, workplans, budgets and other working documents and reports, as required).
Hold meeting with CBO member and CWs during supportive supervision to strengthen service delivery.
Representationand advocacy functions :
RepresentingARFH in relevant fora with a view to providing meaningful inputs to promote andadvance the objectives of the organization.
Carry out ongoing advocacy to maximize partners / donorsand philanthropic support towards the realization of goal of the project andpriorities.
Support the identification of sources of fundingwithin the State.
RequiredNumber of Hours and Days :
A maximum of eight (8) hours per day is required for this service.It is regarded that forty (40) hours will be spent per week, which can be usedany day qualitatively.
RequiredSkills and Experience :
HND or BSc degree in Social Science and / orinternational development or a related discipline;
Must have worked on Tuberculosis(TB) Active CaseSearch Intervention with CBOs supported by Global Fund
Must have mentored / supervised the community TB workers
Must have served as a link between the community andthe health facilities (DOTS Clinics) working closely with LGA TBLS
A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsibleexperience for work
Must be Fluent in English and local language isrequired (oral and written).
Method of Application :
All applicants should indicate thetitle of post applied for and preferred state in the subject line of the emaile .g. State AdhocStaff, Kano State.
Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job to programs arfh-
ng.org on / or before Friday April 5th, 2019. Pleaseindicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails / mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees.
Candidates must provide functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of the referees.
Eligible femaleapplicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy inplace and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).