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Community & KVP Services Coordinators at AMREF, August 2023

AJIRAMPYAZONE TANZANIA
AMREF Health Africa

Position Title Community & KVP Services Coordinator(1)/Officers (7)

Work Station Mara-Coordinator (1), Officers (3), Simiyu-Officer (3), Zanzibar officer (1)

Reports to Regional Project Manager

Job Summary 

The incumbent will support the delivery of comprehensive and quality Community HIV Prevention and care services to achieve the 95-95-95 goals for HIV epidemic control. S/He will be responsible to strengthen KVP and another client-centered approach which will

improve HIV community services and client satisfaction. S/He will collaborate with clinical and health facility teams to oversee the implementation of client linkage and other related facility-based outreach services in the region.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Support Community HIV testing and prevention services in collaboration with the related facility-based care and treatment service according to the national guideline

Ensures effective cascade of HIV services from the linked HIV Identified cases, adherence counseling and retention to care and treatment to facilitating viral load suppression to KVP and other community groups

Support Methadone Assisted Therapy as an HIV prevention approach (where appropriate) and facilitate proper linkage to HIV facility-based services according to the national guideline

Jointly coordinate with respective health facilities to implement community ART and the related outreach services to accomplish expected scopes on KVP services and achieve the provided targets based on the National guideline

Coordinate joint supportive supervision with R/CHMTs to community sites on HIV/AIDS services in supported districts according to the National Guidelines

Provide technical support to community health workers (CHWs) and other related working tools to facilitate their community work in line with the National Guideline

Participate in training, mentorship, use of training materials/curriculum, SOPs, and Job Aids useful to the CHWs according to the National guidelines and policies

Participate in meetings/events relevant to the project and provide relevant technical contributions according to the Ministry of Health guidelines and PEPFAR policies

Collaborate with all other project staff in the related program areas as would be needed

Qualifications, Experience & Skills Required

A degree in community health or medicine or nursing or related A Masters’s degree in public health or other relevant field is an added advantage

Proven experience and competence in implementing community health services in the Tanzania context

Proven critical analysis skills and report writing

At least 3 years of “hands-on experience” in HIV prevention services in a resource- limited country

Experience working with Local Government Authorities and PEPFAR funded project

Good interpersonal and people management skills-a team player and builder

Good command of English and Swahili language will be an added advantage.

HOW TO APPLY:-

If you are AMREF Tanzania Staff and meet the criteria given above and are interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined as one document indicating your present job position, daytime telephone contact, and names and addresses of three referees. Amref will conduct interviews at Tanga, Mara, Simiyu, and Dar es Salaam Offices to select qualified candidates. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 Hours on August 18, 2023. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position, failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

All correspondences should be directed to: Email: jobs.tanzania@amref.org. Direct application through mail or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Any Applicant attempting or communicating to the Amref Health Africa Management or Staff through phone calls, sms, text emails and other means will automatically be discqualified from this opportunity. All communications should be channeled to the provided official correspondence email above

Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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