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Health Promoter (HP) Supervisor

Posted about 1 month ago by Médecins Sans Frontières
Location Mosul Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO

In close collaboration with the HP IEC Activities Manager, implementing and supervising educational campaigns according to MSF values, standards, and procedures in order to increase awareness of the targeted population and to promote prevention and treatment of diseases in the project area. 
 
The candidate accepts and applies MSF principles, values, and internal regulations. The candidate applies MSF protocols and adheres to the rules implemented by MSF within Nablus hospital.

 Main tasks of the role:  
  • In close collaboration with the HP manager, participating in the definition and update of the HP/IEC strategy and identifying indicators in order to monitor HP activities, results, and achievements. Supporting the HP manager in organizing and carrying out assessments and research on the impact of HP activities and identifying and reporting the constraints, difficulties or strength points of the HP strategy inside and outside the medical structures in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project
  • Providing support in selecting and developing quality pedagogical communication strategies towards the community. Planning information campaigns, including targets, objectives, methods and goals in order to increase awareness among the targeted population.
  • Informing, according to protocols, hospital patients, community members and identified risk groups about health related issues
  • Organizing health awareness sessions for MSF's medical and non-medical staff
  • Identifying key actors (local authorities, local NGOs, traditional healers, formal or informal authorities) and being the focal point for the networking in order to support the dissemination of health information of the target population, and be the point of reference for the relation and networking with these subjects.
  • Organizing, training, and supervising the HP team in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each health worker and regularly visiting communities that are under his/her responsibility
  • Supervising, in close collaboration with the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Ensuring cleanliness of IEC (information, education and communication) areas
  • Collecting and reporting to the medical team any information linked to the health situation of the population and the patient.
 

Requirements:
  • Education: Essential diploma in social sciences or education/pedagogy 
  • Experience: Desirable 1 year working experience in health promotion activities
  • Desirable experience with MSF or other NGO
  • Languages: Essential English and Arabic 
  • Competences: Computer skills and behavioural Flexibility
  • Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation 
  • Commitment to MSF Principles and Stress Management
We offer
  • Legal contract and pay in accordance with MSF Salary Grid.
  • The chance to gain professional development and to develop (career path, training, etc.) within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.

How to Apply:
Please send cover letter & CV, Diploma & National ID to MSFCH-Mosulwest-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org or hand in your cover letter and CV in the CV box located in Nablus Hospital 
 

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