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Tue, 18/05/2021 - 17:00

Job Title: Health Programme Officer

Location: Moyamba 1

Report to: District Delivery Manager/ Health Programme Manager

Duration: 5 months

 

GOAL was first operational in Sierra Leone in 1999, the current country programme has a strategic focus on health (health system strengthening and adolescent sexual reproductive health), water and sanitation systems (faecal sludge management, sanitation marketing & water infrastructure) and Protection. GOAL is currently working in seven districts in Sierra Leone. 

 

GOAL is looking to recruit a qualified, flexible, and enthusiastic professional to work within the Health Team as a Health Programme Officers based in Koinadugu, Karena, Kambia, Falaba and Kenema. Under the supervision of the District Delivery Managers/Health Programme Manager, the Health Programme Officers will be responsible for Supervising the rollout at the district and Chiefdom levels the CLA approach supporting Community mobilizers to facilitate the Community Led Action in all chiefdoms: Koinadugu, Karena, Kambia, Falaba and Kenema to trigger follow up on community action planning sessions and feedback & rumour tracking form from the community.

 

To succeed in this role, you will have a Diploma in Public Health, Community Development Studies Sociology or any other health or development studies with at least 1-2 years’ experience working with International NGO in community Health Programme. Experience in Community Mobilization and community participatory approach, Trainings and working with community structures. Excellent English and Krio language proficiency, both written and spoken. Skills using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word. Ability and Willingness to ride a motor bike in remote and hard to reach areas is a MUST.

 

If you have these skills and are interested in join our committed and dynamic Health team, please send your cover letter and up-to-date CV to jobs@sl.goal.ie on or before Tuesday 18th May 2021 at 4:30pm. A full job description is available on request – please send an email to fjmasuba@sl.goal.ie  and copy  afofana@sl.goal.ie

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.          

 

A commitment to GOAL values and GOAL’s integrity framework is critical to working with GOAL. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability: 1) Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols; 2) Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area; 3) Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.

Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with GOAL as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

GOAL provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their Applications.

 

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