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Thu, 27/01/2022 - 17:00

  Sierra Leone

 

General Description of the Programme

GOAL is implementing Community health programs to respond to the COVID-19 emergency with focus on Community-Led Action (CLA) deployment to generate demand and increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in Sierra Leone. As part of this response, GOAL is leveraging other funding to implement Community Led Action Approach, which gives the community the opportunity to do their own analysis and propose local action that will help them to protect and keep their community safe. The CLA is currently being implemented in the Kenema, Karene, Koinadugu and Kambia as part of the response for COVID 19. 

GOAL is expected to receive another funding which will be leveraging on this initial fund to expand the Community-Led Action (CLA) deployment to generate demand and increase uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in Bombali, Tonkolili, Moyamba and Western Urea Urban.  

 

Overview of the role

The Health Programme Officer is responsible for supervising the rollout at the district and chiefdom level of the CLA approach supporting Community mobilizers  to facilitate the community Led Action (CLA) in all chiefdoms of  Bombali, Tonkolili, Moyabma, and Western area urban to conduct  triggering , follow up on community action planning  sessions and feedback & rumour tracking form from the community

 

GOAL is looking for a highly qualified and motivated Sierra Leoneans to join our health team.  Candidates are invited to apply for the vacant post, whose particulars are given below: 

Job Title: Health Programme Officer

Location: Bombali (2), Moyamba (2), Western Area Urban (2), and Tonkolili (2), and Kenema (1)

Contract duration:  5 Months with possible extension

Report to: Health Programme Managers

GOAL is recruiting for nine  (9) Health Programme Officers  in total to  join the programme in Sierra Leone based in these locations ie  Bombali, Tonkolili, Western Area Urban, Moyamba and Kenema. 

 

To succeed in this role, you should have a Diploma in Public Health, Community Development Studies Sociology or  any other Health and development Studies with at least 1-2 years  experiences working with  International NGO in Community health programmes. Experience in Community Mobilization and Community participatory approach. Willingness to spend most of her or his time in the field and also in remote hard to reach areas, Ability to work with a diverse team, Ability and willingness to ride a motor bike in remote communities. Ability to quickly assess situations on the ground and solve problems creatively with limited resources and time.

 

If you have these skills and are interested in joining our committed and dynamic health team, please send your cover letter and up-to-date CV to jobs@sl.goal.ie.

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.           

Please note: this will reflect our selection process.

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offers made is also subject to police clearance. 

 

GOAL Sierra Leone is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with Disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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Closing date for applications is  27th January 2022.

 

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