3 (Three) x District Coordinator

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3 (Three) x District Coordinator

  • Post Date:January 18, 2022
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  • Career Level Coordinator
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Shurugwi and Kwekwe in Midlands and Chikomba in Mashonaland East

About

Zimbabwe National Network of PLHIV (ZNNP+) is an umbrella body that represents the interests of people living with HIV in Zimbabwe in their diversity. The organization is represented in support groups and community-based organizations at all provincial, district and ward levels of Zimbabwe. ZNNP+’s mission is “An environment where people live positively.”

Position summary

Under the overall guidance and the direct supervision of the Provincial Coordinator, the District Coordinator will support ZNNP+, efforts aimed at strengthening community response and performance reporting within specific districts and health facilities.

Job description

  • Supervise and offer support to community cadres within the district namely Community HIV and AIDS Support Agents (CHASAs), Mentor Mothers and Expert Clients;
  • Ensuring that all children and young adolescents (0-14 years) have access to quality HIV and other health related services including viral load monitoring, integrated mental health and disclosure support;
  • Constant monitoring pregnant and lactating women who are on ART and helping them to get services in order to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT); monitoring the quality of services for children aged 0-14 years using community led monitoring (CLM) models and advocacy and addressing barriers affecting their access to quality HIV services;
  • Identify and track children living with HIV and AIDS and linking them to care;
  • Implement support groups, community dialogue forums for children living with HIV;
  • Ease children chronic conditions and offer support and advice to the parents about children’s health safety, nutrition and fitness needs;
  • Assessing physiological, psychology medical concerns of children living with HIV and AIDS;
  • Coordinating, consulting with doctors, specialists, therapist and other medical staff on child health.
  • Participate in resource mobilization for district HIV activities,
  • Establish and nurture groups of PLHIV and ensuring that they have capacity to sustain themselves; establish and maintain contact with key strategic stakeholders and/or partners for the benefit of membership;
  • Implement and provide timely reports on all activities within agreed time spans and in line with ZNNP+ and donor guidelines and standards;
  • Create significant and substantive awareness of ZNNP+ within the district by playing a key role in district capacity building, networking with partner and donor organizations;
  • Liaise with all stakeholders (including the Provincial Coordinator and members) in mobilizing for the development of advocacy issues;
  • Represent ZNNP+ and PLHIV at meetings and workshops at community and district levels;
  • Provide secretariat services to the District Executive Committee, ensuring meetings are convened at least quarterly;
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Provincial Coordinator.

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree in Social Sciences, Developmental Studies or similar.
  • Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in the field of community development with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • A nursing background / paediatric experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in community participation, working with children and health/ HIV projects.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and understanding of local context, with the ability to think creatively to develop appropriate activities.
  • Situated in or familiar with specific districts.
  • Be culturally sensitive and empathetic to others, with a ‘can do’ attitude.

To apply

Send your application letter stating the District of interest and CV with three contactable referees to:

The Executive Director,
ZNNP+,
28 Divine Road,
Milton Park,
Harare

Or via email [email protected]

PLHIV and women who meet the set criteria are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 21 January 2022