~ Position Open ~

State Adhoc Staff

Kogi, Kwara & Rivers

Job Description

 

  • Conduct visits to the CBO to review their documents and tools to ascertain the presumptive and positive TB/HIV cases in their registers
  • Conduct visits to the DOTS and Lab facilities to verify presumptive and diagnosed TB/HIV cases from the community/CBO in the facility and lab registers
  • Ensure that the test results of sputum samples supplied from the CBO/community are promptly released to CBO/ DOTS facilities

Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct visits to the CBO to review their documents and tools to ascertain the presumptive and positive TB/HIV cases in their registers
  • Conduct visits to the DOTS and Lab facilities to verify presumptive and diagnosed TB/HIV cases from the community/CBO in the facility and lab registers
  • Ensure that the test results of sputum samples supplied from the CBO/community are promptly released to CBO/ DOTS facilities
  • Ensure that all the diagnosed TB/HIV cases from the community are also in the LGA register and receiving treatment
  • Collate the verified results from the facilities and CBOs on monthly basis and report to ARFH for payment to CBO (Report to ARFH must be done on the 2nd day of the new month)
  • Facilitate the capturing of Community TB data by the TBLS and ensure the data is presented at the State Review Meeting of the STBLCP.
  • On a monthly basis, collect case finding Report from the TBLS of the implementing LGAs. (Must maintain a very good working relationship with the TBLS)
  • Perform oversight functions to the CBOs/NGO and Community Workers (CWs) on the modalities and implementation of Active case findings (ACF) in the selected slums.
  • Report and Liaise with ARFH for data collection, analysis and reporting on ACF activities to ARFH.
  • Support the CBO in the documentation of retirements for advances received and sign off the fund advance retirement form.
  • Collect and collate the retirements and report of activities (program and financial) implemented for advances provided to CBOs on or before TWO days after the MONTH of implementation and send soft copy of report to ARFH.
  • Summarize the collated data from the CBO report and share with TBLS and STBLCP.
  • Submit Hard copy to ARFH on monthly basis. (Preparation of weekly program implementation briefs, workplans, budgets and other working documents and reports, as required).
  • Hold meeting with CBO member and CWs during supportive supervision to strengthen service delivery.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Programs-TB/HIV.

 

Representation and advocacy functions:

  • Representing ARFH in relevant fora with a view to providing meaningful inputs to promote and advance the objectives of the organization.
  • Carry out ongoing advocacy to maximize partners/donors and philanthropic support towards the realization of goal of the project and priorities.
  • Support the identification of sources of funding within the State.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience with Development agencies; experience in TB/HIV program is an added advantage
  • Must have experience in donor-supported Active Case Search intervention with CBOs and mentored/supervised the community workers
  • Must have served as a link between the community and the health facilities (DOTS Clinics) working closely with LGA TBLS
  • Must have been involved in TB M&E data collation and verification

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: A University Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, international development or any other discipline.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Good communication and writing skills in English and local language is required.
    • Good knowledge of the State applied for
    • Ability to use Microsoft office suite packages
    • Result driven with strong analytical /problem solving skills
    • Good planning/organizational skills
    • Ability to follow instructions and procedures, take initiative and work unsupervised
    • Have a high sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form here and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to tbstateadhocstaff@arfh-ng.org on/or before 23rd January, 2024.

Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

JOB TYPE

Full Time

POSTING DATE:

16 January, 2024

CLOSING DATE:

23 January, 2024

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