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MHT Health Assistant - Premiere Urgence Internationale



JOB DESCRIPTION




Preliminary job information




Job Title


MHT Health Assistant




Country and Base


Benghazi, Libya




Reports to


MHT Medical Team Leader (MTL)




Reports to (technical link)


MHT Medical Team Leader (MTL)




Creation/Replacement


Creation




Expected Date Of Arrival


01/11/2019




Announcing Date:


16/10/2019




Closing Date:


22/10/2019 – 04.59pm




Application submission information:


Interested candidates should submit their applications by EMAIL ONLY with the subject: BGZ HA + your FULL NAME to lby.bgz.recruitment@premiere-urgence.org with updated CV and Cover Letter








General information




The organisation





Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilian victims of marginalization and exclusion, natural disasters, wars, and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency. The association leads an average of 190 projects per year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, infrastructure, WASH, and economic recovery. PUI is providing assistance to 5 million people in 21 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and France in 2017.
 
PUI started implementing operations in Libya since 2017, so far, PUI is focusing on the health care issue, by providing primary health care (PHC) services to internal displaced populations and their host communities, migrants refugees and asylum seekers  in the eastern cities of the country. PUI is recreating an access to essential package of health care including communicable and non-communicable diseases, medical screening, sexual and reproductive health and psychosocial support interventions via Mobile Health Teams. Furthermore, PUI is reinforcing sensitization, communication and prevention on health care topics within the communities









Job description




Overall purpose




The Health Assistant (HA) is a member of PUI Mobil Health Team (MHT). S/he is in first line with PUI beneficiaries and the targeted local community of the project’s area. S/he ensures a quality link between them and the rest of the MHT.
The main purpose of the work is to improve the population’s knowledge and behaviour related to health and hygiene through Information, Education and Communication method via dissemination of health and hygiene messaging, conduction of group and individual awareness sessions, organization of National Days related to health and hygiene, and linkage with Local NGO, etc. S/he will inform the patients, their relatives and the local community about PUI project and set of intervention and, will support PUI MHT in the follow up of the patients via outreach intervention.





Responsibilities and scope of duties





1.       ENSURE AND CONDUCT HEALTH AND HYGIENE PROMOTION and RELATED DUTIES
2.       CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPPMENT OF THE ACTIVITY
3.       REPORTING, MONITORING AND FOLLOW UP
4.       OTHER DUTIES





Specific goals and related activities





1.       ENSURE AND CONDUCT HEALTH AND HYGIENE PROMOTION and RELATED DUTIES

Plan and prepare information, education and communication sessions for targeted persons in accordance with local, national and international IEC guidelines and need’s assessments
Ensure availability of IEC tools (support and materials) prior to any session
Conduct individual and group health and hygiene education and sensitization sessions alongside the MHT on topics decided jointly with the Medical Team Leaders and MHT Activity Manager
Ensure follow up of these sessions, their quality and efficiency. This can be done in either the clinic or in the community settings
Accept referrals from MHT staff for patients requiring further health education and promotion support, such as pregnant and lactating women and persons with chronic diseases
Raise awareness of PUI health services among community members
Organize PUI participation in public health events (World Diabetes Day, for example) in the assigned area of intervention
Improve PUI health services by working closely with clinical staff to create a broader understanding of the health situation of the local community
Conduct field visits to observe and suggest improvements of the activities and implement solutions
Conduct home visit and follow up visits to the patients upon request
Actively take part in relevant data collection related to health and hygiene promotion
Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with her/his direct manager







2.       CONTRIBUTE TO THE DEVELOPPMENT OF THE ACTIVITY
·         Participate to initial needs assessment at target communities’ level: facilitation of focus group discussions, visits to sites and meeting with key members of community
·         Participate to the evaluation of the needs related the health and hygiene activity and suggest improvement and adaptation

Contribute to the development of IEC material and support (leaflets, posters, etc.) and ensure the activity is following an interactive and participatory approach and use medical team’s data and experience to adapt and make appropriate the sensitisation messaging

·         Participate regularly in team meetings in order to maintain up to date the team’s collective knowledge about the beneficiaries situation in terms of health and hygiene knowledge and needs

Participate regularly to training and or refresher training and or program workshops sessions or information sessions in order to maintain an updated knowledge about health and hygiene related topics
Maintain regular contact and collaboration with the community leaders, local authorities and local NGO of the target area for patient referral and follow up
Contribute to develop linkage with local NGOs and partnership upon manager’s request







3.       REPORTING, MONITORING AND FOLLOW UP
·         Collect data on the appropriate tool (forms, register or tablet) about sensitisation sessions conducted and forward to the her/his line manager for central compilation in the daily report
·         Report on a daily and weekly basis to the medical doctor team leader
·         Analyse the data with the rest of the project team and take lessons to feed back into future planning (type of messaging, way of conducting sessions etc.)
·         Reports concerns or requests from patients or their families about PUI services to the Team Leader
·         Keep the data collection tools and files archived in PUI office, accessible to the MTL
·         Design and submit a weekly task report to the MTL
·         Help in ensuring the quality of the project through reporting follow up, results monitoring, context monitoring, lessons learned and knowledge management, tools development and trainings
·         Report to the supervisor any problem in the clinic especially the gap/loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines or any patient and organisational issue






4.       OTHER DUTIES
·         Attend PUI medical team meeting
·         Participate to any training provided by PUI or by others and ensure a training of other staff in return
·         Be aware of the security rules and social and political situation in the field at any time and provide feedback to MTL / MHT Activity Manager
·         Follows safety and security rules on-base
·         Be aware and apply the Internal Regulations (IR) PUI for the mission
In General, the Collaborator has to remain flexible and to perform any other duties as required for the good care of patients
 
NB: This job description may be subject to modifications in the future, depending on the evolution of the activities. These modifications will then be defined and discussed between the Collaborator and PUI









Required Profile




Required knowledge and skills







Required


desirable





Education / Training
 



–   University degree in social science or any related field


–   Public health knowledge
–   Community based approach training





Professional experience


–   Experience in community or public health
–   Experience in health awareness activities



–   Experience working for an NGO
–   Experience in health awareness activities






Knowledge and skills
 
 



–   Knowledge of hygiene and health education and promotion
–   Strong organizational skills
–   Excellent communication skills
–   Ability to work in unstable circumstances



–   Experience in mobile clinic setting
–   Ability to solve problems, find practical solutions, and to adapt






Languages
–       English
–       Arabic



 
 
X
 



 
X






Software
–       Pack Office



 
 



 
X





Gender


ANY







Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into team, suitability for the job and assignment/mission)




–       Good relational capacities
–       Responsiveness and Initiative
–       Well organized
–       Committed, Proactive, Flexible to the needs of the team and organization
–       Training skills
–       Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work and suggest improvement
–       Autonomy, neutrality





Other





–      Motivation to help people in need
–       Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
–       Good communication and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations





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