(Jobs in Kenya) Community Health Supervisor – Busia at Living Goods - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Community Health Supervisor – Busia at Living Goods

1 month ago 12

Purpose of role:

To motivate others, have a great willingness to learn, and want to be part of a cutting-edge team that is setting the bar on improving health impacts in a sustainable way.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support recruitment, training, and managing Community Health Volunteers.
  • Motivate CHVs in-field to achieve health metrics. Work to support strong performers, increase the effectiveness of medium performers, and support to improve.
  • Ensure all Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) are delivering impact in the communities both through remote checks and through in-field checks (esp. diagnosis and treatment)
  • Support Community Health Volunteers in learning and correctly using their m-health app.
  • Manage inventory: Ensure no stock-outs and ensure management on a First In/First Out; First Expiry/First Out basis.
  • Manage the financial operations, ensuring the books balance, and cash match sales daily.
  • Manage credit: deposit, timely repayments, accurate reporting.
  • Build strong relations with communities and partners.
  • Conduct regular refresher training for Community Health Volunteers.

Qualifications & Experience Required

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Public Health, Community Health, Nutrition, Social Sciences, or health-related professional preferred.

Experience:

  • Ideally at least 1-year work experience preferably in health/community / social sciences.

Competencies & Attributes:

  • Team player with a drive for results.
  • Ability to mentor and coach Community Health Volunteers.
  • Ability and willingness to interact with community elders and clients.
  • Willingness to work extensively in the field under minimum supervision.
  • A good communicator with excellent public speaking skills.
  • General computer proficiency and experience in handling.
  • The ability to speak in Luhya and Luo language is an added advantage.
  • Passionate about working with poor rural households in remote areas is a great plus.
  • Bilingual with French as a desirable language.
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