PUI (Premiere Urgence Intenational)

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Community Health Worker – Al-Forat

Job Overview

 

Overall purpose
Ensure a quality link between the PHCC and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in the camp, by allowing better communication. Capable of providing preventive, promotional, and rehabilitation care to the IDPs.

Responsibilities and scope of duties
• Information transmission to the camp population that leads to the promotion of their health
• Sensitization of the camp population about relevant health topics, including reproductive health and mental health
• Monitoring of the sensitization campaigns.
Specific goals and related activities
Ensure information transmission towards the beneficiaries to help them be responsible for their own health

• Ensure a good link between the population in the camp and the PHCC team regarding the follow up of patients
• Stay at disposal of the PHCC team to ensure visits to known patients in the camp and to research people not showing at the PHCC as planned
• Promote the health of the population in the camp through awareness sessions, focus group discussions, and one to one sessions, with support from the medical team
• Provide preventive and rehabilitation care when proposed by the medical team.
Sensitize the camp population

• Sensitize regularly the camp population on topics decided by the medical team, the MHPSS Team, the MHPSS program manager, MHPSS Officer, and/or DOH
• Participate in health strategy actions for the community in collaboration with the medical team, the MHPSS Team.

Ensure the monitoring of sensitization sessions

• Reports to the PHCC manager after each sensitization session made
• Suggests improvements for future sessions
Ensure a close working collaboration with the PHCC team

• Participate regularly in training sessions or information sessions conducted by the medical team in order to maintain up to date his knowledge and to improve it.
• Participate regularly in PHCC team meetings.

 

Required knowledge and skills
  Required desirable
Education / Training

 

 Valid high school diploma or equivalent

 

Medical/paramedical background background

Training in health/hygiene or protection related topics

Professional experience

 

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Experience with NGO

Experience in community health work/outreach activities

Experience in community or public health

Knowledge and skills

 

 

 Ability to solve problems, find practical solutions, and adapt.

Good communication skills

Part of the community of  Ramadi

 Strong organizational skills and autonomy

Team spirit

 

Ability to work in unstable circumstances

Good knowledge of humanitarian principles

 

Languages

English

Arabic

 

 

 

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

  • A team play
  • A good level of reactivity, anticipation, and organisation
    An interactive and proactive approach
  • A good level of self-awareness and ability to identify stressors and provide self-care

 

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