Ministry of Health Uganda Jobs 2022 – 40 Fresher HTS Resource Persons

Ministry of Health Uganda Jobs 2022
June 18, 2022

Job Title: 40 HTS Resource Persons – Ministry of Health Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Ministry of Health

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:  Program Officer HTS



Ministry of Health Profile:

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will be supporting a pool of Human Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant. The staff to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts are for one (1) year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance of the staff.



Job Summary:

Supporting Program and Implementation at Regional and District Level; Training, Support Supervision, Mentorship, Coaching, Capacity Building, Performance Review Meetings and documentation of HTS innovations and good practices



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conducting training of HTS providers at community and community level on behalf of
  • the HTS Program.
  • Conducting mentorship and coaching on behalf of the HTS Program.
  • Participating in HTS curriculum and job aids review and development as assigned by the HTS unit.
  • Supporting the implementation and scale up of HTS surge and Quality Improvement efforts and activities.
  • Participating in district, regional and national level review meetings.
  • Supporting the Implementation of all HTS related pilot interventions, innovations and research for policy and Programming.
  • Representing the Program at National, Regional, District and facility levels when delegated.
  • Keeping all work related documents, gadgets, records confidential.
  • Writing Program Activity reports and submitting them to the Supervisor.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Reporting to the PO HTS in all aspects of work.

Key Outputs:

  • Training and capacity building of providers at community and facility level conducted
  • Supervision and Mentorship conducted.
  • Training materials, curriculum and job aids revised.
  • HTS Quality Improvement and surge Performance activities supported.
  • Program activity reports written.
  • Documented Promising Practices and Innovations.
  • Supervision, Mentorship and coaching reports.
  • Capacity and training Building reports.
  • Quality Improvement and Surge Performance reports.
  • Pilot and research interventions implemented.
  • Performance review meeting reports.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in a medical field OR, A university Degree in Education or Humanities.
  • Registration with the relevant bodies for medical related fields.
  • Strong background knowledge in HTS approaches and Program areas including; Index
  • Client testing, HIV Self Testing, Recency testing, PITC, Proficiency testing, Quality Improvement and research.
  • Very good knowledge of HIV prevention and counselling.
  • Experience of not less than one (1) year in providing HIV Testing services.
  • Certificate in HIV counselling and or testing from a recognized Institution (VCT, HTS, RCT, PITC, Rapid testing, Recency Testing, HIVST, Child counseling, PSS etc) Training of trainers (TOT) certificate from a recognized institution.
  • Possess knowledge and skills in the use of standardized HTS training courses approved
  • by MOH.
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of standardized HTS tools and excellent report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications such as Ms. word, Excel, data bases and dashboards.



How To Apply for Ministry of Health Uganda Jobs 2022

Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the Central Registry of the MOH Headquarters-Kampala between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health Headquarters (Central Registry)

Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya

Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.
  • Copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.
  • Candidates employed by the Public Service or Local Governments should attach a clearance from employers and submit together with application letter)

(Candidates who fail to provide the above documentation will not be considered)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard

Closing Date: 21st June 2022 at 5:00 pm



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