mothers2mothers Uganda Jobs 2022 – Program Assistant (ASRH)

mothers2mothers Uganda Jobs 2022
June 29, 2022

Job Title: Program Assistant (ASRH) – mothers2mothers Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: mothers2mothers (m2m) Uganda

Job Location: Uganda

 

 

mothers2mothers (m2m) Profile:

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across ten sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower women living with HIV to work as community healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and adolescence. It also partners with governments and other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children under two, and created more than 11,000 jobs for African women living with HIV. For more, visit www.m2m.org.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Program Assistant position provides implementation support in the six (6) Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Project-supported sites and surrounding communities in Jinja District.

Roles and responsibilities:

Activity planning and implementation (65%) 

  • Conduct capacity building /training for  facility and community peer mentors to enhance their capacity to deliver RMNCH-ECD inclusive services
  • Coordinate integrated outreach services to adolescent moms in remote areas/ communities to access HTS services in year 2 &3
  • Provide RMNCH, early stimulation, child development, nutrition and parenting support and education for pregnant and postnatal Adolescent Girls in health facilities via; one-on-one AN/PN sessions, group AN/PN sessions, group education talks and referrals and linkages to services
  • Facilitate group formation for adolescent girls-specific Postnatal Clubs (PNCs: one-stop shops, including parenting and play guidance and activities)  and parenting groups that incorporate context-specific creative methodologies disaggregated by risk
  • Establish adolescent-friendly services (for both in-school and out-of-school adolescents) at the health facilities
  • Assist in the development of positive living plans for adolescent mums and conduct joint monitoring of plans.
  • Increase disclosure of HIV status among pregnant and breastfeeding adolescents (including Home-based adherence and psychosocial support)
  • Conduct Social network testing/ Index testing for pregnant and breastfeeding adolescents  to Increase access to HTS for them and their partners
  • Ensure Integration of household economic strengthening and livelihood activities into Adolescent Girls support
  • Facilitate vulnerability assessments for all new AN/PN Adolescent Girls clients using m2m’s Vulnerability Assessment Tool.
  • Conduct routine QA/QI mentorships and supportive supervision using data for ongoing service improvements and create a safe and supportive environment for adolescents and their young children to receive services at supported health facilities.

People Management Support (15%)

  • Support the Program Officer to conduct performance contracting for health facility-based and community-based Adolescent Mentor Mothers,
  • Monitor Adolescent Mentor Mother wellness ; identify critical issues and link to PSS (or relevant support) in liaison with the relevant department
  • Ensure timely compilation of time sheets and leave forms and submission to Program Office within set timelines
  • Support capacity building/learning and development activities for ASRH Mentor Mothers
  • Promote a values-based culture amongst the Adolescent Mentor Mothers

Program Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting (20%)

  • Provide necessary M&E and client management tools to all community and facility AMMs
  • Ensure the routine collection, reporting, and analysis of community mapping data, and its utilization to promote program quality at community, facility, and district levels
  • Document and report best practices and success stories across the 6 implementing sites
  • Support site and community level RDQAs to improve program quality and reporting,
  • Support all m2m mHealth innovations at facility and community levels, including e-services
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Project Manager

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications and experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health/community health or Nursing science
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in adolescent reproductive health or youth and adolescent health programing
  • Good working knowledge and experience of relevant HIV and PMTCT protocols and policies in Uganda
  • Experience working with Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child Health in local government will be an added advantage
  • Experience in training of lay health care workers, including  adolescent peers

Competencies 

  • A passion for m2m’s vision and mission
  • A strong commitment to the m2m values of teamwork, diversity, integrity, passion, dedication, commitment, and compassion.
  • Thinks critically and creatively and facilitates collective problem-solving
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to establish and maintain relationships at various levels in and out of the organization.
  • Manages multiple priorities under pressure and deliver results within the set timelines
  • Works independently and cooperatively to achieve  program and organizational  goals,
  • Dynamic
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Fluent in English and any other local languages spoken in the area.

 

 

How To Apply for mothers2mothers Uganda Jobs 2022:

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their applications through the link below.

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Deadline: Open until filled

 

 

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