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  • Organization: Malteser International
  • Location: Shan State Myanmar
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-17

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Health Educator (national position)

Shan State Myanmar (Myanmar)

 

Health Educator (national position)

 
Malteser International (MI) is working in Myanmar since 2001, Malteser International currently employs more than 350 national staff in Rakhine, Shan and Kayin states, where our work aims at ensuring communities have access to primary health care services. We also offer comprehensive WASH and disaster risk reduction/climate change adaptation solutions, and provide relief after disasters. We strive to enable and empower the most vulnerable communities in marginalized areas through a participatory and sustainable approach

 

 
In support of our work in Shan State, Myanmar, Malteser International is looking for a motivated Health Educator (national position)

As a Health Educator, you will be responsible to manage all day-to-day Health transactions of the Programs/projects to ensure effective program implementation within MI Health policies and procedures and donor requirements. Also you will assist the Medical Officer in providing efficient Health management for improved ministry quality and achievement of overall organizational objective.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and conduct various community health education sessions/promotion sessions on STIs and HIV/AIDS with different target groups
  • Provide psychosocial assessments of PLHIV and their families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation
  • Develop relationships with the PLHIV that use the Malteser service and establish and maintain effective communication with these people
  • Contribute to the protection of PLHIV and their families from stigmatization and from abuse;
  • Provide education and counselling to patients and families and assist them in coping with their patient's illness
  • Ensure to implement various support mechanisms for constructive interactions between volunteers, community, health post staff and health facilities for their more participation in the program activities

Qualifications:

  • High School Level Education or equivalent education
  • Background in community mobilization, health education and participatory techniques
  • Ability to live and work under demanding work environments with minimum available basic facilities
  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in project sites; (Burma and Shan)
  • Previous experience with a humanitarian organization (INGOs) in the region
  • Computer literate in MS Office Package

Conditions:

  • Start date: April 1st, 2019
  • Duty Station: Shan State, Myanmar and its project areas
  • Duration of contract: 1 year (extendable) due to donor approval
  • Salary according to qualification and experience: 14th Month Salary & Health Insurance
  • Kindly note that this is a national position
 

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at our job portal.

Kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas, three professional references and your salary expectation) online until March 17th, 2019.
 
 
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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