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VAC-7430 Provincial Health Extender

Ghor

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Ghor
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date: 2022-05-22

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Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on several occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Role objectives

1. Conduct regular situation monitoring in specific areas based on requests by the programme or Zonal Office, to assess the overall humanitarian situation and document the needs of affected populations, in particular women and children health needs.

Monitoring:

2. Conduct regular visits to monitor Health programme activities supported by UNICEF, and facilitate UNICEF staff programmatic visits, with a focus on:

3. Monitor IPs management of service delivery at UNICEF supported health facilities (under various projects including ARTF/ ADB and others) using the common checklists and tools.

  • Assessing programme implementation by Implementing Partners engaged through PCAs (Programme Cooperation Agreements) and SSFAs (Small-Scale Funding Agreements) as well as programme implementation by partners and agencies according to the UNICEF Afghanistan Country Office Work Plans.

  • Checking EPI supplies chain systems and equipment in place and their functionality status, including following SOPs in vaccine storage and utilization.

  • Supporting Health information system and data registration reviews and assessments, and the implementation of Data Quality Improvement plans and microplanning activities.

  • Verifying health supplies are delivered to target beneficiaries in line with relevant programme documents and flag any delays and bottlenecks.

  • Conducting post-distribution monitoring (PDM) of supplies to assess beneficiaries’ feedback in terms of the quality, timeliness and relevance of supplies delivered. Other end-user monitoring of specific programmes will be conducted as required by the Zonal Office.

  • Collecting direct feedback from beneficiaries and affected population about the situation and needs, and the suitability of the services provided and how to improve.

    Technical support:

     4.  Provide technical services to UNICEF projects primarily in hard-to-reach areas, through ensuring regular and systematic technical advice, quality assurance and technical guidance to implementing partners and counterparts, for the efficient implementation of              UNICEF programmes and effective achievement of results for the benefit of Afghan children and women.

     5.  Identify capacity and technical gaps of implementing partners and counterparts and provide technical support to the to ensure capacity building and on job training as needed.

     6. Support the implementation of Mobile Health and Nutrition Teams (MHNT) supported by UNICEF through technical support and capacity building. and monitor the service implementation and quality. and work with partners at the provincial level to improve                   MHNT Programme results.

Support to implementation:

  7. Support the implementation of Community Health Workers (CHWs) activities for management of childhood diarrhea with ORS/Zinc co-packs, and other commodities supported by UNICEF, through technical support and capacity building and monitor the service         implementation and the quality of services.

  8. Support implementation of community mobilization and community engagement activities, and the implementation of behaviour change interventions (BCC) for health-related projects.

  9. Support EPI programme routine immunization activities including -but not limited to- service

 10. delivery, cold chain system, vaccine and non-vaccine supplies, information system.

 11. Support emergency preparedness and response activities implementation and monitoring.

Support quality assurance:

12. Report any suspected PSEA case directly to the responsible UNICEF focal point and inform the programme specialist.

13. Report any suspected fraud case to the Zonal programme specialist or relevant UNICEF staff.

Coordination:

14. Coordinate with the Regional Health Extender for the monthly workplan\monitoring plan, and share the progress and visits repots on timely manner.

15. Other program related activities as suggested by the supervisor

DELIVERABLE (s)

  • UNICEF supported emergency activities monitored including HF under the BPHS/ EPHS delivery support.

  • Field visits implemented and reported timely with the required quality.

  • Provincial need assessment for implementation of mobile health teams completed

  • Monthly monitoring of mobile health and nutrition teams service delivery points conducted.

  • Monthly report of availability of ORS/Zinc stock with CHWs submitted

  • Coordination, and monitoring of community mobilization/engagement activities facilitated

  • Need assessment of CHWs training for target provinces completed

  • Training of CHWs supported by UNICEF monitored

  • Routine EPI monitoring checklists completed and reported (this checklist includes all components of Routine EPI).

  • Oriented on new RI activities e.g. COVID-19 vaccination, accelerated immunization, Measles interventions, awareness raising activities (IEC, media broadcast, etc.).

  • Percentage of HFs equipped with SDDs reported.

  • Emergency need assessment of emergency affected areas completed

  • Situation monitoring reports and needs assessment data is provided.

  • Programme monitoring reports are developed and shared with zonal office programme officers\specialists and regional health Extender including progress information, gaps and challenges, supplies monitoring, and beneficiaries’ feedback.

  • Partner’s capacity in area of health Extender technical expertise is built.
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