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Health Initiatives for Safety in Africa (HIFASS) Job in Calabar for an OVC Care and Support Specialist

Sep 2, 2014, 11:22 AM
HIFASS, a Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered in October 2007, supports Public Health, safety intervention and HIV/AIDS related Services.

Through its partnership with Nigeria Ministry of Defence (NMOD) and United States Department of Defense Walter Reed Program-Nigeria (USDOD WRP-N), HIFASS utilizes the extensive military health infrastructure across the country and skilled health professionals to establish free and comprehensive HIV care and prevention services for the benefit of all Nigerians. For the past 6 years working with NMOD, HIFASS has been providing and managing over 140 health care workers to strengthen services across the 21 program sites. This invaluable partnership has the objective of strengthening HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling and testing/diagnosis, treatment, training and quality health care service delivery.

We recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: OVC Care and Support Specialist
Job Descriptions
  • S/he will provide technical and programmatic leadership and support to implement high quality care and support activities for orphans and vulnerable children.
  • S/he will evolve collaborative solutions and family centered approaches.
  • S/he is expected to strategically coordinate stakeholders response to OVC.
  • S/he will develop detailed annual work-plan for OVC Care and support and participate in evaluations and assessments.
Job Requirements
  • Masters Degree in Education, Social Sciences or Social Works.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pediatric home-based care, gender, stigma and discrimination.
  • At least five (5) years hands-on relevant experience.
  • knowledge and practical skills in OVC care and support.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MS word document) to: Please indicate the title of the post applied for as the subject of the email.

Only shortlisted applicant will be invited for interview and HIFASS will not cover any cost for invited shortlisted candidates.

Application Deadline 30th September, 2014

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