Prevention Lead At Catholic Medical Mission Board



ABOUT CMMB

Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) is an international developmental organization that believes in a world in which every human life is valued, and health and human dignity are shared by all. We believe that access to quality healthcare is a basic human right. For nearly 110 years, we have worked with global partners to deliver locally sustainable, quality healthcare solutions to women, children and their communities. For further information on CMMB South Sudan, visit our webpage at http://www.cmmb.org/join-our-movement/careers/vement/careers/).

CMMB has been working in South Sudan for over a decade providing a package of integrated health services to vulnerable populations in South Sudan. CMMB supports the Ministry of Health (MOH), working with other health partners, to provide: (a) a continuum of care through integrated health services and related capacity strengthening at the community, facility and policy levels; (b) health infrastructure strengthening through construction and renovation to increase access to safe and secure health services; and (c) Health Information System strengthening through education, awareness and behavior change communication. CMMB also promotes equal access to basic essential medicine through its medical donation program.

The Position

The prevention lead will support program priorities by supporting community engagement initiatives involving outreach to women, men, and children with HIV self-testing (HIVST) and other prevention-oriented services. He/she helps communicate the Messages of Hope, to convey a current and current information about HIV and its care and treatment and raises community awareness through program activities and structures. He/she also contributes on-the-ground experiences and ideas to the program overall as a member of the core clinical team.

Responsibilities

  • Support relevant activities in the program work plan, including CQI. Collaborate and coordinate with partners and stakeholders toward program priorities, including policy advocacy efforts, special events, and capacity building activities.
  • Co-represent CMMB in diverse communities, including faith communities, throughout program catchments by public speeches, presentations, steering committee activities, meeting attendance, and one-on-one conversations.
  • Work to strengthen community relationships, including with and among social service agencies and faith-based institutions toward facilitating referrals.
  • Serve as the administrative support of the point of contact for faith leaders to execute activities in connection with faith leaders; help raise the CMMB and CDC/PEPFAR profile among faith communities; collaborate with interfaith bodies to develop and maintain updated and accurate contact list of faith-based leaders and organizations.
  • Provide timely reports on activities and support development of any needed monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Encourage all partners to perform their role to highest standard and per agreed mandates.

Qualifications

  • Nursing license.
  • At least two years’ experience working in HIV.
  • Training and at least two years’ experience in patient counseling.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; Knowledge of Arabic an advantage.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressed to CMMB South Sudan and HR at the following email address: [email protected]. Please note that CMMB is obliged to undertake a PSEA reference check on the selected candidate, and by applying you consent to this additional check on your person. Thank you for your interest in serving with CMMB in South Sudan.

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