Jobs

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Rwenzori Center research and Advocacy received funding from Baylor-Uganda to strengthen the “Bi-directional clinical, community and OVC referrals, linkages and service delivery implementation strategy”. The implementation theme will be “Utilizing community structures to reach the 95-95-95 targets”.

Activities will include:

1st 95 – Identification of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) and Tuberculosis (TB) and index client contact tracing.

2nd 95 – Linkage to ART services through the differentiated service delivery models.

3rd 95 – Supporting adherence to and retention on antiretroviral therapy (ART)

Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy would therefore like to recruit staff for the positions below;

  1. Data Clerk- 1 position
Job Title: Data clerk 02
Job Location: Kasese
Job Summary:
The Data clerk shall be the custodian of all Community Linkage & Referral data as well as OVC data. He/she will ensure that all data tools used in the Facility-Community
Framework and OVC are duly filled; Conduct periodic data quality checks in OVC case files, OVC Registers, and Community-Facility Referral Register among others;
Organize and facilitate monthly performance and data reviews at supported health facilities;
Compile and submit periodic reports.  

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies Essential:
Diploma in Medical Records Management, Library and Information Science,
Project Planning & Management, Information Technology or any related qualification.
At least 2 years’ work experience in data/records management particularly related to HIVAIDS or OVC.
He/ she must have demonstrable knowledge in records management, storage and
retrieval Should be able to conduct data analysis and generate a report to inform
programming Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrable good communication skills in both English and Local Language
Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and
local language(s) are crucial.
Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and
confidentiality.Must be flexible, reliable, and able to work under pressure.

Desirable: Additional training in M& E shall be an added advantage.  
Key Duties and Responsibilities
– Ensure regular and timely  data entry into web based and/ or any other project data
base Assist   Management to develop and maintain/implement the project
monitoring and Evaluation plan.
– Develop and maintain appropriate project data and information internal management systems for the project field office.
– Ensure compliance to data quality standards during collection, entry, and analysis of all project data Ensure regular provision of required data to the management.
– Ensure collection of data on all project indicators in assigned areas
– Support the preparation of periodic or other project reports
Additional Duties
– Undertake from time to time any other tasks/responsibilities relating to the project as may be assigned.
  • Social Worker – 1 position
Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Kasese
 Job Summary: The Social Worker will be responsible for overall supervision,
Coaching and Mentoring of Assistant Social Workers and Para-social Workers for
effective OVC household’s identification / assessment and enrollment into the Baylor Uganda OVC Program in line with PEPFAR OVC priorities, and helping
OVC Households to develop Household Improvement Plans (HIPs).  

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies Essential:

The ideal candidate for the Social Worker job placement should preferably hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies,
Community Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, or any other related field.
A minimum of two years of exposure and experience in community/ social work
particularly on OVC and/ or HIV/AIDS donor-funded projects S/he should have
demonstrated ability to manage community volunteers and experience in working
with rural communities
Ability to multitask and work under pressure to deliver results Good computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data entry etc.Excellent communication skills in both English and Local Language Good understanding of PEPFAR OVC Priorities Desirable:
Additional training in Project Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management shall be an added advantage.Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid Class-A
Driving permit  

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
– Work jointly with the District Community Development Office and the District
Probation Office to identify suitably competent Para-Social Workers to engage in
OVC service provision.
– The Social Worker will ensure supervision and maintenance of an effective referrals & linkages system, as a core part in Case Management processes, thereby ensure
proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to access cores services.
– The Social Worker will supervise Para-social Workers to effectively perform
assigned tasks in respective Sub-counties such as: home visits, referrals, case
follow-ups and ensure completion of referrals.
– The Social Worker will work in liaison with the Community Development Officer
(CDO), DPC and other relevant stakeholders to organize Sub-county-level Integrated Case Conferencing Sessions, as well as mobilizing coordinating monthly meetings
with Para-social Workers;
– Preparing and submitting timely and informative project periodic activity reports.
Additional Duties
– Undertake from time to time any other tasks/responsibilities relating to the project
as may be assigned.
  • Assistant Social Worker – 1 position
Job Title: Assistant Social Worker
Job Location: Kasese
 Job Summary: The Assistant Social Worker, under the supervision of the
Social Worker, will be responsible for supervision, Coaching and Mentoring of
Para-social Workers for effective OVC household’s identification / assessment and
enrollment into the Baylor Uganda OVC Program in line with PEPFAR OVC priorities,
and helping OVC Households to develop Household Improvement Plans (HIPs).  

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies Essential:
The ideal candidate for the Assistant Social Worker job placement should hold at least a Diploma in Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies, Community
Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, or any other related field.
A minimum of two years of exposure and experience in community/ social work
particularly on OVC and/ or HIV/AIDS donor-funded projects S/he should have
demonstrated ability to manage community volunteers and experience in working
with rural communities
Ability to multitask and work under pressure to deliver results Good computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, data entry etc.
Excellent communication skills in both English and Local Language Good
understanding of PEPFAR/OVC Priorities

Desirable: Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid Class-A Driving permit  

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
– Work jointly with the District Community Development Office and the District
Probation Office to identify suitably competent Para-Social Workers to engage in
OVC service provision.
– The Assistant Social Worker will ensure supervision and maintenance of an effective referrals & linkages system, as a core part in OVC Case Management processes,
thereby ensure proper documentation of beneficiaries reached to access cores services.
– The Assistant Social Worker will supervise Para-social Workers to effectively
perform assigned tasks in respective Sub-counties such as: home visits, referrals,
case follow-ups and ensure completion of referrals.
– The Social Worker will work in liaison with the Community Development Officer
(CDO), DPC and other relevant stakeholders to organize Sub-county-level Integrated Case Conferencing Sessions, as well as mobilizing coordinating monthly meetings
with Para-social Workers;
– Preparing and submitting timely and informative project periodic activity reports.  
Additional Duties
– Undertake from time to time any other tasks/responsibilities relating to the project
as may be assigned.

Send your application to rcra@rcra-uganda.org or Hand deliver it together with a detailed C.V and copies of academic transcripts by July 8, 2019 ( extended) to our Office located in addressed to:

Plot 5, Koro Road, Kilembe Quarters, Kasese.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer