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County Community Health Services Coordinator

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL SERVICES

25. County Community Health Services Coordinator-JOB GROUP ‘N’– (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities;

a. Establishment of community health units (CUs) across the county that will provide health services for all the 5 cohorts and socio-economic groups, taking into account their health needs and priorities.
b. Building demand for services through improving community awareness and health seeking behaviours.
c. Building the capacities of the Human resource at the tier 1 that includes Community Health Volunteers (CHVs), Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) and Community Health Committees.
d. Monitoring and evaluating community health programmes /activities at tier 1 which includes putting in place mechanism for evidence based dialogue, community health action days, month and quarterly meetings, annual health summit and ensuring the reports for these activities are availed to the county health system.
e. Coordination, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of all the school heath activities as per the national comprehensive school health policy and guidelines.
f. Any other related duties when required to do so from time to time.

Minimum qualifications:
a. Must have served in Job Group M for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
b. Must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in health sciences.
c. Specialization in Community health development, epidemiology and any other relevant field is desirable.
d. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
e. Must be registered with the relevant regulatory body with active and valid practicing license.
f. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage
g. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites www.vihiga.go.ke.

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

SECRETARY/CEO VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O BOX 880-50300
MARAGOLI.

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