Behaviour Change Field Facilitator
Fixed term, Full-time
International Role – No – Only National applicants will be considered.
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POSITION TITLE: BEHAVIOUR CHANGE FIELD FACILITATOR
Purpose of the Position:
The District Behavior change (BC) Programme Field Facilitator will report to the Provincial Behavior Change Programme Officer. In fulfillment of her/his duties, the District BC Programme Officer will work closely with the Ministry of Health and Child Care, NAC District AIDS Co-0rdinators (DAC), Ministry of Gender and various stakeholders in public, private and NGO sectors. The incumbent will support the operationalization, implementation and monitoring of the Behaviour Change (BC) Core Implementation models at district level.
Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:
Facilitate the implementation of the BC Core models to address Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV and GBV challenges faced by men, women, and adolescent boys and girls at district level.
Ensure planned BC activities are implemented within Time, Scope, Budget and Quality.
Advocate with tradition, religious, political, administrative and other leaders in the district on issues of behavior Change promotion
Represent the district in key stakeholder meetings.
Undertake quarterly advocacy and support visits to all wards in the districts at least on a monthly basis;
Support district leadership and Behavioral Change Facilitators (BCFs) in behavioral change promotional activities;
Ensure mainstreaming of behavioral change promotion into all major district events
Facilitate district level trainings of traditional and religious leaders
Oversee and guide the recruitment , training, support and supervision of BCFs;
Compile and submit monthly and/quarterly progress reports to the Provincial Manager;
Knowledge and Skills:
Degree in HIV/AIDS, Health Promotion, Social Sciences or other related field
Ability to speak local languages.
Clean class 4 driver’s licence.
Ability to identify gaps, trends and key issues relating to HIV prevention and planning appropriate interventions to address them.
Ability to review measurable indicators with detailed input, output, process and outcome and impact measures.
Practical knowledge of new developments in HIV Programming, public health, epidemic disease control and prevention
Organisational and programme management skills, to plan strategically and mainstream BC Promotion for effective programme impact.
Knowledge of working in rural communities through decentralised structures.
Networking and collaboration skills, with key service providers and stakeholders at district level.
Ability to speak, read and write local language is a must.