2 Child Development Officer “Health” needed at Compassion International

Job Title:   Child Development Officer – Health – 2 Fresher Jobs

Organization: Compassion International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project Director

About Compassion Project:

South Rwenzori Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer – Health (CDO-H) will mainly plan and execute preventive and curative health activities that equips assisted children and caregivers with knowledge on timely efficient health services. Take up tasks related to general health of the children, coordinate professional health interventions and handle sensitive health-related issues as well as offering minimum counseling to the children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a professional background in any of the following: nursing, primary healthcare, community health, clinical medicine, education, social work and administration.
  • Minimum qualification will be a diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have served as a volunteer in a related Child Development Centre for not less than two (2) years
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an added advantage.
  • Formal training in Counseling and Child Development will be an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Skills in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
  • Age: 30-35 years

How to Apply:

All interested persons are asked to submit their applications with a recommendation from the Overseer and relevant documents to the:

The Personnel Officer,

South Rwenzori Diocese, P.O.Box 142, Kasese. Uganda

Deadline: 21st November 2018 by 5:00pm

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