3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

 

 

Background 

Youth Wings (YW) is a Youth-Led CSO based in Arusha whose purpose is to respond to the rights and needs  of young generations caught up in the turbulence in achieving their ambitionsto reach their fullest potential.  YW is dedicated to advocates for the improvement of health services, economic opportunities and equity  social wellbeing of Tanzanian youths who are vulnerable to contract HIV. It expands its interventions to all  parts of mainland Tanzania with the focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (SRH), Civic  Engagement, Human Rights, HIV & AIDS, Harm Reduction, Child Protection and Economic Empowerment.

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3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

Vacancy Title – Case Manager – Post (01)

About the Role 

Youth Wings is implementing a project named Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) in  Arusha Region in two councils Arusha DC & CC. EPIC is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s  Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which  is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control.

Youth Wings Tanzania is extending its interventions to the new District in Arusha – Meru DC and it is  currently recruiting for the position of Case Manager to fill the vacancy of the existing project (EpiC). The Case Manager will work with Community Engagement and Biomedical officers to ensure that his/her  assigned clients receive a coordinated range of client-centered services linking clients with health care,  psychosocial and other services. The Case Manager is responsible for completing biannual reassessments  with clients to include completion of a care plan in addition to seeing clients periodically to address their  current needs and checking compliance to medical care and adherence to HIV medications. The Case  Manager is responsible for entering all client’s data, units of service and case note into the database  promptly. Reporting directly to the Programme Manager, the Case Manager will have the lead responsibility  for the quality delivery of the EPIC project across the Meru District. This is contingent on effective  coordination, supervision and structured capacity building of local peers’ groups implementing in Project delivery.

3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Supports the organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus  on the positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers.
  • Coordinate and ensure responsibility for own clients/cases assigned by supervisor, client  appointment and ART refill and track missed appointment, lost to follow and return to care.
  •  Supervise, mentor Peer Navigators and support linkage to the facilities in ensuring clients receive  proper services.
  • Tracking and reporting of all completed and non-completed referrals (GBV, STI, HTS, FP etc.)
  •  Assist and encourage clients to access medical care and enter units of service and client data on a  timely basis.
  • Maintain assigned clients’ medical and service record files and be responsible for files completeness.
  • Conduct an initial comprehensive assessment of clients’ needs and support systems.
  • Develop a comprehensive, individualized service plan and coordinate the services required for the  implementation of plans for clients.
  • Monitor to assess the effectiveness of the plan and periodic re-evaluation and revision of the plan  as necessary.
  • Provide case management services to own panel of clients including Assist clients in accessing  routine medical care for HIV, refer appropriately to other AIDS and social service agencies.
  •  Ensure provision of HIV risk reduction education and prevention and client’s compliance with  medications; education as necessary.
  • Ensure EPIC project is delivered to high technical standards and demonstrates a cycle of continuous  reflection, learning and development of our HIV/AIDS programming.
  • To provide management support and supervision of local peer navigators groups in ensuring a high  standard of EPIC project performance and reporting.
  • To strategically collaborate with districts and regional administration and local government i.e., RMO, RAS, DAC, DMO, RFP, RACC, CHAC, DCBHCO, DSWOs, CDOs etc. to support the KVP access  multi-sectoral services of EPIC project impact districts.
  • Reconcile and compile data into the regional tracking register and the regional partner listing and  outcome register, and maintain it on weekly basis.
  • Cooperates with a Data manager to report tracking and partner listing and outcome data to the  MER team in the region using referral feedback forms.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports related to tracking services and partner notification and  success stories, as needed.
  • Participate in meetings at CSO level and related CHMTs meetings and document best practices for  linkage for KVP.

Person Specification: 

  • Proven track record of at least 3 years working in HIV/AIDS interventions as case management for  community-based HIV services.
  • Focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme implementation in Tanzanian context,  especially programmes targeting Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVP).
  • Excellent customer-focused interpersonal skills to interact effectively with practitioners, literate and  non-literate audiences, the interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients, and  families with diverse opinions, values, and religious and cultural ideals.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of results-based management processes,  including taking responsibility for M&E informing Programme management and development.
  •  Demonstrable experience in providing effective Programme coordination and targeted capacity  building support to Peers’ Educators to deliver health/HIV/TB related programmes.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of working closely with local government  structures, systems and strategic points of engagement to integrate programmatic priorities in local  government processes.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.
  • Minimum of a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Management, Nursing, Social Work,  Counselling and Psychology.

3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

Vacancy Title – Data Manager – Post (01) 

About the Role 

Youth Wings is implementing a project named Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) in  Arusha Region in two councils Arusha DC & CC. EPIC is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s  Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which  is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. Youth Wings Tanzania is extending its  interventions to the new District in Arusha – Meru DC and it is currently recruiting for the position of Data  Manager to fill the vacancy of the existing project (EpiC).

The Data Manager will provide technical support will provide leadership to Youth Wings HIV Community  Services portfolio in strengthening district and regional HIV M&E Systems by ensuring that all activities meet  the highest standards through the provision of strategic information which will inform the right direction of  the program. S/he will oversee HIV Community Services teams focused on designing and implementation of  M&E strategies including data quality assurance and associated frameworks. This position requires  experience in working with KVP programs and the ability to interact well with targeted KVP (beneficiaries),  peer navigators and health service providers from the health facilities in a non-stigmatized and non judgmental manner. Reporting directly to the Programme Manager, the Data Manager will be responsible

for the quality delivery of the EPIC project across Meru Districts. This is contingent on effective coordination,  supervision and structured capacity building of local peers’ groups implementing in Project delivery.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team supporting timely, accurate and appropriate reporting project activities and results to  the program management team.
  • Collaborate with the project team to design and implement M&E systems to collect, manage and  disseminate data by reporting progress towards the program objectives.
  • Ensure that routinely collected data summaries are available in a timely fashion and a user-friendly  format for regular use in program monitoring.
  • Ensure that YW best supports districts and regional efforts to review and improve community KVP  HIV program performance through the use of quality routinely collected data.
  • Work with the Strategic Information team to ensure electronic systems are in place to manage and  disseminate program data from client to national level.
  • Ensure timely and complete data entry from paper-based sources to an electronic system. ∙ Review completed paper-based tools and compare electronic data entries with source documents  regularly to verify the accuracy of data and make corrections as needed.
  • Track referral forms and conduct verification with registers and databases at facilities to verify  completed referrals and linkage outcomes.
  • Facilitate generation of queries and ensure data cleaning activities are conducted systematically  ∙ Work with the ICT department to fix any errors and problems observed in the databases and report  any systems malfunction to the central team as needed.
  •  Lead in training to new and existing outreach workers on data collection tools, including referrals,  reporting and database.
  • Conduct regular data quality assessments and joint supportive supervision with the CHMT team to  ensure the highest degree of program data quality.
  • Develop all monthly, quarterly, and other reports on all KVP indicators for submission and review  to the central team.
  • Ensure project staff maintain KVP data security at all times, including protecting the confidentiality  of records and data.
  • Involved in data reporting quarterly, semi-annually (SAPR) and annually (APR) and any other reports  as necessary by the Government of Tanzania and Funder.

Person Specification: 

  • Proven track record of at least 3 years working as Data Manager/M&E position in HIV prevention,  care and treatment. Experience in working with HIV Community interventions will be an added  advantage.
  • Focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme implementation in Tanzanian context,  especially programmes targeting Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVP).
  • Strong data analysis, graphical data presentation, dissemination and report writing skills. ▪ Demonstrated familiarity with MOHCDGEC/PEPFAR data systems including DHIS, CTC2, TOMSHA and DATIM.
  • Excellent customer-focused interpersonal skills to interact effectively with practitioners, literate and  non-literate audiences, the interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients, and  families with diverse opinions, values, religious, cultural ideals, team player and builder.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of results-based management processes,  including taking responsibility for M&E informing Programme management and development.
  • Demonstrable experience in providing effective Programme data coordination and targeted  capacity-building support to Peers educators to deliver health/HIV/TB related programmes.
  •  Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of working closely with local government  structures, systems and strategic points of engagement to integrate programmatic priorities in local  government processes.
  • Excellent computer skills at minimum with Microsoft Office package including Word, Excel,  PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in health informatics, computer science or statistics.

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3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

Vacancy Title – Biomedical Programme Officer – Post (01) 

About the Role 

Youth Wings is implementing a project named Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) in  Arusha Region in two councils Arusha DC & CC. EPIC is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s  Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which  is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. Youth Wings Tanzania is extending its  interventions to a new District in Arusha – Meru DC and it is currently recruiting for the position of  Biomedical Programme Officer to fill the vacancy of the existing project (EpiC).

The Biomedical Programme Officer will provide technical support in the implementation and expansion of  integrated HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services in health facilities and communities and  beneficiaries targeted by the Project i.e. community-based HIV testing and counselling (CBHTC), pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV self-testing (HIVST), linkage to care, family planning (FP), services for  gender-based violence (GBV) victims, and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening. This position  requires experience in working with KVP programs and the ability to interact well with targeted KVP  (beneficiaries), peer educators, navigators and health service providers from the health facilities in a non stigmatized and non-judgmental manner. Reporting directly to the Programme Manager, the Biomedical  Programme Officer will be responsible for the quality delivery of the EPIC project across the Meru District.  This is contingent on effective coordination, supervision and structured capacity building of local peers’  groups implementing in Project delivery.

3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a clear route plan for day-to-day program implementation across Meru-DC including  supervision of health service providers in their field activities.
  • Lead the coordination, supervision and provision of HIV testing and Services (HTS), HIVST, PrEP,  Recency testing, family planning service provision, linkages to care and treatment support, and  referrals to GBV, TB, STI and other biomedical services.
  • Monitor uptake of HIV testing and treatment cascade including testing and treat and identify gaps  to improve uptake of treatment initiation, linkage, and retention in care.
  • Collaborate with implementing partners and other stakeholders to develop strategies for  strengthening retention to care and treatment clinics by ensuring a continuum of care.
  • Organize and engage health service providers from the health facilities to provide support in high  yield testing strategies including mobile and index testing services in the community.
  • Provide ongoing coaching, mentoring and hands-on supervision to biomedical providers in mobile  outreach, index testing and partner notification modalities ensuring monthly planned activities are  implemented and all service providers reach their allotted targets with fidelity.
  • Ensure all biomedical services are provided following the National Standards of care and project  SOP are implemented in both mobile outreach and health facilities (including IQC/EQC and  proficiency test.
  • Participate in the training of health service providers from the selected health facilities through  collaborating with R/CHMTs to identify training needs and organize basic refresher training using  the recommended national curriculums.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with local government authorities, implementing  partners within the district and region.
  • Liaise with Data Manager to ensure that community program indicators on KVP are functional (e.g. -clarity of indicators, quality of M&E data collection tool, data quality and reporting)
  •  Ensure close coordination with the CHMT members in performance monitoring, joint supportive  field supervision at the site/council level and ensure the outcomes of the visits are documented and  recommendations implemented.
  • Ensure quality of implementation of KVP programs and sound achieve results for activities within  EpiC project.
  • Ensure jointly coordination work with facility implementing partners at the council level to develop  a sound Bi-directional referral network and ensure quality biomedical services are provided to KVPs.
  • Monitor regional supplies of biomedical commodities and liaise with DACC and the DMO office to  ensure prompt procurement of biomedical commodities and adequate supplies.
  • Ensure all service providers properly fill all required National and Project M&E tools and timely  submission of service reports appropriately, including monthly summary reports to the catchment  health facilities.
  • Document and disseminate knowledge or information regarding lessons learnt proven approaches  and success stories.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the line manager.

Person Specification: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or Advance diploma (Nurse/ Medical) with 2-5 years  experience in the provision of community-based biomedical and KVP focused clinical services.
  •  Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with relevant  national guidelines, standards, and protocols.
  • Familiarity with the public health sector at regional, district and council levels and experience  working with these teams.
  • Ability to provide on job training and mentorship to service providers in reaching beneficiaries  with biomedical services and documentation in government and project registers. ∙ Ability and willingness to interact well with targeted populations including peers by facilitating  a non-judgmental, confidentiality, non-discriminatory and non-stigmatizing environment in the  program regardless of their background.
  • Customer-focused interpersonal skills to interact effectively with practitioners, literate and non literate audiences, the interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients, and  families with diverse opinions, values, and religious and cultural ideals.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of results-based management processes,  including taking responsibility for M&E informing Programme management and development.
  •  Demonstrable experience in providing effective Programme coordination and targeted  capacity-building support to Health Care Workers to deliver a comprehensive package including  HTS, TB, ST and GBV screening, PrEP, HIVST and linking to relevant facilities.
  • Strong understanding and demonstrable experience of working closely with local government  structures, systems and strategic points of engagement to integrate programmatic priorities in  local government processes.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Basic skills of Microsoft Office packages for report writing and presentation.
  • Flexibility to work beyond normal working hours and weekends including travelling to remote  areas for HTS and other essential KVP interventions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Swahili and English.
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  • 3 New Job Opportunity at Youth Wings

How to Apply: 

Youth Wings is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a competitive compensation package. Interested  candidates are encouraged to apply online through [email protected] by uploading an  Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume with Names and Addresses of three (3) referees and  clearly write the vacancy job title in the subject line.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and Qualified Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submitting the application is: (12:00 PM) 30th September 2021

NB: Thisjob posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks  that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to  represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at  any time. Youth Wings is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage  in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, colour,  religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status and physical  or mental disability.

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