Ad – Data Entry Clerk

Ad – Accounting Technician 1 Ad – Data Entry Clerk

 

The National Family Planning Board-Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency, A Statutory Agency of the Ministry of Health is seeking to identify motivated, result-orientated and qualified professionals to fill the following vacancies: 

 

                       (1)  OUTREACH OFFICER – HSC/HS 4

The incumbent will report to the Field Co-ordinator and assist in reaching and reducing the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations by:

  1. Working closely with the assigned Field Co-ordinators to implement interventions in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester and St. Ann in identified clusters to reach and reduce the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations.
  2. Supporting the Peer Navigators when handling the treatment care and support navigation programme.
  3. Promoting provider initiated testing & counselling (PITC) at special party events and socials
  4. Identifying, establishing and maintaining condom outlets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach Duties

  • Conduct weekly site visits to provide Sexual Reproductive Health information.
  • Conduct training specified at designated sites to vulnerable groups.
  • Identify and sensitise site influential in basic SRH information.
  • Conduct weekly monitoring of key pop sites within assigned clusters and ensure stocks of condoms and IEC materials are replenished.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain five (8) condom outlets. Two (2) per quarter.
  • Identify, recruit and assist in the training of eight (8) key population peer links in SRH, (3rd quarter).
  • Attend special party events at assigned sites to promote and offer provider initiated testing and counselling (PITC).
  • Work closely with key populations (MSM, FSW & youth).
  • Complete and provide daily site visit forms and monthly report on work being done.
  • Reach and test a minimum of four (4) MSM per month.
  • Refer for testing three (3) MSM per month.
  • Work a 40 hour week including weekends and public holidays.
  • Reach and test a minimum of five (5) FSW per month , refer for testing three (3) FSW per month.
  • Conduct all other interventions as per work plan.

Deliverables/ Performance Standards

  1. Reached and tested four (4) MSM per month.
  2. Established and maintained eight (8) condom outlets (2 per quarter).
  3. Reached and tested five (5) FSW per month.
  4. Tested a minimum of 100 clients per month.
  5. Completed one (1) site visit form per day
  6.  Completed and submitted a monthly itinerary at the end of each month to assigned supervisor.
  7. Collaborated with outreach team
  8. Identified for training eight (8) peer links (2nd Quarter)

Key Competencies

  • Confidential, open-minded, flexible, dependable and non- judgemental
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Good Counselling techniques
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain a professional decorum at all times
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Passionate about providing service to vulnerable groups
  • Basic knowledge of HIV/STIs, behaviour change and sexual reproductive health
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short term goals, projects and events
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Must be able to work on weekends, public holidays and at nights when necessary.
  • Must be empathetic.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) CXC subjects
  • Basic training in counselling techniques
  • One year experience working with vulnerable groups
  • Experience working with Excel, Microsoft Office and Word
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in behaviour communication change or public health programmes for marginalised populations or comparable experiences
  • Training in family planning and sexual reproductive health
  • Must have basic knowledge on HIV and STIs

 

                             (2)  OUTREACH OFFICER/PEER NAVIGATOR/DRIVER – HSC/HS 4

The incumbent will report to the Field Co-ordinator and assist in reaching and reducing the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations by:

  • Working closely with the assigned Field Coordinator to implement interventions in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester and St. Ann in identified clusters to reach and reduce the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations.
  • Promoting provider initiated testing & counselling (PITC) at special party events and socials.
  • Creating sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  • Identifying, establishing and maintaining condom outlets.
  • Driving and operating the mobile clinic to designated sites island wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach/Driver Duties

  • Conduct weekly site visits to provide Sexual Reproductive Health information.
  • Conduct sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  • Identify and sensitise site influential in basic SRH information.
  • Conduct weekly monitoring of key pop sites within assigned clusters and ensure stocks of condoms and IEC materials are replenished.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain eight (8) condom outlets, two (2) per quarter.
  • Identify, recruit and assist in the training of eight (8) key population peer links in SRH, (3rd Quarter).
  • Attend special party events at assigned sites to promote and offer provider initiated testing and counselling (PITC).
  • Work closely with key populations (MSM, FSW & youth).
  • Complete and provide daily site visit forms and monthly report on work being done.
  • Reach and test four (4) MSM per month and refer for testing, three (3) MSM per month.
  • Reach and test five (5) FSW per month and refer for testing, three (3) FSW per month.
  • Drive and operate the mobile clinic to designated sites island wide.
  • Transport team members to their homes after duties performed beyond 10 p.m.
  • Ensure the maintenance and servicing of vehicles as scheduled.
  • Maintain to standard, retrofitted equipment.
  • Submit monthly report on mobile unit to supervisor.
  • Work on weekends and public holidays.
  • Conduct all other interventions as per work plan.

Deliverables/ Performance Standards- Outreach

  1. Reached and tested four (4) MSM per month.
  2. Referred for testing three (3) MSM per month.
  3. Reached and tested five (5) FSW per month.
  4. Referred for testing three (3) FSW per month.
  5. Established and maintained eight (8) condom outlets (2 per quarter).
  6. Tested a minimum of 100 clients per month.
  7. Completed one (1) site visit form per day.
  8. Completed and submitted a monthly itinerary at the end of each month to assigned supervisor.
  9. Collaborated with outreach team and identified for training eight (8) peer links (2nd quarter).
  10. Submitted monthly report on updates and condition of the mobile units.
  11. Transported staff home after 10 p.m.

Job Purpose-Peer Navigator

The Peer Navigator’s duty is an extended role of the Outreach Officer’s. The Peer Navigation system is a component of the Behaviour Change Programme, which focus on:

  • Working closely with a specified care team to successfully link clients to care and support efforts to retain them in care.
  • Engaging members from key populations: female sex workers (FSW), men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender persons (TG) and any other person living with HIV (PLHIV).
  • Working closely with clients offering options on adopting healthier behaviours to reduce risk and vulnerability to HIV/STIs and offering a comprehensive sexual and reproductive health package tailored to the clients’ specific needs.

 Peer Navigator Duties

  • Accompany clients to treatment sites of their choice (mandatory for the first visit and subsequent visits when requested)
  • Follow-up and meets regularly, based on the needs of the client to help connect and retain in care.
  • Use referral protocols to link participants to appropriate services.
  • Assess the contraceptive needs of clients and refer appropriately.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all clients.
  • Assist with regular training sessions with the support of the Unit supervisor/s.
  • Identify, reach and mobilise members of the key and general populations for HIV and STIs testing.
  • Link ALL newly diagnosed HIV/STIs cases to care (extra care for key populations).
  • Attend meetings with the treatment team when requested.
  • Work closely with the immediate care teams at the various treatment sites.
  • Submit bi-weekly report to immediate supervisor on the navigation system, clients successfully linked and the next step for each client.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients and care team to track and monitor progress
  • Assist clients if and when needed to fill prescriptions and other services
  • Acts as a Peer Counsellor during enrolment and follow-up visits

Deliverables/ Performance Standards- Peer Navigator

  1. Linked a minimum of four (4) persons to treatment sites, per month.
  2. Conducted follow-up sessions with a minimum of five (5) clients, per month
  3. Prepared and submitted bi-weekly reports to immediate supervisor (Field Coordinator)
  4. Prepared and submitted a weekly navigation schedule.
  5. Attended one (1) meeting per month with the care team for progress report.
  6. With the support of the Supervisor, assisted with regular training sessions.

Key Competencies

  • Confidential, open-minded, flexible, dependable and non- judgemental
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Good Counselling techniques
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Passionate about providing service to vulnerable groups.
  • Basic knowledge of HIV/STIs, behaviour change and sexual reproductive health
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short term goals, projects & events
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle large workloads
  • Must be able to work on weekends, public holidays and at nights when necessary
  • Must be empathetic
  • Ability to drive and operate  buses and large vehicles
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate and have general working knowledge about the operations and maintenance of motor vehicles.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) CXC subjects
  • Basic training in counselling techniques
  • One year experience working with vulnerable groups
  • Experience working with Excel, Microsoft Office and Word
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in behaviour communication change or public health programmes for marginalized populations or comparable experiences
  • Training in family planning and sexual reproductive health
  • Must have basic knowledge on HIV/STIs
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years driving and operating cars and busses
  • Must possess an open general driver’s licence

 

                           (3) OUTREACH OFFICER/PEER NAVIGATOR – HSC/HS 4

The incumbent will report to the Field Co-ordinator and assist in reaching and reducing the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations by:

  1. Working closely with the assigned Field Co-ordinators to implement interventions in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester and St. Ann in identified clusters to reach and reduce the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations.
  2. Promoting provider initiated testing & counselling (PITC) at special party events and socials.
  3. Creating sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  4. Identifying, establishing and maintaining condom outlets.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Outreach Duties

  • Conduct weekly site visits to provide Sexual Reproductive Health information.
  • Conduct sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  • Identify and sensitise site influential in basic SRH information.
  • Conduct weekly monitoring of key pop sites within assigned clusters and ensure stocks of condoms and IEC materials are replenished.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain eight (8) condom outlets. Two (2) per quarter.
  • Identify, recruit and assist in the training of eight (8) key population peer links in SRH, (3rd quarter).
  • Attend special party events at assigned sites to promote and offer provider initiated testing and counselling (PITC).
  • Work closely with key populations (MSM, FSW & youth).
  • Complete and provide daily site visit forms and monthly report on work being done.
  • Reach and test four (4) MSM per month and refer for testing, three (3) MSM per month.
  • Reach and test five (5) FSW per month, refer for testing, three (3) FSW per month.

Deliverables/ Performance Standards- Outreach

  1. Reached and tested four (4) MSM per month.
  2. Referred for testing three (3) MSM per month.
  3. Reached and tested five (5) FSW per month.
  4. Referred for testing three (3) FSW per month.
  5. Established and maintained eight (8) condom outlets (2 per quarter).
  6. Tested a minimum of 100 clients per month.
  7. Completed one (1) site visit form per day.
  8. Completed and submitted a monthly itinerary at the end of each month to assigned supervisor.
  9. Collaborated with outreach team and identified for training eight (8) peer links (2nd quarter).

Job Purpose-Peer Navigator

The Peer Navigator’s duty is an extended role of the Outreach Officer’s. The Peer Navigation system is a component of the Behaviour Change Programme, which focus on:

  • Working closely with a specified care team to successfully link clients to care and support efforts to retain them in care.
  • Engaging members from key populations: female sex workers (FSW), men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender persons (TG) and any other person living with HIV (PLHIV).
  • Working closely with clients offering options on adopting healthier behaviours to reduce risk and vulnerability to HIV/STIs and offering a comprehensive sexual and reproductive health package tailored to the clients’ specific needs.

 Peer Navigator Duties

  • Accompany clients to treatment sites of their choice (mandatory for the first visit and subsequent visits when requested)
  • Follow-up and meets regularly, based on the needs of the client to help connect and retain in care.
  • Use referral protocols to link participants to appropriate services.
  • Assess the contraceptive needs of clients and refer appropriately.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all clients.
  • Assist with regular training sessions with the support of the Unit Supervisor/s.
  • Identify, reach and mobilise members of the key and general populations for HIV and STIs testing.
  • Link ALL newly diagnosed HIV/STIs cases to care (extra care for key populations).
  • Attend meetings with the treatment team when requested.
  • Work closely with the immediate care teams at the various treatment sites.
  • Submit bi-weekly report to immediate supervisor on the navigation system, clients successfully linked and the next step for each client.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients and care team to track and monitor progress
  • Assist clients if and when needed to fill prescriptions and other services
  • Acts as a Peer Counsellor during enrolment and follow-up visits

Deliverables/ Performance Standards- Peer Navigator

  1. Linked a minimum of four (4) persons to treatment sites, per month.
  2. Conducted follow-up sessions with a minimum of five (5) clients, per month
  3. Prepared and submitted bi-weekly reports to immediate supervisor (Field Coordinator)
  4. Prepared and submitted a weekly navigation schedule.
  5. Attended one (1) meeting per month with the care team for progress report.
  6. With the support of the Supervisor, assisted with regular training sessions.

Key Competencies

  • Confidential, open-minded, flexible, dependable and non- judgemental
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Good Counselling techniques
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Passionate about providing service to vulnerable groups.
  • Basic knowledge of HIV/STIs, behaviour change and sexual reproductive health
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short term goals, projects & events
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle large workloads
  • Must be able to work on weekends, public holidays and at nights when necessary
  • Must be empathetic

Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) CXC subjects
  • Basic training in counselling techniques
  • One year experience working with vulnerable groups
  • Experience working with Excel, Microsoft Office and Word
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in behaviour communication change or public health programmes for marginalized populations or comparable experiences
  • Training in family planning and sexual reproductive health
  • Must have basic knowledge on HIV/STIs

 

                                   (4) OUTREACH OFFICER/DRIVER – HSC/HS 4

The incumbent will report to the Field Co-ordinator and assist in reaching and reducing the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations by:

  • Working closely with the assigned Field Coordinator to implement interventions in Kingston, St. Andrew, St. Catherine, Clarendon, Manchester and St. Ann in identified clusters to reach and reduce the transmission of new HIV and other STIs among key populations.
  • Promoting provider initiated testing & counselling (PITC) at special party events and socials.
  • Creating sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  • Identifying, establishing and maintaining condom outlets.
  • Driving and operating the mobile clinic to designated sites island wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach/Driver Duties

  • Conduct weekly site visits to provide Sexual Reproductive Health information.
  • Conduct sensitisation and awareness of HIV/STIs cases specified at designated sites.
  • Identify and sensitise site influential in basic SRH information.
  • Conduct weekly monitoring of key pop sites within assigned clusters and ensure stocks of condoms and IEC materials are replenished.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain eight (8) condom outlets, two (2) per quarter.
  • Identify, recruit and assist in the training of eight (8) key population peer links in SRH, (3rd Quarter).
  • Attend special party events at assigned sites to promote and offer provider initiated testing and counselling (PITC).
  • Work closely with key populations (MSM, FSW & youth).
  • Complete and provide daily site visit forms and monthly report on work being done.
  • Reach and test four (4) MSM per month and refer for testing, three (3) MSM per month.
  • Reach and test five (5) FSW per month and refer for testing, three (3) FSW per month.
  • Drive and operate the mobile clinic to designated sites island wide.
  • Transport team members to their homes after duties performed beyond 10 p.m.
  • Ensure the maintenance and servicing of vehicles as scheduled.
  • Maintain to standard, retrofitted equipment.
  • Submit monthly report on mobile unit to supervisor.
  • Work on weekends and public holidays.
  • Conduct all other interventions as per work plan.

Deliverables/ Performance Standards- Outreach

  1. Reached and tested four (4) MSM per month.
  2. Referred for testing three (3) MSM per month.
  3. Reached and tested five (5) FSW per month.
  4. Referred for testing three (3) FSW per month.
  5. Established and maintained eight (8) condom outlets (2 per quarter).
  6. Tested a minimum of 100 clients per month.
  7. Completed one (1) site visit form per day.
  8. Completed and submitted a monthly itinerary at the end of each month to assigned supervisor.
  9. Collaborated with outreach team and identified for training eight (8) peer links (2nd quarter).
  10. Submitted monthly report on updates and condition of the mobile units.
  11. Transported staff home after 10 p.m.

Key Competencies

  • Confidential, open-minded, flexible, dependable and non- judgemental
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Good Counselling techniques
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Good report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Passionate about providing service to vulnerable groups.
  • Basic knowledge of HIV/STIs, behaviour change and sexual reproductive health
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short term goals, projects & events
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle large workloads
  • Must be able to work on weekends, public holidays and at nights when necessary
  • Must be empathetic
  • Ability to drive and operate  buses and large vehicles
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate and have general working knowledge about the operations and maintenance of motor vehicles.

Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) CXC subjects
  • Basic training in counselling techniques
  • One year experience working with vulnerable groups
  • Experience working with Excel, Microsoft Office and Word
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in behaviour communication change or public health programmes for marginalized populations or comparable experiences
  • Training in family planning and sexual reproductive health
  • Must have basic knowledge on HIV/STIs
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years driving and operating cars and busses
  • Must possess an open general driver’s licence

Applications should be emailed to nfpbapplications@jnfpb.org to the attention of the (Acting) Director, Human Resource Management and Administration no later than March 17, 2017.

We thank all candidates for responding, however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.