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15 May 2017

Programs, Health/HIV Graduate Internships in Kenya - Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most
affected.

Dimensions of the Role
This job role provides a learning opportunity for the incumbent as they facilitate implementation of quality health, nutrition and HIV initiatives to improve well-being of OVC and their caregivers.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and support service delivery partners (SDPs) to scale-up an evidence-based package of services and support that will promote family-centred, age appropriate, quality health services to households affected by HIV.
  • Facilitate partners in the implementation of the case management approach; focusing on longitudinal tracking of the HIV infected OVC and their families to ensure access to quality treatment and care services as per MOH guidelines.
  • Participate in relevant health technical working groups, CHMT meetings and ensure timely execution of the emerging issues in health focusing on the relevant beneficiary cohorts to ensure maximum impact.
  • Mentor SDPs to strengthen community facility linkages and improved referral systems to enhance synergy in service delivery and ensure effective coordination.
  • Work with SDPs and project staff to facilitate the implementation and tracking of highly effective Evidence
  • Based Interventions (EBIs), Prevention with positives (PWP)/ Positive, health, dignity and prevention (PHDP), and documentation of impact on target population.
  • Facilitate implementation of the ECCD health integration package of services and documentation of the same to ensure maximum impact.
  • Produce accurate and timely reports, case studies, and other publications to showcase project lessons, and results to contribute to the wider sector and institutional knowledge.
  • Collect and review data and other information relevant for monitoring project implementation, quality, and reporting.

Qualifications

  • Graduates from Kenyan universities/reputable colleges
  • Must have completed studies in a relevant field of study within the last 24 months.
  • Graduates who are below 25 years old and willing to commit their time on the program for the entire year
  • Demonstrated good character, creativity, honesty, positive attitude and ability to learn
  • Graduates who are currently not in employment
  • Diploma or degree in public health.
  • Work with various project stakeholders e.g. MoH, communities, OVCs, PLWHIV, GoK, County Governments
  • Work on various health interventions e.g. FANC, MNCH, malaria, nutrition
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Documentation and report writing skills

How to Apply
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