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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

2 Child Development Officers-Health Job at Bukedi Anglican Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Child Development Officers-Health 

Jobs at:
Bukedi Anglican Diocese 

Deadline of this Job:
24th August 2018

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Bukedi Anglican Diocese is Christ Centered Evangelical Diocese committed to fulīŦlling 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. it is upon this background that the Diocese invites applications from born again professionals aged between 2540 years for Ministry work to fill the vacancies of Project Directors (2) and Child Development Officer (4).
Post: Post: 2 Child Development Officers-Health

Core Duties & Responsibilities for CDO Health.
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is a strong Christian witness who demonstrates a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Church. and also faithfully upholds child ministry in prayer.
  • Working within one's influence. serves as an advocate for children and their caregivers who live in poverty and are not able to speak out for themselves. This includes being informed about issues of children and influencing others to greater involvement on their behalf.
  • implements the day today running of the project health activities for the achievement of physical development outcomes.
  • Carries out other critical roles for the smooth running of the project as a team member.
  • Takes lead in implementing health related standards of the partnership agreement as well as recommended manuals as the health technical staff within the partnership.
  • Prepares and submits health related reports to the Project Director and church leadership as a means to monitor and evaluate the health program.
  • Acts as consultant on all health issues that affect children and the community by using his or her experience and expertise to challenge. motivate, sensitize and equip the church on ways of preventing diseases, immunization of children, celebration of health days as well as dealing with epidemics.
  • Discharge other project work related duties as assigned by the Project Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must be a mature born again Christian with a sound testimony
  • Must have a professional background in any of the following nursing, primary healthcare community health, clinical medicine. Education/social work administration, social work & social Administration, social sciences, Development Studies. Education, Communication. records management and any related disciplines.
  • Minimum qualification will be a diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an added advantage.
  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an added advantage.
  • Must have computer skills.
  • Customer service orientation
  • Working ability to apply and adapt to established accounting procedures to a variety of accounting transactions, problems and situations.
  • Good written communication skills and strong verbal communication skills. Intermediate English ability is preferred.
  • Skills in project planning and management will be an added advantage.
  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an added advantage.
  • Age: 25-35.
Working Condition Applicable to all.
Considering the nature of the work which demands for face to face meeting with children. caregivers and church ministries and at times for emergencies and issues that demand quick technical input. the technical staff shall reside within walk able distance to the project and shall work from a local church project premises including visiting children in their homes. schools and hospital (Those who are ill) should be prepared to work beyond normal working hours as need arises. May be required to travel to Compassion office for official duty from time as well as for training and staff retreat.
Job application procedure
The interested candidates should submit or hand deliver their Hand written Applications with Curriculum Vitae. certified copies of their academic documents, recommendation from their Pastors and church Leaders, not later than 24th August. 2018 Applications should be addressed to; The Diocesan Secretary Bukedi Diocese, P.O. BOX 170, TORORO.