Centre for Health, Education, Economic Rehablitation & Social Security (CHEERS) is one in all the major indigenous Implementing Partners in Nigeria specializing in mitigating the affect of HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. CHEERS mission is to boost the top quality of lives of vulnerable inhabitants groups in rural communities all through Nigeria by rising entry to healthcare suppliers, education and monetary empowerment.

CHEERS is supported by KNCV to implement a USAID-funded TB Community Action for Improved TB Case Detection and Treatment (COUNTED) Project, which is ready to contribute to and improve the number of bacteriologically optimistic TB circumstances notification and remedy, strengthen neighborhood facility referral linkages, improve GeneXpert suppliers uptake along with improve the involvement of community-based private and typical Health suppliers suppliers in TB service provide inside Local governments in Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nasarawa, and Niger State, Nigeria.

The enterprise shall be for a interval of three months and we’re need of competent/licensed consultants to refill the vacant place listed beneath:

 

 

Title: Community Based Organization
Locations: 
Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa, and Niger
Slot: three in each states

Summary of the Position

  • The predominant responsibility of the CBOs might be to conduct targeted group TB screening outreaches; guided by the on the market info at the DOTs amenities with the group in chosen communities in Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa, and Niger States. Three CBOs shall be chosen in the six proposed states.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct targeted group TB screening outreaches; guided by the on the market info at the DOTs amenities with the group.
  • Conduct TB screening for group members all through outreaches
  • Collect sputum samples from presumptive TB circumstances
  • Transport sputum samples to the nearest GeneXpert lab for evaluation
  • Follow up with the outcomes of victims
  • Escort all recognized Drug Sensitive or DR-TB victims to a linked DOTS clinic to begin out remedy
  • Conduct monitoring for victims who defaulted on remedy.
  • Liaise with State Ministries of Health along with the respective State TB and Leprosy Control Programs, companions (TB and HIV implementing companions, CSOs, Community gatekeepers, heads of religious our our bodies), effectively being facilities and completely different related stakeholders in the planning and implementation of the group outreach actions.
  • Report weekly to the SPM.

What We Offer

  • Challenging working ambiance with scope for expert and personal progress;
  • Being part of a faithful, motivated and intercultural group;
  • Salary counting on the functionality and experience of the candidate.

Interested and licensed Organizations should ship their Letter of Intent with the following attachments:

  • Certificate of incorporation
  • Organizational profile

All Applications should be despatched to the “Human Resources, CHEERS” by: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline 15th January 2019.

 

Note

  • All candidates ought to meet all the requirements of minimal qualification.
  • There are no relocation allowances for the marketed place.
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and shortlisted candidates ought to have the ability to attend interview at their very personal worth.

 

 

Job Title: State Program Officer
Locations: Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa, and Niger
Slots: 6 Openings
Desired Start Date: January, 2019.

Summary of the Position

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  • The State Program Officer is predicted to work with CBO, Private Hospitals, Contact Investigators and with the State TB Team and shall be accountable for guaranteeing the implementation of all Community TB actions in collaboration with the State TB Team.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Identify private hospitals and Community pharmacies to work with
  • Conduct frequent visits to effectively being facilities on info top quality assurance
  • Support and participate in all targeted TB outreaches carried out with the LGAs in the State
  • Conduct info evaluations which will guarantee that all victims on TB remedy had been adopted up and defaulters tracked once more to the strategies
  • Support Monthly LGA stage conferences for PMVs/CPs
  • Conduct contact tracing overview meeting with contact investigators
  • Represent CHEERS at the State ranges in TB conferences
  • Produce weekly updates of the enterprise actions and month-to-month enterprise research.
  • The State Program Officer research to TB Technical Lead at CHEERS HQ.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Postgraduate Degree shall be an additional profit);
  • At least 4 years experience working with: HIV& TB program at quite a few ranges;
  • Experience with USAID or UN initiatives or any progress companion is a bonus;
  • Strong coordination, planning, and supervisory skills;
  • Competent with operational plan progress, enterprise implementation and monitoring & evaluation of outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills;
  • Self-starter, group participant, dynamic, secure, open, versatile, absolute integrity, organizational consciousness;
  • Understanding for cultural variations.

What We Offer

  • Challenging working ambiance with scope for expert and personal progress;
  • Being part of a faithful, motivated and intercultural group;
  • Salary counting on the functionality and experience of the candidate.

 

 

Job Title: Contact Investigators
Locations:
 Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa, and Niger

Summary of the Position

  • The predominant responsibility of the Contact Investigators is to assist in the design and implementation of Active Case Finding (ACF) for TB victims in chosen communities in Enugu, Rivers, Bauchi, Benue, Nassarawa, and Niger States. The ACF train will principally include ending up dwelling visits for each smear-positive TB case acknowledged all through group outreaches and from the nearest DOTS amenities inside the group.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Carrying out dwelling visits for each smear-positive TB case acknowledged all through group outreaches and from the nearest DOTS amenities inside the group
  • Identifying and evaluating contacts of index victims
  • Collect sputum samples from these presumed to have TB
  • Transfer of Sputum to GeneXpert labs
  • Follow up with the outcomes of victims and refer all recognized Drug Sensitive or DR-TB victims to a linked DOTS clinic to begin out remedy
  • Escort acknowledged TB case to the DOTs Centers for straightforward accessibility to remedy, adjust to up exams and overview.
  • Liaise with State Ministries of Health along with the respective State TB and Leprosy Control Programs, companions (TB and HIV implementing companions, CSOs, Community gatekeepers, heads of religious our our bodies), effectively being facilities and completely different related stakeholders in the planning and implementation of the ACF actions.
  • Report weekly to the SPM.
  • The CI research to the State Program Officer.

Qualifications and Skills

  • CHO/CHEW/Nurse or a Bachelor diploma in associated medical fields
  • Minimum of three -5 years work experience in public effectively being settings preferable – ideally TB or HIV purposes;
  • Experience in huge scale community-based intervention
  • Experience in group mobilization efforts
  • Experience managing superior effectively being info.
  • An out-of-the-box thinker who can develop progressive ideas in path of reaching the purpose of accelerating TB case discovering
  • Proven means to develop environment friendly working relationships
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The means to organize and prioritize with eye for factor.
  • All candidates ought to meet all the requirements of minimal qualification.

What We provide

  • Challenging working ambiance with scope for expert and personal progress;
  • Being part of a faithful, motivated and intercultural group;
  • Salary counting on the functionality and experience of the candidate.

Application Deadline 15th January, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Technical Officer – Laboratory Services
Location:
 Anambra

Job Description/Summary

  • S/he has the responsibility of supporting CHEERS Laboratory Services in supported facilities along with all actions in the state.

Main Responsibilities

  • Participate in month-to-month cluster coordination conferences at supported hub ART website
  • Monitor and assess the stage of compliance to effectively being care waste administration (along with expired medicine and lab reagents) in supported facilities (all through routine supportive visits)
  • Monitor and report lab functionality utilization, commodity consumption, assays carried out and networking for CD4, Genexpert, Viral load, EID (lab testing info & sample referral neighborhood using the Hub and spoke model) –
  • Conduct month-to-month supervisory visits and current technical assist to effectively being facilities on ART lab service provide, gear administration, GCLP, EQA, IQA, DBS sample assortment, and QMS actions, along with onsite trainings.
  • Facilitate HIV Testing of TB victims
  • Facilitate TB Screening of HIV optimistic purchasers at hub facilities
  • Provide technical assist to PCR laboratory to expedite outcomes dissemination by SMS printers all through visits to the laboratories
  • Participate in the State TB Laboratory Quarterly Review Meeting
  • Support Dried Tube Specimen QA panel manufacturing, distribution, consequence collation and CA go to for HIV multi-point of testing in scale up states – Panel manufacturing solely at chosen Hubs and few lab personnel
  • Integrate HTS into regular laboratory operations
  • Facilitate sputum sample assortment and transport from DOTs web sites to GeneXpert web sites
  • Participate in weekly and month-to-month enterprise administration group conferences
  • Develop month-to-month and quarterly PMTCT state implementation workplans supervised by the State Team Lead
  • Represent CHEERS in state and zonal stage conferences as is also designated by the State Team Lead and/or Head Office
  • Produce month-to-month full report of facilities and purposes related to PMTCT in the state
  • Carryout another job as is also given by the State group lead and/or head office

Qualifications and Skills

  • Candidates should be holders of a University diploma in Medical Lab Science
  • Experience in monitoring of TB/HIV Lab suppliers in any of the states in the South Eastern Nigeria.
  • Solid working info of TB/HIV Lab construction notably in a remedy setting.
  • Experience in Global Fund enterprise shall be an additional advantage
  • Computer skills (MS Office), info of main gear software program program
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with the means to check shortly and broaden scope of capabilities.
  • Integrity, expert discretion and means to cope with confidential information.
  • Ability to think about remaining responsibility, work beneath pressure.
  • Ability to work in and spherical group developing ambiance and work beneath pressure.
  • All candidates ought to meet all the requirements of minimal qualification.

What We Offer

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  • Challenging working ambiance with scope for expert and personal progress;
  • Being part of a faithful, motivated and intercultural group;
  • Salary counting on the functionality and experience of the candidate.

Application Deadline 18th January, 2019.

 

Interested and licensed candidates should ship their Application (Curriculum Vitae, motivation letter, three expert references) to “The Human Resources, CHEERS” by: [email protected]

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