Ngo/Non Government Organisations Jobs at Zambia Enhanced Community Based Rehabilitation Program (ZECREP)

Deadline of this Job: 13 September 2022
The Zambia Enhanced Community Based Rehabilitation Program (ZECREP) Project is aimed at working towards improving the quality of life of children with disabilities in Zambia by 2030. It is run by Cheshire Homes Society of Zambia (CHSZ) through its local implementing partners, Archie Hinchcliffe Disability Intervention (AHDI) Lusaka, Twatasha Disabled and OVC Organisation in Kafue, and Holy Family Centre in Monze; with support from Liliane Foundation (LF).
It seeks applications from suitably qualified individuals to help the project attain its goal, one in each project area (Lusaka, Kafue and Monze). The deadline for applications is Tuesday 13th September 2022 at 17:00 hours. They will work full time, report to the Project Officers and the contractual period is one year renewable till 2024.

The mission of the CBR Focal Persons is to maintain and promote the smooth and efficient daily implementation of the Zambia Enhanced CBR Response Programme (ZECREP) project. The CBR Focal Persons will work with volunteers, children and youths with cerebral palsy and others with allied conditions, and their parents. She/he will use a variety of techniques and therapies in the treatment and rehabilitation of the clients. The CBR focal persons will be master trainers in functional rehabilitation, CBR and disability inclusion. They will work in close cooperation with administrative staff especially the Project officer to manage the implementation of the project.

Job Responsibilities
In close coordination with the Project Officers, the CBR Focal persons will be responsible for:
1. Training and monitoring CBR field workers
2. Ensuring that appropriate paper technology projects run effectively
3. Facilitating Development of Action plans for the trickle down of the training to 12 field workers in each project.
4. Working with children and youths with a variety of conditions
5. Keeping reports on clients and their progress
6. Liaising with other healthcare professionals to encourage a holistic approach to CBR/CBID interventions
7. Conducting home visits to children with disabilities and their families
8. Collecting statistics and Writing reports
9. Developing and building capacities of parents of children with disabilities and offer technical skills.

Essential other requirements:
1. Ability to speak and communicate in local language applicable to the project area is a must.
2. Experience in working in the community and with volunteers
3. Facilitation skills
4. Experience in working with multiple stakeholders
5. At least 3 years’ experience working in the field of disability, rehabilitation and development.
6. Ability to work with rural and vulnerable communities
7. Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English).
8. Excellent interpersonal skills.
9. Able to work in a team environment.
10. Experience in managing institutional donor funds.
11. Ability to work with minimal supervision and ready to work outside normal work hours.
12. Good understanding of budgets and financial management.
13. Excellent computer skills.
Essential Qualifications:
• Diploma in Physiotherapy, and having Degree is an added advantage. A certificate in Community Based Rehabilitation is an advantage.

Deadline of this Job: 08 September 2022
Qualifications And Experience
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Grade 12 Certificate
• Diploma in Psychosocial Counselling or any Social related field.
• Basic HIV\AIDS training
• 2 years’ experience in counselling supervision

Technical And Behavioural Competencies
• Problem solving skills
• Counselling skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Supervision skills (guiding, supporting)
• Good interpersonal skill
• Personal management skills
• HTS linkage Viral Load HVST

Key Performance Areas
• Providing pre- and post-counselling to patients
• Conducting health education to HIV\AIDS\TB patients
• Identifying problems and setting priorities with the patient
• Assist patients in making informed decisions
• Reassuring patients about the confidentiality when doing pre-and post-counselling
• To provide ongoing appropriate, supportive counselling to HIV, ART, and TB patients, with appropriate referral to other
• Supportive services
• Detect and report barriers to adherence
• To provide education and information on HIV / STI / TB and ART related issues in the community
• Build up rapport between patient and workplace
• Participate in community awareness and education initiatives and be a link between, family, community, patient, and the clinic
• Liaise between patient in the community / workplace and a health facility for entering to care
• Presenting reports to multidisciplinary team for inputs
• Referral of patients to relevant departments
• Entering into the daily register each patient counselled or educated i. e. their age, gender etc.
• Communicate the statistics to the Line manager by the 25th of each month.
• Compile and store regular reports relating to RTC – supported HIV service as required by RTC management.

• By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.
• Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.
• Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
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