Behaviour Change and Communication Officer (HPC/HPE 2) Healthcare

North East Regional Health Authority

The North-East Regional Health Authority, a statutory body under the Ministry of Health with responsibility for the management and delivery of health care and public health services within the parishes  of  St.  Ann, St.  Mary  and  Portland, is  seeking  a  dynamic,  proactive  and  forward thinking individual to fill the position of Behaviour Change Communication Officer, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Programme for the Parish of Portland.

 

 

Reporting to the Regional Behaviour Change Communication Officer, the ideal candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications:

 

•   Have a Degree/Diploma in Mass Communication, Social Science or Behavioural Science.

•   Minimum knowledge in Behavioural Change Theory, Communication Practice.

•   Experience in implementation of Behaviour Change Interventions.

•   Possess good oral and written communication skills.

•   Knowledge in dealing with HIV/STI, Behavioural Change models and theory and Public Health.

 

Key responsibilities will include:

 

 

    Develop and implement work plan using the National Strategic Plan as well as monitor and evaluate targeted BCC Interventions in the parish.

    Coordinate the training of health care personnel and personnel from other organizations including NGOs/CBOs/FBOs.

•   Assist in training of Health Care Workers and community based organizations as it relates to

HIV/STI.

•   Assist in conducting interim and impact evaluation of interventions in the parish.

 

Salary Scale: $1,181,971 -1,404,992 per annum along with any other allowance(s) attached to the post.

 

 

 

Applications along with resumeshould be sent no later than Friday, October 25, 2019 to:

 

 

 

 

The Director,

Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations

North-East Regional Health Authority,

34-38 Ocean Village Shopping Centre, Ocho Rios, St. Ann,

E-mail: jobs@nerha.gov.jm or Fax: (876) 795–2747

 

NB. WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR RESPONDING, HOWEVER, ONLY SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED.




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  • Location: Portland

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Healthcare

  • Posted On: Oct 4, 2019

  • Deadline: Oct 25, 2019

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