Peer Educator Supervisor

  • Chirundu
  • @CeSHHAR Zimbabwe posted 3 days ago
  • Posted : 26 May 2023 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do NGO / NPO & CharityHealth / Medical services
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree

Job Description

Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research Zimbabwe (CeSHHAR Zimbabwe) is a leading research organization that conducts research on sexual health and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe.

We strive to improve the sexual health and well-being of individuals and communities in Zimbabwe through research, education, and advocacy, just as much as we are committed to providing our employees with a supportive and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for growth and development.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Peer Educator Supervisor to join our team in Chirundu and oversee our peer education program. The Peer Educator Supervisor will be working under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator and under the direct supervision of the Clinics Manager.

The incumbent will be responsible for improving access to HIV/STI Preventive Service Package among these populations and to encourage and facilitating them to avail HIV/STI Counselling, Testing and Treatment Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and managing a team of peer educators and providing mentorship, training, and supervision to ensure the effective implementation of the peer education program
  • Developing and implementing strategies to recruit, train, and retain peer educators
  • Providing technical support and guidance to peer educators on the delivery of HIV prevention, care, and support services
  • Coordinating with other project staff to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the peer education program
  • Ensuring that peer education activities are implemented in a timely and effective manner and that targets are met
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of peer educators and providing regular feedback to ensure continuous improvement
  • Conducting regular meetings with peer educators to review progress, identify challenges, and develop solutions
  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, including community leaders, healthcare providers, and other NGOs working in the area
  • Preparing and submitting regular reports to the project team and senior management
  • Assisting with other tasks and projects as needed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree in Social Sciences or any related field.
  • Counseling diploma and experience in HIV/AIDS counseling will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience and interest in community outreach work, ability to do community mobilization, create rapport with personnel from collaborating or associate institutions and work independently but within a team framework.
  • Current and valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Ethics is an advantage.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations (sex workers) an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications.
  • Good knowledge on use of Microsoft word, excel and power point.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality.
  • Work experience in Non-Governmental Organizations or Civil Society Organization in HIV/AIDS related programmes will be an advantage.
  • Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.

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