Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP) efforts in addressing gaps in child health interventions are appropriate and adequate given the identified needs of child health services now relies on the feedback of the lot quality assessment (LQAs- 2012) in which the indicators show weak performances. Although the state government appreciate the Project’s emphasis on health system strengthening, its unprecedented scope and coverage combined with the determination to build genuine political commitment. This makes the project an effective platform for the institutional and programmatic support.
The Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP) Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position of:
Job Title: INTERNS to Support Child Health Interventions – 10 Positions
- Assist the Child Health facilitators in collation and displaying of detailed micro plans, social mapping down to the ward particularly on the target population, where coverage gaps for routine immunizations, nutrition, malaria control, management of acute respiratory infections and providing on the job training for patent medicine vendors.
- Assist the Senior Maternal & Child Health Advisor and Malaria and Child Specialist to provide requisite technical support in their LGAs of operation.
- To closely supervise the cold chain and vaccines security in the LGAs of operations
- Monitor the role of community resource persons enabled by the project to strengthen referral to their catchment health facilities.
- To produce a SWOT report of the interventions supported not later than 5 working days of the end process.
- Participate in all LGA level meetings and briefing.
- Work with the Zonal Managers and Director Primary Health care to develop and implement an improvement plan for service delivery points in the catchment areas.
- The consultant will work closely with Senior Maternal and Child Health Advisor to provide all required services that would ensure attainment of the overall objective as outlined.
- A diploma in Social Sciences and certificate courses in Public Health or related field with interest in public health interventions.
- The candidates must be below 24 years of age.
- Computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint presentations, Excel, and Access; ability to produce accurate reports and data on activities.
- Excellent communication skills in local languages; ability to give clear instructions; good English and Hausa writing skills an asset.
- Willingness and ability to travel extensively in the field, under at times suboptimal conditions.
Application Closing Date:
Thursday 30th May 2013
Method of Application
Interested candidates should send application letters and recent curriculum vitae before the closing date to: Click here to apply online
JSI is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our web site www.tshipnigeria.org for more details on the organization.