The Salvation Army
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16 days ago

Health and Hygiene Specialist

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General Functions

  • Develop a health and hygiene behaviour change communication strategy for TSA Zambia
  • Lead capacity building activities on health and hygiene
  • Document key lessons, approaches and practices on health and hygiene
  • Monitor the implementation of health and hygiene activities in operational districts
  • Networking
  • Reporting

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Train WASH and Council staff in hygiene behaviour change (HBC) approaches
  • Train community champions in HBC approaches
  • Facilitate trainings and demonstrations in schools on personal and environmental hygiene including toilet use and hygiene practices
  • Facilitate setting up of school-based hygiene/sanitation education promoters
  • Lead setting up of school general health education programmes
  • Promote inclusion of MHM into school curriculum
  • Facilitate training of teachers in health and hygiene and MHM
  • Promote local manufacturing of re-usable sanitary pads and use
  • Facilitate setting up Menstrual Hygiene clubs in schools
  • Produce policy briefs and case studies on health and hygiene
  • Coordinate with Ministries of Health and Education, Local Authorities, NGOs and Traditional Leaders

Person Specification:

  • Advanced certificate or Diploma in Public Health, Social Work, Development Studies, Sociology or any other related field
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of the WASH health and hygiene approaches such as PHAST and PHHE
  • Knowledge of community participatory approaches
  • Knowledge of MHM approaches
  • Knowledge of Rights Based Approaches to advocacy in WASH
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Familiarity with WASH sector policies, approaches and practices
  • Being a Salvationist is an added advantage.

Method of Application

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Application deadline
30 Jul 11:58