Health and HIV Interns X 3 || Bantwana Zimbabwe

Bantwana Zimbabwe

DUE : 16 DEC  2022

This position provides a learning opportunity for the incumbent as they facilitate the implementation of health and HIV initiatives to improve the well-being of OVC and their caregivers. The HIV/Health intern will work closely with the health officer and is responsible for supporting the health officer and the team in the health-domain interventions. The role is critical in supporting the collaboration, coordination, and building relationships with clinical partners and service providers to improve bidirectional referrals and therefore improving HIV/GBV/VAC reduction and response services including uptake of ART and improved adherence and viral suppression.

DUTIES
Gathers and maintains data on Health activities.
Assist in implementing Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission (EMTCT) and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and track all HIV-exposed infants, ensuring that they have all screened for EID and malnutrition.
Support in logistics and planning of capacity-building meetings.
Linking and collaborating with community and clinical partners for effective bi-directional referrals.
Ensure children living with HIV access viral load testing timely
Ensure safe and confidential keeping of case files in accordance with the Case Management SoPs
Assist the health team in compiling reports
Work with the MEAL team to ensure an adequate supply of tools for community cadres
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS
Recent graduate holding a degree/diploma in a health-related field etc. nursing, social science, public health, primary care nurse, social worker, or primary counsellor.
Strong ability to think and work creatively and independently.
Capability to prioritize and organize multiple skills, work under pressure and meet deadlines both in a team and individually
Excellent written, oral, and proofreading skills
Good Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Responsible and professional work ethics

How To Apply
To apply for these positions, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three references (including name, organization, phone number, and email address) with position title in the subject line. BZ is an equal opportunity employer. The application deadline is 16 December 2022. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BZ has a zero-tolerance policy on child abuse, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment and any form of discrimination based on gender, race, ethnicity, age and any other such distinguishing characteristics.