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Bantwana Zimbabwe seeks suitably skilled organized and qualified graduates to work as district-based Interns in Bulawayo, Lupane, and Kwekwe districts for the USAID-funded Zingane OVC Program. The project goal is to improve health, safety, education, and stability outcomes for orphaned and vulnerable children, adolescents, and youths.

Location : Bulawayo, Kwekwe and Lupane

Closing Date : 16 December 2022

Bantwana Zimbabwe

Job Title: Health and HIV Intern

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

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.

Health and HIV Intern RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

Qualifications and Education 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 prioritise and organise 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

TO APPLY

To apply , please submit a cover letter, CV, and three references (including name organisation, phone number, and email address) with position title in the subject line. info@bantwana.org

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.

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