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Vacancy Announcement
  Vaccinator (1position)

Organization
GREDO– Gargaar Relief and Development Organization

Position Title
Vaccinator

Location/Duty Station
Baidoa

Announcing Date
6/10/2018

Closing Date
12/10/2017

Starting Date
ASAP

Commitment to Diversity
GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.

Submission Email:
recruitment@gredosom.org

Organizational Background
GREDO is an indigenous local NGO.  Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.
The Enhancing Conditions for Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Returning Refugees in Somalia programme, targeting Banadir, South West State, and Jubaland, will be delivered through a consortium approach of IOM (lead), Concern and Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) with the Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) supporting the learning and knowledge management component. The project will reinforce the collective outcomes developed at FGS level, the globally recognized Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Solutions Framework for durable solutions as well as addressing the main objectives of the DFID’s Somalia Humanitarian and Resilience Programme (SHARP) business case. In line with the National Development Plan (NDP), the programme aims to strengthen resilience and reduce risk and vulnerability of DACs towards durable solutions in Somalia.
GREDO is currently partnering with Concern who is member of this consortium to provide healthcare service to the internally displaced persons (IDPs), Returnees and Hosting Community in Bay region.  We are looking forward to establishing teams of health workers consisting of various cadres of health professionals to deliver life saving emergency health services to the population in need through this program with high impact on lives of the most vulnerable population groups
ROLE PURPOSE:
Vaccinator will work to contribute towards global coverage of protections against vaccine preventable diseases by participating in high quality vaccination programmes. Vaccinator will work with health team to ensure there is an adequate supply of vaccines available and immunise children and adults with a variety of vaccines using different methods. Vaccinators will also work with the community and with other sectors to ensure maximum possible impact and integration of the project activities
 Key Area of accountability:

Responsibilities: assist clinical staff to ensure timely provision and safe use of sufficient quantities of high quality vaccine and vaccine equipment through:
Contributing to proper forecasting, storage, recording and monitoring
Complying with established rules, regulations and plans of action
Secure vaccines within required cold chain in accordance with guidelines
Ensure all used vaccination supplies are stored and disposed of per protocols
Safely provide immunizations to infants, children and adults, in accordance with guidelines, including during:
Static vaccination sessions in basic health units
Outreach activities in the field
Mass vaccination campaigns
Record and share relevant, up to date information in a timely manner including:
Maintaining accurate records to monitor coverage of target population
Maintain accurate EPI records
Recording and reporting measles cases
Regularly contributing to reports as required
Work closely with others to ensure collaboration and coordination, including:
Community health workers and other health staff to avoid missed opportunities for immunization including

QUALIFICATIONS

Must have attained or graduated from a recognized institution
Must have diploma in public health
Must took part with vaccination campaigns and should provide evidence to support that.
Previous experience with organizations will be an added advantage

   Integrity: Honest, encourages openness, transparency and sincere.    All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 referees) to                  recruitment@gredosom.org and indicate the position applied for in the subject. The deadline for application deadline is 12/10/2018.
Local candidates are encouraged to apply
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
GREDO is an equal opportunities employer

 




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