No Experience Child Development Officer – Health (CDO-H) NGO Jobs – Compassion International

No Experience Child Development Officer – Health (CDO-H) NGO Jobs – Compassion International


Job Title:       Child Development Officer – Health (CDO-H)

Organization: Compassion International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project Director


About Compassion Project:

South Rwenzori Diocese under its department of Children Ministry which serves the vulnerable children, to care for, nurture, and develop them to become responsible young talented individuals.  They are currently working in partnership with Compassion International in the Ministry of Nurturing Poor Children, and releasing them from poverty in Jesus name.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer – Health (CDO-H) will primarily plan and execute preventive and curative health activities that equip assisted children and caregivers with knowledge on timely efficient health services. The jobholder will also take up tasks related to general health of the children, coordinate professional health interventions and handle sensitive health related issues as well as offering minimum counselling to the children.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma or its equivalent in any of the following: Nursing, Primary Healthcare, Community Health, Clinical Medicine, Education/Social Work Administration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an added advantage.
  • Formal training in counselling and child development will be an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good customer service orientation.
  • Skills in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage..
  • Age: Between 30-35 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to send their applications with relevant documents to:

The Diocesan Secretary,

South Rwenzori Diocese,

P.O. Box 142, Kasese

Deadline: 15th June 2017 by 5:00pm

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