24 August, 2017

7099 Health Outreach Officers

Save the Children

Non Government Organisation
Santo & Ambae, Vanuatu
Job Hour:
Full Time - 12 Months Contract
Due Date:

Job Description:
Looking for your next career move?  Consider this!
We are seeking expressions of interest for 2 Health Outreach Officers to join us in our Santo and Ambae Offices.  These are 12 months contracts on full-time basis (with expectation of renewal annually if funding approved). 

Where you come in:
Reporting to the Field Managers, you will be primarily responsible for
  • Providing daily support to community based activities related to the Health and Nutrition programs
  • Provide advice and mentoring to community members in the areas of Health and Nutrition within the scope of the project
  • Provide technical and practical assistance on the integration of health/nutrition across all SC programming sectors
  • Work collaboratively with other SC community mobilisers to implement health programs in the province
  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and other agencies in accomplishing Government and SC objectives, including policy and strategic development, program and project planning, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of nutrition activities. 
You will make an impact by:
Adopting the following multi-level strategies to achieve your program goals by:
  • Assisting in the design of national/provincial baseline assessment to understand the current level of awareness and knowledge on health and nutrition
  • Contribute to the creation and promotion of awareness campaigns, design strategic communication on health and nutrition to target populations as well as to general population
  • Provide technical input to National health and Nutrition working group, contribute to National policy and strategy, and standardize a set of tools and approaches to address the needs at the community level
  • Support implementation to various projects within Save the Children.
If we could compose the perfect you…
……you have 5 years verifiable work experience in nursing and/or midwifery, In-depth knowledge and understanding of nutrition and RMNCH challenges and opportunities in Vanuatu, familiar with national RMCNH standards and protocols, you have demonstrated ability to facilitate workshops/group learning sessions with community members and professionals, demonstrated ability to write program activity reports, exceptional community engagement skills, have prior experience as trainer or supervisor, providing support and capacity building to health staff, commitment to work in remote areas and stay overnight in communities and have working knowledge of/commitment to integrated nutrition programming. 

This role requires:
  • Qualifications in Nurse/Midwife
  • Good computer skills, especially in MS Excel and Word, and familiarity with using the internet to access resources
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Bislama
  • Hold self-accountable for making decisions and manages resources efficiently
  • Hold team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Set ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development, and encourages others to do the same.


Not Stated


English, Bislama

How To Apply:

Sound interesting?
We’d love to hear from you. For more information, contact us for the position description or speak to the Human Resources Manager on 22794 ext. 24.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hillary.sogari@savethechildren.org.vu by COB Friday 1 September 2017.

Contact Person:

 Hillary Sogari


(+678) 22794

PO Box 283, Port Vila, Vanuatu



 Not Stated
            24-August-17 Direct from Employer
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