Field Workers/CHWs Supervisor - Namibia

TITLE: Field Workers/CHWs Supervisor – Namibia

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: Fixed term up to 31 August 2022 (full-time)

DUTY STATION: Windhoek, Namibia

REPORTING: To the Project Coordinator

BENEFITS: NAD 144,612 per annum before deductions

About the Role

This is a full-time, fixed term contract that will run up to 31 August 2022. We are looking for an individual who can start as soon as possible. You will be part of a small but dynamic team in-country and will work closely with finance and programmes colleagues in our national office.

About Us

Health Poverty Action acts in solidarity with health workers, activists and communities worldwide to improve health and challenge the causes of poverty. When we stand together, we are all powerful. We do this in three distinct ways:

  • We approach health as an issue of social justice
  • We prioritise those missed out by others
  • We address the full range of factors which impact on health

About You

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about promoting health and overcoming inequalities. This role will be involved in a new project that seeks to increase training on testing for COVID-19 and to increase access to tests and contact tracing in order to curb the spread of the virus. The Field Worker/Community Health Worker Supervisor will coordinate activities and support Community Health Workers (CHWs) and their training to ensure they can effectively test individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19. You will be responsible for reaching out to people (contacts) who have been exposed to COVID-19 and providing AgRDT testing. You must be fluent in written and spoken English with demonstrable attention to detail and strong communication/listening skills.

Health Poverty Action is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

At Health Poverty Action, we value diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having a team with a diverse set of skills, experiences and abilities. We strongly encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should send their application form to Pieter (Programmes Manager) by midnight (Namibia time) Wednesday October 27th. All applications should be sent to p.steenkamp@healthpovertyaction.org.

Please note that due to a potentially high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

CVs can also be attached as a supporting document however applications without an application form will not be considered.

Please find the Job description / person specification and application form in the link below or here: HPA-Application-Form.


Important Documents

Job Description

Application Form (Word document)

Application Form (PDF)