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Thu, 21/03/2019 - 17:00

Sanitation and Hygiene Facilitator

 

Living Water International (LWI) is a global non-governmental organization that exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water"—the gospel of Jesus Christ—which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. Living Water in Africa is providing safe drinking water, Christian Witness sanitation and health education to communities across Africa. Living Water International, Sierra Leone has a vacancy for an experienced and qualified Sierra Leonean to apply for the position of Sanitation & Hygiene Facilitator and the person would be based in Moyamba District. This role will report to the Operations Manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct training of community members in health, hygiene, and sanitation practices with emphasis on positive behavior change.

  • Conduct baseline surveys within targeted areas under the direction of the Operations Manager;

  • Assess data collected, analyze and develop training materials to be used within the local context;

  • Develop a WaSH strategy in accordance with LWI quality standards under the supervision of the / Operations Manager;

  • Document a training plan, develop a field report of training interventions and update the / Operations Manager in a timely manner;

  • Identify and train community leaders/school teachers in targeted communities to ensure  the successful implementation of hygiene and sanitation programs;

  • Form & train Child Health Clubs in schools; form WASH committees at schools/communities; ensure that minutes are held and logged in minutes log book;

  • Ensure records, reports and logs of trainings undertaken are up to date and submitted to Operations Manager;

  • Report on the effect of hygiene promotion and identify problems related to the trainings undertaken in targeted communities/schools;

  • Promote group participatory meetings to strengthen hygiene promotion in targeted areas.

  • Promote CLTS/PHAST and other contemporary approaches in targeted communities; schools and Health centers

  • Be familiar with LWI global Quality standards as well as national WASH Guidelines/standards

  • Maintain all hygiene materials in a clean, organized manner. Maintain stocks of hygiene supplies and hygiene training manuals. Photocopy, update and create new manuals as needed.

Qualifications/Skill &Ability

  • Formal qualification – Nursing/public/health diploma or degree

  • SLTS/CLTS/PHAST certificate

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role;

  • Must be proficient in all MS programs;

  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking English;

  • Proficient in report writing;

  • Self-directed and reliable;

Driver’s license preferred

Application Process

Applicants should submit a 1 page cover letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) with details of qualifications (do not include copies at this stage) and work experience including 3 references – professional, spiritual and general. All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including a clear police background check.

 

Applications should be forwarded to the Human Resource Officer at Newton Bah Drive or on the e-mail address MBraima@water.cc  or hrofficer.lwisleone@gmail.com; the deadline for all applications is 21 March 2019.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

 

Living Water International, Sierra Leone is an equal opportunity employer.