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Social Worker- DREAMS (Mombasa)

Tujitegemee is a five-year program (currently in year 4) under Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID PEPFAR to implement OVC & DREAMS Programs in coastal region counties of Kilifi and Mombasa by Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) and its consortium partners (HFG, WOFAK, KWETU and CIPK. Tujitegemee aims at increasing access and Demand for Quality HIV Prevention Services and increasing access to Quality Health and Social Services for OVC and their Families. To contribute towards the reduction of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) ages 10-24 in the focus counties by 40 percent through the provision of a tailored, comprehensive, and evidence-informed service package targeting AGYW who are at the highest risk of HIV infection.  In addition, support counties in the actualization of their County Strategic plans aligned to Vision 2030.

Key Responsibilities

1. Project implementation and training.

  • Roll out and implement age-appropriate Evidence-Based Interventions targeting Adolescent girls and young women.
  • Lead the identification and enrolment of AGYW eligible for DREAMS from health facilities, child and community welfare settings.
  • Facilitate OVC integration by prioritizing enrolment of OVC 10-17 years into DREAMS.
  • Responsible for overall management of the DREAMS program and adolescent safe spaces at the ward level.
  • Lead the identification of safe spaces in collaboration with AGYW and other stakeholders and ensure that the safe spaces are run effectively.
  • Work with service providers to ensure that AGYW receive age-appropriate service layering.
  • Ensuring that the EBIs of Healthy Choices for a Better Future, My Health My Choice, SHUGA, SASA, FMP, are implemented with fidelity to reach the targeted AGYW.
  • Liaise with link health facilities to facilitate referrals and outreaches for biomedical services and commodities availability and that AGYW receive youth-friendly adolescent services.
  • Facilitate male sexual partners mapping and outreach services to reduce the risk of male sexual partners of AGYW with HIV prevention services.
  • Coordinate community norms change activities.
  • Facilitate mentorship sessions for AGYW with high-achiever mentors.
  • Support in the identification and supervision of mentors.
  • facilitators in the ward, keeping records of their activities and work plans.
  • Represent the program in meetings at the ward or sub-county level.
  • Producing Monthly Ward Narrative and Data Reports
  • Facilitating monthly review meeting with Mentors and facilitators
  • Assist in office administrative issues, including records keeping, payments, and other key issues.

2. Communication

  • Identify and develop Project human success stories to share on the organization’s social media platform and with partners.
  • Work with the project’s communication officer to develop project communication materials and the organization’s brand enhancement.

3. Project Monitoring& Evaluation

  • Ensure that all activities are reported as per the M&E SOP.
  • Orient mentors and facilitators on enrolment and service uptake documentation on ODK.
  • Ensure that the activity registers and AGYW files are well documented and secured at the safe space.
  • Work with the program M&E to track the layering of services.
  • Track and implement graduation readiness for AGYW in the program.
  • Assisting in data entry, preparing activity reports and monthly reports in time for team reflection.

Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development, or related field.
  • Must be trained in an EBI.
  • A minimum of one-year experience implementing adolescent focused projects is required.
  • Should be computer literate and work well with MS Word, MS Excel, and Internet research methods.
  • Highly motivated to learn and work in a high-performance environment.
  • Willingness to learn, tackle challenges, and seek creative solutions in everyday assignments.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal and excellent Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to meet urgent and last-minute deadlines, work with grace under pressure, and function well in a high-performance team.

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 18th March 2024 indicating current and expected Salary. For more details on job description visit Candidates should indicate the position applied for and Reference number SW/DREAMS/03/2024 as the email subject. Locals already performing similar tasks are encouraged to apply.  Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. Applications will be processed on a rolling basis, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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