Community Midwife job at Adara Development

JOB DETAILS:
Adara Development is on a mission to strengthen Maternal, Newborn and Child Health services in Uganda. They are scaling their evidence-based, high-impact Adara Newborn model across 10 health facilities to halve maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths. The organisation is seeking an exceptional Community Midwife to support the home follow-up component of the Hospital to Home (H2H) programme – providing support, care, and advice to families during the first six months following discharge from the Kiwoko Hospital (KH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Location: Based at Kiwoko Hospital with frequent travel to Nakaseke, Luwero, and Nakasongola Districts

ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting to the H2H Community Midwife, the Community Midwife will support the home follow-up component of the Hospital to Home (H2H) programme – providing support, care. and advice to families during the first six months following discharge from the Kiwoko Hospital (KH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The Community Midwife will participate in training sessions for the VHTS, provide supportive supervision, conduct home visits alongside VHTS for high-risk cases, and provide continuous training and development at monthly VHT meetings. The role also includes administrative duties. including programme planning, reporting and evaluation. The role requires a passion for providing support to newborns and families during the postpartum period, excellent management and clinical skills, an aptitude for motivating a team, participate in community dialogue and the ability to assist the M&E team in the collection of programme data.
NOTE: Detailed Job Description may be requested from josephine.mbabazi@adaragroup.org.

ABOUT YOU
• Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing or Midwifery, or Comprehensive Nursing Knowledge of public health, newborn health and community midwifery and relevant professional experience
• Preference will be given to applicants with established relationships and in-depth knowledge of these communities

• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must

• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Experience managing and motivating a team
• Strong communication skills including clear style of giving instructions
• Strong interpersonal and counselling skills
• Excellent time management and planning capacity
• Strong organisational, administrative and project management skills
• Accountability, integrity, and trust
• Fluency in Luganda and in spoken and written English
• Able to effectively engage with the local community. including children

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas including travel to villages around Nakaseke, Luwero and Nakasongola districts.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their CV and a cover letter highlighting how their experience is relevant to the key responsibilities described in the job description. The CV must include two referees, detailing their email address and contact number. Shortlisted applicants will need to provide relevant academic documents, and a copy of their national ID. Applications are due no later than 22 July to the 2024 to: josephine.mbabazi@aderagroup.org tertiary level
Adara Development is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo an International Police Check and sign our Child Protection Policy.

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