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HDSS Enumerator/ interviewer (X30)

World Hope

NGO

Makeni

Job Type

Contract

Closing date:

14 December 2022

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About

World Hope

World Hope International (WHI) is a Christian relief and development Non-Governmental  Organization (NGO) working in Sierra Leone with vulnerable and exploited communities  to alleviate poverty, suffering, and injustice through Health, Education, Anti-trafficking in  persons, Water and Sanitation, Agriculture and Livelihoods interventions. We seek  applications from suitably qualified and competent persons to fill the following position.

JOB SUMMARY

The HDSS enumerator occupies the central position in the HDSS because he/she collects  information from respondents. The HDSS enumerators will report directly to the CHAMPS  HDSS supervisor; and he/she is responsible for the completion of the data and the maintenance  of data quality, training, following all protocols of the pregnancy and health demographic  surveillance system (PS/HDSS) project in enrolling participants, gaining consent, data collection,  reports. This position is highly team oriented, and all candidates must be willing to be part of  an active team.

Requirements

ECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS

Minimum diploma public health, CDS Health, nursing, from an accredited and approved  Institution/University.

  • Minimum 1 year proven working experience with an NGO, INGO or Health Facility in similar position.
  • Minimum 1 year engaging in active surveillance
  • Minimum 2 times participated on data collection/ survey in similar position • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and good teamwork spirit.
  • Must be fluent in speaking English, Krio and local language within the area of operation (Bombali Shebora and Siari chiefdoms)

WHI CHILD PROTECTION POLICY & STANDARDS

WHI has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation. WHI’s Protection Policy and Standards  are closely adhered to and enforced. The organization continually examines itself to ensure  that everything reasonably possible is done to reduce the risk to sponsored and non sponsored children and vulnerable adults in WHI projects from any form of abuse or  exploitation.

Employees offered a job with WHI are expected to duly sign and follow the Code of Conduct  and Child Protection Policy & Standards as an appendage to their contract of employment.  By signing the Child Protection Policy & Standards and Staff Code of Conduct candidates  acknowledge that they have understood the contents of both policies and consent to conduct  themselves in accordance with the provisions of these two documents.

About the Role

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Locating the structures and households in the sample and completing the Household Questionnaire
  • Identifying all eligible respondents in those households
  • Interviewing all eligible respondents in the households using the RedCap platform
  • Checking completed interviews to be sure that all the required questions were asked, and the responses recorded correctly
  • Returning to households to interview respondents who could not be interviewed during the initial visit.
  • Completing the relevant sections of the RedCap Questionnaire, handing the tablet over to supervisor.
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