Location: Masaka with frequent travels to Kalangala and Lwengo
Health Access Connect Profile:
The mission of Health Access Connect is to link remote communities to healthcare. HAC currently pursues this mission through three programs:
Medicycles: We use microfinance Boda Bodas to bring Ugandan government health workers to set up one-day mobile clinics in remote villages. In those clinics, health workers give HIV testing, antiretroviral treatment, immunizations, perinatal services, family planning, and many other services available in rural health centers.
Technical Advising: We collaborate with Africa Resource Centre (ARC) and the Uganda Ministry of Health to teach and empower PEPFAR implementing partner (IP) organizations to implement alternative drug distribution point models in an effort to a) improve antiretroviral therapy (ART) and general treatment health service provision and b) de-congest health facilities.
Treat & Teach: We improves access to family planning in the communities of Masaka and Kalangala districts by a) providing low-density high-frequency certificate training to health workers, b) setting up outreach clinics in remote communities, c) generating demand by collaborating with community health workers (VHTs), and d) reducing commodity stockouts by providing buffer stocks and improving commodity tracking at partner health facilities.
The Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of HAC staff and materials; care and maintenance of the HAC vehicle and their accessories.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The driver will
Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of the HAC vehicle (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report in case of any mechanical problems.
Ensure the vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times; inform supervisor three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
Drive HAC staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across Masaka, Kalangala, and Lwengo.
Deliver mail/messages as directed.
Maintain cleanliness of the interior/exterior of the vehicle
Minimum Ordinary Level Certificate: A- Level Certificate is an added advantage; Valid driver’s license
Minimum of two (2) years’ driving experience preferably with NGOs.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
This position is designed as a full-time position. Compensation is UGX 450,000 per month before taxes. Insurance, Field travel expenses will be paid for by Health Access Connect.
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