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Assistant District Health Officer (Maternal Child Health/Nursing) - Amuru District Local Government

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Reference Number: AMR/DSC/156/03/2020
Job Application Procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following position that exits in the service of Amuru District Local Government.
Application Forms [PSO Form 3 Revised 2003) and ESC Form 3 [Revised 1998] for officers in the Education Department are obtainable from the following offices, Public Service Commission, District Service Commissions countrywide.
Filled Forms in triplicate together with three recent passport size photographs of those who meet the stipulated requirements below must reach the office of the Secretary District Service Commission P. 0 Box1074, Gulu NOT later than four {4} weeks from the date of this advertisement. Sewing Officers must route their applications through their Head of Department. The application must bear the post title applied for as well as the Reference Number.
Only photocopies of the Academic certificates and NOT originals must be attached to the application.
Detail of this advert can be obtained from Amuru District Service Commission and key Notice Boards in the District. Ministry of Public Service Job Descriptions and Specifications for Jobs in Local Government 2011 and the Ministry of Public Service website www.public
Job purpose:
To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivery of Environmental Health Services for the well being of the population of the District and ensure quality assurance in all Health Institutions in the District.
• An Honors Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Science from a recognized University/Institution
• Post Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management or related Management qualifications from a recognized Institution.
• Masters Degree in Environmental Health Science, Public Health or Public Administration and Management is an added advantage. • Must be registered with the Uganda Allied Health Professionals Council.


i. Participating in planning, coordinating & budgeting, managing, monitoring and evaluating Environmental Health service delivery programmes in the district;
ii. Updating Health Management System in the District;
iii. Managing the implementation of Environmental Health Policies and programmes;
iv. Producing reports on environmental health programmes;
v. Carrying out staff performance appraisal and other HRM functions;
vi. Compiling and submitting monitoring and evaluation reports on environmental health programmes;
vii. Developing and implementing Environmental health Research plans;
viii. Producing plans and budgets for environmental health services delivery;
ix. Enforcing adherence to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics by staff;
x. Providing technical and backup support to the communities in regard to environmental health services;
xi. Managing sensitization programmes about Primary Health Care in the communities;

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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