Community Coordinator

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Job Description 1. Community Coordinator: Positions: 2, Bangalore, Karnataka Qualification and Experience: · Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, public health and relevant disciplines · Minimum of 3-4 years of progressively responsible professional experience in NGO sector specifically with private health care sector and vulnerable population · Self-motivated and able to motivate others · Commitment to public health values and TB control · Commitment to quality work by self, by team Roles and Responsibilities: Coordination with National TB Elimination Program – NTEP · Discuss implementation design and implementation plan with the STS / TU level and closely work with PHCs and/or assigned agencies · Participate actively in regular meetings with RNTCP-TU to share monthly progress of all the models and showcase KHPT’s contribution. Engagement with Community Structures (CSs) · Build capacity of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and support CS for campaigns/events to promote positive messaging on TB related stigma and discrimination · Identification of Community Structures(CSs) and sensitize on TB and other health agenda · Develop link between CS and Patient Support Groups and NTEP – other stakeholders as per the project requirements · Organize monthly review meetings with Community Structures and motivate and support for TB control activities · Ensure and deliver capacity building / handholding for CS for active involvement and expected contributions from the CS. Piloting of Differentiated Care Model · Plan intensive in-person care and follow-up of DCM patients, and organize linkage and support activities for patients · Conduct monthly review meetings and address issues · Support needy patients and families with possible entitlements Formation and strengthening of Patient Support Groups · Establish Patient Support Groups at DMC level in coordination with RNTCP · Identify TB Advocates and build their capacity to advocate the TB patients · Identify TB patients with side-effects and link them to the medical facility Other related functions · Mapping, data collection, research/interviews, reporting and simple analyses · Documentation and reporting of all activities done · Work with the team for better planning, implementation and ensure deliverables are achieved on time · Conduct monthly review meetings and address issues · Work proactively with the line manager to assess the gaps and plan to fill the same Documentation & Reporting: · Document case-studies, good practices, reports and other documents as per the project requirements in preferred languages Salary: The salary for the Community Coordinator position is in the range of CTC of Rs. 15,000/- to 17,000/- per month which will be fixed based on qualification, relevant experience, and interview performance. Skills The above position demands excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills and also involves travel. Preference will be given to candidates who have work experience in the relevant field and to local candidates with the required experience and skillsets. Education •Master’s/Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, public health and relevant disciplines

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