Primary Health Care Worker - Society for Health Education (SHE)

Application ends: 15 Feb 2024

Society for Health Education (SHE) is looking for a suitable candidate for the following post.

Primary Health Care Worker

The role of the Nurse is to provide Family Planning (FP) counselling and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) related services to the clients on FP and contraceptive methods.

- Advance certificate or Diploma in Public Health Care with minimum of 1 year experience in related field.
- Work Experience in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health will be an added advantage.

- Basic knowledge of MS Office. (Word and Excel), typing Dhivehi and English.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Capacity to listen and take in others’ perspectives.
- Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge relevant to the job.
- Able to priorities clinical need and maintain quality.
- Able to maintain a professional relationship with patients and SRH team.
- Able to adapt and work with employees to deliver improved patient care.
- Able to work extended hours & travel on occasions when required.
- Display honesty, integrity and being aware of confidentiality and ethical issues.
- Show aptitude for practical skills, required in the job.
- Proven ability to work effectively in different clinical settings required in the job.
- Directs and supports patients to access the information they need, to support decisionmaking.
- Capacity to work effectively in multi-professional teams.
- Coping with pressure: capacity to operate under pressure.
- Capacity to take responsibility for own actions and demonstrate a non-judgmental approach towards others.

- With the supervision of SRH Director, coordinate SRH related activities in multi-purpose health trips & general health education activities in Male’ and islands when required.
- Provide counselling on family planning and other SRH related issues.
- Facilitate sexual and reproductive health education sessions for different target groups
- Distribute contraceptives to FP clients.
- Regular follow up of clients, when on clinical duty.
- Provide premarital guidance to youth, visiting youth kiosk.
- Participate in family planning components & SRH Related activities for island visits and mobile family clinics.
- Identify and prepare write-ups on SRH Issues for the production of IEC Materials.
- Filing & maintaining applicable correspondence & records.
- Maintenance of Family planning statistics.
- Update the client’s register of the Family Planning Center after providing service.
- Review contraceptive stock at the premises of FP center regularly to ensure uninterrupted supply.
- Ensure that the Contraceptive stocks and equipment’s are sufficient and the drugs are stored and used correctly including emergency preparedness stocks.

Working Hours: 0800 HRS to 1430 HRS
Working Days: Sunday to Thursday (except weekend and all public holidays)
Benefits include: MFLC lease scheme, Employee Loans for Staff, Other beneficial leaves.
Salary Range: MRF 6,970 – 7,900.00 (will be determined based on qualification and experience)

Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV, attested copies of relevant educational certificates, ID card copy, police certificate, job reference letters and covering letter addressed as:

Iyasha Leena
Chief Executive Officer
Society for Health Education
M.Kulunuvehi, 1st Floor, Buruzu Magu

You can either submit hardcopy to the reception or email to:  (please keep the subject heading name as “Application for Primary Health care worker” when emailing.)

*Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

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