Living Goods Health Trainers Jobs in Kenya

Jul 31, 2017

Living Goods
 
Job Vacancies: Health Trainers
 
Are you looking to use your health knowledge in a high impact training career?
 
If you are a natural public speaker and health professional who loves working with people you could be the right fit to join Living Goods as a Health Trainer!

Living Goods supports networks of Community Health Volunteers who go door-to-door building the capacity of families to improve their health and wealth,
conduct community case management, while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. 

As a Living Goods Health Trainers you will play a key role in building the capacity of Community Health Volunteers to deliver high quality health care in the community.  

This role is based in Nairobi with significant travel to other counties. 

Applicants must be willing and able to travel 50-75% of the time.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare and deliver technical modules trainings in Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) focusing on Malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition as well as Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) to Community Health Volunteers.
  • Execute high quality trainings on android applications, key business skills and products.
  • Provide ongoing training to all LG Branch team members on key health and sales topics keeping abreast of new health information and changing trends.
  • Contribute to the development of LG’s Health Training Agenda through the application of andragogy and pedagogy principles as needed to keep learning systems, content, methods and tools fresh and inspiring.
  • Assist in ensuring all LG agents are in compliance with regulations set by health authorities and professional bodies including compliance with standard treatment guidelines.
  • Coach the Community Health Volunteers in the field on case identification and management as needed.
  • Conduct Support supervision to CHVs in the field after ICCM training in the first month of operations.
  • Support check in sessions after ICCM training and in services from time to time.
  • Certify and recertify CHV during base training and annually respectively to ensure quality of CHVs.
  • Assist the Branch Teams in the organization and delivery of monthly refresher trainings for their Community Health Volunteers.
Qualifications
  • Degree or diploma in Nursing, Public Health, Environmental Health, Nutrition, Clinical Medicine, Community Nursing or Community Health & Development.
  • Minimum 2 years post-graduation experience in training.
  • Exceptional natural trainer and a true people person.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive for results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Swahili.
  • Self- motivated and an avid reader.
  • Well organized and attentive to details.
  • Team player – supportive, collaborative and encouraging of team mates.
  • Charismatic and enthusiastic; a natural leader.
  • Creativity and problem solving skills.
How to Apply
 
To apply for this position please visit our career page HERE and apply for Health Trainer through our applicant tracking system. 

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note that the interviews will be conducted in Nairobi.

What is Living Goods?
Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. 

Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. 

By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of underserved communities.

Living Goods has been featured in The New York Times, NBC News, The  Economist, and The Huffington Post. Check out these articles and more on our press page.

Life at Living Goods: Living Goods is aiming to make disruptive changes, dramatically improving the lives of underserved communities. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. At Living Goods, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day. If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you will thrive at Living Goods. 


For more information about Living Goods, please visit: www.livinggoods.org
 
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