JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS


KAMWENGE DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION

Vacancy announcement

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant posts in Kamwenge District Local Government.

Application forms (PSC – Form 3, 2008) to be completed in triplicate (original handwriting) and are obtainable free from Public Service Commission or from Secretaries District Service Commission Offices, Serving Officers should route their applications through their respective Heads of Departments. Certified Photocopies of academic documents, CVs, ID’s and any other relevant documents, as well as recent passport size photograph, should be attached to each form.

Application forms should reach the Secretary District Service Commission office, PO BOX, 1530, NOT LATER THAN  01/FEBRUARY/2017 late applications will not be considered.

Any form of conversing will disqualify the candidate.

 

Job Title: Senior Assistant Secretary (SAS)

Other Title: Secretary to the District Land Board

Salary Scale: U3

Reports to: Chairperson (District Land Board)

Responsible for: District Land Board Secretariat Staff

Job Purpose

To provide day to day management and administrative services to facilitate effective functioning of the

District Land Board.

Key Outputs

i. Administrative duties of the District Land Board performed;

ii. Lease applications prepared;

iii. Lease offer advertisements made;

iv. Records of Board meetings and minutes taken and Reports prepared;

v. Decisions of the Board communicated to relevant authorities;

vi. Board records and other documentation kept;

vii. Technical advice on land issues to the Land Board provided; and

viii. Board meetings scheduled and communications to members made.

Key Functions

i. Undertaking administrative duties to facilitate the effective operation of the District Land Board;

ii. Processing lease application documents for submission to the Land Board;

iii. Preparing lease offer advertisements for the allocation of newly gazette land;

iv. Recording minutes of the meetings of the District Land Board;

v. Communicating the decisions of the Board to the relevant parties and authorities;

vi. Keeping safe custody of records of the Land Board;

vii. Providing technical advice to the Land Board;

viii. Scheduling Board meetings on advice of the Chairperson; and

ix. Preparing Work plans, budgets and quarterly reports for the Board and submit them to the

relevant authorities.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social

Administration or Arts or Business Administration/ Business studies (Management option) or

Bachelor of Management Sciences, from a recognized University.

A certificate in Administrative Officer’s Law from a recognized institution.

(ii) Experience:

At least three (3) years of experience as an administrative officer in public or reputable organization.

(iii) Competences:

Policy Management

Running Effective Meetings;

Public relations and customer care;

Communication;

Ethics and integrity; and

Concern for quality and standards.

 

Job Title : Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental Health)

Salary Scale : U2

Reports To : District Health Officer

Responsible For : Principal Health Inspector/Senior Health

Environmental Officer

Job Purpose

To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivering of Environmental Health

Services for the wellbeing of the population of the District and ensure quality assurance in all Health

Institutions in the District.

Key Outputs

i. Plan, coordinate and budget activities for Environmental health services carried out;

ii. Health information management systems updated;

iii. National Environmental Health policies and programmes interpreted and implemented;

iv. Reports on Environmental Health programmes produced;

v. Staff Performance Appraisal carried out;

vi. Monitoring and evaluation reports on Environmental Health programmes in the District

produced;

vii. Environmental Health Research Plans developed and implemented;

viii. Plans and budgets for environmental health services delivery produced;

ix. Professional and Service Codes of conduct and ethics enforced;

x. Technical guidance and support to the communities in regard to environmental health practices

provided;

xi. Sensitization programmes about Primary Health Care (PHC) in the communities managed;

Key Functions

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;

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

An Honors Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Science from a recognized

University/Instituition

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.

 (ii) Work Experience

Should have working experience of at least six (6) years as a Health Worker three (3) of which

should have been in a Health Service management position.

(iii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Coaching & mentoring;

Accountability;

Communication;

Result orientation;

Time management;

Information technology;

Team building;

Leadership; and

Report writing.

 

Job Title : Senior Environmental Officer

Salary Scale : U3

Reports To : District Natural Resources Officer

Responsible For : Environmental Officer Wetlands Officer

Job Purpose

To manage the sustainable harnessing of the environment within the District.

Key Outputs

i. Public sensitized on environmental policies, laws and conservation programmes of the

environment;

ii. Community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainability of the natural environment

supported;

iii. Local communities and District officials trained on the proper management of the environment;

iv. Environmental management programmes within the District supervised, monitored and evaluated;

v. Implementation of the National and District environmental action plans monitored;

vi. Periodic reports on the state of the environment in the District prepared and submitted;

vii. Work plans and budgeting for environment management programmes of the District prepared and

submitted; and

viii. Technical support provided to local environment committees on the implementation of

environmental policies and programmes.

Key Functions

i. Sensitizing the public on environmental policies, laws and programmes on conservation of the

environment;

ii. Supporting community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainability of the natural

environment;

iii. Training and sensitizing local communities and district officials on matters pertaining to the proper

management of the environment;

iv. Monitoring and supervising environmental management programmes within the District;

v. Disseminating information on the environmental degradation and renewal to the community;

vi. Enforcing the implementation of the National and District environmental action plans;

vii. Preparing and submitting reports on the state of the environment in the District;

viii. Preparing and submitting work plans and budgeting for environment management programmes;

and

ix. Providing technical support to local environment committees on the implementation of

environmental policies and programmes.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in either Botany; Zoology; Forestry; Environmental

Management or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution

ii) Working experience

At least 3 years of experience with exposure to environmental management issues and practices gained

in Public Service or reputable private organization.

iii) Competences

Project management;

Coaching and mentoring;

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Assertiveness and self-confidence;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Staff Surveyor

Salary Scale : U4

Reports To : Land Management Officer

Responsible For : Surveyor

Job Purpose

To undertake land surveys in the Local Government and verify survey results by privately companies

and individuals.

Key Outputs

i. Local Government land surveyed and land boundaries opened;

ii. Drawing of land plans supervised and deed plans authenticated;

iii. Contracted surveys coordinated and private surveyors’ activities supervised;

iv. Completed surveys verified and approved;

v. Compliance with national standards and guidelines enforced;

vi. Work plans and budgets for land survey activities prepared and submitted;

vii. Technical and operational reports prepared and submitted; and

viii. Resources and equipment for land surveying requisitioned and accounted for/ or maintained.

Key Functions

i. Conducting the survey of Local Government land as requested by the relevant authorities;

ii. Providing technical support to the Local Government on land management issues;

iii. Supervising the drawing of land plans for accomplished surveys;

iv. Opening boundaries of Local Government land;

v. Verifying and authenticating deed plans;

vi. Providing technical support in solving land disputes;

vii. Coordinating and supervising contracted surveys;

viii. Verifying and approving completed cadastral surveys;

ix. Establishing and distributing control points for surveys;

x. Preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for land survey activities;

xi. Preparing and submitting technical and operational reports; and

xii. Requisitioning and accounting for resources and equipment for the Land Survey Unit.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in either Surveying; Geomatics or any other relevant field

from a recognized Training Institution.

(ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Negotiation and mediation;

Accountability;

Records and information management;

Quality and standards;

Communication; and

Ethics and integrity.

 

Job Title : Clinical Officer

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Clinical Officer

Job Purpose

To diagnose, treat and manage patients in the Health Unit.

Key Outputs

i. Patients Diagnosed and treated;

ii. Health education conducted;

iii. Participation in research activities;

iv. Participation in Continuous Professional Development activities; and

v. Reports prepared and submitted.

Key Functions

i. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

ii. Conducting health education to patients;

iii. Participating in research activities;

iv. Participating in Continuous Professional Development activities; and

v. Preparing and submitting reports.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from recognized

Institution

Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 (ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication;

Ethics and integrity;

Self control and stress management; and

Time management

 

Job Title : Nursing Officer (Midwife)

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer

Responsible For : Enrolled Midwife

Job Purpose

To facilitate deliveries and provide nursing care to mothers and their babies.

Key Outputs

i. Patients received; admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths registered;

ii. Antenatal care carried out;

iii. High risk cases for referral identified;

iv. Provide care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;

v. Care during puerperium provided;

vi. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

viii. Medical supplies and sundries requisitioned and accounted for;

ix. Staff supervised and appraised; and

x. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted

Key Functions

i. Receiving patients, register admissions, deliveries, discharges and deaths;

ii. Carrying out antenatal care and identifying high risk cases for referral;

iii. Providing care during labour with emphasis to prevention of complications to mother and baby;

iv. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;

v. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

vi. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vii. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

 

viii. Requisitioning and accounting for medical supplies and sundries;

ix. Carrying out HRM functions such as training and staff performance appraisal; and

x. Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

Must be trained at a Registered Midwife level from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

ii) Competences

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards for midwifery care;

Communication;

Self control and Stress management;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Nursing Officer (Nursing)

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Nursing Officer

Responsible For : Enrolled Nurses

Job Purpose

To provide quality nursing services and public health care interventions to patients and the community.

Key Outputs

i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;

ii. Treatment to patients provided;

iii. A clean and healthy environment for patients maintained;

iv. Sterile procedures prepared and carried out;

v. Medical wastes safely disposed off;

vi. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

vii. Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds carried out;

viii. Patients prepared for meals and sensitized on the recommended diet;

ix. Knowledge and skills imparted;

x. Daily Ward reports compiled and submitted; and

xi. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.

Key Functions

i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharging and deaths;

ii. Providing treatment to patients;

iii. Maintaining a clean and health environment for patients;

iv. Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures and disposal of medical wastes;

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

vii. Preparing patients for meals and sensitize them on the recommended diet;

viii. Imparting knowledge and skills to health support staff and trainees;

ix. Compiling daily Ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift leader; and

x. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Must be trained at a registered level from a recognized Nursing Training Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

(ii) Competences

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards;

Ethics and integrity; and

Tim e management.

Job Title : Biostatistician

Salary Scale : U4

Reports To : District Health Officer

Responsible For : Medical Records Assistant

Job Purpose

To collect and manage data on health.

Key Outputs

i. Plans and budget for health data collection prepared ;

ii. Health Management Information System updated and maintained;

iii. Data on health collected and analyzed;

iv. Measures for data security implemented;

v. Participation in support supervision;

vi. Programs for health research activities supported;

vii. Knowledge and skills Imparted;

viii. Reports compiled and submitted; and

ix. Allocated resources accounted for.

Key Functions

i. Planning, budgeting, and coordinating health data collection and management;

ii. Updating and maintaining the Health Management Information System;

iii. Collecting and analyzing data on health;

iv. Implementing measures for maintaining data security;

v. Participating in support supervision;

vi. Supporting health research activities and programs;

vii. Imparting knowledge and skills to staff on information and data management;

viii. Compiling and submitting reports on health information Management; and

ix. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Must have an honors degree in Biostatistics / Statistics from a recognized Institution

(ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Project management;

Concern for quality and standards;

Accountability ;

Communication; and

Time management.

Job Title : Laboratory Technician

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Senior Laboratory Technician

Responsible For : Laboratory Assistant

Job Purpose

To conduct generalized laboratory investigations for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and

control.

Key Outputs

i. Laboratory investigations done and results interpreted;

ii. Clinical staff advised on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen;

iii. Quality assurance measures and safety precautions in the Laboratory enforced;

iv. Laboratory data compiled, analyzed and performance reports prepared and submitted;

v. Laboratory materials and sundries requisitioned and accounted for;

vi. Primary health care activities supported;

vii. Carrying out HRM functions such as staff development and performance appraisal;

viii. Supplies for Laboratories requisitioned and accounted for;

ix. Professional and service code of conduct adhered to; and

x. Research activities carried out.

Key Functions

i. Analyzing and interpreting laboratory test results and submit reports;

ii. Liaising with Ward management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory tests;

iii. Advising Clinical Staff in collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the Laboratory;

iv. Requisitioning and accounting for laboratory materials and sundries;

v. Maintaining an inventory of the laboratory equipment and ensure their functionality;

vi. Enforcing safety and quality control measures in the laboratory;

vii. Participating in primary health care activities;

viii. Compiling, analyzing and preparing performance reports for submission to relevant authorities; and

ix. Carrying out research activities.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

Must have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

ii) Competences

Information Technology;

Result orientation;

Concern for quality and standards;

Ethics and integrity;

Communication; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Medical Officer `

Salary Scale : U4

Reports To : Senior Medical Officer

Job Purpose

To provide and maintain curative and preventive health care services in accordance with National

Health Service standards.

Key Outputs

i. Patients diagnosed, treated, reviewed & evaluated;

ii. Public health practices promoted;

iii. Research activities & Health data collected;

iv. Outreach Health Service Programmes implemented;

v. Continued professional development done;

vi. Professional and Service codes of conduct and ethics enforced;

vii. Periodic reports prepared; and

viii. Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.

Key Functions

i. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients;

ii. Promoting public health practices in the community;

iii. Participating in research activities and health data collection; and

iv. Participating in continued professional development.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Must have an MB.Ch.B or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council..

 

 

(ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication;

Ethics and integrity;

Time management;

Team building;

Information management;

Report writing; and

Accountability.

Job Title : Cold Chain Technician

Salary Scale : U6

Reports To : Assistant District Health Officer/Maternal and Child Health Care.

Responsible For : Cold Chain Assistants

Job Purpose

To install and maintain an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of vaccines and other Medicines

Key Out puts

i. Plans and budgets prepared;

ii. Cold Chain maintenance monitored and evaluated;

iii. Refrigerators and other cold chain equipment Installed and maintained;

iv. Cold Chain profile updated;

v. Equipment and allocated resources accounted for;

vi. Participation in research activities;

vii. Reports compiled and submitted;

viii. Participation in immunization programmes;

ix. Cold Chain systems established;

x. Guidelines for safe storage of vaccines and other drugs safely enforced; and

xi. Staff performance appraisal done.

 

 

Key Functions

i. Planning, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cold chain activities in Health units;

ii. Installing, maintaining and servicing refrigerators and other cold chain equipment;

iii. Preparing and keeping an up-to-date cold chain profile;

iv. Reporting requisitioning and accounting for equipment and allocated resources;

v. Adhering to professional code of Conduct and ethics;

vi. Participating in research activities;

vii. Compiling and submitting reports;

xii. Participating in immunization programmes;

xiii. Providing safe custody for the equipments and maintain their functionality; and

xiv. Conduct Staff Performance Appraisals.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

Must have an Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from a recognized institution.

(ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Coaching and mentoring;

Information technology;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication; and

Time management.

Job Title : Cold Chain Technician

Salary Scale : U6

Reports To : Assistant District Health Officer/Maternal and Child Health Care.

Responsible For : Cold Chain Assistants

Job Purpose

To install and maintain an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of vaccines and other Medicines

Key Out puts

i. Plans and budgets prepared;

ii. Cold Chain maintenance monitored and evaluated;

iii. Refrigerators and other cold chain equipment Installed and maintained;

iv. Cold Chain profile updated;

v. Equipment and allocated resources accounted for;

vi. Participation in research activities;

vii. Reports compiled and submitted;

viii. Participation in immunization programmes;

ix. Cold Chain systems established;

x. Guidelines for safe storage of vaccines and other drugs safely enforced; and

xi. Staff performance appraisal done.

Key Functions

i. Planning, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cold chain activities in Health units;

ii. Installing, maintaining and servicing refrigerators and other cold chain equipment;

iii. Preparing and keeping an up-to-date cold chain profile;

iv. Reporting requisitioning and accounting for equipment and allocated resources;

v. Adhering to professional code of Conduct and ethics;

vi. Participating in research activities;

vii. Compiling and submitting reports;

xii. Participating in immunization programmes;

xiii. Providing safe custody for the equipments and maintain their functionality; and

xiv. Conduct Staff Performance Appraisals.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

Must have an Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from a recognized institution.

(ii) Competences

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Coaching and mentoring;

Information technology;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication; and

Time management.

Job Title: Records Officer

Salary Scale: U4

Report to : Senior Personnel Officer

Responsible for : Assistant Records Officer

Job Purpose

To manage and maintain the registry and personal records in the district in an accessible form to end

users.

Key outputs

i. Personal records received, registered, and classified;

ii. Personal files opened for keeping information and closed when due;

iii. Personal information put on files and routed to officers responsible for action;

iv. Personal records and the user records system periodically audited; and

v. Confidential matters handled as prescribed.

Key Functions

i. Receiving, registering and classifying personal records;

ii. Opening personal files for keeping information and closing them when due;

iii. Filling personal information and routing to officers responsible for action;

iv. Auditing personal records and the user records system periodically; and

v. Handling confidential matters as prescribed.

Person specification

(i) Qualifications

An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or An Honors Bachelor Degree in

Records Management from a recognized Institution;

 (ii) Competences

Records and Information Management;

Information Communication Technology;

Communication;

Concern for quality and standards; and

Time Management.

Job Title :  Civil engineer (Water)

Salary Scale : U4

Reports to : District Engineer

Responsible for : Assistant Engineering Officer (Hydrology).

Job Purpose

To support the provision of safe and clean water and adequate sanitation in the Municipality.

Key Outputs

i. Installation of water and sanitation facilities supervised;

ii. Technical advice on water and sanitation issues provided;

iii. Work plans and budgets prepared;

iv. Inspections carried out;

v. Reports prepared; and

vi. Collaboration networks with stakeholders developed.

Key Functions

i. Supervising the installation of safe and clean water and sanitation facilities;

ii. Providing technical advice to stakeholders in the provision of water and sanitation issues;

iii. Preparing work plans and budgets for maintenance of water networks;

iv. Undertaking inspection of water and sanitation facilities;

v. Preparing status reports on water and sanitation ; and

vi. Collaborating with other stakeholders in the provision of clean and safe water and sanitation

facilities.

 

Person Specifications:

(i) Qualifications:

Should hold an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised university or institution.

 (ii) Competences :

Project management;

Planning, organizing and coordinating;

Accountability;

Concern for quality and standards;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Road Inspector

Salary Scale : U6

Reports to : Senior Assistant Engineering Officer

Job Purpose

To inspect and supervise the maintenance of roads, bridges and their alignments.

Key output

i. Regular status of road inventories carried out;

ii. Road condition assessment reports produced;

iii. Culvert-installation and fabrication supervised;

iv. Routine maintenance programmes by contractors prepared and inspected;

v. Log sheets (motorcycle) and time sheets maintained; and

vi. Road users sensitized about the importance of roads.

Key Functions

i. Carrying out regular road inventories;

ii. Producing road condition assessments reports;

iii. Supervising culvert installation and fabrication;

iv. Preparing and inspecting routine maintenance programmes by contractors;

v. Maintaining log sheets (motorcycle) and time sheets; and

vi. Sensitizing road users on importance of roads.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

‘A’ Level with a Certificate in Civil Engineering from a recognised institution.

(ii) Competences

Project management; Time management;

Records and information management; Concern for quality and standards.

 

Job Title : Enrolled Nurse

Salary Scale : U7

Reports To : Nursing Officer

Responsible For : Nursing Assistant and Support Staff

Job Purpose

To provide quality nursing services to patients and participate in implementing public health

interventions in the community.

Key Outputs

i. Patients received, registered and prepared for diagnosis;

ii. Quality nursing care and treatment provided to patients;

iii. Proper records about the patients kept;

iv. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

v. Patients prepared for meals and served;

vi. A clean and healthy environment maintained;

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

viii. Patients and their attendants sensitized; and

ix. Daily nursing care service activity reports compiled and submitted.

Key Functions

i. Receiving, registering and preparing patients for diagnosis;

ii. Providing quality nursing care and treatment to patients;

iii. Observing and keeping proper records about the patients;

iv. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds;

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vi. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;

vii. Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for the patients;

viii. Supervising and appraising Nursing Assistants and support staff;

ix. Sensitizing patients and their attendants about basic health care practices; and

x. Compiling and submitting daily nursing care service activity reports.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

must have Enrolled Nursing Certificate from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

(ii) Competences

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards of nursing care;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Enrolled Midwife

Salary Scale : U7

Reports To : Nursing Officer (Midwifery)

Responsible For : Nursing Assistant, Nursing Trainees and Support Staff

Job Purpose

To provide day to day midwifery nursing care service to patients

Key Outputs

i. Patients received, admissions, discharges and deaths registered;

ii. Patients prepared for meals;

iii. Care during labour provided;

iv. Care during puerperium provided;

v. Mothers sensitized about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

vi. Clean and health environment maintained;

vii. Bedside nursing procedures carried out;

viii. Daily ward reports compiled and submitted;

ix. Ante-natal care carried out; and

x. Doctors and Clinical Officers’ ward rounds carried out.

Key Functions

i. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths;

ii. Providing care during labour with emphasis on keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention

of complications to mother and baby;

iii. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection;

iv. Sensitizing mothers about benefits of breast feeding and recommended diet;

v. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team;

vi. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds;

vii. Observing and compiling daily ward reports for the attention of the relevant authorities;

viii. Preparing patients for meals and participate in serving them;

ix. Maintain a clean and healthy environment for the patients; and

x. Carrying out Ante-natal care.

Person Specifications

i) Qualifications

Must have an Enrolled Midwifery Certificate from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered and licensed with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

ii) Competencies

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards;

Ethics and integrity;

Self-control and Stress management; and

Time management.

Job Title : Dispenser (General Hospital)

Salary Scale : U5

Reports To : Pharmacist

Responsible For : Pharmacy Orderly

Job Purpose

To dispense and advise patients on proper use and storage of medicines

Key Outputs

i. Dispensing activities planned;

ii. Medicines given to patients registered;

iii. Advice to various stake holders tendered;

iv. Requisitions for medicines and health supplies made;

v. Assistance in the preparation of quality compounded medicines and infusions provided;

vi. Expired and damaged medicines reported;

vii. Reports compiled and submitted; and

viii. Participation in research activities.

Key Functions

i. Planning for dispensing activities in the hospital;

ii. Registering all medicines given to patients ;

iii. Advising patients and attendants on proper use and storage of medicines;

iv. Advising Clinicians and other Health Professionals on prescriptions;

v. Making requisitions for medicines and health supplies from stores;

vi. Assisting in the Preparation of quality compounded medicines and infusions;

vii. Reporting expired and damaged medicines;

viii. Compiling and submitting reports; and

ix. Participating in research activities.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

must have a Diploma in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

(ii) Competences

Information management;

Ethics and integrity;

Concern for quality and standards;

Communication; and

Time management.

 

Job Title : Anaesthetic Assistant

Salary Scale : U6

Reports To : Anaesthetic Officer

Responsible For : Anaesthetic Attendant

Job Purpose

To assist administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre.

Key Outputs

i. Patients prepared for anesthesia.

ii. Pre and post-operative care provided.

iii. First aid services provided; and

iv. Anesthetic equipment maintained.

Key Functions

i. Preparing patients for anesthesia;

ii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;

iii. Providing first aid services in case of emergency and disaster situations;

iv. Maintaining anesthetic equipment; and

v. Adhering to professional and ethical code of conduct and ethics.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Must have a Certificate in Anesthesia from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 (ii) Competencies

Guidance and counseling;

Concern for quality and standards of anaestheological work;

Ethics and integrity;

Self control and Stress management; and

Time management.

Job Title : Driver

Salary Scale : U8

Reports to : Officer assigned

Job Purpose

To drive and maintain Local Government vehicle in accordance with the transport policy; and as

directed by the supervising officer.

Key Outputs

i. Vehicle driven as assigned;

ii. Vehicle cleaned, maintained and minor repairs carried out;

iii. Major mechanical faults reported;

iv. Basic vehicle records maintained; and

v. Vehicle safely kept.

Key Functions

i. Driving vehicles for official duty and assignments;

ii. Carrying out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;

iii. Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the supervising officer;

iv. Maintaining basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed; and

v. Ensuring the safety of the vehicle while on duty.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in English Language.

Valid Driving Permit of Class C or D.

 (ii) Competences

Basic Knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance;

Clean driving record;

Public Relations and Customer Care;

Time Management; and

Flexibility.

Job Title : Porter

Salary Scale : U8

Reports to : Office Superintendent

Job Purpose

To provide a clean environment within the organization.

Key Outputs

i. Clean environment maintained.

ii. Compound cleaned.

Key Functions

i. Cleaning the office environment

ii. Cleaning the compound.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

O’ Level Certificate

(ii) Competences

Accountability;

Ethics and integrity; and

Time Management.

Job Title : Askari

Salary Scale : U8

Reports to : Office Superintendent

Job Purpose

To provide security services to the organization.

Key Outputs

i. Premises checked and properly locked at the close of the day;

ii. Suspects apprehended and questioned for proper identification;

iii. Visitors directed to the reception for more information;

iv. Theft cases reported and reports prepared to the authorities;

v. Premises patrolled to ensure maximum security;

vi. Security of government vehicles ensured; and

vii. Security at important entry points kept.

Key Functions

i. Checking and properly locking premises at the close of the day;

ii. Apprehending and questioning suspects for proper identification;

iii. Directing visitors to the reception for more information;

iv. Reporting theft cases and preparing reports to the authorities;

v. Patrolling premises to ensure maximum security;

vi. Maintaining security of government vehicles; and

vii. Keeping security at important entry points.

 

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

O’ Level Certificate with a training in Security.

 (ii) Competences

Security Planning and organizing

Accountability;

self confidence;

Ethics and integrity;

Communication;

Public relations and customer care;

Time Management; and

Ability to speak Swahili.

Job Title - Head Teacher(primary)

Reports to - Sub County Chief

Salary Scale - U4

Job Purpose

To manage and provide technical guidance/ leadership in the academic and administrative programmes

to the institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare the schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;

ii. To be in charge of overall administration and management of the school;

iii. To plan for the physical development of the school and professional development of the staff;

iv. To plan, organize, direct and co-ordinate the teaching programmes and activities of staff and

students;

v. To ensure proper planning, budgeting and accountability of the school activities and resources in

consultation with the Management Committee;

vi. To coordinate the functions of the Management Committee and account to them and the Ministry

of Education and Sports;

vii. To initiate development projects for the school and mobilize resources for their implementation;

viii. To supervise and appraise all the staff and employees of the institution and assess their

performance;

ix. To prepare progress and summary reports for presentation and submission to the Management

Committee and the Ministry of Education and Sports;

x. To direct activities concerning student admissions, provision of supplies and welfare services;

xi. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to primary education;

and

xii. To plan and chair meetings on the school.

 

Person Specification:

(i) Qualification

Minimum of a Degree in Primary Education or the equivalent of this, from recognized

Institutions;

Must have attended at least four workshops/seminars and four short courses relevant to the

profession;

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports; and

Minimum of twelve years working experience, three of which should have been at Deputy Head

Teacher or Principal Education Assistant level with administrative responsibilities.

(ii) Competences

Organization skills;

Child Development skills ;

Management skills, Teaching skills;

Communication/ Presentation skills;

Interpersonal skills;

Evaluation skills;

Human Resource Management skills;

Financial Management skills;

Record Keeping skills;

Public relations skills;

Computer literacy skills;

Curriculum Development;

Comprehension and Interpretation;

Report keeping skills;

Environment and Primary Healthcare;

Public relations skills;

Safety and Precautionary measures; and Support for Special Needs students.

Job Title - Deputy Head Teacher

Reports to - Head Teacher

Salary Scale - U5

Jo b Purpose

To direct, monitor and evaluate academic administration programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare schemes of work/lesson plans and teach students according to the set timetable;

ii. To assist the Head teacher in the overall administration and management of the school;

iii. To supervise the non-teaching and support staff;

iv. To ensure effective and efficient maintenance of records, material resources, facilities and

information services for efficient accountability;

v. To enforce discipline in the school;

vi. To organize and assist in the management and implementation of the curriculum;

vii. To oversee and co-ordinate the general environmental maintenance and renovations at the school;

viii. To act as the minute secretary of the Management Committee;

ix. To co-ordinate periodic reviews of the school curriculum;

x. To ensure integrity of internal and external exams administration and supervision;

xi. To prepare the academic plans, programmes and schedules ( time table) of the school; and

xii. To participate in the implementation of the Education Sector reforms related to primary education.

Person Specification:

(i) Qualification

Minimum of a Diploma in Primary Education or the equivalent of this from recognized

Institutions.

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

Must have attended at least three workshops/seminars and three short courses relevant to the

profession

Minimum of twelve years teaching experience as a qualified Primary teacher, three of which

should have been at Senior Education Assistant level or two at Principal Education Assistant or

five years at Senior level with administrative responsibilities such as Head of Department, or Co

curricular activities etc.

(ii) Competencies

Guidance and counseling;

skills, Pedagogical skills;

Psychological skills;

Child development skills;

Good communication and interpersonal skills;

Computer literacy skills;

Curriculum Development;

Comprehension and Interpretation;

Report keeping skills;

Financial management skills;

Human resource management skills;

Environment and Primary Healthcare;

Public relations skills;

Safety and Precautionary measures; and

Support for Special Needs students.

Job Title - Senior Education Assistant

Reports to - Principal Education Assistant

Salary Scale - U6

Job Purpose

To plan, teach, examine and assess learners’ progress on an on-going basis in order to ensure functional

literacy, numeracy and basic communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum on a termly

and weekly basis respectively.

ii. To conduct lessons and remedial work according to the set timetable.

iii. To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations.

iv. To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance.

v. To develop and improve on learning aids/ material

vi. To carry out child studies and keep a profile for each pupil in the class

vii. To guide and counsel pupils.

viii. To participate in class and departmental meetings.

ix. To serve as teacher on duty.

x. To participate in co - curricula activities and link the school to the community.

xi. To participate in the self-assessment and appraisal of the Education Assistants.

 

 

Person Specification:

(i) Qualifications:

Minimum of a Grade III Teaching Certificate or equivalent from a recognized institution

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

Minimum of six years teaching experience in the primary sector

Must have attended at least one certified workshop/seminar and two short courses relevant to

the profession.

 (ii) Competencies:

Guidance and counseling skills,

Pedagogical skills,

Psychological skills,

Child development skills,

Good communication and interpersonal skills,

Computer Literacy Skills, Record keeping,

Environment and Primary Healthcare,

Safety and Precautionary measures, and

Support for Special Needs students.

 

Job Title - Education Assistant II(Grade II Teacher)

Reports to - Senior Education Assistant

Salary Scale - U7

Job Purpose

To teach, examine and assess learners’ progress on an on-going basis in order to ensure functional

Literacy, numeracy and basic communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. To prepare the schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the approved curriculum on termly

and weekly basis.

ii. To conduct lessons and remedial work according to the set timetable.

iii. To participate in setting, administering and marking internal and external examinations.

iv. To carry out continuous assessment and evaluation of pupils performance.

v. To prepare and select appropriate learning aids/materials for classroom teaching.

vi. To keep and maintain class records /inventory (Registers, records of work , progress reports and

equipment)

vii. To guide and counsel pupils.

viii. To participate in class meetings.

ix. To serve as classroom teacher.

x. To participate in co - curricula activities and community activities.

xi. To conduct any other duties assigned that are related to the profession.

Person Specification:

(i) Qualifications:

Minimum of a Grade III teaching Certificate or the equivalent from a recognized Institution

Registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

 

(ii) Competencies:

Guidance and counseling skills,

Pedagogical skills,

Psychological skills,

Child development skills,

Computer Literacy,

Record keeping,

Good communication and interpersonal skills,

Environment and Primary Healthcare,

Safety and Precautionary measures, and

Support for Special Needs students.

Job Title : Fisheries Officer

Salary Scale : U4

Reports to : Senior Fisheries Officer

Job Purpose

To support the increase and sustainable fish production from natural water bodies and fish farming.

Key Outputs

i. Quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming controlled;

ii. Fish diversity conserved from natural water bodies and fish farming;

iii. Fisheries regulations enforced in liaison with Stakeholders;

iv. Quality and Quantity fry fish supplied to fish farmers;

v. Fish at landing sites and fish markets inspected; and

vi. Fish folk training in improved fish farming practices.

Key Functions

i. Controlling the quality of fish from natural water bodies and fish farming;

ii. Conserving fish diversity from natural water bodies and fish farming;

iii. Liaising with relevant stakeholders in enforcement of fish regulations;

iv. Supplying fish fry to fish farmers;

v. Inspecting fish at the landing sites and markets; and

vi. Training the fish folk in improved fish farming practices.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

An Honors Degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany and Zoology, Fisheries or Aquatic Biology from a

recognized University or institution.

 (iii) Competences

Project management;

communicating effectively;

Concern for quality and standards; and

Time management.

Job Title : Veterinary Officer

Salary Scale : U4

Reports to : Senior Veterinary Officer

Responsible for : Assistant Veterinary officer

Job Purpose

To control animal diseases, treat sick animals and carry out better animal production activities.

Key Outputs

i. Controlled occurrence and spread of animal diseases;

ii. Sick animals treated and animal owners advised in handling sick animals;

iii. Animal owners trained and guided for better animal production;

iv. Livestock markets and holding grounds inspected;

v. Processors and handlers of food and by-products of animal origin inspected and advised; and

vi. Farmers guided in pasture management, structure construction and farm management.

Key Functions

i. Monitoring and controlling occurrence and spread of animal diseases;

ii. Treating sick animals and advises animal owners in handling sick animals;

iii. Training and guiding animal owners for better animal production;

iv. Inspecting livestock markets and holding grounds;

v. Inspecting and advises processors and handlers of animal food and by-products; and

vi. Guiding farmers in pasture management, farm structures, record keeping and farm management.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

Should have a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medicine from a recognized University/institution.

 (ii) Competences

Project management;

Concern For Quality And Standards;

Ethics and integrity;

Communication; and

Time Management.

 

 

 


Demographic Indicators

Total land area           2,375,3 km2
Total Population
(Projection 2014)
421,470
 Number of House holds    88,687
Total female (Projection 2014)   215,668
Total male (Projection 2014)    205,802
Population Density 173 Persons/Km

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