Job Title: Community Health Educators (CHEs)

Location: Uganda

About the Client
Baobab Circle Limited is an award  winning digital health company revolutionizing  healthcare across the African continent through empowering chronic disease patients with Al driven and behavioural science tools they need to self-manage their conditions. Leveraging the rapid growth in mobile phone usage, Baobab circle developed Afya Pap to leapfrog the deficit in healthcare infrastructure for addressing the chronic disease burden. We are therefore seeking youthful community health Educators(CHEs) to join our team and support our diabetes and hypertensive patients within their communities (support groups)

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist patients to better manage their healthy by developing the culture of self-monitoring and self-management
  • Educate patients about managemnet of diabetes and hypertension through persont-to-person coaching of best practices
  • Successfully onboard 10 new patients to Afya Pap daily per CHE
  • Educate the patients on how to use Afya Pap and keeping a community of active users

Minimum Qualifications

A Community Health Educator (CHE) requires to have the following minimum qualifications

  • A minimum of A level education
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and luganda. Knowlwdge of vernacular language is an added advantage.
  • Basic computer knowledge and passion for healthcare and technology.
  • Good people, communication, negotiation skills, highly collaborative.
  • Ability to train patients and strong attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial and ability to work remotely with minimum supervision

Desirebale community Health Educator

  • More than 1 year experience as a peer educator of community health volunters
  • A community workers/social worker or a member of a support group
  • Knowledge and understanding of community health programs
  • Self driven and highly motivated to deliver results as an individual or a team setup
  • Confidence in talking to people both in groups and one to one basis
  • Willingness to work on weekend in order to meet targets, organising and participating in health camps

Contract Duration

  • One year with possiblity of renewal.