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BULIISA DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT          

EXTERNAL ADVERT NO. 01 2021

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts that exist in Buliisa District Local Government. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3 (Revised Edition 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Buliisa DSC not later than Friday, March 26, 2021.

The application form 3 (Revised Edition 2008) can be obtained from the Secretary, District Service Commission and Public Service Commission Offices, at plot No. 1 Pilkington Road Workers House 3rd Floor Kampala or can be downloaded from the public service commission Website; www.psc.go.ug

All serving officers must route their application forms through the Responsible Officer who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delays.

Applicants are required to attach on the current three pass port size photographs, certified photocopies of academic transcripts and certificates, appointment and confirmation letters where necessary.

The details of the  job description and specification can be viewed at the District Notice Board, Buliisa District website; www.buliisa.go.ug and the public service commission website; www.psc.go.ug

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Post

Salary Scale

No of Posts

Department

Job Reference

01

Principal Medical Officer (Re-advertised)

U2Med-1

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/01

02

Anesthetic Officer (Re-advertised)

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/02

03

Ophthalmic Clinical Officer (Re-advertised)

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/03

04

Anesthetic Assistant (Re-advertised)

U6Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/04

05

Health Assistant (Re-advertised)

U7Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/05

06

Medical Laboratory Assistant

U7Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/06

07

Medical Officer

U4Med-1

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/07

08

Medical Clinical Officer

U5Med-2

03

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/08

09

Health Information Assistant

U7Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/09

10

Assistant Health Educator

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/10

11

Nursing Officer

U4Med-2

02

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/11

12

Medical Laboratory Technician

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/12

13

Dispenser

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/13

14

Enrolled Midwife

U7Med-2

02

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/14

15

Enrolled Nurse

U7Med-2

02

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/15

16

Assistant Nursing Officer (Nursing)

U5Med-2

01

Health

BDLG/DSC/2021/16

17

Senior Assistant Chief Administrative Officer

U3L

01

Administration

BDLG/DSC/2021/17

18

Office Attendant

U8L

02

Administration

BDLG/DSC/2021/18

19

Accountant

U4U

01

Finance

BDLG/DSC/2021/19

20

Planner

U4U

01

Planning

BDLG/DSC/2021/20

21

Education Officer (Guidance & Counseling

U4L

01

Education

BDLG/DSC/2021/21

22

Education Assistant

U7U

08

Education

BDLG/DSC/2021/22

23

Community Development Officer

U4L

01

CBS

BDLG/DSC/2021/23

24

Animal Husbandry Officer

U4Sc

01

Production

BDLG/DSC/2021/24

25

Assistant Animal Husbandry Officer

U5Sc

01

Production

BDLG/DSC/2021/25

26

Principal Human Resource Officer

U2L

01

Statutory

BDLG/DSC/2021/26

27

Driver

U8U

02

Administration

BDLG/DSC/2021/27

28

Parish Chief

U5L

02

Administration

BDLG/DSC/2021/28

SECRETARY-DISTRICT SERVICE COMMISSION

JOB SPECIFICATION

Title:                                      Principal Medical Officer (Medical Superintendent) (Re-advertised)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/01

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U2Med-1

Age Limit:                            30 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Permanent

Reports To   :                      District Health Officer

Responsible For:             Senior Medical Officer, Senior Dental Surgeon, Senior Allied Health Professionals 

 

Job Purpose:                      To assist the Senior Principal Medical Officer in management of clinical services and deputize for him/her

 

Key Outputs   

i. Clinical services directed and their respective Heads supervised;

ii. Accountability for medical, fiscal and other resources made;

iii. Patients diagnosed and treated;

iv. Implementation of the Uganda Minimum Health Care Package coordinated;

v. Health information management systems supervised;

vi. Human resource management functions carried out;

vii. Health service delivery standards manuals provided;

viii. Occupational health and safety at work place ensured;

ix. Continuous Professional Development programmes developed and implemented;

x. Periodic reports prepared and submitted to relevant authorities;

xi. National Health Service Delivery standards adhered to; and

xii. Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced.

 

Key Functions

i. Directing clinical services and supervising their respective Heads;

ii. Accounts for medical, fiscal and other resources;

iii. Diagnosing and treating patients;

iv. Coordinating the implementation of the Uganda Minimum Health Care Package;

v. Supervising health information management systems;

vi. Carrying out human resource management functions;

vii. Providing health service delivery standards manuals;

viii. Ensuring occupational health and safety at work place;

ix. Developing and implementing Continuous Professional Development;

x. Preparing and submitting periodic reports to relevant authorities;

xi. Adhering to National Health Service Delivery Standards; and

xii. Enforcing Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics.

 

Person Specifications:

Qualifications

·         Must have MBCh.B or BDS its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.

·         A post graduate Diploma in Health Service Management or Public Administration Management from a recognized Institution.

·         Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioner Council

·         Master’s degree in any relevant discipline is an added advantage.

 Experience:

·         Six years working experience in health services management, three of which must be at the level of Senior Medical Officer.

 

Competences: 

·         Planning, Organizing and coordinating; Project Management; Information management skills; Accountability; Concern for quality and standards; Time management skills; Team building;  Leadership Report writing; and Procurement disposal & contract management.

 

Title:                                      Anesthetic Officer (Re-advertised)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/02

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Medical Officer

Responsible For:              Anesthetic Assistant

 

Job Purpose:                      To administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre

 

Key Outputs

i. Plans and budgets prepared;

ii. Patients prepared and anesthesia administered;

iii. Pre and post-operative care provided;

iv. Resuscitation services provided;

v. Anesthetic equipment maintained;

vi. Anesthetic materials requisitioned and accounted for;

vii. Staff supervised and appraised;

viii. Participation in research activities; and

ix. Reports compiled and submitted. 

 

Key Functions

i. Planning and budgeting for Anesthetic activities in the hospital;

ii. Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;

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

iv. Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations 

v. Maintaining anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;

vi. Requisitioning and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;

vii. Supervising and appraising staff;

viii. Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;

ix. Supporting research activities; and

x. Compiling and submitting reports to relevant authorities.

 

Person Specifications

(i)  Qualifications:

·         Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Midwifery with a Diploma 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.

 

Title:                                      Ophthalmic Clinical Officer (Re-advertised)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/03

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Ophthalmic Clinical Officer

 

Job Purpose:                    To diagnose, treat and manage patients with eye conditions.

 

Key Functions

i..Participating in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with eye conditions.

ii. Referring complicated eye conditions to the senior Ophthalmic Clinical Officer.

iii. Assisting in management of static and mobile eye units.

iv. Carrying out equipment maintenance and ensure they are functional and secure.

v. Participating in research activities.

vi. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

vii. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

viii. Adhering to professional code of conduct and ethics.

 

Person Specifications

Qualifications

·         A Diploma in Ophthmology or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution

·         Must be a clinical officer or a registered Nurse/Midwife.

·         Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council

 

Competences

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating; Assertiveness and self confidence; Concern for quality and standards; Communication and Time management

 

Title:                                      Anesthetic Assistant (Re-advertised)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/04

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U6Med-2

Age Limit:                            20 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Anesthetic Officer

Responsible For:              Anesthetic 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.

 

Title:                                      Health Assistant (Re-advertised)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/05

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U7Med-2

Age Limit:                            20 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Health Inspector

 

Job Purpose:                      To prevent and control the spread of diseases in the community

 

Key Outputs 

i. Community Based Environmental Health Activities implemented;

ii. Environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws enforced;

iii. Allocated resources accounted for;

iv. Relevant basic health data compiled and submitted to the Health Inspector;

v. Home improvement competitions organized; and

vi. Research activities carried out.

 

Key Functions

i. Participating in Community Based Environmental Health Activities;

ii. Enforcing Environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws;

iii. Accounting for allocated resources;

iv. Compiling relevant basic health data and submit to the Health Inspector;

v. Liaising with Local Authorities in organizing home improvement competition;

vi. Participating in research activities; and

vii. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

Person Specifications

Qualifications:

·         Must have a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

·         Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

(ii)  Competences

·         Quality environmental sanitation; Plans allocation of staff, funds and facilities to deliver on expected outputs; Able to define and attain targets within set timeframes; and Able to appreciate and support change initiatives; Enforcement of procedures that promote quality and standard health service delivery; Communicates effectively by giving clear, concise and accurate information; and Results oriented with ability to assist the unit achieve its overallobjectives.

 

Title:                                      Medical Laboratory Assistant

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/06

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U7Med-2

Age Limit:                            20 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Laboratory Technician/Laboratory Technologist

Responsible For:              Laboratory Attendant

 

Job Purpose:                      To carry out basic laboratory tests for diagnosis of diseases.

 

Key Outputs

i. Laboratory reagents and stains prepared for routine investigations;

ii. Laboratory tests done, analyzed and results submitted to Senior Laboratory Assistant;

iii. Safety and quality assurance practices for laboratories observed;

iv. Laboratory equipment regularly cleaned and serviced;

v. Daily and periodic activity reports compiled and submitted;

vi. Disposal of laboratory waste done; and

vii. Supplies for Laboratories requisitioned and accounted for.

 

Key Functions

i. Preparing laboratory reagents and stains for routine investigations;

ii. Carrying out basic laboratory tests and submit reports to Laboratory Technician/Technologist;

iii. Observing safety and quality assurance practices in laboratories;

iv. Cleaning the laboratory equipment regularly;

v. Requisitioning necessary supplies for laboratory work and keeping record of stock;

vi. Participating in research activities;

vii. Compiling and submitting daily and periodic laboratory reports;

viii. Safely dispose of Laboratory wastes;

 

Person Specifications

i)  Qualifications

·         Must have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized Training Institution.

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

 

ii)  Competencies

·         Concern for quality and standards of Laboratory services; Result orientation; Ethics and integrity; communicating effectively; and Time management.

 

 Job Title:                             Medical Officer `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/07

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4Med-1

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

 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

Qualifications

·         Must have an MBCh.B or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

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

 

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:                              Medical Clinical Officer `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/08

No of vacancy:                  03

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

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:                              Health Information Assistant `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/09

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U7Med-2

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Medical Officer/ Senior Clinical Officer

 

Job Purpose:                      To keep records and information on patients, retrieve them from clinicians and researchers and ensure confidentiality and safety.

 

Key Outputs 

i. Financial and other resources managed and accounted for;

ii. In and out-patients registered;

iii. Records and information on patients kept;

iv. Patients Master Index Cards prepared;

v. Patients files to Clinics/Wards taken

vi. The bed bureau with records/information updated

vii. Files for clinicians and Researchers retrieved

viii. Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics adhered too

ix. Participation in research activities

x. Knowledge and skills to staff imparted

xi. Reports compiled and submitted to Medical Officer/Clinical Officer. 

 

Key Functions

i.Managing and accounting for financial and other resources;

ii. Registering in and out-patients;

iii. Keeping records and information on patients;

iv. Preparing patients Master Index Cards;

v. Taking patients files to Clinics/Wards

vi. Updating the bed bureau with records/information

vii. Retrieving files for clinicians and Researchers

viii. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics

ix. Participating in research activities

x. Imparting knowledge and skills to staff

xi. Compiling and submitting reports to Senior Medical Officer/Senior Clinical Officer. 

 

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications 

·         Must have a Certificate in Medical Records from a recognized Institution.

 

(ii)    Competences 

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating; Project management; Concern for quality and standards; Accountability; Communication; and Time management.

 

Job Title:                              Assistant Health Educator `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/10

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To    :                     Senior Assistant Health Educator

 

Job Purpose:                      To participate in the implementation of Health Education programmes in the district.

 

Key Outputs

i. Health Education in the Community supported;

ii. Health Education needs of the Community compiled;

iii. Implementation of Health Education guidelines supported;

iv. Community Health Workers trained on the usage of health education material;

v. Health Education reports compiled and submitted;

vi. Health Education materials and equipment properly secured; and

vii. Professional and service Code of Conduct adhered to.

 

Key Function

i. Participating in the development and implementation of appropriate Health Education materials;

ii. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of Health Education Materials; 

iii. Participating in the planning for Health Education interventions;

iv. Maintaining an inventory of Health Education materials and equipment;

v. Providing security for Health Education materials and equipment; and

vi. Collecting and submitting data on Health Education.

 

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

·         Must be a Clinical Officer or a Public Health Nurse or a Health Inspector with certificate in Health Education from a recognized institution. 

·         OR a Diploma in Health Education from a recognized institution

 

 (iii)  Competences 

·         Coaching and mentoring; Project Management; Communication; Concern for quality and standards for Health Education; and Time management.  

 

 Job Title:                             Nursing Officer `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/11

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U4Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Nursing Officer

Responsible For:              Assistant Nursing Officers

 

Job Purpose:                      To provide quality nursing care services in the facility and Community

 

Key Outputs

i. Twenty four (24) hour nursing coverage of the wards provided;

ii. Nursing care duties prepared and implementation supported;

iii. Nursing Officers, Nursing Assistants and trainees, supervised, coached and appraised;

iv. Medical equipments, sundries and other supplies properly utilized and accounted for;

v. Preparation of work plans and budgets for provision of nursing services supported;

vi. Performance reports prepared and submitted;

vii. Standards and Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics enforced;

viii. Plans and budgets monitored and evaluated;

ix. Support supervision provided;

x. Nursing services duty roaster prepared and implemented;

xi. A clean and healthy ward environment maintained; and

xii. Reports compiled and submitted to the Senior Nursing Officer.

 

Key Functions

i. Participating in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of Nursing Services in the health

Unit/ward;

ii. Providing support supervision in the provision of nursing care;

iii. Preparing and implementing nursing services duty roaster;

iv. Requisitioning and accounting for medical supplies and equipment;

v. Maintaining a clean and healthy ward environment;

vi. Compiling and submitting reports to the Senior Nursing Officer;

vii. Carrying out HRM functions including identifying nursing health workforce needs, performance

Appraisal and training; and

viii. Participating in Support supervision.

 

Person Specifications

(i)  Qualifications:

·         Degree in Nursing from a recognized training Institution

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

 

(ii)  Competences

·         Planning, Organizing and Coordinating; Coaching and mentoring; Counseling and guidance; Concern for quality and standards; Ethics and integrity; time management; 

 

Job Title:                              Medical Laboratory Technician `

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/12

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

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:                              Dispenser (Health Centre IV)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/13

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Med-2

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To    :                     Senior Medical Officer

 

Job Purpose:                      To manage the safe storage, dispense and advise patients on proper use and storage of medicines

 

Key Outputs

i. Plans for dispensing activities prepared;

ii. Dispensed medicines registered; 

iii. Advice to various stake holders tendered;

iv. Requisitions for medicines made;

v. Expired and damaged medicines reported; and

vi. Reports compiled and submitted.   

 

Key Functions

i. Planning for dispensing activities in the Health Centre; 

ii. Dispensing and 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 from stores;

vi. Reporting expired and damaged medicines; and

vii. Compiling and submitting reports.

 

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:                              Enrolled Midwife

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/14

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U7Med-2

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Assistant 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:                             Enrolled Nurse

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/15

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U7Med-2

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Assistant Nursing Officer (Nursing)

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:                              Assistant Nursing Officer (Nursing)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/16

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         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 Time management.

 

Job Title:                              Senior Assistant Chief Administrative Officer/ Sub County Chief

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/17

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U3L

Age Limit:                            28 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Permanent

Reports to:                         Local Council III Chair Person and Chief administrative Officer

Responsible for:               Community Development Officer

Agricultural Officer

Veterinary Officer

Fisheries Officer

Parish Chief

Senior Assistant Accountant

Head Teachers of the Primary Schools

Job Purpose:                      To manage and coordinate the implementation of policies, programmes, projects and laws of Government and Local Council III for the general welfare and development of the population

 

Key Outputs

i. District bye-laws and Government policies and programmes implemented;

ii. General administration in the sub-county undertaken;

iii. Collection of Local revenue ensured and resources accounted for;

iv. Warrants of court of competent jurisdiction executed;

v. Assistance in the maintenance of law, order and security provided;

vi. Assistance in the prevention of crime and public nuisance tendered;

vii. Data collected, processed, disseminated and records of council kept;

viii. Technical support to the Local Council III provided;

ix. Implementation of socio-economic development projects in the sub-county supervised and monitored; and

x. Staff Performance Assessed.

 

Key Functions

i. Managing the implementation of all Districts bye-laws and Government policies, projects,

programmes and lawful directives.

ii. Carrying out general administration of the sub-county in conformity with Government regulations and policies; District Ordinances or bye-laws; and Trust Fund or Secretariat by lower Councils;

iii. Collecting and accounting of Local Government revenue in the sub-county;

iv. Executing orders and warrants issued by any court of competent jurisdiction;

v. Assisting in the prevention of crime and maintenance of law, order and security in the sub county;

vi. Collecting date and keep records of Council.

vii. Providing technical support to the Local Council III in planning, budgeting and implementation of

Government programmes; and

viii. Supervising and monitoring the implementation of socio-economic development projects.

 

Person Specifications

Qualifications

·         An Honors Bachelors 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.

·         Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management, Development Administration and any other related discipline from a recognized awarding Institution.  

 

(ii) Experience:

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

 

(iii) Competences:

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating; Accountability; Public relations and customer care; communicating effectively; Ethics and integrity; and Concern for quality and standards.  

 

Job Title:                              Office Attendant

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/18

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U8L

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Office Supervisor

 

Job Purpose:                      To facilitate effective operation of offices

 

Key Outputs

i. Office premises cleaned and secured;

ii. Office Items collected and delivered;

iii. Office tea prepared and served; and

iv. Official errands timely done.

 

Key Functions

i. Cleaning office premises and ensuring that the offices are properly locked;

ii. Collecting and delivering office items, documents, mail and parcels as instructed;

iii. Preparing and serving tea to officers; and

iv. Undertaking any official errands outside the office as instructed by the supervisor.

 

Person Specification

(i) Qualifications

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

 

(ii) Competences 

·         Records Information Management; Communicating Effectively; Public Relations and Customer Care; and Time Management.

 

Job Title:                              Accountant

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/19

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4U

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Senior Accountant

Responsible For:              Senior Assistant Accountants

 

Job Purpose:                      To provide financial services to the District Council within the approved budget in line with the Financial Regulations

 

Key outputs

i. All expenditure at the District certified;

ii. Annual and monthly financial statement of accounts prepared;

iii. Monthly cash flow statement prepared;

iv. Bank statements reconciled with cash books to iron out discrepancies;

v. Audit queries and inquiries answered; and

vi. Lower Staff supervised and guided.

 

Key Function

i. Certifying all expenditure at the District;

ii. Preparing annual and monthly financial statement of accounts;

iii. Preparing the monthly cash flows;

iv. Reconciling bank statements with cash books to iron out discrepancies;

v. Answering audit queries and inquiries; and

vi. Supervising and guiding lower staff.

 

Person Specification

Qualifications

·         EITHER : An Honors Bachelors Degree in either Commerce ( Accounting option) or Business  Administration (Accounting option) or Business Studies (Accounting option) or Finance and Accounting from a recognized Institution;

·         OR Full professional qualification in Accountancy such as ACCA, CPA, ACIS and CPE obtained from a recognized awarding Institution/body accredited by ICPAU   from a recognized Institution;

 

(ii) Competences

·         Financial Management; communicating effectively; Information Technology; Accountability; Ethics and Integrity; and Time management.

 

Job Title:                              Planner

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/20

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4U

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Planner

 

Job Purpose:                      To collect, analyse and process statistical data and information to help in the planning, budgeting and policy development.

 

Key outputs

i. Data collected, analysed and stored;

ii. Statistical reports produced;

iii. Development projects appraised;

iv. National Surveys organised and implemented; and

v. Technical support on statistical matters provided to Local Government.

 

Key Functions

i. Collecting, analysing and storing Data;

ii. Producing statistical reports;

iii. Appraising Development projects;

iv. Organising and implementing National Surveys; and

v. Providing technical support on statistical matters to Local Government.

 

Person specification

(i) Qualifications

·         An Honours Bachelor Degree in Economics /statistics Economics /Statistics (3.2.2 for those who graduated earlier) or quantitative economics from a recognised institution.

 

(ii) Competencies

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating; Project   Management; Information Communication Technology (ICT); Records and information management; Concern for quality and standards; Communication; and Result Orientated.

 

Job Title:                              Education Officer (Guidance and Counseling)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/21

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4L

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports To:                         Senior Education Officer

Supervises:                         Assistant Education Officer

 

Job Purpose:                      To support the Senior Education Officer in the implementation of education policies, plans, programs and strategies.

 

Key Outputs

i.                     Guidance and Counseling on matters related to policy provided.

ii.                   Guidance and Counseling activities monitored, evaluated and reported on

iii.                   Guidance and Counseling data maintained

iv.                 Educational and counseling plans developed

v.                   Behavioral problems or at-risk teachers and students  identified and acted on appropriately

vi.                 Assessments and tests designed, analyzed results and feedback provided

vii.                Periodic activity reports prepared for submission to Senior  Education Officer

viii.              Advise provided on the appointment of school management committees or board of governors

ix.                 Enhanced collaboration with school foundation bodies.

 

Key Functions

i.                     Guiding on policy matters related to Guidance and Counseling.

ii.                   Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on Guidance and Counseling activities

iii.                   Maintaining  data on Guidance and Counseling

iv.                 iv. Developing   educational and counseling plans

v.                   Identifying  behavioral problems or at-risk teachers and students  and act appropriately

vi.                  Designing assessments and tests, analyzing  results and providing feedback

vii.                vii. Preparing periodic activity reports for submission to principal  Education Officer

viii.              viii. Advising on the appointment of school management committees or board of governors

ix.                 Enhancing collaboration with school foundation bodies.

 

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

·         Should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree with Education from a recognized university or institution

 

 Competences

·         Records and information management; Concern for quality and standards; Accountability; Teamwork; Communication; and Time management.

 

Job Title:                              Education Assistant

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/22

No of vacancy:                  08

Salary Scale:                       U7U

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Senior Education Assistant

 

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.

 

Key functions

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 - curricular 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:                              Community Development Officer

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/23

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4L

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Sub County Chief

 

Job Purpose:                      To facilitate and empower communities for community development

 

Key Outputs 

i. Development programmes at the community level planned and budgeted for;

ii. Supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities;

iii. Organized local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives;

iv. Communities sensitized on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;

v. Community development programmes and projects Monitored, evaluated and reported on;

vi. Equal participation of all communities in development programmes promoted;

vii. Creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population promoted;

viii. Communities trained in literacy programmes and income generating activities;

ix. Advice provided on effective mobilization of the community for development; and

x.         Communities sensitized on adhering to existing legislation on gender and child rights.

 

Key Functions

i. Planning and budgeting for development programmes at the community level;

ii. Supervising staff that is involved in uplifting the social and economic welfare of local communities;

iii. Organizing local communities to effectively participate in development initiatives;

iv. Sensitizing communities on gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;

v. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on community development programmes and projects;

vi. Promoting the equal participation of all communities in development programmes;

vii. Promoting the creation and growth of functional groups for the improved welfare of the population;

viii. Training communities in literacy programmes and income generating activities;

ix. Providing advising on the effective mobilization of the community for development; and

x. Sensitizing communities to adhere to existing legislation on gender and child rights.

 

Person Specifications

(i)   Qualifications

·         An honors degree in the Development Studies, Arts, Social Sciences, Social work and Social Administration and Management Science  from a recognized University or Institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

·         Coaching and mentoring; Mobilization skills; Accountability; Concern for quality and standard; Communicating effectively; and Time management.

 

 Job Title:                             Animal Husbandry Officer

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/24

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U4SC

Age Limit:                            25 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Senior Veterinary Officer

Responsible for:               Assistant Animal Husbandry officer     

 

Key Functions  

i.Implement plans and programmes for animal production 

ii. Promote adoption of improved breeds and animal production technologies. 

iii. Collate and disseminate data on animal production. 

iv. Build capacity of staff and other stakeholders on delivery of animal production services. 

v. Promote environmentally friendly and economically viable animal production systems in various parts of the district. 

vi. Establish and maintain an effective animal production management information system. 

vii. Manage the provision of sustainable services including market research for continuous national herd growth and improved animal production consistent with the prevailing macroeconomic policies; 

viii. Provide advice on the establishment and maintenance of the appropriate infrastructure required for animal production; 

ix. Monitor and evaluate implementation of animal production policies legislation, plans and strategies in the district. 

x.Carry out sensitization of stakeholders on all aspects of animal production and management. 

xi. Liaise with Senior Veterinary Officer on provision of animal production facilities and structures. 

Xii. Maintain and regularly update farmer’s register 

xiii. Promote farmer institutional development 

xiv. Promote agribusiness services

xv. Regularly conduct training needs assessments and develop capacity building programs for stakeholders

xvi. Prepare and submit activity reports to the supervisor. 

 

Person Specifications

(i)   Qualifications

·         An honours bachelor’s degree in either Animal Production or Animal Science from recognized institution. 

 

 (ii) Competences

·         Project management; Concern For Quality And Standards; Ethics and integrity; Communication; and Time Management.

 

Job Title:                              Assistant Animal Husbandry Officer

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/25

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U5Sc

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Veterinary Officer

 

Key Functions  

i.Treating and vaccinating livestock, other domestic animals and poultry;

ii. Training farmers on modern animal husbandry methods and animal nutrition;

iii. Carrying out meat inspection;

iv. Collecting and documenting data on livestock and poultry; and

v. Establishing and enforcing quarantine.

 

Person Specifications

(i)   Qualifications

·         A Diploma in Animal Health, Animal Husbandry or Ranch Management from a recognized Institution.

 

 (ii) Competences

·         Project management; Concern for Quality and Standards; Ethics and integrity; Communication; and Time Management.

 

Job Title:                              Principal Human Resource Officer (Secretary District Service Commission)

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/26

No of vacancy:                  01

Salary Scale:                       U2L

Age Limit:                            30 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Permanent

Reports to:                         Chairperson (District Service Commission)

Responsible for:               District Service Commission Secretariat Staff

 

Job Purpose:                      To undertake day to day administration and management of the District Service Commission as prescribed by law

 

Key Outputs

i. Administrative duties for the District Service Commission undertaken;

ii. Minutes of the District Service Commission meetings taken and reports prepared;

iii. Vacancies for unfilled posts in Local Governments advertised;

iv. Technical advice to the District Service Commission on matters of recruitment;

v. Decisions of the District Service Commission communicated to relevant authorities for action;

vi. District  Service Commission meetings scheduled and invitations circulated;

vii. District Service Commission records safely kept for future reference; and

viii. Performance reports, work plans and budgets on activities of the District Service Commission

prepared and submitted to relevant authorities.

 

Key Functions

i. Undertaking administrative duties to facilitate the effective operation of the District Service

Commission;

ii. Recording minutes of the District Service Commission meetings and preparing related reports;

iii. Keeping safe custody of the records of the District Service Commission;

iv. Advertising vacancies in Local Governments for recruitments;

v. Providing technical advise to the Commission on matters of recruitment and staffing;

vi. Scheduling District Service Commission meetings invitations to members under the direction of

the Chairperson;

vii. Noting and communicating decisions of the District Service Commission to relevant authorities for

action; and

viii. Preparing periodic performance reports, work plans and budgets of the District Service

Commission and submitting them to the relevant authorities

 

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications

·         An Honors Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management or Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA) or Management Science or any Social Sciences (with personnel Management/ Human Resources Management as an option) or Arts (with personnel Management/ Human Resources Management as an option) from a recognized University

·         A post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management from a recognized University/ Institution.

·         Possession of a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration (Human Resources Management option) or Public Administration and Management shall be an added advantage.

 

(ii) Experience

·         Six years of professional working experience three of which should have been at a Senior Human Resource Management level in a public or reputable organization;

 

(iii) Competences

·         Human Resource Management; Records and Information management; Time management; Concern for quality and standards; Ethic, integrity and confidentiality; and Communication.

 

Job Title:                              Driver

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/27

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U8U

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Assigned Officer

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.                     Operating machines for official duty and assignments

ii.                   Carrying basic maintenance and cleanliness of machines

iii.                  Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the Supervising Officer

iv.                 Maintaining basic records regarding machines as instructed; and

v.                   Ensuring the safety of machine while on duty

 

Person Specifications:

(i)Qualifications

·         Must have Uganda Certificate of Education with pass in English and

·         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:                              Parish Chief

Job Reference:                 BDLG/DSC/2021/28

No of vacancy:                  02

Salary Scale:                       U5L

Age Limit:                            21 years and above

Type of Appointment:   Probation

Reports to:                         Senior Assistant Secretary/Sub County Chief

 

Job Purpose:                      To carry out the overall administration and management of a Parish Unit in the Local Government

 

Key Functions

i.                     Preparing and compiling reports on parish operations for the attention of the Sub-County Chief;

ii.                   Collecting and accounting for Local revenue in the Parish;

iii.                  Preparing work plans and budgets for the operations of the Parish;

iv.                 Enforcing the implementation of National and Local Government policies, programs and Council bye-laws in the Parish;

v.                   Undertaking the mobilization of the Parish Community for Government development programs and projects;

vi.                 Providing technical support to the Parish Council on any matters relating to lower Local Government governance;

vii.                Undertaking duties of Secretariat to the Parish Council;

viii.              Managing and monitoring Local Government projects implemented in the Parish;

ix.                 Coordinating the maintenance of law and order in a parish; Person

 

Person Specifications:

(i)Qualifications

·         Diploma in Public Administration and Management, Social Work and Social Administration, Development studies or Business Administration.

 

 (ii) Competences

·         Planning, organizing and coordinating; Records management; Mobilization skills; Public relations and customer care; Communicating effectively; Ethics and integrity; Concern for quality and standards; and Networking