Community Outreach Worker - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 0622

Working at the core of community projects to understand issues relating to epilepsy and the health and wellbeing of people with epilepsy which is felt to be most important to patients and communities themselves, and to identify, engage and support community-led action to address these issues. Also, to give training and produce education materials to increase the knowledge of the community about epilepsy. You will be expected to work in different environments (both office-based and on the ground), at times best suited to the community (including some early morning and weekends).

  1. Degree holder (in public health, nursing, social work, psychology or community development) or relevant experience;
  2. Share our commitment to tackling inequality and putting people of epilepsy at the heart of social change, particularly in relation to epilepsy health and wellbeing;
  3. Strong communication skills including presenting, facilitation, and relationship building;
  4. Hard-working, reliable and professional, able to manage a varied and challenging workload;
  5. Able to work well both as part of a team and alone;
  6. Willing and able to work in different environments, including being office based and spending a large amount of time on the ground within communities;
  7. Proficient in MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel and Word;
  8. Can type in Amharic and English.
If your application is successful, you'll be given furthr information.
All benefits granted by the Ethiopian Labour Law.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Raising patients and public awareness to increase ‘medical seeking behavior’ among people with epilepsy and to empower them to take the lead role for their own clinical care; 
  2. Arrange and attend the patient support group meeting which will be held on the last Sunday of each month.
  3. At registration of patients, take the lead role in registering patients and informing them the services they will get from our organization and the responsibilities they bare.
  4. Organize and run income generating activities
  5. Make weekly home monitoring phone calls and pass on information to our nurse specialist for urgent clinical care needs.
  6. Provide counselling to patients - listen to patients' concerns (individually and communally), suggestions and experiences so that you can find solutions by raising these with people who design and manage services.
  7. Support the running of epilepsy clinics.
Detailed job descripton will be given at the time of the interivew.

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Project and Account Officer - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 0521

The role of the employee is to proactively support the organsation with respect to the information it needs to do its job and add value using project reporting and financial analysis. This includes writing project activities and financial report monthly and quarterly and annual budgeting, forecasting and arranging auditing as required.

Prime responsibilities of this position is to:
  1. maintain control over the financial performance of the organization and report as necessary to government authorities, management and Board of Directors;
  2. support programme team in ensuring compliant, timely and high-quality donor reporting and knowledge management;
  3. analyze data and activity report and produce reports for a wide variety of partners and government officials.
The Project and Account Officer will play a critical role in implementing CareEpilepsy Ethiopia’s country funding strategy by developing quality donor reports, ensuring knowledge management and learning and supporting new business development opportunities.
  1. Degree holder in Accounting with a minimum 5 years experience working in charity organization;          
  2. Conducted year end internal audits and oversee the preparation of filing requirements, working with external auditors.
  3. Produce financial reports 
  4. Strong communication skills
  5. Able to work well both as part of a team and alone;
  6. d. Willing and able to work in different environments, including being office-based and spending a significant amount of time on the ground within communities;
  7. Proficient in MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Peachtree;
  8. Good command of English in writing and speaking.


If your application is successful, you'll be given furthr information.

All benefits granted by the Ethiopian Labour Law.

Accounting/Finance
  1. Oversee the timely recording of financial transactions of CareEpilepsy Ethiopia.
  2. Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements.
  3. Prepare payroll and pay all staff members at the beginning of the month in European Calendar.
  4. Conduct year end internal audits and oversee the preparation of filing requirements, working with external auditors.
  5. Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  6. Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, yearly financial report to the CEO , Charites and Societies and other stakeholders.
  7. Use technical reporting tools such as Peachtree accounting system.
Detailed job descripton will be given at the time of the interivew.

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Nurse - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 0419

The Epilepsy specialist nurse is central in providing high quality, cost effective care for patients with epilepsy and their families. Our Epilepsy specialist nurse will work across the fields of adult, paediatric and learning disability nursing. They are experts in epilepsy and are an essential part of a multidisciplinary team providing information and support for people with epilepsy.  The Epilepsy specialist nurse will be a point of contact for patients, their families and carers and help with any questions or concerns they have about their care and a source of expertise resource and advice to  professionals throughout Ethiopia.
  1. It is expected that anyone undertaking an epilepsy specialist nurse role will be a registered nurse with a minimum of 5 years' post-registration clinical experience in a relevant area of practice.
  2. Degree holder (in public health, nursing, health officer);
  3. Minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in community care;
  4. You’ll need to be able to deal with emotional and distressing situations;
  5. Experience of writing reports and assisting in the preparation of reports;
  6. Strong team working skills and demonstrable ability to work co-operatively and flexibly to achieve team objectives;
  7. The ability to deal with complex and sensitive situations;
  8. The ability to train others;
  9. Self-motivated and able to plan and manage a varied workload;
  10. Excellent listening and communication skills;
  11. Proficient in Microsoft office programmes, MS Outlook and Amharic keyboard;
  12. Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal.
If your application is successful, you'll be given furthr information.
All benefits granted by the Ethiopian Labour Law.
MAIN ROLES AND RESPONSIBLITEIS:

Clinical
  1. Setting up and running nurse-led epilepsy clinics;
  2. Develop and implement specialist center for epilepsy;
  3. Provide high-quality effective assessment and care for patients/families/carers;
  4. listen to patients' concerns (individually and communally), suggestions and experiences so that you can find solutions by raising these with people who design and manage services.
  5. Respond to relevant enquiries via telephone, and email with regards to the patients’ and CareEpilepsy Ethiopia issues.
Managerial
  1. Produce monthly and quarterly reports.
  2. Seeking to engage various sectors of the government legislators, voluntary agencies and other stakeholders to ensure the needs of people with epilepsy are included in policy development and service design.
  3. Work collaboratively with professionals and other agencies;
  4. Continually develop services/practices, professionals and non-professionals and themselves. 
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Office Administrator - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 0318

Responsible for managing, delivering and maintaining a high standard of day to day CareEpilepsy Ethiopia administrative service working in partnership with the project manager.
  1. Competent to produce information materials, print and audio-visual for teaching and media, web sites, and other public outreach.
  2. Able to produce reports with advanced academic and research writing and editing skills.
  3. Degree / diploma holder in Administration or Degree/diploma with experience in Administration work;
  4. Able to work well both as part of a team and alone;              
  5. Willing and able to work in different environments, including being office-based and spending a significant amount of time on the ground within communities;       
  6. Full command of Microsoft Office applications and other relevant applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook programs);               
  7. Excellent knowledge of written and oral communication in English and Amharic.
  8. Can type in Amharic and English.          
If your application is successful, you'll be given furthr information.
All benefits granted by the Ethiopian Labour Law.
MAIN ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
  1. Provide secreterial/ administrative support to CareEpilepsy Ethiopia team.
  2. Oversee the timely dispatch of letters and correspondances.
  3. Responsible for the management of the CEO’s diary, dealing with enquiries regarding the availability, booking appointments and informing the consultant accordingly.
  4. Manage all incoming mail and quires. Identify and action any correspondence suitable for own response. Forward the reminder to the appropriate person for action ensuring high priority matters are given urgent attention.
  5. Creation and maintenance of an efficient filing system for in house word processed documentation with an effective retrieval procedure in accordance with CareEpilepsy Ethiopia’s style.
  6. Collect, and report data and information on CareEpilepsy Ethiopia services as and when appropriate.
  7. Responsible for maintaining adequate stock levels of stationery and office consumables and ordering of all stock and non-stock items, forwarding all requisitions to supplies department and accounts.
  8. Arrange and participate in induction and training of new and temporary staff and volunteers.
  9. Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security of self and others at work in a way that minimizes risks to health, safety and security. Report any issues at work that may put health, safety and security at risk to the service manager.
  10. You must not at any time use personal data held by either trust for any unauthorised purpose or disclosure such as data to a third party. Any breach of such confidentiality will be viewed with the upmost gravity.
  11. Report all incidents/ accidents to the project manager promptly, and assist in any investigations.
  12. Attend all mandatory training as requested by the chief executive officer.
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Office Assistant - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - 0218

To perform a variety of office support duties and be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the building in which they work by performing various cleaning and dispatching duties.
  1. Diploma holder in any discipline although Administration will be preferred; but a minimum of Ethiopian School leaving certificate 12 grade
  2. Strong communication skills                
  3. Able to work well both as part of a team and alone;              
  4. Willing and able to work in different environments, including being office-based and spending a significant amount of time on the ground within communities;                 
  5. Reasonable knowledge of Microsoft programme Word;    
  6. Can type in Amharic and English.
  7.  Must have an eye for details
  8. Previous experience in a similar position may be an asset.
If your application is successful, you'll be given furthr information.
All benefits granted by the Ethiopian Labour Law.
2. Community Education Responsibilities:
2.1 Help prepare awareness campaign such as the national epilepsy week.
2.2 Assist in origanising trainings and workshops.
2.3 Teach in community centres, schools, eder and hospitals etc… to raise epilepsy awareness.

3. Media and Communication
  • Plan for posts on social media, YouTube
  • Develop TikTok to raise awareness.
4. Meetings Responsibility:
  • Arrange meeting rooms, copy documents and organize refreshments.
  • Help organize patient support group meetings, coffee morning meetings, and attend.
  • Represent careepilepsy Ethiopia team in all appropriate meetings.
5. Finance Responsibilities:
  • Go to places such as banks and government offices as requested.
  • Maintaining adequate stock levels of stationery and office consumables.
  • Forward all purchase request forms to the finance officer.
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