Water and Sanitation Hygiene Promotion Technician

Save the Children

Beirut, Lebanon 🇱🇧

ROLE PURPOSE:

Save the Children Lebanon is implementing a large and varied Shelter and Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) program to meet the needs of the refugees and host communities in Lebanon.

The WASH Hygiene Promotion Assistant will deliver WASH related intervention in the field, and is responsible to conduct hygiene awareness through household and community visits, and distribution hygiene materials.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: WASH Officer

Staff reporting to this post: WASH Technician & Nurse

Budget Responsibilities: N/A

Role Dimensions: (e.g. complexity, relationships, communication with stakeholders)

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Program implementation/management

  • Conduct evaluations and assessments at field level (with partners or internal to SC on Hygiene Promotion, and Wash or multi-disciplinary approach)
  • Implement components of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene activities related to Hygiene Promotion in Beirut and Mount Lebanon in consultation with the WASH Officer
  • Respond to enquiries, needs and challenges that arise that are related directly or indirectly to their field of work.
  • Conduct regular visits to beneficiaries.
  • Attend and support distributions.
  • Provide daily/weekly reports, as requested.

Program design/development

  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of activities by collecting appropriate data from selected beneficiaries, using pre-made questionnaires.
  • Conduct regular site visits to supervise and/or monitor progress and quality.
  • Conduct Post Distribution Monitoring
  • Conduct awareness sessions on Save the Children’s Feedback Mechanism System and encourage its use.

General

Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Diploma or degree in Public Health, Nursing, or another related field.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Work experience in nursing, public health or related fields (1 years’ experience minimum)
  • Experience in field work and community mobilization
  • Experience in conducting training and sensitization sessions for communities and beneficiaries
  • Computer skills (especially Excel)
  • Strength in interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to write weekly and monthly report
  • Well organized
  • Commitment to and understanding of SC aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
  • Ability to take initiative where appropriate to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work;
  • Excellent contact and diplomacy to manage relationship in tensed situation

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Location: Beirut

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Mar 11, 2023


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DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development