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Turks and Caicos Islands Government

Community Mental Health Aide

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Job Code: KHB1-20-22
Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 15th May 2020
Sunday, 31st May 2020
Department: Primary Health Care
Location: Salt Cay

Job Description:

MINISTRY:                           Health, Agriculture, Sports and Human Services

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a practical position, with basic level responsibility for ensuring that culturally diverse populations and underserved communities receive proper medical attention in the primary health care clinics and the community at large in collaboration with other Primary Health staff.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Participates in preparing the plan of nursing care, for the individual, family and community.
  2. Implements nursing actions for the selected clients as indicated in the nursing care plan and in the relation to the level of competence.
  3. Assist in preliminary screening of clients
  4. Assist the Nurse/Midwife with antenatal and child health immunization clinic sessions
  5. Assist in performing health education activities on nutrition, family planning and promotion of sanitation and hygiene
  6. Visit clients who have missed clinic appointments to ascertain reason and encourage attendance.
  7. Participate in collection of patient data
  8. Assist with the collection of specimen for testing of communicable disease
  9. Assist in epidemiological surveillance and control of communicable disease
  10. Adhere to all Public Service codes, rules and regulations
  11. Perform other related tasks as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • A High School Diploma with at least three (3) CXC passes or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a six (6) weeks course designed for Community Health Aides by the Ministry of Health and Human Services.

Experience:

  • The position is an entry level position.  Some experience working in a related field is desirable.

SALARY: Grade 4 - $21,935.00 per annum  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Cover Letter and two letters of reference (one preferably from a former employer) as well as copies of educational certificates and a copy of the Passport photo page. Shortlisted candidates must submit a Police Certificate. Applications should be addressed to The Director, Office of the Human Resource Management Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Applications can be hand delivered, Faxed to 946-1582 or sent by email to: recruitment@gov.tc. Hand delivered and fax applications must have clearly marked on the envelope/fax cover sheet the Job Title of position being applied for. On emailed applications the subject line must reference the Job Reference Number (KHB1-20-22) and the Job Title.

Current serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without supporting documents will not be processed

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

Belongers need only apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31ST MAY 2020

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