Community Program Monitor at the Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research (CCCRN)

Posted on: Tue 21-06-2022

The Center for Clinical Care and Clinical Research is an indigenous, non-profit organization that promotes best practices in health care delivery, medical training and research using locally adapted models of health systems strengthening. CCCRN has established a formidable presence in Nigeria. With the headquarters in Federal Capital Territory and field offices in its operational states, CCCRN built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Program Monitor

Location: Bayelsa

Employment Type: Contract

Project: ICHSSA Lot 1

Department: Programs

Reports to: Program Specialist  


  • The Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award ICHSSA 1 is a newly awarded five-year agreement by USAID, commenced on December 19, 2019. ICHSSA 1 is implemented by Center for Clinical Care and Research Nigeria.
  • The project will ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children(OVC) are cared for and protected by their households, communities and the local and state government to reduce their vulnerability to HIV.
  • The project expected results is highlighted as follows:
  • Households have increased access to basic services and care for OVC
  • Communities ensure that OVC secure their rights
  • Local and State Government deliver basic services, detect and respond to child rights violations
  • Prioritized targeted services for specific OVC subpopulations delivered.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support CSO and Community Case Workers to oversee quality improvement initiatives and learning exchanges related to case management and referral networks
  • Collaborate with Community level cadre of Treatment partner for co-creational interventions and case finding
  • Monitor and drive community and school HTS, while also supporting attribution to HIV epidemic control  
  • Support and monitor the rollout and full implementation of OVC Preventive and Parenting for Lifelong Health Programmein the community  
  • Conduct regular visit to participatory Savings and Internal Lending Groups, TBAs, AGYW program and referral coordination at the household and community levels
  • Assist in validation of enrolled households by visiting homes of children infected and affected by HIV across project LGAs
  • Ensure case files are properly documented with appropriate OVC tools, while also ensuring data quality and integrity  
  • Provide regular feedback on performance management of enrolled household and OVC to the management of CCCRN ICHSSA 1 project and CSO Partners for decision making
  • Ensure case files are properly documented with appropriate OVC tools, home-based care forms, school visits forms and referral service forms, for other OVC and HIV services
  • Provide supportive supervision, mentoring, and training to the community case worker with regular feedback to CSO partners and project technical staff
  • Identifies and refers cases of children who have faced abuse, neglect, coerced or raped to the state/ LGA child protection Centres for proper evaluation, reporting and follow-up services
  • Collaborate with the SPO to develop and roll out procedures related to graduation and transition of OVC and their households as it pertains to case management, referrals and linkage support

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: DoP, SPM, Advisors and other Technical Program Staff.
  • Supervisory: None
  • External: Private sectors collaboration and other beneficiary programs to the OVC

Skills, Qualifications and Experience  

  • HND or B.Sc Degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other health related field
  • Experience in community-based programming and working with vulnerable population
  • Four (4) years of experience in HIV/AIDS programming, understanding of the PEPFAR 95-95-95 goals will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of OVC issues, Child Protection and Adolescent challenges and policy for HIV Care for Children, and OVC Case Management, in addition to extensive knowledge of key actors in these fields


  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact with low literate population
  • Ability to communicate and interact with low literate population

Child Safeguarding and Integrity Checks:

Candidate has no history of child abuse or any form of violence against children and adolescents. Successful candidates will be required to sign child safeguarding policy.

Application Closing Date

29th June, 2022 (Midnight).

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online