Health Assistant at Jinja District Local Government

Local Government offices, Jinja, Jinja District, Uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Job Title : Health Assistant
Salary Scale : U7
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;


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 overall objectives.

Education Requirements

Must have a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Applying Instructions

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under mentioned vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (2008) to the

Secretary District Service Commission,

P. O. Box 1551,


Application forms are obtainable from the District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications with detailed CVs are also acceptable.Applications should bear the title of the post. Applicants should attach three sets of certified academic certificates and transcripts! testimonials plus three recent passport size photographs.

Serving Officers should route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid late submissions.
Applicants who shall not hear from the District Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.

Details of the Advertised jobs can be accessed from any of the following points:
Ministry of Public Service Website:
jinja District Local Government website:
The District Health Services Website:

Jinja District Local Government Headquarters’ Notice Boards, jinja Municipal Council Headquarters and Division Notice Boards
Sub-County Headquarters Notice Boards;
Town Council Headquarters Notice Boards; and Office of the Secretary-jinja District Service Commission

Eastern Region, Uganda, Jinja


This job has expired.