Female Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) at the Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KBSPHCDA) - 4 Openings

 Employment Nigeria 19-Sep-2018 KEBBI , Health  

The Kebbi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KBSPHCDA) provides support for the implementation of the National Health Policy in all matters relating to PHC in the state. In partnership with UNICEF through the European Union funds remain committed in ensuring improved and qualitative primary health care delivery across the state.  

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Female Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW) 

Job no.: 092018
Locations: (Argungu, Birnin Kebbi, Jega, Fakai LGAs) - Kebbi
Work type: Contract
Slot: 4

Primary Responsibilities

  • Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to standard operating procedure (SOPs), protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of primary health care for the targeted population.
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the health facilities and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting patients secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Support all units of primary health care service delivery, which includes the following but not limited to; Focused antenatal care services, PMTCT, labor & Delivery,  Routine Immunizations (Fixed and outreach sessions), Family planning and Outpatient consultations.
  •  Participating in the health facilities-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of essential PHC drugs and ensuring no material is taken out of the health facilities without prior authorization, etc.)
  • Ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures.
  • Ensure quality in data entry across all services supported in the health facilities.

Job Requirements

  • Min Required Experience: 6 Month(s)
  • Min Qualification: Community Health Extension Workers Certificates and Current License (For CHEWs)

Minimum Requirements:

  • All applicants are required to be resident of the LGA they are applying to.
  • Essential recognized midwifery/nurse degree/diploma
  • Desirable Diploma in Community Health .
  • Essential, knowledge of Hausa is an asset

Additional Information:

  • Available positions are for the four (4) specified LGAs listed, thus it is strongly advised that all prospective candidates resident  in these LGAs should apply. 
  • KBSPHCDA looks for a candidate with the following characteristics: hands-on, high problem solving skills, adaptability, and flexibility, very motivated about improving Kebbi State health indices.

Application Closing Date
19th September, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications containing the documents below:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details and phone number(s).
  • Contact information of any previous employer/s for reference.

All applications should be sent in sealed enveloped marked "Position applied for and LGA" eg: Female Community Health Extension Workers - Argungu" to:
Director Personnel Management,
No.21 Emir Haruna Road,
Birnin Kebbi, 
Kebbi State.


  • Applications must be in English
  • Kindly note that any submitted application without specified LGA will not be considered.
  • KBSPHCDA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process. KBSPHCDA reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefited from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system
  • KBSPHCDA thank all the candidates for their interest in this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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