Health Assistant

at Yumbe District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


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;
vi. Participating in research activities; and
vii. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.


Quality environmental sanitation;
Plans allocation of staff, funds and facilities to deliver on expected outputs;
Able to define and attain targets within set timeframes;
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.
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