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Ministry of Health - Head of Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Research (1)
Ministry of Health - Head of Tobacco Education and Prevention Programme (1)
Ministry of Health - Programme Development Specialist (2)
Ministry of Health - Tobacco Compliance Officer (2)
Ministry of Health - Mental Health Planner (2)
Ministry of Health - Mental Health Project Officer (2)
Ministry of Health - Chief Technical Coordinator, Disaster Preparedness
Ministry of Health - Disaster Preparedness Specialist (2)
Ministry of Health - Information Communications Technology (ICT) Officer
Ministry of Health - Administrative Professional / Secretary
Ministry of Health - Clerical Assistant / Data Entry Clerk
Ministry of Health - Chauffeur / Courier


ERHA - General Manager - Primary Health Care Services (St. Andrew / St. David & Nariva / Mayaro)
ERHA - General Manager - Legal & Corporate Affairs
ERHA - Internal Auditor
ERHA - Specialist Medical Officer (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
ERHA - Registrar (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
ERHA - District Health Visitor
ERHA - Midwife
ERHA - Enrolled Nursing Assistant


Ministry of Health – Head of Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Research (1)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years in the Tobacco Control Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary

Performs highly complex functions related to the overall monitoring and evaluation of the Ministry’s Tobacco Control Programme. Provides leadership for the conduct of surveillance and surveys. Monitors and analyses information with respect to tobacco related issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

. Identifies overall monitoring and evaluation requirements and mechanisms related to tobacco control.

. Identifies key partners and service providers and provides the Manager TCU with the requisite relationships to inform the drafting of agreements and memoranda of Understanding.

. Identifies reporting requirements required by the Tobacco Control Act and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

. Oversees the establishment of databases for collection and analysis of data which will form the basis for reporting. Develops reporting templates and calendars. Liaises with the Ministry of Planning to ensure alignment of performance management indicators to the National Strategic Plan.

. Identifies detailed inspection and analysis requirements for tobacco manufacturing, distribution and sale.

. Assists in the development of the annual estimates and work plans for the National Tobacco Control Programme for approval by the Manager TCU.

. Presents regular financial and operational progress reports related to tobacco control activities to the Manager TCU.

. Conducts ongoing environmental scanning of developments and trends in the monitoring and evaluation of tobacco-related issues, worldwide and specifically in the CARICOM region. Prepares proposals for improvements in/changes to the requirements related to tobacco control in Trinidad and Tobago.

. Performs ongoing scanning of tobacco related research findings to ensure that Trinidad and Tobago research programmes on tobacco control activities are still valid.

. Represents the TCU at conferences, Boards or Committees as may be agreed with the Director.

. Leads/coordinates implementation of research studies on agreed areas related to tobacco control.

. Ensures the delivery of specific and agreed research projects on tobacco control activities.

. Monitors and evaluates tobacco related programmes, standards, policies and procedures undertaken by the stakeholders.

. Monitors and evaluates compliance and population outcomes for tobacco cessation programmes.

. Develops and manage databases on tobacco control.

. Works with non-health sector and nongovernmental organizations in the development of the monitoring and evaluation capacity for National Tobacco Control Programme.

. Monitors the tobacco industry to ensure compliance with regulations related to the Tobacco Control Act.

. Leads the design and development of a monitoring and evaluation system for the National Tobacco Control Programme.

. Facilitates the provision of tobacco testing requirements to the Chemistry, Food and Drugs Laboratory.

. Submits reports on tobacco control and surveillance activities to Cabinet, CARICOM and WHO as required.

. Prepares presentations on research findings on tobacco control activities for internal and external stakeholders

. Keeps abreast of international best practices in the monitoring and evaluation of National Tobacco Control Programmes.

. Submits quarterly reports.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

. A Masters degree in Health Administration, Public Health, other health related field or related Social Sciences from a recognized institution.

. At least three (3) years of experience working within a health-related organization in either the public or private sector.

. A proven track record in meeting reporting requirements and timelines.

. At least three (3) years of demonstrated experience in the area of monitoring and evaluation, including data-management.

. Experience with the design and management of research projects including outsourced projects.

. Two (2) or more years of experience in qualitative and quantitative program evaluation and statistical analysis.

. Two (2) years of experience providing training and or technical assistance in evaluation research methodology, data collection and management and data analysis.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Cirriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addresses to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain
 

The position applied for position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Monday 25th August, 2014.

Unsuitable Applicants will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health – Head of Tobacco Education and Prevention Programme (1)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years in the Tobacco Control Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary

This position will oversee the development and execution of public health education programmes to reduce the negative consequence of tobacco use. The responsibility of this position is to develop and deliver tobacco education and prevention programmes on Tobacco Control Act and National Tobacco Programmes to a variety of audiences.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

. Develops requirements and guidelines related to tobacco education and prevention programmes.

. Identifies the scope and scale of programme requirements for key programme areas required to meet the mandate created by the Tobacco Control Act.

. Conducts gap-analyses to identify the needs for new programme development and implementation.

. Identifies key partners and service providers. Provides the Manager with information on the requisite relationships to inform the drafting of agreements and Memoranda of Understanding.

. Assists with the development of the annual estimates and work plans.

. Designs, coordinates and implements tobacco education and prevention programmes, training sessions and workshops in collaboration with the Ministry’s Corporate Communication and Health Education Units.

. Keeps current on tobacco education and prevention issues.

. Oversees and/or collaborates on the creation and release of information resources; including media materials, international tobacco control policy positions and Ministry of Health tobacco control facts and figures.

. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as required.

. Submits quarterly reports to the Manager, Tobacco Control Unit.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

. A Masters Degree Health Promotion, Education or Mass Communication (with courses in health Education/Health Communication) or a related Social Science.

. Three (3) years of experience leading the development and management of adult education, social marketing and communications programmes/products in the health field.

OR

. A Bachelors Degree in Health Promotion, Education or Mass Communications (with courses in Health Education/Health Communication) or a related Social Science.

. Five (5) years of experience leading the development and management of adult education, social marketing and communications programmes/products in the health field.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Cirriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addresses to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain


The position applied for position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Monday 25th August, 2014.

Unsuitable Applicants will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health – Programme Development Specialist (2)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years in the Tobacco Control Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary

The Programme Development Specialist develops and establishes the Tobacco Control Programmes within the Ministry of Health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

. Works with the Manager TCU, Head of Tobacco Education and Prevention Programme to develop and implement programmes required by the MOH to meet the mandate created by the Tobacco Control Act.

. Works with the Manager TCU and Head of Tobacco Education and Prevention Programme to develop tobacco control programme requirements.

. Establishes evidence-based tobacco cessation programmes including diagnosis, counseling and treatment services.

. Collaborates with the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Research to develop monitoring and evaluation systems to measure the effectiveness of programmes undertaken.

. Assists with the development of the annual budget and multi-year programme estimates and work plans for the roll out of agreed programmes.

. Works with the Head of Tobacco Education and Prevention Programme to develop and deliver training courses related to programmatic areas.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

. A Bachelors Degree in a health related field or one of the other Social Sciences.

. A Masters Degree would be an asset.

. Minimum of three (3) years of experience developing health related programmes

. Experience working in the health sector is an asset.

. Five (5) years of experience leading the development and management of health programmes.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Cirriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addresses to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain


The position applied for position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Monday 25th August, 2014.

Unsuitable Applicants will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health – Tobacco Compliance Officer (2)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years in the Tobacco Control Unit, Ministry of Health.

Job Summary

To enforce the Tobacco Control Act with individuals, owners, and operators in public places such as restaurants and bars, workplaces, schools, hospitals, and other public facilities. Enforcement includes education and compliances strategies, enforcement protocols, record keeping/reporting and any relevant health promotion messaging. Collaborates, partners and acts as liaison with other community agencies and government organization to ensure compliance with the Tobacco Control Act and National Tobacco Control Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

. Conducts enforcement activities associated with the Tobacco Control Act and any other pertinent tobacco control legislation.

. Identifies in conjunction with other departmental staff, all prioritized public places and workplaces in Trinidad and Tobago to ensure compliance with the Tobacco Control Act.

. Identifies and coordinates, in conjunction with Public Health Department staff, the inspection of all tobacco retailers in Trinidad and Tobago to ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

. Provides training and support to other department designated Enforcement Officers responsible for enforcement of any relevant tobacco control legislation.

. Utilizes documents and investigates reports of violation, which may be used in judicial and courtroom proceedings.

. Responds to public inquiries and complaints regarding the enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.

. Provides assistance with the development and implementation of media/public education campaigns concerning tobacco control enforcement activities in relation to the Tobacco Control Act.

. Works with persons responsible for public places, workplaces, vendors and schools to ensure compliance with the Tobacco Control Act.

. Reviews applications for tobacco licenses and submits to Manager, Tobacco Control Unit for presentation to the Tobacco Licensing Committee.

. Submits quarterly reports to Manager.

. Submits reports of violation to the Manager, Tobacco Control Unit for forwarding to the Legal Department, Ministry of Health.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

. A Bachelors of Law Degree, Bachelors Degree in Management, Economics or a related discipline or equivalent combination of education, skills and experience.

. At least two (2) years of experience in interpreting the legislation of Trinidad and Tobago.

. Experience in tobacco use reduction/control strategies is an asset.

Terms and Conditions of Employment

Terms and conditions of employment are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, shoud be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Monday 25th August, 2014.

Unsuitable Applicants will not be acknowledged.

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Ministry of Health - Mental Health Planner (2)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the Mental Health Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary

To provide assistance to the Manager, Mental Health in the co-ordination of projects, work plans and training sessions.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Assists in the co-ordinating, planning and administration of project activities.

· Prepares situational analyses of the mental health sector.

· Liaises with Heads of Divisions /Sections and provides guidance to ensure the preparation of work plans.

· Arranges workshops and training sessions relevant to mental health.

· Develops performance indicators for mental health institutions for inclusion in service agreements.

· Reviews data provided by the Mental Health Information Officers to prepare plans for effecting improvements in service delivery in the mental health sector.

· Drafts corporate objectives and corporate priorities for management of the mental health sector.

· Processes and analyzes data and presents results in clear and accessible forms.

· Assists the Manager- Mental Health in the identification of training needs for the mental health sector.

· Represents the Manager- Mental Health at internal and external meetings.

· Liaises with other Ministries and external organizations (inter-ministerial collaboration) in establishing appropriate community care for the mentally ill.

· Performs any other related duties that maybe assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

· Knowledge of project planning and development.

· A BSc Degree in Social Work, Psychology or any other related field.

· Three (3) years experience in Planning/Strategic planning.

· Knowledge of Mental Health Legislation and Health Information.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain 

Applications can be e-mailed to: job-vacancies@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope, separate applications should be submitted for each position applied for and applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later than two weeks from the date of publication.

We thank all applications for their interest, but only suitable applicants will be contacted.


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Ministry of Health - Mental Health Project Officer (2)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the Mental Health Unit, Ministry of Health:


Job Summary

To provide assistance to the Manager, Mental Health in the execution of monitoring and evaluation activities for the sector and the Ministry’s projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Develops tools and investigative techniques relevant to investigations in mental health.

· Assists in the development and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation system for the mental health sector and the RHAs.

· Develops objectives and indicators for the monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs in the Ministry of Health and the RHAs.

· Prepares assessments/evaluations of Ministry of Health, mental health related projects and works on monitoring and evaluation teams with the RHAs.

· Assists in the co-ordinating, planning and administration of project activities.

· Represents the Manager- Mental Health at internal and external meetings.

· Performs any other related duties that maybe assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

· BSc Degree in Social Sciences with three (3) to five (5) years experience in undertaking monitoring and evaluation activities.

· Experience with relevant software programmes such as Microsoft Project.

· Training in the use of statistical software such as SPSS, Epi Info. Etc.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Terms and conditions of employment for all positions are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, shoud be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

Applications can be e-mailed to: job-vacancies@health.gov.tt

The position applied for should be written on the envelope, separate applications should be submitted for each position applied for and applications should reach the Contract Employment Unit no later thatn two weeks from the date of publication.

We thank all applications for their interest, but only suitable applicants will be contacted.

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Ministry of Health - Chief Technical Coordinator, Disaster Preparedness
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
Provides overall direction and management of the Unit, liaise with Ministry of Health, Head Office on policy issues and the development and revision of the Ministry’s Disaster Management Plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to develop/review the National Disaster Management Plan and Policy for the Ministry of Health.
  • Works with cross functional teams to develop and review on an ongoing basis the Ministry’s Disaster Management Plan.
  • Oversees all technical and management operations of the Unit.
  • Assists in the development and conduct of training programmes as well as drills in order to sensitize the general population to be in a state of readiness in the event of a national disaster.
  • Coordinates disaster management activities to be undertaken by the Health Sector.
  • Develops a budget for the Unit.
  • Ensures the existence of efficient and effective emergency management systems for early medical intervention in the event of accidents and/or natural disaster.
  • Identifies prevention, mitigation, preparedness and response approaches and vital tools applicable to the health sector.
  • Maintains a Health Disaster Command Centre with resources to function as the Health Emergency Operations Centre (HEOC), with proper communication system.
  • Conducts training workshops to build skills in disaster management and response.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A B.Sc. Degree in Management/Disaster Management/Environmental Management or an equivalent qualification in a related field.
  • Postgraduate qualification in a public health related discipline.
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience working in a Disaster/Emergency Management environment.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience at managerial level in a medium to large organization, with a compelling track record of effective leadership, decisiveness, quick thinking and action.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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Ministry of Health - Disaster Preparedness Specialist (2)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
Coordinates activities related to disaster preparedness, response, mitigation of and recovery from disasters. Collaborates with key stakeholders to develop strategies for disaster prevention and monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of disaster mitigation strategies. Designs and develops prevention programmes for public health management during a disaster.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with Regional Health Authorities to develop disaster mitigation strategies to increase the resilience of health facilities to disaster.
  • Collaborates with the Regional Health Authorities and Vertical Services to design and develop long term strategies for disaster prevention.
  • Designs and develops prevention programmes for public health management.
  • Assesses the disaster response capability of the Regional Health Authorities, Vertical Services and other health agencies.
  • Assists in the planning and organizing of training courses in disaster management aimed at building capacity in the Health Sector.
  • Develops Hazard Specific Plans and Specific Emergency Function plans for the overall Ministry of Health.
  • Plans, organizes and executes regular simulation exercises to test disaster plans.
  • Provides technical support to the RHAs in the establishment of a Mass Casualty Management System (MCM) that complies with the national MCM system.
  • Coordinates the development of a recovery plan for the Ministry of Health if/when impacted by a disaster.
  • Coordinates the design of a Damage Assessment Programme for Health facilities and Health systems.
  • Liaises and works closely with the private hospitals, labs etc to ensure that disaster planning in being undertaken according to Ministry of Health Standards.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A Graduate Degree in Management/Environmental Management/Earth Sciences/Medical Sciences.
  • Training in Project Management and/or risk reduction field.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience in monitoring and evaluation of disasters.
  • Experience in establishing and managing emergency operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Certification in Emergency Telecommunication will be an asset.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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Ministry of Health - Information Communications Technology (ICT) Officer
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
Maintains computer and radio communications systems in the Unit and ensures inter connectivity via computer, telephone and radio with all the partners relating to the Unit especially in response mode.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operations of the Communications Centre.
  • Collaborates with the Ministry’s IT Department to ensure that the ICT support network at the Disaster Management Coordinating Unit and command centre are fully functional at all times.
  • Establishes and maintains all computers at the Unit.
  • Operates assigned radio frequencies.
  • Collaborates with the RHAs, Ministry of Health and other Agencies to ensure the establishment and maintenance of a countrywide emergency telecommunication system within the health sector.
  • Assists with the development of an emergency telecommunication strategy.
  • Assists in the establishment of a GIS Database for disaster in the Ministry of Health.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer, Information Technology or a related field.
  • Post Graduate qualification in the above areas or a related field would be an asset.
  • Certificate in Emergency Telecommunications would be an asset.
  • Training in radio operations.
  • Licensed ham operator.
  • Experience in operating short wave communication device.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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Ministry of Health - Administrative Professional / Secretary
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
The Administrative Professional/Secretary is responsible for the day to day administrative management of the section, including maintenance of filing system and office inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researches matters for the Unit and assists in co-ordinating the planning and administration of project activities.
  • Maintains personnel files for support staff, professional staff and consultants attached to the Unit.
  • Purchases goods and services and follows up to ensure payment to suppliers.
  • Arranges/schedules meeting, workshops and interviews.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate filing systems.
  • Drafts and edits technical and administrative correspondence and other documents.
  • Takes notes at meetings.
  • Maintains an asset Register for the Unit.
  • Maintains inventory control and disbursement of office supplies.
  • Any other related duties

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Five (5) CXC/G.C.E O’ Levels passes including English Language.
  • Possession of the Administrative Professional Secretary Certificate or equivalent.
  • Advanced training and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Certification in Management/Human Resource Management would be an asset.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience performing administrative work
    OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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Ministry of Health - Clerical Assistant / Data Entry Clerk
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
Provides clerical support to the Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides phone and visitor reception and responds to routine enquires.
  • Conducts searches to locate needed information using such sources as the internet.
  • Enters data into computer for analysis and manages database.
  • Maintains correspondence, files and mail registers.
  • Ensures security of data and information in the Unit.
  • Any other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Five (5) CXC/GCE ‘O’ level subjects including English Language.
  • Training in Microsoft Office Suite and other computer software.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a Clerical/Administrative or similar position.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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Ministry of Health - Chauffeur / Courier
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for employment, on contract, for a period of three (3) years, in the undermentioned position in the Disaster Preparedness Co-ordinating Unit, Ministry of Health:

Job Summary
The incumbent will report to the Chief Technical Coordinator and provide chauffeur and messengerial services to the Unit. Work would also include assistance in the photocopying and binding of reports and other office correspondence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delivers/collects correspondence for the Unit and records all deliveries of mail in logbook.
  • Transports staff to and from meetings or during emergencies/disasters.
  • Any other related duties.

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Evidence of having attended Secondary School for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Experience in driving a motor vehicle/light goods vehicle.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s Permit and a clean driving record for the past five (5) years.
    OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
Terms and conditions of employment for the position are to be negotiated with the Chief Personnel Officer, Personnel Department.

Submission of Applications
Applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae and two (2) references, should be addressed to:

Attention: Administrative Officer IV (Contracts)
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
No. 63, Park Street
Port-of-Spain

The position applied for should be written on the envelope and applications should reach the Ministry of Health no later than Wednesday 24th July, 2014.

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ERHA - General Manager - Primary Health Care Services (St. Andrew / St. David & Nariva / Mayaro)

Job Summary
The General Manager - Primary Health Care Services is responsible for developing, organizing and administering a public health programme in a county. Work involves overall supervision of ante-natal and child health clinics and he/she is also responsible for supervising and advising public health personnel. The General Manager, Primary Health Care Services exercises a large degree of independent professional and administrative judgement in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures and work is reviewed by a medical superior through reports, inspections and conferences.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - General Manager - Legal & Corporate Affairs

Job Summary
The General Manager - Legal & Corporate Affairs is responsible for providing Corporate Secretarial and Legal Services, manage the provision of Administrative Services and exercise care and diligence in the performance of all assigned responsibilities with the ongoing observance of the Board's standards, policies and procedures.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - Internal Auditor

Job Summary
The Internal Auditor is responsible for reviewing the operations of the Authority to ensure that performance systems are in accordance with approved policies and regulations. Responsibilities will include the conduct of internal audits and reviews to assess the effectiveness of management systems and governance processes with a view to maintenance of their effectiveness.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - Specialist Medical Officer (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Job Summary
The Specialist Medical Officer is responsible for administering medical treatment to patients at a Hospital in one of the specialist field of medicine such as surgery, obstetrics, psychiatry or anaesthesiology. Work involves serving as Consultant to lower level Medical Officers and attending clinics to treat patients, and is performed independently and subject to administrative review by a professional superior through conferences and analysis of reports and observations.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - Registrar (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Job Summary
The Registrar is responsible for diagnosing and administering general medical treatment to patients in a hospital or through extension services at a Clinic or other designated area. Work may entail performing surgery or assisting in major operations and thie employee may work in a specialized area of medicine. Work may also include the supervision of lower-level House Officers and duties are performed with considerable independence and reviewed by a professional superior through observations, consultations and analysis of findings and reports.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - District Health Visitor

Job Summary
The District Health Visitor will be responsible for performing advanced community health nursing activities in an assigned district. The professional practice of health visiting consists of planned activities aimed at the promotion of health and prevention of ill health. He/She thereby contributes substantially to individual and social wellbeing by focusing attention at various times on an individual, a family, a social group or a community.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - Midwife

Job Summary
The Midwife, in keeping with the vision of the Authority, is responsible for working along with the Nursing team to perform obstetrical deliveries and routine duties including ante-partum and post-partum care. When the duties are performed away from hospital he/she acts with considerable independence, whereas in a hospital work is performed under immediate supervision and is reviewed by a professional superior.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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ERHA - Enrolled Nursing Assistant

Job Summary
The Enrolled Nursing Assistant is responsible for ensuring healthcare is provided to all clients after receiving instructions from the Medical Officer, Distrct Health Visitor or District Nurse.  He/She relieves the workload of the Head Nurse / District Health Visitor / District Nurse / Registered Nurse by providing actual duties to the clients.  He/She also ensures that the patient care environment is prepared for the safe and effective care of customers.

Submission of Applications
Applications should be submitted with relevant certificates and two (2) testimonials by July 03, 2014 to the:
General Manager - Human Resources
Eastern Main Road
Sangre Grande
PO Box 4479

Phone 691-5521 / 668-1105 or email: erha.recruitment@gmail.com

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