Moldova: Individual Consultancy to provide support and training courses on interpersonal communication and crisis communication for UNICEF Moldova

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Moldova
Closing date: 30 Sep 2016

UNICEF Moldova is seeking a Specialist (part time) on Interpersonal Communication and Crisis Communication

Objectives: to provide technical assistance in preparing and conducting capacity building events for health professionals (nurses, paediatricians, family doctors), representatives from Medical University and College and parents with particular focus on interpersonal communication and counselling skills and crisis communication. The consultancy aim to train health-care workers in effective communication techniques in order to address vaccine hesitancy and to respond to the needs of families related to immunization in order to maintain trust and allay fears.

The specialist will have following major areas of responsibilities:

  • assess the needs of health professionals and parents in interpersonal communication and counselling;
  • prepare and conduct training courses on interpersonal communication skills and crisis communication for health professionals from family doctors centers that have registered the lowest immunization coverage rates;
  • provide capacity building on interpersonal communication skills to representatives form Medical University and College and provide assistance on the context and process of integrating the module on communication related to immunization in the training curricula of family doctors, nurses and paediatricians in order to institutionalize such skills;
  • conduct focus-groups with parents to increase demand for immunization and to encourage peer communicators to

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and read more detailed information, please visit UNICEF web-page:

Applications for this position must be received no later than on: 30 September 2016.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all backgrounds and minority groups, including persons with disabilities, to apply.

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