Consultant – Facilitation of State-level ASRHR Trainings

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Consultant - Facilitation of State-level ASRHR Trainings Ref No: 190000AHLocations: Gombe, Katsina and ZamfaraEmployee Status: Fixed TermReporting: The facilitators report to REACH ASRH Advisor in SCI Nigeria country office, but will work primarily with the ASRH Coordinator at the state level.Duration of Consultancy: 20 non-consecutive days from February to April 2019BackgroundSave the Children (SC) Nigeria is implementing Reaching and Empowering Adolescents to make informed Choices for their Health (REACH) in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states in Northern NigeriaREACH project aims to improve access to:High quality, gender-responsive and adolescent-friendly SRH services for unmarried and married adolescent girls and boys;Increase the decision-making of married and unmarried girls about their SRH and rights; andImprove the integration of civil society contributions and evidence-based best practices in ASRHR policy design and implementation at local and state levels.Overview of Assigned TasksREACH project adapted various existing training manuals to produce a gender-responsive ASRH&R training curriculum for the training of public and private services providers; the curriculum was validated and used to train about 30 stakeholders as trainer-of-trainers (TOT) in preparation for the step-down trainings at the LGAs and community levelsREACH therefore, is sourcing for three consultants to support the step-down trainings at the state and LGA levels for key ASRH&R services providers based at the health facility and the communities.TasksPlan and support the state-based step-down trainings in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states:Each consultant working with the ASRH Desk officer/MCH Coordinator at the SMOH/SPHCDA, the RH/FP Coordinator at the LGA level and REACH ASRH Coordinator will:Agree with the state the preferred training days/dates and timesDevelop selection criteria for participantsCo-facilitate the specific training in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states.Make presentations as may be assigned during the training by the ASRH Coordinator, MCH Coordinator and ASRH AdvisorAssess trainees using project designed assessment forms.Disaggregate training modules/contents for Health workers (N/midwives, CHEWs), safe space facilitators and PPMVs.Develop prototype supportive supervisory schedules to be adapted by the different cadres of health workers and community-based ASRH services providersSupport workshop participants during skills demonstration and return demonstration as well as during didactic sessionCollaborate with the ASRH Advisor; ASRH Coordinators and state-based facilitators on all issues relating to the training to add value to the workshop.Collaborate with the ASRH Coordinator in the state of assignment to draft a training reportExpected Outcomes of all trainings:Knowledge, skills and attitude of health care workers from project health facilities and private providers developedCapacity of public and private health care workers, developed to provide quality ASRH&R services to VYA and older adolescentsAction plans for initiating ASRH&R services including microplans for outreaches developed per facility.Increased pool of ASRH&R services providers in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara statesConsultancy Deliverables:Support all the under-listed trainingsEnd of training report for each training within five working days after the trainingComprehensive end-of-consultancy report due end of April 2019List of REACH Project Training Plans:Each facilitator will support the following trainings in agreement with the state for the preferred order, training days/dates and timesTrain the health workers on Supply chain management & Contraceptive logistics Management System (CLMS)Train the health workers on Supportive supervision & Outreach servicesTrain LGA level staff (PHC Director and team) on supportive supervision and the development of micro-plans for supervisionTraining of Safe Space Facilitators on ARSHR and life skills curriculum (Health facility-based)Training of Safe Space Facilitators on ARSHR and life skills curriculum (community-based)Train private providers on provider bias and identification on ASRHR danger signs and referral-Duration of Consultancy: 20 non-consecutive days from February to April 2019 

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