Assistant Commissioner, Disability and Rehabilitation job at Health Service Commission

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Health Service Commission

Health Service Commission

Job Description

Job Category:
Health and Medicine Jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Associate Degree

Job Details
Post: Assistant Commissioner, Disability and Rehabilitation – 1 Post

Reference: HRM 72/173/01 MoH-HQ

Salary scale: U1E

Reports to: Commissioner, Community Health


• An MBChB Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.

• A Master’s Degree in Public Health or any other related discipline.

• A postgraduate qualification in Management will be an added advantage.


• Should have knowledge in medical rehabilitation gained over a period of nine (9) years working experience, three (3) of which should be at the level of Principal.

Other requirements:

• Should have strong management, communication and interpersonal skills, high integrity and a community service ethic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

a) Participate in the development and dissemination of policies and guidelines on disability and rehabilitation.

b) Provide technical support on disability and rehabilitation to the districts and Referral Hospitals.

c) Mobilize resources for the disability and rehabilitation services.

d) Coordinate and harmonize disability and rehabilitation activities with development partners.

e) Monitor and evaluate the disability and rehabilitation programs.

f) Supervise, mentor and appraise staff.

g) Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Application Process

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants to fill vacant posts tenable at the Ministry of Health

The Applications should be filled ONLINE at and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission not later than 30th December 2022. The link to the e-Recruitment System can also be accessed from the Commission’s website at

1. Applicants are advised to:

a) Complete PSF 3 and keep a copy for future reference.

b) Secure a scanned passport size photograph (JPEG format).

c) Scan and upload only the relevant documents.

2. Relevant Documents include the following:

a) Academic and professional certificates (UCE, UACE, Professional Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees, Fellowships).

b) Evidence of training in specialized areas where applicable.

c) Letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion where applicable.

d) Registration certificates and valid practicing licenses for health workers who are required by law to register with relevant Professional Councils.

e) National and current Institutional Identity Cards.

f) Priority should be given to uploading only the relevant documents specified in the job specifications.

Shortlisted applicants will have the opportunity to present additional relevant documents.

3. Application Process

The applicants should;

a) Go to the website and register

b) Complete your profile

c) View the jobs

d) Select a job of your choice and APPLY ONLINE

4. It is emphasized that:

a) The applications should be completed and submitted ONLINE.

b) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

c) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates, letters of appointment and confirmation where applicable, three copies of completed PSF 3, Registration Certificates, Valid Practicing Licenses and evidence of active service at the oral interview.

d) Candidates who will present forged certificates and other related documents shall be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.

e) Health Workers who are on long term training (one year and above) must not apply.

5. In case of need, you are advised to seek help from the Health Service Commission, the Ministry of Health or Human Resource Unit of the nearest National or Regional Referral Hospital. In addition, the Health Service Commission will respond to inquiries by telephone on 0414-254378 or 041348501 or email at or

All services of the Health Service Commission are provided free of charge.

Equal opportunity is given to all applicants.

Detailed information on the Advert is provided on the website at

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