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HTS Counselor

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • Diploma in relevant Social Sciences, two-week NASCOP Counselor’s Certificate
  • A degree in public health, social sciences or related disciplines will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer packages like MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Working knowledge of the DHIS2 reporting platform
  • Three years’ experience in HTS in a busy facility, training in counselling supervision is an added advantage.

Responsibilities

  1. Ensure quality HIV Testing Services (HTS) are provided as per the National Algorithm.
  2. Offer first adherence counselling services to newly positive clients before referral to care and treatment
  3. Ensure monthly forecasting, quantification and reporting of Rapid Test Kits (RTKs) and HIV self-testing kits is done according to the guidelines and raise a 1-month early warning alert for expected RTK shortage.
  4. Support and spearhead promotion of HTS services and innovations aimed at increasing access to HTS service provision e.g. Social Network testing (SNS), Assisted partner notification services (aPNS),
  5. Participation in EQA activities (proficiency testing and observed practice) documented and available at the facility level.
  6. Support for the M&E framework (Maintenance of HTS registers, wall charts) to ensure accurate data entry and timely reporting.
  7. Promote HTS services among clients who visit the hotspots and DiCEs by giving health talks and by using IEC materials
  8. Conduct targeted outreaches.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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