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Prevention officer- Kalungu

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

The Prevention officer provides technical support on psycho- social interventions to supported health facilities in offering quality counseling services to clients, their families and community members, and to mobilize community members to respond to the HIV epidemic.

Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees


Responsibilities

  1. Mentor health workers in provision of quality and comprehensive HIV counseling services to clients and their partners, and other family members, communities and partners.
  2. Support health workers and volunteers in the process of empowering clients with skills for self-reliance and making appropriate succession plans.
  3. Support establishment and maintenance of Provider Initiated Counseling and testing (PICT) corners at all health facilities
  4. Coordinate and support health workers to plan and implement HIV preventions interventions for key and priority populations.
  5. Support health facilities in setting up peer support groups and facilitating the support group meetings for special populations of people living with HIV
  6. Support and strengthen skills of health workers to conduct continuous quality improvement activities in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention
  7. Support and strengthen quality of CMES provided at the health facilities
  8. Support health workers and volunteers compile MoH reports and related program reports
  9. Support health facilities in developing referral systems for clients Coordinate and support health facilities to scale up community mobilization, sensitization and service delivery for HIV prevention services Any other assigned duties in line with your role


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Mentoring and coaching; Counseling; Patient care; Project implementation; Data analysis; Quality control and supervision
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda)

Health care, medicalCompany size: 100-500 people

Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda