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International Rescue Committee

HIV Counsellor

Kampala, Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute

Laboratory Cleaner / Runner

Kampala, Uganda

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

CLOSED
Counsellor

Jinja, Uganda

Mountains of the Moon University

CLOSED
Counsellor

Kampala, Uganda

The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)

CLOSED
Counsellor - Abim

Kampala, Uganda

The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)

CLOSED
Counsellor - Moroto

Kampala, Uganda

The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)

CLOSED
Counsellor - Karenga

Kampala, Uganda

The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)

CLOSED
Counsellor - Kaabong

Kampala, Uganda

The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)

CLOSED
Counsellor - Kotido

Kampala, Uganda

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Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

CLOSED
Children, Youth And Family (CYF) Counsellor

Kampala, Uganda

Closing: Sep 30, 2022

1 day remaining

Published: Sep 26, 2022 (3 days ago)

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SCOPE OF WORK:

Under the supervision of the health facility in-charge, h/she shall provide quality counseling of clients, patient follow-up in coordination with the community health workers.

Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.

The HIV Counsellor shall be responsible to address psychological impact of HIV/AIDS, responsible for ensuring staff duty schedules is developed timely and shared among units.

Qualifications

High School/College Degree/Certification Nursing or social sciences, community development or other relevant academic qualification

Past experience engaging in community based initiatives will be an added advantage

Experience

At least one  (1) year  working experience preferably with NGOs in a cross- cultural setting

Experience in supervising staff and community incentive workers

Previous team experience and knowledge of team dynamics desirable


Responsibilities

SCOPE OF WORK:

Under the supervision of the health facility in-charge, h/she shall provide quality counseling of clients, patient follow-up in coordination with the community health workers.

Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.

The HIV Counsellor shall be responsible to address psychological impact of HIV/AIDS, responsible for ensuring staff duty schedules is developed timely and shared among units.

Qualifications

High School/College Degree/Certification Nursing or social sciences, community development or other relevant academic qualification

Past experience engaging in community based initiatives will be an added advantage

Experience

At least one  (1) year  working experience preferably with NGOs in a cross- cultural setting

Experience in supervising staff and community incentive workers

Previous team experience and knowledge of team dynamics desirable


•Utilize Community Health data management tools and systems to record information about HIV clients accessing services, in line with the principle of confidentiality and utilize aggregate information to improve service delivery.

•Develop strategies for retention of psychosocial groups and evaluate performance of individual psychosocial groups.

•Conduct counseling of individual clients and encouraging forms of psychosocial support.

•Conduct awareness raising activities.

•Maintain a positive relationship with community health workers, VHT’s and other community-based groups to ensure they are involved in the activities of the community health and they play an active role in the referral pathway.

•Maintain a collaborative relationship with all organizations working in the context to facilitate referrals and joint activities, while upholding IRC’s standard in Health programming.

•Conduct regular follow-ups, compile daily & weekly reports, and attend weekly case review meetings.

•Provide information and linkage to elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services.

•Participate in conducting community health activities related to HIV/TB.

•Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics.

•Participate in any other activity as directed by supervisor.


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