Counsellor – IDI Makerere

March 17, 2023

Job Title: Counsellor

Organization: IDI Makerere

Location: Kampala

 

Roles and responsibilities

  • Support mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver high quality psycho-social support and care services to individuals infected and affected by HIV.
  • Participate in team-based clinical care of TB and HIV/AIDS persons attending IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard treatment guidelines.
  • Lead efforts in identification and linkage of new PLHIV through optimization of facility-based HTC activities, implementation of partner services, and through targeted community HTS initiatives.
  • Support establishment and functionalization of psycho-social support groups including adolescent clubs, Sero-discordant couple clubs, and family support groups to strengthen adherence to HIV/AIDS treatment and to promote uptake of preventive service packages.
  • Guide facility teams to deliver high quality HIV/AIDS care and preventive services for Key Populations using non-discriminatory gender-sensitive models.
  • Participate in client education and facility sensitization to continuously build knowledge among patients attending IDI-supported health facilities.
  • Participate in performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDI- supported health facilities to guide implementation of project activities.
  • Participate in identification, implementation and documentation of continuous quality improvement activities along the HIV continuum of response and along client care and treatment cascades.
  • Participate in facility and community efforts to improve linkage, retention and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV care.
  • Participate in compilation and submission of accurate facility HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, donor and Ministry of Health timelines.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Social sciences, Education, SWASA or related field.
  • Training in HIV Counselling and testing ¬†from Ministry of Health accredited ¬†institutions.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their CVs and applications online using the link below;.

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Application deadline: 30th March 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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