Fresher HIV and AIDS Counselor Non-profit Career Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        HIV and AIDS Counselor
Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Community
Health Officer
About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988,
and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved
in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of
disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great
Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights
Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS;
Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
(WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance
systems.
Job Summary: The HIV and
AIDS Counselor will carry out confidential HIV and Aids pre and post-test
counselling for both on-site and off-site with the best practices for HIV and
Aids counselling and ensure access to HIV services optimally by clients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Direction:  Planning, coordinating and implementing HIV activities at the program as
planned.
Stakeholder Management:
  • Managing
    the partnership with AIC to facilitate VCT at the program office and in
    the refugee communities as planned.
  • Tasked
    with networking with public and private health service providers for
    access to services by our persons of concern.
Process Management.
  • Supporting
    Refugees access prophylaxis treatment to the identified people exposed to
    HIV.
  • Providing
    nutritional support to refugees with low CD4 count as planned in the
    program activities.
  • Organizing
    and coordinating CD4 count tests for refugees living with HIV.
  • Mobilizing
    and sensitize refugees in refugee communities on eMTCT and HIV with its
    effects.
  • Conduct
    daily HCT services at the program office and refugee community outreaches
    for VCT to enable refugees to access HIV services.
  • Work
    closely with the lab technician to carryout daily HIV testing services at
    the programme offices.
  • Working
    with the Peer Educators to mobilize refugees to access HIV services.
  • Actively
    participating in the development of 
    proposals geared towards the support of Persons of Concern living
    with HIV/AIDS
  • Supporting
    the formation of  refugee community
    posttest clubs at the community level
  • Compiling
    weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and specific activity reports and
    ensure timely submission
  • Documenting
    the best practices implemented, success stories and case studies of the
    community level changes for dissemination and learning
Support to Staff & Other
Managers:
Providing support to
the health unit in line with support to HIV patients.
Departmental Administration: Preparing requisitions for all financial
transactions i.e. requisitions for money, drugs, and subsistence allowances and
ensure timely accountability for HIV clients.
Risk Management: Identifying, assessing and developing
strategies to mitigate against risks that may happen in the section.
Compliance: Complying with policies and procedures during
the implementation of the activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) HIV and AIDS
    Counselor job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor;s Degree or
    Diploma in Medical/Health, Social work, Social Sciences, Counselling,
    Psychology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Additional
    post graduate training in HIV/AIDS Counselling is desirable
  • At
    least two years of relevant work experience in counselling related to HIV
    and AIDS
  • Good
    listening skills
  • Good
    Interpersonal skills
  • Good
    communication skills
  • Good
    report writing skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo copies of
their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail to both
recruitment@interaiduganda.org and iaurecruitment@interaiduganda.org addressed
to:
The Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala
Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 14th March 2018 by 5:00 PM
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