66 No Experience Volunteer Counselor NGO Job Opportunities – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: 
Facility In-Charge
About US:
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. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
District.
About Project:
Working together
with the district and health facility teams, the program is seeking to improve
SAME-DAY ART initiation and RETENTION of clients on ART in Masaka region.
Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans who
are PASSIONATE about providing counseling services on a volunteer basis.
Job Summary:  The Volunteer Counselor will provide
counseling services to newly diagnosed HIV patients and those already in care.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide counseling services to newly diagnosed HIV patients, their
    partners and families as appropriate.
  • Provide appropriate counselling for same-day ART initiation
  • Offer on-going counselling to HIV+ clients, their partners and
    families as appropriate.
  • Provide adherence counseling to clients failing on ART
  • Identify clients eligible for APN and provide appropriate counseling
    as per protocol.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a diploma in Counselling and Guidance or its
    equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning. Candidates
    with additional training at certificate level in HIV/ADIS Counselling from
    a reputable institution or experience in HIV counselling from rural health
    facilities
  • Applicants with two years of experience will stand higher chances of
    being considered.
How to Apply:
All qualified
applicants should send their application letters, valid academic documents and
detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees in one pdf file to:
The Human Resource
Manager
Rakai Health
Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279,
KALISIZO
Or
Deliver to: Rakai
Health Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8
Kampala
Or
Send by E-Mail to:
jobs@rhsp.org 
Deadline: 20th July 2018 by 5:00pm
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