14 Entry Level Beef up Counsellor NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

up Counsellor (14 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Field
Office Coordinator

Vacancy Code:

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa,
with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity
development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Beef up Counsellors will provide quality
comprehensive HIV counseling services to clients, their partners, family
members and communities to respond to the HIV epidemic

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure all newly identified positive clients are linked and
    initiated on Art in facilities of their choice.
  • Implement Assisted Partner Notification (APN) with a focus on
    interviewing and elicitation of sexual contacts at service points.
  • To offer quality intensive adherence counseling (IAC) to all
    identified non-suppressing clients.
  • Conducts health education sessions on ART clinic days in supporting
  • Document in the relevant data tools, compile MoH reports and related
    program reports.
  • The incumbent will also support health facilities in setting up peer
    support groups and facilitating meetings for special populations of people
    living with HIV.
  • Perform any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to
    time by the team leader.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Beef up
    Counsellor job should hold a Diploma in Social Work Social Administration,
    Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, Social Sciences,
    Community Psychology, Guidance and counseling from a reputable Institution
  • At least two years working experience in an HIV/AIDS Clinical
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate in local languages within the supported
    districts is a must
  • HIV/AIDS Counseling Certificate is an added advantage
  • One year of experience in HIV counseling in a busy clinical setting
  • Willingness to travel and provide care services at selected health
  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required.

How to Apply:

IDI will offer a
competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that
know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to
hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the environment).

Address to:

The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, 

Makerere University
Main Campus; College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and
    does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the
    recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the
    required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least
    one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter,
    CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject
    for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 31st August 2019  

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