3 Counsellor USAID Project Jobs – Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Job Title:   Counsellor (3 Job Opportunities)   

Organisation: Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Senior Medical Social Worker


About US:

Lira Regional Referral Hospital (RRH) has received a grant from the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID to implement a Government to Government (G2G) funded HIV and TB Health System Strengthening Project. The project aims at strengthening capacity of the RRH teams in HIV and TB service delivery, leadership, management, and accountability. Government to Government (G2G) is a USAID initiative to transition delivery of services and technical assistance to local partners including host government entities. The G2G initiative is also part of efforts to support local ownership and enhance the sustainability of results. The awards under this mechanism focus on HIV service delivery and health systems strengthening including public financial management.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Counsel patients and relatives with social needs.
  • Offer psycho-social support, social care and emotional therapy to patients.
  • Liaise with Hospital management in the provision of social services to patients.
  • Carry out home visits to patients/clients.
  • Impart coping skills to patients and relatives
  • Participate in research activities, M&E, reporting
  • Adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Manage and account for allocated resources.
  • Supervise and appraise staff.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in either Community Psychology, Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, Counselling Psychology, Social Work and Social Administration, or the equivalent from a recognized University
  • Three years of proven work experience in the provision of counselling services in the health sector.


How to Apply:

Applicants must be registered with the relevant professional council and have a valid practicing license were applicable. Applicants should also attach updated Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references to;


The Director,

Lira Regional Referral Hospital,

P.O. BOX 2, Lira. Uganda




Hand delivered to the Hospital Central Registry


OR via email to: lirarrh@gmail.com (File size must not exceed 2MB.)


Deadline: 23rd December 2021


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