Fresher Counsellor NGO Jobs – AIDS Information Centre (AIC)

Job Title:   Counsellor (Fresher NGO Jobs)   

Organisation: AIDS Information Centre (AIC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Prevention Officer

 

About US:

AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization that provides high quality HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV Prevention, Care & Treatment, Sexual Reproductive Health Services and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Services among others through 8 regional branches, selected hospitals, health centers and antenatal clinics.

 

Job Summary:  The Counsellor will provide and coordinate HIV counselling and testing services to clients at the AIC regional clinic and at community outreaches as may be required

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies for retention of clients in HIV care including evaluation of the performance of psychosocial groups.
  • Conduct counselling sessions at the regional clinic and in the communities.
  • Conduct HIV/AIDS awareness raising activities.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with community health workers, VHT’s and other community-based groups to ensure they play an active role in the referral pathway.
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with all organizations working in the context to facilitate referrals and joint activities, while upholding AIC’s standard in Health programming.
  • Conduct regular follow-ups of clients in care, compile AIC, MoH and Donor reports, and attend weekly review meetings.
  • Prepare clients to make informed decisions for HIV tests, through decision counselling
  • Provide information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, FP, TB, PMTCT
  • Provide pre-test counselling to clients, give test results to clients and provide test-result counselling
  • Keep proper records of counselling sessions
  • Participate in AIC training programs
  • Participate in continuing medical education (CMEs) sessions
  • Participate in research activities
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of HCT activities
  • Attend service improvement meetings and provide periodic reports on the HCT activities of the clinic
  • And any other duties that might be given by the supervisor in the line of duty.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidates for the Counsellor jobs should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education, SWSA, Development studies, Community and Adult Education, Community Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, BSc Nursing or Clinical Officer’s diploma.
  • HIV Counselling Certificate is a MUST have.
  • The applicant should preferably have at least two years’ experience in HIV Counselling or Clinical services
  • Ability to communicate medical facts to non-medical people.
  • High degree of Integrity, Empathy, Patience, Confidentiality
  • Possess the ability to work under mental and physical stress
  • Knowledge of Ministry of health and local government systems

 

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications to: Human Resource Department, P.O. Box 10446, Kampala or to Human Resource Officer through recruitment@aicug.org

 

State your salary expectation.

 

Deadline Tuesday 11th January 2022 by 10:00am

 

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