Several Fresher HIV Counsellor NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:   HIV Counsellor (Several Fresher NGO Jobs)   

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.


Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the health facility in-charge, the HIV Counsellor shall provide quality counseling of clients, patient follow-up in coordination with the community health workers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Community Health data management tools and systems to record information about HIV clients accessing services, in line with the principle of confidentiality, and utilize aggregate information to improve service delivery
  • Develop strategies for retention of psychosocial groups and evaluate performance of individual psychosocial groups.
  • Conduct counseling of individual clients and encouraging forms of psychosocial support.
  • Conduct awareness raising activities.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with community health workers, VHT’s and other community-based groups to ensure they are involved in the activities of the community health and 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 IRC’s standard in Health programming.
  • Conduct regular follow-ups, compile daily & weekly reports, and attend weekly case review meetings.
  • Collect data through Community Health management tools and systems
  • And any other duties that might be given by the supervisor in the line of duty

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee HIV Counsellor job must hold a High School/College Degree/Certification Nursing or social sciences, community development or other relevant academic qualification
  • Past experience engaging in community based initiatives will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years of working experience preferably with NGOs in a cross- cultural setting
  • Experience in supervising staff and community incentive workers
  • Previous team experience and knowledge of team dynamics desirable


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 23rd January 2022


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