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Counsellor

AIDS Information Centre

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 7, 2022.

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# Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job

To provide and coordinate HIV counselling and testing services to clients at
the AIC regional clinic and at community outreaches as may be required

Key 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Counsellor

–>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.

Minimum Experience and Exposure

–>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

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://www.aicug.org/employment/

**Closing Date** : 11th Jan. 2022

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