4 Professional Counsellors jobs at Right to Care

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Vacancy title:
4 Professional Counsellors

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at:

Right to Care

Deadline of this Job:
26 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Northern , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
About the Organization
Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.
We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The Maintained Epidemic Control of HIV (MECH) Project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The MECH project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health

Job Responsibilities
• Support community awareness and perform pre counselling post and Adherence counselling
• Providing Pre- and Post-Counselling
• Plan HTS activities focused at achieving HTS indicators
• Conducting health education to HIV\AIDS\TB patients
• Identifying problems and setting priorities with the patient
• Sharing and distribution of IEC materials both at facility and community.
• Case Finding- Devise interventions to find Men, Pediatrics and adolescents.
• Counselling of clients
• Risk Assessment and IPV screening
• Assist clients in making informed decisions.
• Reassuring patients about confidentiality when doing pre-and Post-Counselling.
• To provide ongoing appropriate, supportive counselling to HIV, ART, and TB patients, with appropriate referral to other supportive services
• Detect and report barriers to adherence.
• To provide education and information on HIV / STI / TB and ART related issues in the community.
• Built rapport between patients and workplace.
• Build rapport with Community Leadership, clients, and the health facility.
• Detect and report barriers to adherence.
• Participate in community awareness and education initiatives and be a link between, family, community, client, and the clinic.
• Provide daily onsite hands on Technical Supportive Supervision and Mentorship to Lay counsellors supported by the project.
• To ensure that all Lay counsellors are well trained in high impact HTS interventions.
• To enforce the principles of HTS (5Cs)
• Ensure that all the clients who are diagnosed positive and linked to treatment, care, and support services.
• Facilitate the testing of all HIV exposed babies born from HIV positive mothers and linking them to care and treatment
• In collaboration with DECs and lay counsellors, create viral load demand among clients who are due for VL assessment.
• Submit daily high impact HTS intervention report to the regional HTS coordinator through provincial HTS coordinators.
• Ensure availability of SOPs in HTS in all the project supported facilities.
• Ensure overall

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

 

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