Lay Counsellors

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Job Description

•Support community awareness and perform pre counselling, post and Adherence counselling

•Counselling of patients in their own language

•Assist patients in making informed decisions

•Reassuring patients about the confidentiality when doing pre-and post-counselling

•Upholding of the FIVE Cs of Counselling

•Reporting all figures of key performance indictors achieved daily to the Professional Counsellor.

•Communicate the statistics with the Data capturers and Data Managers.

•Compile and store regular reports relating to RTC – supported HIV service as required by RTC management and SITE management

•Guiding Clients to reach out to their sexual partners and biological children > 15 years (Disclosure of Status) and testing them for HIV.

•Educating clients on the importance of Disclosure or Partner Notification Service (PNS).

•Conducting Hotspots testing in targeted communities

•HIVST Distribution to priority populations (Men and adolescents)

•Offering Health talks to clients on Preventive Measures such as PrEP, VMMC, FP, Condom use

•Reaching Out to the Key Population (SW, Adolescent girls/boys) with HIVST kits and distribution of Condoms

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.

To apply for this job please visit www.devex.com .

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