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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 4, 2022
  • Ciheb is an international health, education, and research center founded by the Institute of Human Virology within the University of Maryland, Baltimore's School of Medicine. The center is comprised of a network of international experts who work with local stakeholders to combat infectious and non-communicable diseases in resource-limited regions of the world. 
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    HIV Testing Services Counsellor

    Job Summary: 

    The role of this position is to provide HIV risk assessment, risk reduction counselling, drug addiction counseling, HIV Testing Services (HTS) and related evidence-based interventions (EBI) as a minimum package to the Key Populations (KPs), provide appropriate referrals and submits reports as and when needed. Ensure HTS commodities are kept safely and records/reports generated in time.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide quality HTS services according to NASCOP standards in a confidential manner.
    • Implement efficient identification strategies such as SNS, index case testing, and enhanced peer outreach approach (EPOA).
    • Provide counseling to KPs regarding the use and effects of alcohol and drugs.
    • Offered rehabilitative counseling to drug addicts based on cognitive behavioral therapies.
    • Responsible for client linkage to care and treatment as well as ensuring targets are achieved.
    • Follow-up clients for routine quarterly HTS services.
    • Conduct correct, accurate, timely recording and reporting of HTS in the relevant registers are done.
    • Conduct regular physical stock updates of supplies and test kits within his/her custody.
    • Provide appropriate and effective referral of clients to care and treatment among other services.
    • Adherence to existing SOPs and protocols as in the HTC orientation package manual.
    • Ensure implementation of all national QA/QC systems.
    • Adherence counselling to ART clients to promote ART uptake.
    • Perform any other program work as assigned by the supervisors.
    • Maintain strict confidentiality guidelines regarding all clients, conversations, and referrals.
    • Ensure all client data collected are keyed into the respective electronic data platforms.

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • Education: Diploma in Social Services/Community Health or equivalent, must have credible certificate in HTS, NASCOP certificate in relevant EBI and Drug and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate is an added advantage
    • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience as an active service provider

     Skills and Attributes:

    • Analytical and conceptual skills
    • Good Interpersonal/communication skills
    • Results orientated
    • Teamwork and cooperation
    • Motivation and innovation
    • Relevant computer skills
    • Risk management

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