3 NGO Career Jobs – Counselors at Mildmay

Organization: Mildmay
Uganda (MUg)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Counselling
Coordinator
About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda (MUg) is a
Faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive
HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services;
also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS
Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Counselors will be responsible for providing MUg clients with quality
counselling interventions that support reduction in health risk behaviours, promote
adherence and coping abilities, and retention into care by actively referring
and linking clients to other services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide
    quality counselling services to MUg Clients, their families and supported
    communities; that empower them to cope with prevailing situations, make
    informed decisions and live positively for improved quality of life.
  • Actively
    participate in and support the efficient and effective team working in the
    Counselling department to deliver quality and cohesive counselling
    interventions that support improved health outcomes for MUg clients and
    supported sites
  • Provide
    and maintain High quality counselling services to the clients and their
    families, guided by Standard counselling guidelines
  • Participate
    in creation of strong linkages and good collaboration within the
    communities and other stakeholders, so as to increase demand for services
    and contribute to the overall organizational goals
  • Effectively
    utilize and account for departmental funds received for planned activities
    so as to achieve departmental goals using the available resources
  • Participate
    in capacity building activities within the department and in liaison with
    the Training and Education function to build knowledge and skills of
    health workers in Counselling so as to improve counselling services both
    at MUg and supported sites
  • Actively
    participate in operational research as part of departmental undertakings
    and in liaison with Research and Strategic Information department to
    demonstrate best practices and contribute to new knowledge
  • Perform
    any other tasks as may be assigned by your Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold Bachelor’s degrees in guidance and counseling or
    clinical psychology.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in clinical counseling
  • With
    knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS management
  • Ability
    to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of
    Mildmay Uganda.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, Proficiency in various Microsoft
    office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are
    crucial.
  • Evidence
    of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality
    and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their interest to The Human Resource Manager
at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza, Kampala, Uganda  at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the
subject of the email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985,
Kampala. Certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current
salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees
(one of which should be a former employer).
Deadline: 9th February, 2015

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