Counsellor Manager Employment Opportunity – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title:      Counsellor Manager
Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: CRS
Coordinator & Programs Outcomes & Knowledge Management Manager
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO
that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child
health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Counsellor
Manager will provide Counselling Services to Baylor’s clients and their care
givers as well as providing technical support during systems strengthening in
Baylor Supported clients and Clinical counselling related attachments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct
    research/fundable proposals and present researched counselling best
  • Oversees
    the coordination and activities of all counselling
  • The
    jobholder provides appropriate HIV counseling
  • Provides
    test results
  • Actively
    participates in study-specific intensive counselling training and
  • Carries
    out informed consent process and interviews participants
  • Performs
    informed consent process
  • Completes
    CRFs and source documents
  • The
    jobholder identifies participants with adherence challenges
  • Prepare
    clients and caregivers for HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy for
    exposed infants
  • Conduct
    post-test counselling, assess their readiness for antiretroviral therapy
    then build their capacity in regard to ‘positive living and ‘prevention
    measures for HIV negatives’
  • P
    repare eligible clients and their families for HAART, then monitor and
    support on drug adherence issues
  • Record
    all clients’ information and maintain clients’ records
  • Build
    the capacity of counselling stakeholders, Provide psychosocial support
  • Conduct
    general Health education sessions and psychosocial support counselling
    during meetings
  • Prepare
    and submit periodic reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Counsellor Manager job opportunity
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or any Degree with post
    graduate formal training of HIV/AIDS
  • A
    minimum of five (5) years working experience in HIV/AIDS Counselling in a
    busy clinical or hospital based setting and research institution.
  • At
    least two (2) years’ experience in training & counselling, medical
    background would be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the address below
including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements,
current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone
addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day
time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and
Send applications via E-mail
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018

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