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Fresher Study Counsellor Non-profit Jobs – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation




Job Title:      Study Counsellor
Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: Counsellor
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 Study
Counsellor will primarily be responsible for providing counselling services to
Baylor’s Clients and their care givers as well as provide technical support
during systems strengthening in Baylor supported clients & Clinical
Counselling related attachments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct
    research/fundable proposals and present researched counselling best
    practices,
  • Manages
    the coordination and activities of all counselling for the study
  • Provides
    appropriate HIV counseling
  • Provides
    test results for participants if needed,
  • Actively
    participates in study-specific intensive counselling training and
    practices
  • Carries
    out informed consent process and interviews participants
  • Performs
    informed consent process
  • Completes
    CRFs and source documents
  • The
    jobholder also identifies participants with adherence challenges
  • Prepares
    clients
  • and
    caregivers for HIV testing, acceptance of test results and antiretroviral
    therapy for exposed infants, then give information in regard to HIV/AIDs
    care and treatment services available,
  • Conduct
    post-test counselling, assess their readiness for antiretroviral therapy
    then build their capacity in regard to ‘positive living for HIV infected
    clients
  • Prepare
    eligible clients and their families for HAART then monitor and support on
    drug adherence issues
  • The
    jobholder will record clients information and maintain clients’ records
  • Build
    the capacity of counselling stakeholders
  • Offer
    timely psychosocial support counseling
  • Carry
    out general health education sessions and psychosocial support counselling
    during meetings for peer support groups, teen mothers and care takers
  • Prepare
    periodic reports on counselling activities as per the counselling BSC.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Study Counsellor job opportunity
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or any Degree
  • Post
    Graduate formal training of HIV/AIDS from a recognised Institution
  • Three
    years of experience in HIV/AIDS Counselling in a busy Clinical or hospital
    based setting
  • Two
    (2) years’ experience in training & Counselling, medical background
    would be an added advantage
  • At
    least two years’ experience in a reputable clinical or hospital based
    setting and health research institution.
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
English.
Send applications via E-mail
to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
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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