Fresher Counsellor Jobs – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
About US:
Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established
in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing
in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.
Job Summary:
The Counsellor is responsible for offering HIV/AIDS Counselling to private,
study and general clients at the clinic and in the communities. This includes
counselling for; HIV testing, medication (ART and other drugs), informed consent,
reproductive health as well as ongoing psychosocial support.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide quality Voluntary HIV
    Counselling and testing services to JCRC clients.
  • Register clients by assigning
    identification numbers to new clients using the patient care and Navision
    Data bases.
  • Offer counselling for informed consent
    to all study clients during screening and when there is protocol
  • Provide psychosocial support counselling
    to all JCRC clients and their families.
  • Provide adherence assessment, monitoring
    and counselling for ART and other medication.
  • Take part in designing and evaluation of
    data collection tools for research and general care.
  • Administer quality of life assessment
    and adherence assessment questionnaires for study patients at regular
    intervals during scheduled study visits.
  • Provide home based care to clients and
    families with special needs
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from
    time to time by your supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint
    Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Counsellor job must hold a Degree in
    Counselling and guidance from a recognised institution
  • Certificate training in HIV/AIDS
  • Two years of working experience in
    similar set up.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should fill in this application form, Download
, and send it to Applicants should not attach any
other documentations like CVs and academic documents at this point as these
will be sought after the shortlisting phases.
All application
forms should be addressed to the: Director Finance & Administration on
Deadline: 5th August 2019
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