51 Fresher Job Opportunities – Community Counsellors – Rakal Health Sciences Program

Organisation: Rakal Health Sciences Program
Duty Station: 
About US:
Rakal Health
Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community-based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Community Counselor will provide
counseling services to newly diagnosed HIV patients and those already in care.
They will be working together with the district and health facility teams, the
program is seeking to improve Same-Day Art Initiation, APN Implementation and
Retention of clients on ART in Masaka region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
clients eligible for APN and provide appropriate counseling as per protocol.
Provide counselling required for HIV Recency
required documentation in Source documents
adherence counseling to clients failing on ART
other duties as assigned by the supervisor
counseling services to newly diagnosed HIV patients, their partners and
families as appropriate.
appropriate counselling for same-day ART initiation Offer on-going counselling
to HIV+ clients, their partners and families as appropriate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant
must hold an HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate
Possess a
Diploma in Counselling and Guidance or its equivalent from a recognized
institution of higher learning will be an added advantage.
A minimum
of two years of relevant experience in HIV counselling preferably rural health
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can HAND DELIVER their applications
including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of
academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager. Hand
deliveries can be made to any of the Rakal Health Sciences Program Cluster
offices, these include Mpigi-Kayabwe, Kalangala, Lwengo Office and Kalisizo.
Please indicate your preferred location
Deadline: Friday, 4th October 2019 by 5:00pm
NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakal Health Sciences Program. Any
form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification
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