19 Fresher O’ Level Linkage Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Organization: AIDS
Healthcare foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
foundation (AHF) is an International not for profit NGO, with its Headquarter
based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation in registered in
Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation Uganda Cares (AHF-Uganda Cares) which is
collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV and AIDS services; including
antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Work
closely with the HIV care/treatment and HIV testing teams to reach out to HIV
positive clients encourage them to come into care and monitor their linkage and
engagement in medical care.
·       
He/ She
will make phone calls, arrange home visits and work with community structures
to reach newly diagnosed HIV positive clients that haven’t been linked to care
and treatment.
·       
He/ she
will make notes and regularly update the appropriate linkage and retention tools
when they contact the client.
·       
Work
with the clinic team to identify, follow-up and support clients that miss
clinic appointments and those that disengage from care.
·       
In
conjunction with Community Tracers, conduct community follow up of clients that
cannot be reached on phone.
·       
Reach
out to partners of clients that recently test HIV positive and invite them to
the clinic for HIV counselling and testing services.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent plus a
certificate in any of the following disciplines; psychology, guidance &
counselling, social work & social administration, social sciences, nursing,
or a related relevant field.
·       
Training
in HIV and AIDS care and management
·       
At least
two years of experience working with clients in public health institutions,
community services or medical setting.
·       
Previous
experience working with people living with HIV and AIDS, and for other chronic
illness, substance users, and persons with mental diagnoses
How to Apply:
All candidates
should address your email application (Cover Letter and CV ONLY) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org
mentioning clearly Position and Location in the subject line. The email should
not be larger than 2 MB – any larger email will not be considered.
Including Address
your hard copy application telephone contact details to the:
Human Resources
Manager,
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation
Plot 548
Kira Road, Kampala.
Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 31st January, 2020 at 5:00pm
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