Several Entry Level HIV Counselor US NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary:
The HIV Counselors will provide quality counseling of clients, patient
follow-up in coordination with the community health workers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Utilize
Community Health data management tools and systems to record information about
HIV clients accessing services, in line with the principle of confidentiality,
and utilize aggregate information to improve service delivery.
·       
Develop
strategies for retention of psychosocial groups and evaluate performance of
individual psychosocial groups.
·       
Conduct
counseling of individual clients and encouraging forms of psychosocial support.
·       
Conduct
awareness raising activities.
·       
Maintain
a positive relationship with community health workers, VHT’s and other community-based
groups to ensure they are involved in the activities of the community health
and they play an active role in the referral pathway.
·       
Maintain
a collaborative relationship with all organizations working in the context to
facilitate referrals and joint activities, while upholding IRC’s standard in
Health programming.
·       
Conduct
regular follow-ups, compile daily & weekly reports, and attend weekly case
review meetings.
·       
Collect
data through Community Health management tools and systems.
·       
And any
other duties that might be given by the supervisor in the line of duty.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Laboratory technology from a
reputable institution with at least two years’ experience preferably in a humanitarian
setting.
·       
Must be
registered with the Allied health professional council and have a valid
practicing license.
·       
At least
two (2) years of prior professional experience in a similar post, preferably
with an international Organization, implementing PHC services in a humanitarian
setting.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th May 2020
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