ICAP Prevention Officer NGO Job in Machakos, Kenya

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Kenya to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub County health facilities. 
This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
Applications are invited for the following position:

Job Title: Prevention Officer

Location: Machakos with travel to ICAP sites in Eastern South

Overall Job Function: Working under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Prevention Officer will report to the Regional Prevention Advisor in Nyanza on a day-to-day basis to ensure quality HIV testing and counseling and support for adherence and psychosocial activities

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure provision of quality HTC services in line with National protocols and guidelines
  • Ensure 100% linkage for HIV positive clients to HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
  • Establish and support psychosocial support groups
  • Supervise peer educators and HTC officers
  • Streamline appointment and defaulter tracing systems
  • Support retention strategies in facilities
  • Ensure treatment literacy is provided to enrolled clients
  • Provide quality mentorship and supportive supervision to MoH staff
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing
  • Experience in HIV programming specifically in running HIV prevention programs for at least 3 years
  • Psychological counseling training will be an added advantage
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current / previous supervisor) should be sent to the 
Director-Human Resources, 
on or before June 30, 2016

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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