HTC Counselor – Nandi
Employer: I Choose Life – Africa
Education: Degree or Diploma
Kenyan County: Nandi County
Sector: Charity and NGO
Type: Permanent, Full Time
You will provide HIV Testing and Counselling (‘HTC’) services within the areas of intervention, contribute towards effective delivery of project design, monitoring implementation of the project plan and activities in order to ensure that they are timely, cost effective and sustainable.
Background: I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organizations that has contributed greatly to Sexual Reproductive Health efforts among the youth in Kenya today.
The organization works closely with the government, universities, and communities and has programs in over 210 institutions (tertiary institutions and high schools) across 23 Counties in Kenya and reaches over 1 million youth annually with Behaviour Change Communication messages.
Vision & Mission: ICL’s vision is to see a ‘Healthy Africa, Empowered People!’
The organization seeks to support to the implementation of Vision 2030 through the cascading it to the Counties.
ICL’s mission is to create a movement of individuals that enhance the quality of life for communities through Health initiatives, Economic empowerment, Education and Improved Leadership & governance (HEAL).
A. Project Implementation
Provide HTC services in the areas of intervention.
Conduct social and community mobilization to introduce the intervention
Ensure proper recording and confidential keeping of all client information/data entry and management
Support in patient screening and follow up.
B. Resource Mobilization and Sustainability
Support Proposal development of ICL projects
Market and sell organizational products
Assemble resources required for project team to perform tasks
C. Project Monitoring, Evaluation & Control
Track the projects interventions areas and share the information for performance improvement.
Provide detailed explanations through reports of project processes
Present work to the Partner at milestones throughout the project
Ensure Partners’ expectations are exceedingly met in terms of quality of product and service delivered.
D. Community Engagement Activities
Act as a liaison between the Project and the community
Assist clients in selection of appropriate community support through referrals.
Conduct social and community mobilization to ensure increased uptake of HTC services.
Conduct community education on matters related to HIV prevention, treatment care and support projects.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Candidate should have a Diploma in Social Work or Welfare.
A Certificate/Diploma in clinical medicine from KMTC is an added advantage.
Professional training in (HTC), Counselling and Testing, EBI implementation and reporting.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1 year hands on experience in implementation of HIV prevention projects such as EBIs and clinical setting.
Experience in community training and community mobilization
Ability to work with a team ,foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the project
Excellent organizational skills, analytical and report writing skills
Demonstrated ability to develop institutional partnerships and build networks
Be an excellent communicator and willingness to work in a multi –sect oral team setting
Computer literate with an ability to analyze and utilize project development gaps for decision making.
How to apply:
Apply now at http://www.teamiq.com/ICL/2489
Closing date: Applications should be complete and submitted before the close of business on 21 October 2016.