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Adherence Counsellor

Job Requirements

Education: Diploma, Associate’s degree

Work experience: 12 months

Language skills: English

Job Summary

Contract Type: Full time

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Diploma in Social or health sciences
  2. NASCOP certified training in HTS Counselling
  3. NASCOP certified training in Adherence counselling
  4. At least 1-year experience conducting HTS and adherence counselling services among PWIDS
  5. Strong interpersonal and coordination skills
  6. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure as a team leader and player
Responsibilities

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Attend and contribute during site meeting within and outside the DICE
  2. Offer quality integrated HTS at the site and in outreaches
  3. Ensure effective referral, linkage and follow up of HIV positive clients
  4. Effectively follow up index and social clients to reach their contacts – PNS & SNS
  5. Participate in QA activities-PT and internal quality improvement processes
  6. Adhere to the set SOPs and algorithm in delivering services
  7. Participate in support supervision
  8. Ensure proper waste management and cleanliness of the site
  9. Undertake routine data quality assessment per supervisor guidance
  10. Timely and accurate report writing, on weekly and monthly basis
  11. Do monthly summary for test kit used at the site and outreach.
  12. Manage RTKs (Rapid Test Kits) and ensure Infection Control and Preventions practices
  13. Conduct GBV screening and lead SNS activities
  14. Help client develop an understanding of their treatment and its challenges
  15. Prepare clients to initiate treatment
  16. Provide ongoing support for clients to adhere to treatment over the long term
  17. Facilitate clients develop good treatment-taking behavior
  18. Ensure appointment keeping and tracking of clients
  19. Conduct targeted home visits
  20. Maintain and update appointment diary and missed appointment registers
  21. Supervise ART client’s trackers

Send your application to recruitment@manpowernetworks.co.ke

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