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The HTS Counselor is responsible for providing HIV Testing Services to patients and clients seeking services in Integrated Drop-in Service Centre using provider-initiated testing and counselling, voluntary counselling and testing, targeted family and partner testing/Partner notification services and other novel HTS approaches. The officer will be based at a DIC.
Roles and responsibilities
•Create awareness and provide education about the existence of HIV testing services
•Provide pre/post-test HIV counselling ensuring that clients understand risk factors, prevention methods and other relevant issues
•Link HIV positive clients to identified health facility
•Compile and submit HTS reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to the supervisor
•Participate in HTS QA activities like PT, counselling supervision
•Timely request for all the necessary consumable for undertaking HTS activities
•Perform any other duties as directed by the supervisor
Qualifications and Requirements
•Be certified by NASCOP as an HTS Counselor
•Diploma in relevant Social Sciences Applied Knowledge & Skills:
•Work experience as an HTS Counselor in a health setting is an added advantage
•Should be self-motivated
•Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
•Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
•Understands the HIV-related needs of key population groups in Kenya, including female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men and/or transgender individuals and have worked to support and implement activities to reduce stigma and discrimination.
•Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae and contacts of three work-related referees via email to The Human Resource, National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) to HR@nope.or.ke.
•Closing date: December 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted