Temporary Assistant HTC Counsellors x60 at PSI Lesotho

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TITLE               :   Temporary Assistant HTC Counsellors (60)

DEPARTMENT :  Programs

SUMMARY: CID-LINK

Under the new project “CID-LINK”, the incumbent will offer high quality HIV Testing Services (HTS) to the Lesotho public according to established counseling protocols, policies and guidelines. This position is based in the 5 PEPFAR supported districts and reports to Team leader with dotted line to HTS Coordinator.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    Provide HIV testing and Counseling sessions as per counseling protocols and guidelines.

   Provide supportive counseling to HIV positive clients

   Assist clients in the selection of appropriate community support through referrals

   Data entry of confidential client information

   Compile weekly and monthly report

Quality Assurance:

   Participate in the QA assessment as required by the national standards
   Ensure standardized disposal procedures are maintained at all times

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

   Diploma in Counseling or related discipline and a minimum of 1-year experience in HTS provision.

   Must have  undergone and completed the PSI HTS training

KEY COMPETENCIES:

   Ability to perform according to PSI Prime competencies

   Knowledge on HIV/AIDS

  Practical experience of providing HIV Testing Services

  Knowledge of the Lesotho health and social services sector

   Ability and willingness to work outside normal working hours, as required by scheduling

  Demonstrated ability to work sensitively and compassionately with diverse groups

  Strong interpersonal skills, to include fluency in English and Sesotho

  Personal commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS

HOW TO APPLY:

The applications should be accompanied by the following: An application letter, a C.V, certified educational certificates, as a well as a certified passport/ ID copy.

All applications should be hand delivered to the HR office on or before the 06th August, 2019 before 10 am and no late applications will be accepted.

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