Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity Addiction Counsellors Jobs in Kenya

Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity Addiction Counsellors Jobs in Kenya

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Examine retention strategies, and adherence support mechanisms and participate in the development of strategies to address findings.
  • Support facilities to initiate and monitor continuous quality improvement projects for continuity of care, patient retention, and adherence support.
  • Ensure that the program case management model is implemented with fidelity.
  • Ensure follow-up and retention of priority clients (new clients, transfer in, return to care, high VL, AGYW, GBV, PBFW, and children.
  • Supervise and mentor facility adherence officers, peer educators on strategies on continuity of care.
  • Ensure that a list of daily appointments, missed opportunities are generated and clients followed up to ensure less than 2% missed appointments.
  • Ensure complete documentation of continuity of care tools (registers, FMATT etc).
  • Ensure adoption of the Community Strategy implementation for the context of Nairobi County.
  • Distributes appropriate job aides, tools and educational material for treatment support staff and counselors.
  • Ensure all facilities are implementing DSD and monitoring clients on facility and community DSD.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly/ quarterly updates to the retention specialist on daily/weekly activities and
    identify challenges so that they are addressed on time.
  • Participate in performance monitoring reviews of facility adherence officers.

    Qualifications and Required Skills:

  • Diploma in Psychological Counselling, Social Sciences, or a related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychological counselling, Social sciences is an added advantage
  • Training in Adherence Counselling
  • Three (3) years’ experience in HIV patient retention at facility level
  • Excellent interpersonal communication.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good communication skills

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to on or before 5th August 2022. Applicants are advised to include the title on the subject line.

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