County Government of Migori Adherence Counselors Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Migori Adherence Counselors Jobs in Kenya


Position summary

  • The Adherence Counselor will work under the overall supervision of the health facility in charge/CCC in- Charge at the Sub-County level with a dotted line to MGIC/CIHEB Kenya Longitudinal Improvement Specialist. He/She will provide psychosocial counselling in line with the National ART guidelines to achieve maximum adherence outcomes as informed by program priority indicator areas/targets.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

  • Diploma in counselling /Psychology /Health related field.

  • At least two (2) Yrs. experience as an Adherence Counsellor.

  • Training in HTS, Adult/Pediatric ART and NASCOP M&E tools will be an added advantage.

  • Good report writing skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

    Responsibilities

  • Provide ART treatment preparation and support to clients in HIV care.

  • Provide confidential adherence counseling and support to persons living positively as per Kenya ART National Guidelines.

  • Support linkage and follow up of clients who turn HIV Positive until initiation of ART.

  • Implement appointment management systems and case management supporting PLHIV.

  • Implement a case management system that supports priority clients.

  • Provide Group counseling e.g. Couples, Discordant couples, Youth and Adolescents.

  • Support the facilities undertake PNS on all priority groups clients in the CCC above 15 years.

  • Support clients identify ART barriers and facilitate them develop adherence plans.

  • Support linkage of all patients to psychosocial support groups.

  • Write and submit timely, accurate and precise daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the supervisors.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants are advised to use PSC 2 application form and attach the necessary documents. All applications should be submitted in a
    sealed A4 envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO
    Migori County Public Service Board
    P.O Box 365- 40400, Suna

  • Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Nyamome along Namba – Masara road adjacent to Nyamome SDA church.

  • All applications should reach the Secretary /CEO Migori County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 5th January, 2021 at 5:00pm.

  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

  • For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearances:

  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA.

  • Clearance certificate from HELB.

  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC).

  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

    NB:

  • Women, People Living With Disabilities and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply;

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidate will be contacted;

  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Migori County Public Service Board Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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