IDRC Medical Counsellor Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Medical Counsellor Jobs in Uganda

  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Counsellor for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE study to be based in South Western Uganda.

  • The Successful candidate will report to the Study Coordinator.

    Job Description

    • Provide quality Voluntary HIV Counselling and testing services to SEARCH SAPPHIRE

    • Provide psychosocial support counselling to all SEARCH SAPPHIRE participants and when
    necessary to their families/next of kin.

    • Provide adherence assessment, monitoring and counselling for clients living with HIV who
    drink Alcohol and other drugs.

    • Provide quality IAC to patients with non-suppressed Viral Load.

    • Participate in screening of potential study participants at participating sites and facilities

    • Take part in designing and evaluation of data collection tools for research and general

    • Administer quality of life assessment and adherence assessment questionnaires for study
    patients at regular intervals during scheduled study visits.

    • Provide out of health facility-based care to clients and families with special needs.

    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

    • Diploma in Nursing or Clinical Medicine with additional training in Counselling from a reputable institution.

    • Previous training in mental health is an added advantage.

    • At least two years’ progressive work experience in a clinical and/or community HIV research institution.

    • Previous HIV training and work experience especially in care for those at risk of nonsuppression of VL.

    • Fluency in Runyankore and other languages used in South Western Uganda.

    • Good computer and interpersonal skills.

    • Valid GCP and PHRP certificates

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Medical Counsellor Jobs in Uganda

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