MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Study Counsellor Jobs

MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Study Counsellor Jobs


Job Purpose:

  • This position will assist in reviewing CBT and group counselling notes. S/he will also support the documentation and filing of the site investigator file and other regulatory documents
    ahead of the site close-out monitoring visit.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • Verifies that participants’ intervention files and Case Report Forms (CRFs) are all
    accounted form and filed appropriately;

  • Reviews participants’ intervention files and performs internal quality control of hard
    copy files following ICH-GCP guidelines to ensure clarity;

  • Resolves discrepancies in participants’ information in the intervention files, in
    consultation with the study PI and coordinator;

  • Documents any changes to participants CRFs appropriately in notes-to-files, and quality
    control reports;

  • Available to answer queries from the data management team and statisticians regarding entries in participants’ CRFs;

  • Maintains confidentiality for study participant documents;

  • Assists in final stock taking and storage of study supplies;

  • Assists in the archiving of participants CRFs and other study documents;

  • Works with other study staff to maintain, update and ensure that the Investigator Site
    File and other regulatory documents are ready for the Monitor/Designee to review during the close-out visit.; and,

  • Any other
    role that is line with the position that is assigned by the line manager.

    Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Developmental studies, Psychology or related course;

  • Training in Counselling is an added advantage;

  • At least 1-year experience conducting socio-behavioral research with a focus on delivering cognitive behavioral therapy intervention to female sex workers;

  • Prior experience in research in humans;

  • Prior experience in data cleaning and quality control;

  • Training in Good Clinical Practice

  • Proficiency in computer use (MS word, Excel, Access, Nvivo);

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; and,

  • Good command of both English and Luganda.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Study Counsellor Jobs


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