Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Counselor Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Counselor Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

  • Community VMMC Counselor will offer HIV/AIDS counseling to clients and carry out pre- and Post-HIV test counselling.

  • VMMC Counsellor will also offer health education and support VMMC related training.

  • VMMC Counsellor will work with the VHTs/mobilisers in the community for client mobilization and MOH staff to ensure that implementation of the VMMC program at SMC site is efficiently executed.

    Jobs Responsibilities

  • To provide HIV testing services to SMC clients

  • To sensitize and mobilize potential SMC clients

  • To provide follow up counselling to SMC clients who receive their HIV results

  • To offer ongoing psychosocial support to clients attending SMC clinics

  • To link HIV positive clients for care and treatment

  • To counsel circumcised participants to avoid behavioral disinhibition

  • To provide psychosocial support to spouses of the SMC participants

  • To promote condom use and distribution

  • To attend /to refer SMC clients who may need medical attention

  • Seeking informed consent from potential clients for circumcision

  • Handling and accounting for circumcision finances and logistics

  • Ensuring security and proper utilization of logistics according to inventory lists

    Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in SWASA or Community Psychology or Guidance and counseling or Diploma in HIV Counselling or Certificate in HIV counselling.

  • Certificate in Male Circumcision counselling will be an added advantage

  • At least 1-year experience in HIV counseling in a busy clinical setting

  • Mentorship, Counseling, and Communication skills

  • Must be willing to travel and provide care services at selected health facilities and outreaches

  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Rakai Health Sciences Program Community VMMC Counselor Jobs in Uganda

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