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Broadreach Vacancies Lay Counsellor – Lay Counsellor

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

The Lay Counsellor’s primary responsibility is to support the implementation of tactical interventions at Department of Health (DoH) facilities and sites through the provision of direct HIV & TB related clinical services to patients and clients, namely and ongoing HIV/AIDS individual and group counselling, HIV Testing Services, TB Screening, referring HIV-positive persons and ensuring linkage to care

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide health education on health-related issues in patient waiting rooms and appropriate community events (as assigned by line manager
  • Contact patients who miss appointments within 3 days of missed appointment and reschedule
  • To provide HIV test, post-test and ongoing face –to- face counselling for health service users by utilizing high yield modalities of testing within the facility and the community as required
  • Support adherence by educating patients about self-management of HIV/AIDS and/or TB, tailoring instructions to patient’s individuals circumstances
  • Maintain and monitor patients’ adherence to treatment regimen in order for counselling to be successful
  • Refer newly diagnosed HIV positive patients for ART initiation and ensure linkage to care

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to connect the dots, make linkages and collaboratively work across the organization to optimize the client experience
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience and knowledge of public health facilities and H certificate (from an accredited service provider), a 10 Day Adherence Counselling certificate would serve as an advantage. IV programmes.
  • Senior Certificate (Grade12) or equivalent
  • A valid 10 Day HIV Information and 20 Day Intensive Counselling

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: IT Consulting

Job Location: Ugu, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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