Consultant – ADHERENCE COUNSELOR

Bajoga, Gombe State, Jalingo, Taraba State
Posted 1 year ago

Basic Function: The main responsibility will be to provide education about HIV-related issues and adherence counseling services at One-Stop-Shop (OSS) for Key Populations (KPs) and their partners.

Specific Deliverables are:

  • Provide psychosocial and continuous support as well as treatment/PrEP preparation to KPs and their partners in the OSS.
  • Identify and address challenges/barriers to adherence to care and treatment to ART for KPs and PrEP for their partners.
  • Organize and facilitate support group sessions for infected and affected KPs.
  • Address aspects of behavior change in relation to HIV and ART.
  • Conduct Sexual network tracking/Partner notification services.
  • Facilitate the delivery of PWP information to clients enrolled in OSS.
  • Participate in home visits as appropriate to execute plan of care for clients.
  • Ensure client records are well maintained and compile periodic reports as necessary.
  • Ensure proper referral of patients where necessary including following up and reporting on the outcomes as necessary.
  • Coordinates patient tracking activities supported by the Case Managers including documentation and reporting of defaulter tracing activities.

Reporting

  • Reports to the facility in charge and FHI360 GF Technical leads.
  • Works in collaboration and guidance of the Clinical Technical team.
  • Compile and submits monthly reports on Psychosocial Support and Patient tracking activities.

Requirements:

  • BSC Nursing/Nursing Midwife
  • Nurse Educator
  • Diploma in Counseling Psychology

Experience & Skills:

  • 3 – 4 years’ experience, 1 year of which should be as an Adherence Counselor in HIV service delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy

Method of Application- Interested and Qualified institutions should  send in their Resume to radunchezor@ahnigeria.org

Duration of Consultancy – 30 working days ( January 18th, 2021 – February 28th, 2021 )

Deadline for submission of application is January 12th,  2021.

Members of Key populations are strongly advised to apply.

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