Technical Assistant-Prevention, Care & Treatment (x3)

Global Fund
Posted 8 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-PREVENTION, CARE & TREATMENT: Will provide support and innovative strategies for HIV case finding enrolment and initiation of all positive clients at the facility and community, support Sexual Network Testing (SNT) services; elicitation of partners, documentation of contacts of all index clients and HIV testing to all eligible contacts/partners of Index clients. He/she will support documentation of all concerned interventions in the recommended Data Collections Tools (SNT/Tracking/VL Registers, MSFs) and reporting for general and priority population in the supported facility, monitor and support active referrals of positive clients to treatment through escort services, ensure Case Managers maintain a log of all assigned clients contacts (descriptive addresses and phone numbers) and keep comprehensive records of clinic appointments and interventions carried out to support them on retention. Also, the TA-PCT will ensure regular monitoring of treatment adherence, tracking defaulting/ lost to follow up clients and facilitate their return to care, support scale-up of Differentiated Service Delivery (DSD) models for stable clients via sensitization and orientation of HCWs and patients and institutionalize KYC (Know Your Client) principles in case management amongst Case Managers.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • HND, BSC in a medical field or biological sciences with 2 to 5 years post NYSC experience in program/project management.
  • Possession of a post graduate degree in a related field is an added advantage. 
  • Good knowledge of Report Writing, activity budgeting, activity tracking with set timelines.
  • Good working knowledge and proven skill in the use of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and qualified Candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 2nd August 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the JOB TITLE and LOCATION clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:  AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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