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USAID AFYA JOB VACANCIES

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USAID AFYA JOB VACANCIES

USAID AFYA JOB VACANCIES -USAID Dumisha Afya project is a five-year USAID funded service delivery project, under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care by increasing the use of county-led health and social services in Bungoma and Busia counties through support from the American people. This is a service delivery project at the county level, providing HIV prevention, Care and Treatment services. The project is expected to support the Government of Kenya (GOK) in attaining its goal of addressing HIV/AIDS, safeguarding the rights and welfare of children and adolescents impacted by HIV/AIDS, and ensuring equitable access to and use of quality primary health care  services by the most vulnerable.

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Applications are invited for the following vacant position in the USAID Dumisha Afya Program:

POSTION: HTS COUNSELOR -4 Posts

SITES : BUSIA COUNTY

JOB GROUP:JG H

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to County HTS Officer through the Facility in-Charge, the successful candidate shall: –

  • Offer opportunity knowledge on HIV’ status to all eligible persons and provide quality counseling and testing for clients’;
  • Conduct HTS eligibility at all services delivery points to ensure 100% coverage;
  • Offer assisted Partner Notification Services (PXS) to partners of the People Living with HIV while protecting their rights and observing professional ethics;
  • Facilitate individual and couple counselling sessions;
  • Make and facilitate referrals and linkage for those identified HIV positives to care and treatment services or other health services as necessary;
  • Observe NASCOP operations protocols, guidelines and SOPs in provision of HIV Testing Services (HTS);

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  • Correctly document generated data in the approved data tool as required by NASCOP and the USAID Dumisha Afy’a Program;
  • Strengthen good working relationships with the health care workers in the service delivery points;
  • Protect all data generated in the program;
  • Participate in counsellor support supervision sessions and group therapies as scheduled in line with NASCOP requirements;
  • Attend Continuous Professional Development (CPD) sessions for the purposes of professional growth and development:
  • Participate in all levels of internal and external quality (I/EQA) as required;
  • Observe professional ethics and principles at all times i.e confidentiality, consent and counselling, and protect the clients served from any harm or abuse.
  • ¬†Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor(s)

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Qualification & Experience

  • Be in possession of a Certificate in Counselling and Testing from NASCOP accredited institution;
  • Holder of a Diploma in any social related courses;
  • Form four mean grade of D+ (plus) and above;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in HIV counselling and testing;
  • Must demonstrate experience and know how in PXS implementation;
  • Must demonstrate data collection capabilities and be quick to learn how to operate electronic data collection devices.

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USAID AFYA JOB VACANCIES

Terms Of Employment

The successful candidate will be employed on a one years’ contract terms with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance and need for the service. Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should submit their applications, copies of certificates testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of their current remuneration, names and contact of three referees on or before 30th March, 2022 to the address below:

Chief of Party,

USAID Durnisha Afya Program,

Bungoma.

Application can also be received at [email protected]

Physical delivery of applications will be received at USAID Dumisha Afya Office Lusaka Road,

Bungoma.

Please note only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

“USAID Dumisha Afya is an equal opportunity employer. “

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