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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Counsellor Manager Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Counsellor Manager

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
17th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America
Role Position: Counsellor Manager
(01 position, Kampala)
Reporting to the CRS Coordinator & Programs Outcomes & Knowledge Mgt Manager, the successful candidate will provide Counselling Services to Baylor‘s clients and their care givers as well as providing technical support during systems strengthening in Baylor Supported clients and Clinical counselling related attachments.
Overall responsibilities: Carry out research/fundable proposals and present researched counselling best practices, Oversees the coordination and activities of all counselling , Provides appropriate HIV counselling, Provides test results, Participates in study-specific intensive counselling training and practices, Conducts informed consent process and interviews participants, Performs informed consent process, Completes CRFs and source documents, identifies participants with adherence challenges, Prepare clients and caregivers for HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy for exposed infants, Conduct post - test counselling, assess their readiness for antiretroviral therapy then build their capacity in regard to ‘positive living and ‘prevention measures for HIV negatives’ ,Prepare eligible clients and their families for HAART, then monitor and support on drug adherence issues, Record clients’ information and maintain clients‘ records, Build the capacity of counselling stakeholders, Provide psychosocial support counselling, Conduct general Health education sessions and psychosocial support counselling during meetings, Prepare periodic reports.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Bachelors Degree in Counselling or any Degree with post graduate formal training of HIV/AIDS
  • The candidate must have at least five (5) years working experience in HIV/AIDS Counselling in a busy clinical or hospital based setting and research institution
  • Two (2) years‘ experience in training & counselling, medical background would be an added advantage.
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to:  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by Wednesday, 17 January 2018. You must have at least a Credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check up from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources '