Integrated HAST Counsellor

at Touching Nations
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Description

 

Introduction:

 

Applicants are invited for apply for this vacant position of an

Integrated Counsellor to work closely with Coordinators and Facility Managers in the Tygerberg sub-district.

 

Role Summary:

 

  1. Provide pre- and post-test HIV Testing services (HTS) to individuals.

 

  1. Ensure that the minimum quota of 15 clients is tested per day.

 

  1. Provide follow-up counselling to HIV positive clients.

 

  1. Provide counselling to treatment readiness clients to start on ARV’s.

 

  1. Target all pregnant mothers who frequent the facilities for anti-natal for HIV testing and to fast track positive mothers.

 

  1. Encourage males to go for voluntary medical male circumcision to reduce risk of HIV infections.

 

  1. Engage community members through talks at neighbouring schools and informal settlements.

 

  1. Facilitate Clubs and ROFT support group.

 

  1. Provide health education and information in waiting areas within the facilities.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Grade 12 (Standard 10) or equivalent.

 

  • Fully trained Integrated Counsellor

 

  • Good communication; reading and writing skills.

 

  • Ability to speak in at least two (2) of the official languages.

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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