Community HIV Prevention Officers

by intrahealth
Posted at
10. Jan, 10:19
Member Since
6. Jan, 13:49
Item Details
Position Type
Full time
Nairobi CBD, Nairobi
Working under the HIV Prevention Manager, the Prevention Officer will ensure quality HIV testing and counselling and support for adherence and psycho-social activities

Essential Functions

Ensure provision of quality HTC services in line with National protocols and guidelines
Ensure 100% linkage for HIV positive clients to HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
Establish and support psychosocial support groups
Supervise peer educators and HTC officers
Streamline appointment and defaulter tracing systems
Support retention strategies in facilities
Ensure treatment literacy is provided to enrolled clients
Quality mentor-ship and supportive supervision to MoH staff

Minimum Requirements:

Diploma in Clinical Medicine/ Nursing
Experience in HIV programming specifically in running HIV prevention programs for at least 3 years
Psychological counselling training will be an added advantage

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