Peer Educators at FACES Nyanza

On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Program Description: Family Aids Care and Educational Services (FACES) is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). 
It is a Comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Kenya. It is a rapidly expanding program.
Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking a motivated, pro -active individual to fill the vacancy below.
Position: Peer Educators 
(4 Positions) 
Vacancy. No. 065-07-13
Location: Kisumu East
Key Requirements
  • Minimum of Form four educations.
  • HIV-positive both male and female enrolled at the facility
  • Has been on care for more than nine months and adhering well to care and treatment
  • Must respect and protect the confidentiality of clients at all times.
  • Has disclosed HIV status to at least to one person within the household
  • Lives within the local community
  • Having been on ARVs is a plus
Key Responsibilities
  • Carry out general HIV Education and Health Talks to clients.
  • Assist the receptionist in filing and updating the registers
  • Assist the Pharmacist with pill packing, and self administration of drugs
  • Organize and conduct group adherence counseling under the supervision of a nurse or a CCHA
  • Assist with Adherence follow up at home, home visits and act as a treatment buddy.
  • MUST observe clients confidentiality at all cost
  • Participate in the support group formation and peer educator’s meetings
  • Participating in S group therapy’s within the support group and amongst the peers
  • Each person shall serve for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 9 months renewable.
  • Link the clients to the available service delivery points.
  • Document all performed activity for reporting at the end of the month
Application should include the following:
  • A cover letter, current CV and at least two letters of recommendations,
  • Copies of certificates, Names and telephone contacts of at least 3 Referees,
  • An e-mail address and telephone number (Mobile or Landline)
All applications must be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 23rd July 2013.
Human Resources Manager,
KEMRI/RCTP, Lumumba Health Centre
P.O. Box 614, Code 40100, 
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