Office Assistant, HTC Counsellors (7 positions) at Institute of Tropical & Infectious Diseases (UNITID)

On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

HTC Counsellors (7)

Qualifications:
For appointment to the post of HTC Counselor, a candidate must;
  • Hold Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing or HTC  from NASCOP
  • Hold at least a diploma in: psychology, sociology, Social Sciences, Community Work, Public Health, Nursing or other related fields.
  • Experience in Home-Based Counseling and Testing is desirable
  • Experience in social work and research projects will be an added advantage
  • Have at least  one year work experience in HTC service provision
  • Team player
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
Responsibilities will include
  • Screen and enroll eligible HIV positive partners tested at the VCT site
  • Be responsible for follow up of sexual partners identified by either home visits or phone calls
  • Capable of performing HTC during home visits for the sexual partners
  • Ensure they are conversant with the protocol and Standard operation procedures of the study
  • To provide on-going counseling and make relevant referrals for on-going support including Home Based Care, medical clinics, TB clinics, support groups, post test clubs to mention etc.
  • Documentation of clinic, home visits and phone calls on source documents and CRFs
  • Safeguard source documents and CRFs  and ensure data quality
  • Involved in community engagement activities and meetings on APS
  • Prepare reports on weekly, monthly and quarterly to the  Study coordinator
  • To meet the agreed targets
  • Any other duties as directed by study coordinator
Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual agreement and availability of funds.
 
Office Assistant – APS Kisumu Office
 
Job Description
  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Disburse monies for different activities in the APS study sites.
  • Receive returns from various field activities and ensure that they are authentic and complete and thereafter submit to the project accountant.
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties
  • Coordinate and maintain records for staff, Leave forms, and petty cash .Send copies to Nairobi office.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Front Office Management-Receive, serve and direct visitors appropriately
  • Facilitate Photocopying and maintaining study records
  • Update and maintain asset inventory at all times.
  • Ensuring  the office is  always clean
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal, multitasking and communication skills
The successful candidate should be organized, flexible and able to run the office with ability to work with minimum supervision.
At least a Diploma in Business Administration/Management or any related field 1 year experience in the same position.
Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual agreement and availability of funds.
Interested individuals who meet the above qualifications should submit their applications along with copies of their updated CVs, Certificates and Testimonials via email to [email protected]  by 22nd November 2013, indicating the title on the subject line:

Principal Investigator,
Assisted Partner Services study,
Institute of Tropical & infectious Diseases (UNITID)
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 19676-00202
Nairobi.

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