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Facility Based Counsellor X2(PHD/(2020/03/27/01)(MN) Clainwilliam

Company Aurum Group
Reference # (PHD/(2020/03/27/01)(MN) Clainwilliam
Published 03/08/2020
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. The following positions have become available in the Public Health Division and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the post.
Job Functions Counselling
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
•HCT services using ACTS/PICT model for new clients seeking HIV testing per day
•Adherence and follow up counselling
•Paediatric/adolescent/adult work up and treatment readiness
•Intervention with struggling/defaulting clients
•Group facilitation for club activities
•Health education and information (group based) on HIV/STI/TB and ART related issues in the waiting rooms of the clinics and/or at community level.

SKILLS, TECHNICAL. FUNCTION AND BEHAVIOUR REQUIRED:
•Ability to function under pressure
•Good interpersonal skills
•Basic administrative and time management skills
•Knowledge of clinic/facility rules and regulations
•Knowledge of the geographical area
•Good knowledge of HIV & AIDS/STI/TB a well as Treatment Adherence
•Knowledge of public health and community resources
Requirements
REQUIREMENTS
•High school diploma / Gr 12 or equivalent
•Basic counselling skills certificate (NQF Level 4 or equivalent)
EXPERIENCE
•At least 2 years counselling experience
•Previous work experience in counselling is highly advantageous
•Proficient in both English & Afrikaans
•Proficient in Xhosa or other languages will be an advantage

Successful candidates will be placed at Clanwilliam Clinic and Clanwilliam Hospital respectively.
Job Closing Date 14/08/2020
   
   
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