South Africa

Facility Based Counsellor

Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/02/09/01
Published 23/02/2021
1 Month
Location Clanwilliam, South Africa
Duration _1_Months
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. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Functions Counselling,Medical
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Technical Work Responsible

Conduct HIV testing and counselling (HTC)
Couples counselling
Provide a linkage from diagnosis to HIV care and treatment
Provide adherence counselling and patient education for:
Initiation and continued adherence support for patients on ART
Patients on medication for treatment of drug-sensitive TB and multi- drug resistant TB, TB prevention and contact tracing
Pregnant and breastfeeding women
Paediatric and adolescent disclosure counselling
Facilitation of community-supported models of ART delivery
Identification of process inadequacies and recommendations
Document counselling sessions as per study worksheets
Utilise the specified counselling method (Next Step counselling) and recommend an effective counselling strategy in accordance with the relevant legislation and policies
Inform line management of any suspicion of social/self-harm
Qualification/Professional Membership
Grade 12
HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing Certificate

2 years’ HIV testing and counselling
2 years’ HIV and TB community education and mobilisation

Relationship Counselling Certificate
Trauma Counselling Certificate

Please note:
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

Job Closing Date 02/03/2021
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