COMMUNITY MOBILISER – TEBELOPELE VOLUNTARY COUNSELLING AND TESTING (TVCT)


Tebelopele seeks to recruit inspired individuals who are looking for challenging jobs to join its team for the following position;
COMMUNITY MOBILISERS (5)
The Community Mobiliser will be responsible for carrying out district community mobilization activities such as public campaigns, house to house education and group discussions. He/she will work with Nurse Counsellor/Lay Counsellors in identifying target groups to ensure uptake of HTC services. He/she will work closely with the Peer educators to ensure that program activities/procedures are implemented with fidelity to the timelines in the following Districts: Okavango, Francistown, Selebi Phikwe, Boteti and Kgalagadi.

Requirements

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
  • Mobilize the target groups in the prescribed communities using participatory engagement including: one-on-one, door-to-door, group discussions, public announcements, community meetings and other relevant strategies to ensure 100% success.
  • Ensure that mobilization is properly and adequately carried out in all the assigned areas.
  • Supervises (working with Nurse Counsellor) Peer Educators to ensure that their work is progressing and contributing to the HTC targets.
  • Track and report all mobilization activities & results to the Nurse Counsellor.
  • Work with the Nurse Counsellor to ensure proper action is taken to correct issues related to data collection.
  • Ensures data security and safe of completed data sources.
  • Protects client privacy and confidentiality by signing data use and confidentiality agreement.
  • Promotes support for clients, including referral to relevant services, e.g. HTC, SRH, care and support services
EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION
  • O’ Level Certificate. A Certificate in any Health related course on HIV/AIDS Training will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in community work and mobilization is required.
  • At least 1 year experience of community mobilization in HIV/AIDS related counselling and testing, PMTCT, and SMC.
  • Experience in working with Key Populations will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key issues relating to Voluntary Counselling & Testing

Company profile

Tebelopele Voluntary Counselling and Testing (TVCT) is a Non – governmental organization providing HIV/AIDS services across the country. The organisation has 18 centres and is involved in the provision of free, quality HIV testing and counselling services including referrals operating in 18 centres and outreaches to marginalized areas across Botswana.

Closing date and application instructions

If you believe you have the required competencies for the job, kindly submit your application, comprehensive CV, certified copies of certificates as well as two professional references to the:
Human Resources Coordinator
Tebelopele Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centre
Private Bag 112
Gaborone
Tel: +267 3958015/4 | Fax: 3958022
Or hand deliver to Thusanyo House, Plot 1268, Luthuli
Road, Old Industrial, Gaborone
Or by email to: recruitment@tebelopele.org.bw
Closing date: July 7, 2016 at 17:00 Hours
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE RESPONDED TO.

Location

Okavango, Francistown, Selebi Phikwe, Boteti & Kgalagadi

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