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HIV Testing Services Counselor (x86 positions) – BUMMHI

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Bummhi is a citizen led and governed non – governmental organization providing health systems strengthening services to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW). BUMMHI is an implementing partner of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through which it provides PEPFAR – funded HIV care and treatment technical assistance to MOHW.

Bummhi is advertising positions for multi-disciplinary teams that will work towards strengthening the HIV care and treatment cascade. These teams will contribute to the attainment of UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals for the achievement HIV epidemic control in Botswana and be deployed in the following districts: Gaborone, Goodhope, Moshupa, Kanye, South East, Kweneng East, Kgatleng, Mahalapye, Palapye, Serowe, Francistown, and Tutume.

 

Position Title: HIV Testing Services Counselor (x86 positions)

Reports To: Service Delivery Specialist

Location: Districts listed

Job summary

The HIV Testing Services (HTS) Counselor will provide quality HIV counselling and testing services, barrier counselling, and linkage to care and treatment. They will generate demand for HIV services and enhance diagnosis of people living with HIV. This role will be based at a designated health facility.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide pre and post-test counselling to all clients eligible for HIV testing
  • Undertake screening and HIV testing for referred clients
  • Facilitate follow up of sexual partners and family members identified for HTS
  • Compile reports as required by the supervisor
  • Maintain confidentiality on matters relating to clients
  • Meet the agreed targets for HIV testing and linkage
  • Keep an inventory of all equipment provided and promptly report any damages or losses to the supervisor
  • Participate in relevant community engagement activities and meetings as directed by the health facility

Qualifications


  • Diploma or Certificate in any health-related course
  • speaks both Setswana and English well
  • Basic knowledge of HIV management and basic counselling skills
  • Certificate in HIV Testing and Counselling
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in providing HIV testing and counselling services
  • proficiency in basic computer use

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One Comment

  1. kebualemang Pearl Ramotonto Author

    i just got my certificate for HIV testing and counseling this year. But I am interested in applying to this post.

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