SFH: x2 Counsellors

Society for Family Health (SFH)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 15 June, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Title                                                      : Counsellor X 2
Location                                               : Western Cape
Contract Type                                      : Fixed Term Contract
Employment Duration                          : Appointment until 30/09/2018

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct group information sessions on VMMC with client prior to individual counselling
  • Initiate HIV counselling and testing with all VMMC clients
  • Conduct counselling sessions as per PICT protocols.
  • Provide supportive counselling to clients whose CD4 count is below the recommended level for VMMC
  • Assist clients in the selection of appropriate community support services.
  • Ensure that counselling room is well equipped to provide high quality testing services
  • Carry out rapid HIV tests according to approved testing protocols
  • Record and report accurate HIV test results to clients
  • Follow up of discordant test results
  • Monitor stock levels for rapid test kits and related commodities in the counselling room
  • Ensure that laboratory results are securely stored.
  • Ensure that the counselling room and working stations are cleaned and orderly at all times
  • Ensure that the quality assurance specimens are properly packaged and shipped
  • Ensuring that all hazardous materials are disposed of properly and according to protocol
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Senior Counsellor
  • Participate in Quality assurance and improvement visits
  • Ensure adherence to infection control protocols
  • Ensure compliance with Quality Assurance procedures
  • Ensure that clients’ information is properly and accurately recorded and reported
  • Ensure clients confidential information is kept secured

Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Trained as a HIV and AIDS Counsellor/ MMC Counsellor with an accredited institution
  • Accreditation Certificate
  • Basic counselling
  • Experience in MMC

Candidates who are interested and meet the criteria for the relevant position(s) please forward your CV’ with copies of qualifications; ID and Professional membership where relevant to recruitment@sfh.co.za or fax 086 214 5031 OR please drop off at your local VMMC New Start Offices. Application closing date is 15 June 2018.

Location: 
Western Cape

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