CPC: HTS Lay Counsellors Officers

Centre for Positive Care (CPC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 10 July, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

HTS Lay Counselors Officers X8

The Centre for Positive Care (CPC) is a Non-Profit Organization working in three provinces namely Limpopo, Gauteng and North West, with a vision that all  clients receive high quality treatment, care and support to improving their quality of life and productivity, and supporting the National Strategic Plan of South Africa in reducing HIV, STI and TB  and to ensure greater participation and involvement of targeted beneficiaries in community systems strengthening and reproductive health and rights services.

CPC seeks to appoint Eight (8) HTS Lay Counsellors Officers to be based in Capricorn District, Limpopo Province.The HTS Lay counsellor officer will be responsible for HIV testing of workers in the Work Place Programme, as well as counselling, linking workers through referral processes and ensuring linkage to care. 
 
Educational requirements:

  • Grade 10 completed OR senior Certificate (Grade 12) OR equivalent
  • Finger Prick Certificate
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, (which is not older than 2 years from the date of issue)
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate - minimum 10-day Course, older than 2 years’, with a certificate for a 2-day refresher course from an accredited provider.
  • Valid Driver’s license will serve as an added advantage.

Other requirements:

  • Understanding of South African guidelines of HIV Testing Services and related quality assurance processes
  • Knowledge of HIV, STIs and TB prevention approaches
  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Provide Health talk on STI, TB, and HTS prevention and screening of HTS, TB and STI
  • Monthly Report-writing skills
  • Planning, Good communication, Leadership, Organisational, Problem solving and decision making Good interpersonal skills, including being a team player.
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Demonstrate strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours which may include weekends from time to time.

Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ experience as a counsellor/ under NGO providing HTS

To apply, submit a detailed CV with a certified Qualifications not later 3 Months and covering letter to recruitment@posicare.org.za, Note that late applications will not be considered. Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application “CPC Capricorn “on your covering letter. Closing date is on Friday 10 July 2020 @ 16h00 PM.

NB: - Be informed that only shortlisted candidate will be notified, if you should not receive any response to your application from CPC within a month of this advert please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Enquiries: Contact Lufuno Portia Mbedzi @ 015 963 5076
Location: Limpopo Province (Capricorn District).

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