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Lay Counsellor – Klerksdorp needed at The Aurum Institute

Job title : Lay Counsellor – Klerksdorp

Job Location : North West, Klerksdorp

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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Work Description

The Lay Counsellor is responsible for providing HIV/AIDS testing and counselling. The Lay Counsellor also renders psychosocial support counselling and continued adherence support for participants.

Technical Work Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

Education

  • Grade 12
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing Certificate

Advantageous

  • Relationship Counselling Certificate
  • Trauma Counselling Certificate

Experience

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

Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Own Vehicle

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