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HIV Testing and Counselling Provider - Nakuru County

Job Description

  • Create awareness and provide education about the existence of HIV testing services.
  • Lead in the mobilization of clients for HTS.
  • Provide pre/post-test HIV counselling ensuring that clients understand risk factors, prevention methods, and other relevant issues.
  • Provide confidential HIV testing to clients, as per national HTS guidelines.
  • Provide ongoing counselling and make relevant referrals for ongoing support.
  • Always ensure the quality of HTS services.
  • Ensure a sufficient supply of test kits and consumables at the Centre.
  • Document and maintain accurate HTS records including referrals and report on referral outcomes.
  • Compile and submit HTS reports on a daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis within set deadlines to the supervisor.
  • Timely requests for all the necessary consumables for undertaking HTS activities.
  • Meet all performance targets.
  • Refer all cases requiring specialized care and management to relevant health facilities and or services.
  • Organize outreach activities in collaboration with other partners and stakeholders.
  • Participate in Peer Education activities.
  • Participate in HTS QA activities like PT, counselling supervision, etc.
  • Ensure HTS optimization in the facility.
  • Provide safe index services to all new clients and all priority populations.
  • Participate in outreach activities.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the supervisor.

Education & Experience

  • Diploma-level course in social or health sciences.
  • 2 years’ experience in VCT work.
  • Certificate in HTS accredited by NASCOP.
  • Conducted and Passed Proficiency Tests.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent written, listening, and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent use of the android application and computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Unquestionable confidentiality.
  • Ability to conceptualize and understand program needs.
  • Familiar with local community structures.
  • Experience working with USG funded projects is desirable.

Additional Information

Position: One-year renewable contract with the possibility of extension based on performance

Location: Nakuru County

Reports to: The Site Coordinator

Start date: Immediately

Language: English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) via
Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org on or before Friday, 11st November 2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.