Hast Counsellor at TB HIV CARE

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About the Position

TB HIV Care seeks a qualified HAST Counsellors for DREAMS are contract positions with the possibility of renewal in line with funding requirement. The organisation offers a total cost of employment package. The successful candidates will be roving between Cape Metro District.

The purpose:
Is to provide counselling services and become an integral part of the broader comprehensive care and treatment counselling in a Non-Clinical site and/or community that links the community into care.

Minimum requirements:

Senior Certificate (Grade12/Matric)
Accredited training certificates: Basic HIV information course, Intensive Counselling course and Adherence Counselling course
Finger prick certificate
Ability to communicate in IsiXhosa, English or another South African language
Clear criminal record
Key performance areas:

HIV pre- test, post-test counselling and ongoing HIV counselling
Give health education on health related issues, tasks and presentation
Give support to both infected and affected clients
Provide education on HIV, TB and STI's prevention strategies
Promote HIV counselling, testing and condom use
Conduct screening for TB & STI's
Refer all new HIV, TB & STI cases
Introduce a risk reduction plan in the post-test counselling and the ongoing support
Participate in organising HIV/AIDS awareness events
Collect data
Knowledge, skills and competencies required:

Ability to counsel using the ACTS method
Must be a respected member of the community
Good communication skills
Good counselling skills
Basic knowledge of HIV/AIDS and TB
Committed and motivated to preventing HIV and supporting people living with HIV
Non- judgemental, trustworthy and empathic
Involvement in some aspect of community work will be an added advantage

Desired Skills

finger prick
internsive counsellong

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