Aurum Group Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

15 Feb, 2022

Category :

Education Jobs

The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. The following positions have become available in the Public Health Division and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the post.





Job Title: Lay Counsellor [Brits x8]
Location: Brits, North West, South Africa
Reference #: [Brits x6]
Contract Type: Contract
7 Months
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
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
•Gender Based Violence 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
•Facilitation of community-supported models of ART delivery
•Identification of process inadequacies and recommendations
•Utilise the specified counselling method (Next Step counselling) and recommend an effective counselling strategy in accordance with the relevant legislation and policies
•Inform line management of any suspicion of social/self-harm
•Hand over positive clients who are not ready for initiation to Case Facilitator
•Provide information and counsel on PrEP initiations

•Grade 12
•HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing Certificate

•Relationship Counselling Certificate
•Gender Based Violence Counselling Certificate

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

•Valid Driver’s Licence

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 17/02/2022

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