Posted on :
5 Nov, 2021
5 Nov, 2021
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. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Title: Facility Based Counsellor [Hanna Coetzee Clinic ]
Location: Saldanha, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: Hanna Coetzee Clinic
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Market Related
YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
•HCT services using ACTS/PICT model for new clients seeking HIV testing per day
•Adherence and follow up counselling
•Paediatric/adolescent/adult workup and treatment readiness
•Intervention with struggling/defaulting clients
•Group facilitation for club activities
•Health education and information (group-based) on HIV/STI/TB and ART related issues in the waiting rooms of the clinics and/or at the community level.
•High school diploma / Gr 12 or equivalent
•Basic counselling skills certificate (NQF Level 4 or equivalent)
•At least 2 years counselling experience
•Previous work experience in counselling is highly advantageous
•Proficient in both English & Afrikaans
•Proficient in Xhosa or other languages will be an advantage
Application Deadline: 09/11/2021
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
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.