Jo’burg Child Welfare New Opening Available

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6 Sep, 2018

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Jo’burg Child Welfare provides care services, adoption and fostering, abuse treatment and prevention, rights advocacy and learning to children and their families across Johannesburg.

Job Title: Adherence Counsellor or Linkage officer
Job Location: Johannesburg
Start date: 10 September 2018
Duration: Seven months’ contract
Reports to: Social worker

The Adherence Counsellor / Linkage officer will be responsible for follow up and linkage to care and adherence to PEP.

Responsibilities:

PEP

  • Support the psychological well-being of survivors of sexual abuse throughout the 28-day PEP treatment and also to manage PEP side effects
  • Implement and facilitate support groups with survivors
  • Include families in the PEP adherence support process

ART

  • Support clients who have tested HIV positive to attend the health facility to seek ART initiation
  • Support clients who have initiated ART to adhere
  • Include families in the ART adherence support process

General

  • Provide further information and education to survivors to ensure they have thorough knowledge and understanding of the drug regimen/s
  • Improve/strengthen the mechanism for verifying successful referrals to health facilities and outcomes
  • Provide further information and education to clients to ensure they have thorough knowledge and understanding of HIV / ART/ SRH / PEP

Requirements:

  • Social Auxiliary Work qualification
  • Time management skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Package
  • Creative skills

To apply, submit your applications to the HR Administrator at [email protected]

Application Deadline: 6th September, 2018

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