NEPHAK HTS Counsellor Job in Kenya

Aug 12, 2016

The National Empowerment Network of People living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) is a national network that unites people living with HIV (PLHIV) and those affected by TB and AIDS through community based organizations and non-governmental organizations including PLHIV networks. 

NEPHAK works in partnership with line government structures and like-minded civil society organizations to improve community health in Kenya.

NEPHAK is currently looking for qualified professionals to join its team for the implementation of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) HIV - Project with the Kenya Red Cross Society as the Principle Recipient in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Kakamega County. 

 
A qualified and experienced professional is being looked for to join NEPHAK team in the following position:

HTS Counsellor
 
1 Post
 
Working in the DICE, the incumbent will:
  • Carry out the data entry within the facility;
  • Must be able to meet the daily set data entry target for the site;
  • Must ensure data quality is adhered to;
  • Must be able to maintain confidence of the patients’ information within the facility;
  • Providing HTS to clients visiting the DICE
  • Enrolling positive patients to various CCC
Qualifications 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
a. Level of Education
  • KCSE (C-)
  • Must have HTS certificate certified by NASCOP
b. Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications
  • Must have been trained in HTS new algorithm training;
  • Must have at least one year experience in HIV testing services
Working Conditions: The position periodically requires the job holder to sometimes work long and odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations. The job is conducted in an office environment with regular field visits.

NEPHAK Working Conditions
 
The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send an Application Letter and CV to 

NEPHAK National Secretariat, 
3rd Floor, Wood Avenue Court, Wood Avenue,
off Lenana/Argwings Kodhek Roads. 
P. O. Box 75654 00200 
Nairobi

and/or email: careers@nephak.or.ke 
(indicate clearly the position applied for in Subject line of the email) 

by Friday 26th August 2016. 

NEPHAK is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Website: www.nephak.or.ke





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