HTC Counselor (HIV Testing / Counseling)  
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Job Title:   HTC Counselor (HIV Testing / Counseling)
Category:   Health & Medicine
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Larkana
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Masters
Degree Title:   Psychology/Sociology or Relevant Field
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   1 Year3 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Jul 24, 2022
Job Description:
  • Maintain a list of referral linkages.
  • Coordinate with Field Supervisor for tracking of clients for HTC services.
  • Coordinate with Social Mobilizer for ART referral services of reactive clients.
  • Motivation, counseling, and psychological assessment of HIV+ clients for ART link-up and AAU referrals.
  • Special counseling sessions with AAU RD clients on relapse prevention, ART adherence, and overdose prevention.
  • Counseling of HIV+ clients on treatment for ART adherence.
  • Motivation and counseling of non-adherent HIV+ clients for re-initiation of ART.
  • In consultation with the  Site Manager, plan and establish HTC  (HIV Testing and Counseling) services for PWIDs and their partners
  • Conduct pre and post-test counseling with clients on a regular basis.
  • Facilitate family contacts after client consent where possible and appropriate (as per HTC and family counseling SOPs).
  • Conduct follow-up sessions after the client have reintegrated with the family, and maintain follow-up records (SOPs to be followed).
  • Referral for further testing.
  • Referral for medical services when needed.
  • Referral for HIV prevention services.
  • Referral for HIV & AIDS care and support services.
  • Maintain all records/information related to clients, and their test results in strict confidentiality
  • Attend day plan meetings with staff members and highlight issues of clients raised in their morning meeting
  • Participate and discuss issues pertaining to HTC, prevention, care & support services
  • Maintain a daily diary and submit a daily activities report to the site manager by the end of the day.
  • Maintain HTC files, monitoring, and figure charts (as per SOPs).

Company Information
Company Name:  Nai Zindagi
Company Description:
Since 1990 Nai Zindagi has been working with disfranchised groups of people affected by the use of drugs and associated harms to help them move from margins of society to center stage.
Often people affected by poverty, social injustice, criminalization and stigma use drugs to cope with the harsh realities of life they are confronted with every day. Increasingly larger numbers of people now inject drugs and share syringes/needles resulting in sporadic epidemics of HIV/AIDS in different cities of the country.
We believe in reaching out to the affected and often hidden communities and engaging them actively in developing strategies and programs that best meet their needs and are appropriate to their environment.
We would encourage you to explore our web site to know more about the nature of our work and how you can help us reach out and support more people.

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