Vacancies for Lay Counsellor Broadreach – District Adherence and Retention Mentor

Website BroadReach

Job Description:

S/he will be leading the activities related to adherence and retention of patients on ART through facility and community to achieve the 95-95-95 goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide capacity building in the use of the missed appointment tool and support the facilities with priority activities in bringing back interrupted patients back to treatment
  • Conduct facility visits to provide TA on adherence, retention, back to care and welcome back strategies
  • Support the implementation of national adherence guidelines facility-based and community-based including, adherence strategies through case management, implementation of support groups, adherence clubs, track and trace interventions and welcome back strategies
  • Provide TA to case managers on the implementation of case management activities
  • Collaborate with DOH HAST/CCMT teams to drive the implementation of adherence and retention in the 2 districts
  • Provide didactic trainings for both DOH and BroadReach on Adherence guidelines
  • Participate in the DOH and BR meetings to provide TA on adherence, retention, back to care and welcome back strategies as required
  • Collaborate with the pharmacy team and DMT to ensure retention of CCMDD patients
  • Support the implementation of patient appointment system in facilities

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated written, presentation and communication skills in English and Zulu with other African languages utilized in KZN being advantageous
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the national Adherence guidelines, and the CCMDD programme
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with BR teams, DOH, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, at facility district or provincial level in collaboration to ensure adherence, retention and back to care activities are supported
  • Completed secondary education with a minimum of 8 years within a donor-funded District Support Partner providing HIV support with a minimum of 2 years in a management position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, HIV/TB management, Public Health, Computer systems or Information Communication Technology management.
  • A National Diploma in Public Health, or another relevant field with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in public health setting
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience of the health care delivery system, the linkages between facility and community
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in activities related to HIV adherence, retention and return to care with utilization of available information systems
  • Experience in training and data management systems

Job Details:

Company: BroadReach

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: King Cetshwayo, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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