ELIZABETH GLASER PEDIATRIC AIDS FOUNDATION
Title of the Position: Psychosocial worker
Application submission to: PTC Technical Officer
Under the responsibility and supervision of the Technical Office of the PTC, the psychosocial worker will have the following responsibilities
Develop monthly work plan for psychosocial support activities in the health facility Develop and deliver health talks and conduct focus group discussions on psychosocial issues with the children and guidance Provide counseling services in the PTC within the context of pre-test and post-test counseling Provide adherence counseling to support adherence to medications and retention in care and treatment of the children on ART Work in close collaboration with the clinical team to develop a psychosocial support plan that addresses the needs of each child and guidance Provide age appropriate counseling for disclosure, and support the child and family in the disclosure process Support the formation of age appropriate psychosocial support groups Support the functioning and reporting of the activities of the psychosocial support groups Support the use of age appropriate psychosocial support groups educational material (SOPs, Job aids, image boxes etc.) Attend coordination meetings with regards to the holistic care of the pediatric Carry out any other duty in relation to the project as requested by the Technical Officer.
Training: A minimum of A/L and training in psychosocial support
Experience: At least 03 years of professional experience as counselor or psychosocial support worker
Skills: Excellent mastery of communication skills, technics and concepts in counseling and psychosocial support
Language: Good mastery of English and French will be an added advantage.
PLEASE Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.