• VMMC Lay Counsellor - uMgungundlovu District

    Location ZA
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/19/2018 11:27 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3432
    Category
    International Positions
  • Overview

    VMMC Lay Counsellor needed to support a district-based voluntary medical male circumcision program in the uMgungundlovu district and and work with other clinical staff to provide VMMC procedures to clients.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Perform pre and post operation circumcision counselling
    • Perform pre and post HIV test counselling
    • Participate in demand creation activities i.e. Mobilise patients for HIV testing and circumcision
    • Screen patients for TB, STI’s etc.
    • Assist clients in the creation of appropriate risk deduction strategies
    • Refer clients appropriately through clinical support structures
    • Provide quality counselling for clients on HIV/AIDS, circumcision and safe sex practices
    • Refer patients to health facilities for further health services and follow ups
    • Ensure proper recording of all client results and information whilst maintaining confidentiality
    • Ensure that informed consent processes are well documented and take consent from clients
    • Compile Counselling reports and statistics
    • Perform finger-prick testing for clients
    • Required to adhere to the rules and regulations of the organisation
    • Required to be punctual for work
    • Any other duties as required

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Grade 12 certificate
    • Basic training on HIV/AIDS, TB, STI’s etc.
    • 69 day Basic Counselling Skills qualification or equivalent
    • Male circumcision counselling training certificate preferred
    • One year experienced in counselling gained through formal employment / volunteering

     

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