Care and Support Assistants at Pro- Health International.

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Pro-Health International is a faith-based, non- profit organization that has been in existence for over 29 years.andis involved with the provision of free health care services to the under-served population in Nigeria and Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Funded HIV / AIDS prevention, treatment and care programs in Enugu, Imo and Delta States in partnership with CCFN, prevention of public health emergencies in Nigeria (IRPHEN Plus) project (Integrated Response to Public Health Emergencies in Nigeria) and more recently a USAID funded OVC program implemented in Adamawa and Bauchi states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Care and Support Assistant

Locations: Enugu and Imo

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

Develop an effective relationship through clear communication and building trust with HCWs in all supported facilities and communities.

Ensures that adolescents/adult at different points of care are provided with HTS services (PITC, IT and PNS) and such also extended to family members and loved ones.

Provide the HCWs at the facility level with necessary support and counselling to enable the newly tested positive come to terms with the diagnosis.

Follow up with all testing points within the facility to ensure all clients testing positive newly, are linked to treatment.

Follow up on tracking appointment defaulters and help HCWs set up appointment reminders to ensure all clients on ARV in all facilities are accounted for.

Assist Adolescent champions/peer educators in graded disclosure to adolescents where necessary.

Ensure that transitioning process is ongoing and eligible adolescents are successfully transitioned to adult clinic.

Follow up on facility counselor in educating patients on HIV, ART, Nutrition, Stigma and other related topics.

Support adherence counselling when necessary.

Follow up on support group, caregiver’s forum and OTZ club meetings

Follow up on PMTCT services at the facility and community level.

Ensure timely EAC to virally unsuppressed clients at the facility level.

Follow up on GBV services at the facility with report collation and submission.

Qualifications and Skills

Registered Nurse / Midwife (RN) / (RM), or Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc.)

Candidate must have 1 to 2 years USG funded PEPFAR HIV Prevention care and support implementation experience

Candidate should have strong interpersonal skill and communication skills

Fluency in written and spoken English.

Demonstrated willingness to work in a team.

Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.

Ability to use all micro soft packages including excel and PowerPoint

Application Closing Date

7th February, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter along with their Resume / CV to: prohealthcareers1@gmail.com with the “Job title and Location” as a subject of the email.

Note

This job description is not an exhaustive list, rather it is intended to be indicative of the skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer: “Pro-Health International is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”

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