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Treatment Support Services Officer

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  • Post Date: September 15, 2020
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Job Overview

Position summary

The Treatment and Support Services Officer will implement strategies that will ensure high levels of adherence and retention into care and treatment services among PLHIV.

Job description

  • Sensitization of district staff on client centered index testing services including Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) guidelines and reporting (2 day meeting),
  • LIVES Training for health care service providers in the districts,
  • Improve patient convenience through providing ART at Community Pick up points,
  • Sensitize stakeholders at Provincial and District level including OVC partners on the LIVES model,
  • Capacity building of HCWs on Operation Triple Zero,
  • Identification and rolling in of AYPLHIV into the programme,
  • Training of AYPLHIV on the OTZ in areas such as treatment literacy , understanding body changes as a result of HIV, ARVs and desired ART Goals,
  • Form Clubs for AYPLHIV , designing OTZ Logos , motto and pledge into local language,
  • Psychosocial support to newly identified AYPLHIV , with high VL through paring,
  • Roll out the tool for screening mental health for all clients on ART,
  • Facilities identify clients with advanced disease and create a list,
  • Facilitate home visits for ART delivery ,
  • Viral load monitoring and Enhanced Adherence Counselling for clients with advanced disease,
  • Conduct hospital – based index testing for virally unsuppressed clients,
  • Dissemination of IPV guidelines , SOPs , screening tools;
  • Refresher counselling training for HCW working in ANC to support disclosure for women and ensure male involvement;
  • Conduct community engagement of networks of PLHIV to discuss barriers to new HIV infection in children;
  • Support community dialogues for P & L women in communities with new HIV infections in children;
  • Implement evidence based models addressing Violence Against Children and Gender Based Violence;
  • Conduct quarterly coordination meetings for OVC partners

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should:

  • Possess a University degree in Social Work;
  • Registered as a Social Worker in terms of the Social Workers Act (Chapter 27:21) and current practicing certificate;
  • At least 5 years’ experience dealing with children and youth;
  • Experience in HIV sensitive programming;
  • Extensive knowledge in Gender Violence;
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Training and facilitation skills.

To apply

Interested candidates should send certified copies of academic and professional certificates, CV and a motivational letter in an envelope clearly marked with the position applied for to:

The Executive Director;
160 Baines Avenue;
Box 1556;
Harare.

Deadline: 18 September 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience5-10 Years
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