JOB VACANCY: Fulltime Outreach Worker

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Position: Outreach Worker

Number of positions: Two (2)

Location: Nyeri

Reports to: HTS Counsellor

Working Hours: Full time

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

-Link peers to HIV/AIDS screening and testing services

-Document commodities distribution i.e. commodities and lubricants

-Participate, conduct and, manage in reaches and outreaches with HTS counsellors and healthcare providers

-Educate and inform peers on PrEP and PEP services as well as link them with HIV prevention methods

-Organize and participate in support groups meetings for peers

-Provide monthly reports on the work done through the outreach summary sheet and violence reporting forms

-Create a good rapport with the public health facilities

-Liaise with healthcare providers to improve better health access for SOGIE identifying individuals.

-Capture and inform the outreach workers on emerging health needs and trends for SOGIE peers.

-Performing other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned.

-Attend meetings related to peer education.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN OUTREACH WORKER

-Certification in Peer education training

-Confidentiality

-Good communication and mobilization skills

-Good Interpersonal and time management skills

-Negotiation and decision-making skills

-Good recording keeping and reporting skills

-Computer literacy

-Ability to work and deliver results with minimum supervision

-Demonstrated ability to work as a team player.

-HIV training and treatment / experience.

-Demonstrable experience in working with Key Populations.

-Training in MSM sensitivity will be an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

 

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to hoymas4@yahoo.com stating your current and expected salary. Applications without this information will not be considered. DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point.

Click   here  to download PDF.

Applications should reach us NOT LATER THAN 28th March 2018

 

HOYMAS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition, HOYMAS  complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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