VTP Peer Counsellors ×15 wanted at Anova Health Institute (Fixed Term Contract)

This position will provide peer counsellor education services for women, and their male partners, accessing maternity services (antenatal or postnatal) in relation to safe feeding promotion and support and continuation of ART or PrEP.

Closing date: 20 May 2024

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Job Requirements:

  • Community Health Worker trained in Home based care, safe feeding choices promotion, the basics of ART and PrEP and adherence support via individual case management or post-natal club model (depending on client load)
  • Grade 12 qualification

  • Training in Basic HIV and Aids, STI and TB (HAST), HIV Counselling, Adherence counselling, and finger pricking. ROTF support counselling. Adherence clubs. Certificate in Couple counselling, RTCQI, disclosure and pediatric consent is advantageous.
  • Minimum one to two years’ experience as an HTS counsellor

  • Other technical skills required:
  • Knowledge of DoH HTS guidelines and protocols
  • General knowledge of health education
  • General knowledge of TB/HIV/PMTCT programme guidelines/counselling messages
  • Counselling skills

 Closing date: 20 May 2024

In our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and therefore has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful.

Unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be paid agency fees should their candidate be placed at Anova.

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