Prevention Assistant X2 At Joint Clinical Research Centre, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-12-07
Expires 2024-01-07
ID #1808553558
Prevention Assistant X2 At Joint Clinical Research Centre, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified August 21, 2023


Job Description General Position Summary: The HIV prevention Assistant will provide technical assistance to HF staff and DHTs to ensure timely attainment and sustenance of quality HIV/AIDS prevention including Voluntary Male Medical circumcision (VMMC)core roles, Support for HTS and other prevention activities.Essential Job Responsibilities: • Design, monitor, implement and report on key activities related to VMMC scale up in the supported districts.• Mentor HCWs in relation to HIV /AIDS prevention services in supported districts with more focus on VMMC in keeping with the revised HIV guidelines• Provide on call/distance TA support for handling of complicated/adverse events following circumcision.• Support Quality Assurance of VMMC services in the supported districts/ facilities and recommend corrective action.• Work with other officers to ensure integration of all services in VMMC activities.• Provide technical assistance in planning related to VMMC activities in supported districts.Other prevention Activities • Mentor Healthcare workers on Prevention of comprehensive services for key and priority populations.• Supervise HIV testing services in the district of support.• Work with other district teams to monitor all services provision to clients in care.Qualifications, Knowledge And Experience:• The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, SWASA, Development Studies, Community and Adult Education, Community Psychology, Guidance and counseling, Public health or BSc. Nursing or Medicine• Evidence of having attended specialized training in Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision.• Evidence of having attended specialized training in HIV/AIDS.• At least 2 years’ experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship of HCWs in HIV/AIDS prevention within MoH structures and systems including Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision.• Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS management and prevention more including VMMC.• Good working knowledge of Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision as an HIV/AIDS prevention program, strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of VMMC programs.• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.• Riding skills with a valid riding license is a strong added advantage• Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Prevention assistant x2 at joint clinical research centre

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