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19 May 2017

Treatment Adherence & Support Officer Job - Christian Health Association of Kenya

This position will support the provision of treatment adherence support and psychosocial services to Persons Living with HIV in supported facilities and to improve retention and treatment outcomes.

Location: Machakos with extensive travel to supported health facilities in Lower Eastern


Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • At least 3 years working experience in HIV programs
  • Familiarity with HIV community programs including peer education

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of treatment adherence and psychosocial support package including defaulter tracing, facility-community linkages and adolescent package of care through continuous onsite supervision and mentorship.
  • Strengthen HIV community mobilization activities and linkages with community-based organizations
  • Identifying training needs, plan, facilitate, and take part in training of health care workers and other stakeholders on adherence and psychosocial support and PHDP
  • Ensuring meaningful involvement of peer educators and mentor mothers in treatment adherence support activities.
  • Implementing evidence-based techniques and strategies to ensure quality programming in adherence and psychosocial and prevention activities under direction from the TAS specialist.
  • Identifying, documenting and sharing key lessons learnt on adherence and psychosocial support from health facilities and the community

How To Apply
Applications together with CVs, contacts of 2 referees and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates should be sent by Email or mail to the contact below.

The deadline for receiving all applications is May 28, 2017.  

Responses will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.

The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100, Nairobi
Tel. (020)4441920 / 0733-334419

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