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14 Apr 2023

Contract Treatment Support Level B at Right to Care Malawi

RIGHT TO CARE MALAWI – Posted by Jobs4MW Likoma

Job Description

Fixed term position until 30 September 2023 – LIKOMA ISLAND MALAWI

Job summary:

The role of an Expert Client is to provide peer education, ART adherence counselling and psychosocial support to all PLHIV in their catchment area.

Key responsibilities

1. Pre-enrollment support and Linkage

  • Health education for demand creation for HIV related services
  • Conduct patient ART preparedness
  • Pre-enrollment tracing for linkage to ART initiation

2. Defaulter Tracing & management

  • In liaison with treatment supporter, compile missed appointments as defined by partner SOP, in the allocated catchment area
  • Make phone calls and conduct home visits for clients that miss appointments.
  • Conduct at least two tracing attempts for all clients registered as defaulters.
  • On a weekly basis, submit the tracing outcome report to the site supervisor for completion of the master tracing register.
  • Work with treatment supporter to ensure documentation of true outcomes of clients traced in the patient master cards and EMRS.

3. Psychosocial Support

  • Establish PSSGs for various categories of clients.
  • Organize psychosocial support group meetings.
  • In conjunction with the treatment supporter prepare a monthly schedule for all the support groups activities
  • Conduct disclosure sessions with respective clients
  • Maintain PSSGs records i.e., PSSG register, Minutes Book, etc.
  • Conduct positive living counseling sessions with all clients
  • Support referral of clients from community groups to facilities

4. Support Viral Load Monitoring

  • Health education for demand creation of viral load testing.
  • Screening for VL testing eligibility, and referral of eligible clients to facility for Viral Load testing
  • Actively trace ART clients who have not been notified of their High VL results and refer to facility for IAC

5. Monitoring

  • Participate in all scheduled meetings and submit their reports; bring all registers to these meetings
  • Document all sessions conducted at various service delivery points in appropriate reporting tools
  • From time to time liaise with the Health Surveillance Assistant responsible for his/her catchment area on issues related to improving service delivery.
  • Participate in all required trainings.

Minimum qualifications


Required competencies, skills, and experience.

· Ability to read and write in relevant local language Literacy in English is an advantage

· Empathic and passionate for HIV related work.

· Ability and willingness to ride a bicycle.

· Should have stayed within the catchment area for not less than a year.

· Strong interpersonal skills to engage staff and community members.

· First – hand experience in ART and/or treatment support is an advantage

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Job Categories: Health Jobs. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: Jobs in Likoma Island and NGO Jobs.


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