TB HIV Care Vacancies 2022 – Psychosocial Counsellor

Website TB HIV Care

Job Description:

To provide professional and holistic psychosocial services by assessing the needs of PWID drop in centre’s clients within key populations programme in TB HIV Care, including implementing interventions and processes to meet these needs.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Educates clients on Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT), prepares clients for MAT, and supports clients who are accessing/re-accessing MAT
  • Assists with the identification of advocacy issues
  • Educates clients and their families around harm reduction, substance use, dependence and treatment and maintenance modalities
  • Follows up on referrals from the fieldwork team and management team, with regards to psychosocial needs arising in the course of illness or substance use disorders to carry out interventions and provide feedback
  • Performs and coordinates comprehensive psychological assessments and counselling of clients at the drop in centre (DIC)

Job Requirements:

  • Two (2) years’ experience and/or training in working with people who use drugs
  • Fluent in English and another South African language
  • One-year certificate in Counselling from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be registered with HPCSA
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license
  • Grade 12

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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