Counsellor (Abbottabad & Swat)
|Responsible to:||Focal DFS, Regional Coordinator & Program Manager|
|Essential Job description||§ Counsel registered TB patients in the assigned health facilities for treatment adherence and completion.
§ Counsel eligible family members of Bacteriologically Positive Patient for screening and LTBI/TB preventive treatment
§ Conduct household visits of Bacteriologically positive TB patients for counseling of their families for screening and LTBI treatment (eligible members only) on need basis
§ Counselling of Rifampicin Resistant TB patients who refused to get registered at PMDT sites
§ Maintain record of patients counselled and followed up till outcome declaration
§ Facilitate District Field Supervisor in follow up and counselling of the refusals/ lost to follow up patients and ensure treatment adherence and completion.
§ Develop and follow the monthly work plan in coordination with the supervisor
§ Conduct training sessions/ provide support in capacity building/on job training of field staff of the assigned district on communication and counseling skills on regular basis
§ Ensure timely LTBI/preventive treatment data collection and provision to implementing partners for analysis
§ Prepare field progress report based on the work plan and submit on monthly basis to the supervisor
§ Facilitate Project Manager / Regional Coordinator and others officials during field M&E visit in the respective area.
§ To conduct regular visits of Bac positive patients for contact screening registered for presumptive identification and examination to exclude LTBI for giving them TPT.
§ Support the digitalization of all PPM data and facilitate the BMGF staff during their field visits.
§ Prepare and submission of his weekly work plan to RC and Headoffice along with activity report of the previous week.
§ To keep secrets of all the official matters, while assisting the management.
§ Any other task or responsibility as assigned by the Project Manager/ Regional Coordinator from time to time.
§ Strict and timely compliance of the office orders/instructions issued by H.O from time to time.
|§ Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership|
Works Directly With:
|§ Will work directly with local DFS under supervision of focal DFS, Regional Coordinator and Project Manager.|
|Qualifications/Skills:||§ Bachelors with minimum of two years’ experience of working in development sector as counselor/similar role.
§ Qualified Psychologists will be given preference.
§ Excellent communication, counselling, coordination and training skills require.
§ Fluency in written and spoken English, Urdu, Pashtu will be a plus.
§ Good computer skills including MS Office (MS Word, Excel and Power Point)
§ At least 2 years of relevant work experience with national and International organization preferably in health sector.
§ Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues
§ Strong morals viz. honesty, transparency, generosity, and respect
§ Well motivated, team member able to work alone and/or without supervision
§ Duty Stations: Abbotabad., Swat (Residents possessing District domicile of the concerned district will be given preference).
§ Maximum age limit: 35 years
§ Mandatory documents: Valid Driving License Motor Car/Motor Cycle
§ Personal Laptop is mandatory