FACES Program Peer Educators Jobs vacancy in Nyanza Kenya 2013

Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) in collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW).
It is a dynamic comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program in Kenya.
It is a rapidly expanding program.
Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking motivated, pro-active individuals to fill the following position of Peer Educators for SMS for PMTCT intervention within FACES Program.
Position: Peer Educators (Several Positions) 
Vacancy No. FN.-001-01-2013
Location: Nyanza (Suba, Mbita, Migori, Rongo, Nyatike and Kisumu)
  • Minimum of Form four educations.
  • HIV-positive female and enrolled at the district hospital
  • Has been on care for more than six months and adhering well to care and treatment
  • Must respect and protect the confidentiality of clients at all times.
  • Has disclosed HIV status to at least to one person within the household
  • Lives within the local community
  • Having been on ARVs is a plus
Key Responsibilities
  • Enroll pregnant mothers into the SMS service for PMTCT reminders intervention.
  • Defaulter tracing
  • Carry out general HIV Education and Health Talks to clients.
  • Assist the receptionist in filing and updating the registers
  • Assist the Pharmacist with pill packing, and self administration of drugs
  • Organize and conduct group adherence counseling under the supervision of a nurse or a CCHA
  • Assist with Adherence follow up at home, home visits and act as a treatment buddy.
  • Participate in the support group formation and peer educator’s meetings
  • Participating in group therapy’s within the support group and amongst the peers
  • Link the clients to the available service delivery points.
  • Document all performed activity for reporting at the end of the month
Application should include the following
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with e-mail address, telephone number
  • Copies of certificates
  • Two referees and one recommendation letter
Applications should be delivered or posted to the respective districts (Suba, Mbita, Migori, Nyatike, Rongo and Kisumu East) of interest so as to reach the above districts by 8th February 2013.
Human Resource Manager,
PMTCT SMS Intervention,
FACES Program
P.O. Box 614- 40100.

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