Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust

Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust HIV & AIDS Counseling, Care and Support The Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust was founded in December 2009. It was founded by a group of medical doctors with aim of participating in fighting HIV & AIDS through information dissemination.
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The Institute was registered as a Trust on the 16th February 2010, Notarial Deed of Trust registration number MA144/2010. It was then registered as training institute with Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education

Mission: To provide quality education and training and to embody the aspirations of the Zimbabwean people and the global community through creation, preservation, integration, transmission and utilization of knowledge

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21/10/2020
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Two (2) x Nurse Counsellors: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 23 October 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Beitbridge and Chirundu

Background
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections. CeSHHAR is implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program in Zimbabwe is focused on reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% by September 2021. The DREAMS program is being implemented in nine priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe i.e. Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Mazowe, Makoni, Mutare, Mangwe, Beitbridge and Gwanda. Under CeSHHAR the DREAMS Project primary role in is to deliver a comprehensive service to Young Women Selling Sex.

Job description
Performing routine physical examination on all clients i.e. temp, B/P, pulse and routine vaginal examination on all women; Providing treatment and care for sexually transmitted infections and other reproductive health concerns according to National Guidelines; Performing rapid syphilis testing; Prescription and dispensing of drugs; Performing Rapid HIV testing in accordance with national algorithm; Pre and post-test counselling and risk reduction; Giving appropriate supportive counselling, referral and follow up; Offering family planning counselling services – ability to insert Long acting contraceptive devices; Maintaining proper documentation of all clinical and laboratory procedures on all program clients; Update and maintenance of clinical records; Ordering drugs clinic sundries at clinic level; Compiling of weekly ,monthly and quarterly statistics and clinic reports; Doing any other duties as assigned by the program coordinator; Scheduling of mobile clinic visit; Integration of referrals, layering and linkages to other implementing DREAMS partners.

Requirements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications; Good knowledge on use of Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a requirement; Preference will be given to those having experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations or Civil Society Organization in HIV/AIDS related programmes; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.

Qualifications
Diploma /degree in General nursing. Post basic training is an added advantage; Certificate in Rapid HIV certificate; ART Training; Forensic certificate; Certificate / diploma in counselling an added advantage; Family planning with Jadelle insertion. Experience with key populations

To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

21/10/2020
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Two (2) x Outreach Workers: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 23 October 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Beitbridge and Victoria Falls

Background
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections. CeSHHAR is implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program in Zimbabwe is focused on reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% by September 2021. The DREAMS program is being implemented in nine priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe i.e. Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Mazowe, Makoni, Mutare, Mangwe, Beitbridge and Gwanda. Under CeSHHAR the DREAMS Project primary role in is to deliver a comprehensive service to Young Women Selling Sex.

Job description
Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator, and under direct supervision of the Site Managers, the Outreach Workers will be responsible for the following tasks: Identifying and recruitment of peer navigators; Mentoring peer navigators in outreach and micro planning activities; Reaching out regularly to sex workers with STI/HIV preventive packages at identified sites with the assistance of peer navigators; Conducting regular outreach visits and meetings with sex workers to enhance access to STI/HIV services; Identifying hotspots, doing size estimation of sex worker populations and validation exercises in those hotspots; Providing information and educating sex workers on the risk of STI/HIV transmission and prevention, testing services and its benefits, and treatment services; Routinely encouraging, facilitating and following up sex workers for regular STI/HIV testing; Maintaining records of their activities and report to the Clinic Managers on a weekly basis; Regularly distributing condoms and lubricants and demonstrating condom use; Data capturing and report writing on program activities at sites; Performing other tasks related to the programme as assigned by the supervisor whenever required

Requirements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications; Good knowledge on use of Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Preference will be given to those having experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations or Civil Society Organization in HIV/AIDS related programmes; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.

Qualifications
A degree in social sciences; Counseling diploma and experience in HIV/AIDS counseling and added advantage; Demonstrable experience and interest in community outreach work, ability to do community mobilization, create rapport with personnel from collaborating or associate institutions and work independently but within a team framework; Current and valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Ethics is an advantage; Experience working with vulnerable populations (sex workers) an added advantage

To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Patient-mix, programmatic characteristics, retention and predictors of attrition among patients starting antiretroviral ...
20/10/2020
Patient-mix, programmatic characteristics, retention and predictors of attrition among patients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) before and after the implementation of HIV “Treat All” in Zimbabwe

Patient-mix, programmatic characteristics, retention and predictors of attrition among patients starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) before and after the implementation of HIV “Treat All” in Zimbabwe

Background Since the scale-up of the HIV “Treat All” recommendation, evidence on its real-world effect on predictors of attrition (either death or lost to follow-up) is lacking. We conducted a retrospective study using Zimbabwe ART program data to assess the association between “Treat All” a...

13/10/2020
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Six (6) x Clinic Clerk: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 15 October 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Mazowe; Beitbridge; Gwanda; Mangwe; Makoni; Chipinge

Background
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections. CeSHHAR is implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program in Zimbabwe is focused on reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% by September 2021. The DREAMS program is being implemented in nine priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe i.e. Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Mazowe, Makoni, Mutare, Mangwe, Beitbridge and Gwanda. Under CeSHHAR the DREAMS Project primary role in is to deliver a comprehensive service to Young Women Selling Sex.

Job description
Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator, and under direct supervision of the Clinic Managers, the Clinic Clerk will be responsible for the following tasks: Assigning and recording clients new record numbers; Verify existing client record numbers; Cleaning, stocking and supplying designated facility areas; Performing and documenting routine inspection and maintenance activities; Carry out heavy cleaning tasks and special projects; Notify management of occurring clinic deficiencies or needs for repair; Stock and maintain supply rooms; Cooperate with the rest of the team; Follow all health and safety regulations.

Requirements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications; Good knowledge on use of Microsoft word, excel and power point; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Preference will be given to those having experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations or Civil Society Organization in HIV/AIDS related programmes; Experience working in a reproductive research environment and working with vulnerable populations (sex workers) is an added advantage; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.
Sex Workers are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications
Proven working experience as a cleaner; Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies; Must have 5 O’Levels; A mature person who is well organized; Fluent in English, Shona or Ndebele; A current Good Clinical Practice certificate and Ethics is an added advantage.

To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

13/10/2020
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Six (6) x Junior Outreach Worker: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 15 October 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Mazowe; Mangwe; Makoni; Gwanda; Beitbridge; Chipinge

Background
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections. CeSHHAR is implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program in Zimbabwe is focused on reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by 40% by September 2021. The DREAMS program is being implemented in nine priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe i.e. Bulawayo, Chipinge, Gweru, Mazowe, Makoni, Mutare, Mangwe, Beitbridge and Gwanda. Under CeSHHAR the DREAMS Project primary role in is to deliver a comprehensive service to Young Women Selling Sex.

Job description
Under the overall supervision of the Programme Coordinator, and under direct supervision of the Nurse Counsellor, the Junior Outreach Workers will be responsible for the following tasks: Facilitate referrals, layering and linkages to other implementing DREAMS partners; Assist with management of peer educators and empowerment workers; Reaching out regularly with STI/HIV preventive packages for Young women selling sex/sex workers at identified sites with the assistance of peer educators; Conducting and facilitating the DREAMS Lite package to young women selling sex; Assist in maintaining mapping of Sex Work hotspots; Providing information and educating sex workers on the risk of STI/HIV transmission and prevention, testing services and its benefits, and treatment services; Routinely encouraging, facilitating and following up for regular STI/HIV testing among these populations; Maintaining records of their activities and report to the Nurse Counsellor on a weekly basis; Regularly distributing condoms and demonstrating condom use; Performing other tasks related to the programme as assigned by the supervisor whenever required; Assisting in keeping the DREAMS GIRLS vibrant.

Requirements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications; Willing to learn new skills; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required. Must be or between the ages of 19-24years.

Qualifications
Must be a former Peer Educator; Should be a sex worker; Demonstrable experience and interest in community outreach work, ability to do community mobilization, create rapport with personnel from collaborating or associate institutions and work independently but within a team framework.

To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

12/10/2020
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Seven (7) x Nurse Counsellor: CeSHHAR Zimbabwe
Deadline: 15 October 2020 (4:30pm)

Duty Station: Harare x 1, Bulawayo x 1, Gweru x 1, Mutare x 1, Makoni x 2, Chipinge x 1

Background
CeSHHAR Zimbabwe is an organization that specializes in sexual health, HIV and AIDS research in Zimbabwe. CeSHHAR in collaboration with the MOHCC and NAC is implementing a National Sex Work Programme aimed at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission among female, male and transgender sex workers thereby reducing HIV transmission and acquisition to and from their clients. Low consistent condom use, risk of drug use and increasing transactional sex are some of the common reasons that put these key populations at risk of acquiring STI and HIV infection. Therefore, reaching these populations and increasing awareness and access to STI & HIV prevention, testing and treatment services are fundamental to reducing transmission of STI and HIV infections.

Job description
Performing routine physical examination on all clients i.e. temp, B/P, pulse and routine vaginal examination on all women; Providing treatment and care for sexually transmitted infections and other reproductive health concerns according to National Guidelines; Performing rapid syphilis testing; Prescription and dispensing of drugs; Performing Rapid HIV testing in accordance with national algorithm; Pre and post-test counselling and risk reduction; Giving appropriate supportive counselling, referral and follow up; Offering family planning counselling services – ability to insert Long acting contraceptive devices; Maintaining proper documentation of all clinical and laboratory procedures on all program clients; Update and maintenance of clinical records; Ordering drugs clinic sundries at clinic level; Compiling of weekly ,monthly and quarterly statistics and clinic reports; Doing any other duties as assigned by the program coordinator; Scheduling of mobile clinic visit; Integration of referrals, layering and linkages to other implementing DREAMS partners.

Requirements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications; Good knowledge on use of Microsoft word, excel and power point; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a requirement; Preference will be given to those having experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations or Civil Society Organization in HIV/AIDS related programmes; Expected to work outside of normal office hours as required.

Qualifications
Diploma /degree in General nursing. Post basic training is an added advantage; Certificate in Rapid HIV certificate; ART Training; Forensic certificate; Certificate / diploma in counselling an added advantage; Family planning with Jadelle insertion. Experience with key populations

To apply
If you are interested in the above position please email your CV and application cover letter to [email protected] Indicate the position and duty station you are applying for in the subject line. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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The Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust was founded in December 2009. It was founded with the aim of contributing towards the fight of the HIV pandemic through capacity building and information dissemination. The Institute is registered as a Trust, Notarial Deed of Trust registration number MA144/2010. It is also registered as training institution with the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education.

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