Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust

Zimbabwe Institute of HIV & AIDS Trust HIV & AIDS Counseling, Care and Support
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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. 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

13/07/2020

Certificate of Competency in Rapid HIV Testing

TOPICS:-

Overview of HIV & AIDS
Integration of Rapid HIV Testing in Prevention
Overview of HIV Testing Technologies
Quality Assurance in Rapid HIV Testing
Safety at Rapid Testing Site
Managing Stock at Rapid HIV Testing Site
Documents and Records
Professional Ethics

Target Group:-
Medical Doctors, Nurses, Counselors and any other cadres with proof of registration with any medical profession related council or association.

Structure:-
One Week, 08:00 – 16:00hrs
Concurrent Theory and Practical Testing

Dates: - 20 – 24 July 2020

For Details Contact : - 0776932190, [email protected],
17418 Flanagan Road, Hillside, Harare

*NB - 5 Continuing Health Education Points will be given to all health professionals for submission to relevant councils.
Offered in collaboration with the Medical and Laboratory Clinical Scientist Council of Zimbabwe a body which conducts all Rapid HIV Trainings in the country

06/07/2020
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Program Manager: AIDS Counselling Trust (ACT)
Deadline: 17 July 2020

AIDS COUNSELLING TRUST (ACT) is a non-profit organisation that was registered under the Private Voluntary Act on 7 June, 1989. The purpose for its establishment was to complement government initiatives in the prevention of HIV infection, strengthening and provision of care and support to people living with HIV and AIDS and their families. The vision of ACT is a Zimbabwe whose citizens are empowered and participating meaningfully in all developmental processes while enjoying their rights and a life of dignity. The organisation’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of vulnerable communities to respond to development issues including HIV & AIDS.

ACT implements its programmes based on the Rights Based Approach. This means, the people's needs, their participation, involvement and sustainability of interventions are pivotal to reducing the communities & vulnerability.

In order to successfully implement its programmes, ACT is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Program Manager based in Harare. The successful candidate will be employed on a fixed term contract for an initial period of 6 months. Continuity of employment will be based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Job Function
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will oversee all programming, including ensuring the technical quality of services and adherence to work plan. He/she will work with the Program Management Team and the Finance and Administration Manager to ensure successful implementation of the programmes.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for overseeing all programming, including ensuring technical quality of services and adherence to work plan targets; Annual Program Reports (APR) and Semi-Annual Program Reports(S/APR); Work with programme officers to decide on targets; Oversee the development and execution of action plans; Monitor the implementation of plans and work with the Executive Director to facilitate operational capacity building initiatives; Facilitate technical capacity building for programme officers; Support efforts to coordinate with local government and private sector partners; Support the roll out of national initiatives intended to improve the technical quality of programming; Responsible for integrated and comprehensive child rights programming; Responsible for overseeing program start-up and close-out; Deputise the Executive Director in his /her absence.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Experience and Other Requirements
A minimum of a first degree in Social Science, Education or other relevant fields; At least five years of relevant experience, three of which must be at senior management level; Post graduate qualifications in Project Management, Counselling and other relevant fields would be an added advantage; Literate in relevant computer applications; Clean class 4 driver’s licence is a must.

To apply
Applicants should send a cover letter describing interest, qualifications, contactable references and CV to [email protected] cc [email protected].org.zw or hand deliver at Number 15 Rowland Square Milton Park, Harare. Applications should be clearly marked with the position applied for in the email subject line. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. ACT is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

03/07/2020
Kubatana

Kubatana

2 (Two) x GBV Counsellors: Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MoWACSMED)
Deadline: 10 July 2020

The Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MoWACSMED) recognizes Gender Based Violence (GBV) as a protection priority, but one with extremely limited resources for comprehensiveness as most communities lack access to basic gender based violence response services such as health care, psycho-social support and legal aid. In this respect, The Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development with support from UNFPA shall be undertaking Mobile One Stop Centre campaigns in Sanyati and Chegutu Districts in Mashonaland West Province. This is with the aim of ensuring access to comprehensive GBV prevention and response services to the community especially during the Covid-19 lockdown period where access to services has been difficult due to restrictions in movement.

To apply
Get more information and apply online here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/gdxzj2ovb8z414l/FINAL%20Advert%20Sanyati%20and%20Chegutu%20Mobile%20Counsellors2020%281%29.docx?dl=0

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30/06/2020

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29/06/2020
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Team Leader: Faith Community Initiative (FCI Community)
Deadline: 10 July 2020

Reports to: Directly to Provincial Technical Officer, Provincial SI Officer

HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Support - Faith Community Initiative (HPCTS-FCI). The Team Leader of the FCI Community Post is a nurse with overall oversight of the community post. She/ He is responsible for the smooth running of the community post and is responsible for the onsite staff and FCI champions. She /He plans, organises, monitors and evaluates the activities of the site to reach the target populations; men, children and adolescents.

Details
Responsible for the overall day-to-day running of the community post including coordinating, support and supervision of the staff attached to the community post; data clerk, counsellor, FCI champions and driver; Planning for the site routine HIV prevention, care and treatment support activities; Ensure clients visiting the community post and those being attended to in the community are well served, taking into accounts all the principles of customer care; Ensures there is adherence to targeted approaches to reach men, adolescents and children; Keep a complete and accurate inventory of medicines, HTS consumables and supplies at the community post, monitor and supervise their usage and in liaison with the ZACH logistics unit and the parent facility Sister-In-Charge, ensuring that there are no stock outs; Ensures adequate stocks of referral slips, community post supplies and infection prevention and control utilities; Clinical assessment and management of PLHIV (new and old clients); Antiretroviral therapy, Screening and prevention of specific OIs including TB, Reproductive Health Services (syndromic management of STIs), GBV; Provide ARVs for pre and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP); Provision of TB preventive therapy (TPT); Ensures high viral load (VL) coverage and implementation of differentiated service delivery models (DSD); Support retention activities such as effective referral through use of referral slips and defaulter identification and tracking; Maintaining HIV/TB programme Monitoring and Evaluation by ensuring the availability and proper use of M&E Tools; Submit daily statistics updates on a shared platform – Official WhatsApp group; Submit weekly and monthly reports of the community post to the Provincial FCI Technical Officer; Submit monthly consumption reports to the ZACH logistics unit and the parent facility Sister-In-Charge; Keep the parent facility Sister-In-Charge informed of all activities during the daily motivational talk at the parent facility; Reviews all data collection tools to ensure completeness of patient’s files and key registers such as Pre-ART, ART, ESTA 4, ESTA 5 and many others and taking the appropriate action.

Required Qualifications
Minimum of a Registered General Nurse qualification; HIV Rapid testing qualification and experience in OI clinic a distinct advantage; Previous management experience would be an added advantage; Good standing with the community being served is a must; Good knowledge of English and report writing skills required

Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies
Quality TB/ HIV services provided at the community post, with good customer care; Timely submission of reports; Fostering integration and teamwork; Communicating in a credible and effective way

To apply
Interested and qualified persons meeting the above criteria should submit written applications and detailed CV quoting on the envelope the position applied for to: The Executive Director, 160 Baines Avenue, P. O. Box 1556, HARARE Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

09/04/2020
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08/04/2020
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24/03/2020

2 (Two) x Nurse Tester: Local NGO
Deadline: 30 March 2020

A local NGO providing integrated HIV services within Matabeleland South Province seeks qualified candidates to fill the above position.

Purpose of Job
To provide comprehensive and quality HIV counselling and testing integrated health services to clients with the aim of ensuring that all eligible clients are linked to care and treatment to promote healthy lives through continuum of care.

Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct community-based HIV testing and counselling and integrated health services; Facilitate referrals and linkage to HIV treatment and care; Defaulter Tracking; Recording and reporting of activities on paper and DHIS2 based platforms; Recording the HTS in the Community HTS Register; Participating in data deduplication and verification activities prior to the reporting period; Conducts outreach and community service planning and implementation with MOHCC and other implementing partners; In liaison with other PSI field staff participates in demand creation activities for HTS and other HIV services

Qualifications and Experience
Diploma in Nursing/Certificate in Primary Care Nursing; Systemic counselling Course; Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing is mandatory; Training and experience in OI/ART is an added advantage; At least 3 years of work experience, with demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a distinct advantage; Experience in the HTS Program.

Applications containing detailed curriculum vitae with three references should be addressed to: The Director, MAC, 97 A. J. Tongogara Street, Bulawayo. Applications may be delivered to the above address or emailed to: [email protected]

21/03/2020
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Kubatana

2 (Two) x Nurse Tester: Local NGO
Deadline: 30 March 2020

A local NGO providing integrated HIV services within Matabeleland South Province seeks qualified candidates to fill the above position.

Purpose of Job
To provide comprehensive and quality HIV counselling and testing integrated health services to clients with the aim of ensuring that all eligible clients are linked to care and treatment to promote healthy lives through continuum of care.

Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct community-based HIV testing and counselling and integrated health services; Facilitate referrals and linkage to HIV treatment and care; Defaulter Tracking; Recording and reporting of activities on paper and DHIS2 based platforms; Recording the HTS in the Community HTS Register; Participating in data deduplication and verification activities prior to the reporting period; Conducts outreach and community service planning and implementation with MOHCC and other implementing partners; In liaison with other PSI field staff participates in demand creation activities for HTS and other HIV services

Qualifications and Experience
Diploma in Nursing/Certificate in Primary Care Nursing; Systemic counselling Course; Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing is mandatory; Training and experience in OI/ART is an added advantage; At least 3 years of work experience, with demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a distinct advantage; Experience in the HTS Program.

Applications containing detailed curriculum vitae with three references should be addressed to: The Director, MAC, 97 A. J. Tongogara Street, Bulawayo. Applications may be delivered to the above address or emailed to: [email protected]

18/03/2020

6 (Six) x Nurse Counsellors: Adult Rape Clinic
Deadline: 20 March 2020

Location: 2 x Gokwe, 2 x Kadoma, 2 x Masvingo

Are you interested in doing work on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV)? Do you have hands on experience working in the NGO sector on human rights and Gender Based Violence?

ARC (Adult Rape Clinic) is a Non-Governmental Registered Organization working to deliver medicolegal and counselling services to survivors of sexual violence, as well as promote awareness on prevention of sexual violence.

We are looking for an experienced Nurse-Counsellor based in Gokwe, Zimbabwe. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Nurse-Counsellor is responsible for the successful and efficient execution of clinic duties involving service provision and support to survivors of SGBV. The position also works closely with the Financial Administrator.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Clinic: Provision of psycho-social support to survivors and their support systems; Clinical Management of SGBV, including: Rapid HIV and pregnancy testing; Administration of PEP, ECP and STI Prophylaxis/treatment; Record-keeping of drugs and test kits; Medical examination and collection of forensic specimens; Ensuring proper storage and chain of custody for the specimens; Providing follow-up care and reminders to survivors of their impending appointments. Ensuring that affidavits are commissioned; Attending staff, departmental and other meetings; Collection of data for health information and research purposes; Consolidation of monthly statistics; Disbursing survivor transport reimbursements

Outreach: Provide support in outreach and information awareness activities

Education
Diploma in General Nursing; Qualification in Counselling; Diploma in Midwifery can be an added advantage; Qualification in Rapid HIV Testing; Training in SGBV management, care and support (5-day theoretical training with two weeks of practical training at a recognised SGBV Clinic).

Knowledge and Experience
A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience, including experience in nursing and counselling; Knowledge of sexual violence and gender issues and relevant international human rights standards; Experience in community mobilisation and facilitating meetings

Other Requirements
Good interpersonal communication skills; Ability to respect survivor confidentiality

Languages
Fluency in oral and written English is essential; Ability to communicate in local languages

Proficiency in the use of computers for:
Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft PowerPoint

Working Conditions
This is a contract position whose extension is dependent on the availability of funding.

To apply
Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualification and experience should be submitted Adult Rape Clinic, Ward C9, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Mazowe Street, or email to [email protected] Please indicate preferred location. Only those meeting the above requirements will be responded to. The Adult Rape Clinic employment policy is based on gender and human right approaches, therefore offers opportunities to all.

18/03/2020

Counsellor: Family Support Trust (FST)
Deadline: 20 March 2020

Location: Beitbridge

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to work as Counsellor

Duties
Conduct counselling to survivors of sexual and gender based violence; Provide psychosocial support to survivors of sexual and gender based violence and their families; Establish relationships with other service providers to ensure that survivors get holistic services.

Qualifications
Social Science Degree (Social Work, Psychology and Counselling); A counselling diploma

Advantages
Proven record of working with children and families under difficult conditions; 3 years working experience in a related post; A Class 4 drivers licence is a must; Ability to speak in Venda is a must.

To apply
If you meet the above requirements please mail your application letter and CV to: [email protected]

Address

44 Selous Avenue
Harare
+263

Opening Hours

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

Telephone

+2630774220858

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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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