Jhpiego HIVST Community Mobilizer Recruitment
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Jhpiego HIVST Community Mobilizer Recruitment 2022/How Apply

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Job Title: HIVST Community Mobilizer

Locations: Abuja (FCT), Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Lagos
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 6 months (Initial contract of 3 months with possibility of renewal)
Slots: Abuja (6), Akwa Ibom (6), Rivers (6) and Lagos (10)

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Job Summary

  • The HIVST community mobilizer is responsible for the day-to-day community-based distribution of vouchers targeting key and vulnerable populations at risk of HIV.
  • S/he will work closely with and serve as primary liaison with participating community Pharmacists and Patent medicine vendors.
  • S/he will work closely with the community and form the link between the targeted beneficiaries and the participating PMVs/CPs and referral health facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine mapping / re-mapping of hot spots and size estimation where targeted populations are found
  • Ensure community distribution of vouchers targeting high risk hotspots and key populations in exchange for HIVST kits
  • Facilitate beneficiaries’ redemption of vouchers in exchange for HIVST kits at the closest patent medicine vendors (PMVs) and community pharmacists (CPs) within STAR Nigeria network
  • Ensure provision of adequate information to HIVST beneficiaries including detailed addresses of participating pharmacy retail outlets, commodity cost, contact details among others
  • Follow up with potential beneficiaries to facilitate CP / PMV visit, voucher redemption, HIV self-testing, confirmation and linkage to care as necessary, and ensure complete documentation
  • Support and link potential beneficiaries requesting HIVST kits from social media and other online platforms to appropriate PMVs / CPs
  • Support and facilitate coordination of logistics of oral and blood based HIVST, distribution to participating PMVs and CPs and issuance to beneficiaries
  • Facilitate counselling, referrals and linkages to confirmatory HTS and treatment for reactive clients and prevention services (PrEP) for non-reactive clients in both assisted and unassisted approach.
  • Ensure that all daily, weekly and monthly distribution and HIVST voucher redemption reports are generated and submitted to the TMA supervisor
  • Maintain a record of all voucher distribution and client details (descriptive addresses, phone numbers, voucher ID) and document accordingly.
  • Distribute HIV self-testing demand creation materials e.g., pamphlets, handbills, posters to increase awareness and promote community access
  • Provide mentorship to participating CPs and PMVs on HIVST best practices, documentation and reporting.
  • Monitor HIVST stock levels and track orders from participating CPs and PMVs.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications / Experience

  • CHO, CHEW, JCHEW, Nursing, Diploma in Social Work or any other equivalent discipline
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in HIV Counselling and Testing, supporting referral and linkages and community mobilization/ engagement
  • Experience in demand creation activities is an added advantage
  • Having a working android phone is compulsory
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be resident in the state and LGA applying for.

Note

  • CV and Cover Letter should be sent as one Word document
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org using the Job Title (e.g “HIVST Community Mobilizer, Akwa Ibom”) as the subject of the mail.

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