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REF NO: TPA/FYJ/12/2023

Position summary

The Adherence Counselor will work under the overall supervision of the health facility in charge/CCC in- Charge His/her will provide psychosocial counselling in line with the National ART guidelines to achieve maximum adherence outcomes as informed by program priority indicator areas/targets


  • Prepare clients to initiate treatment and help set goals for their treatment.
  • Help clients develop an understanding of their treatment and its challenges while helping clients develop good treatment-taking behavior
  • Conduct psychosocial support and work with identified expert clients to roll out patient self-management over the long term
  • Support facilities in rolling out differentiated model of care for all stable patients
  • Conduct daily line listing of treatment defaulters and actively carry out follow up and tracing of defaulters and re initiating treatment
  • Ensure treatment linkage and defaulter registers are up to date
  • In collaboration with the HIV Testing Services (HTS) Counsellors, support Assisted Partner Notification Services (APNS)-Line listing, Index client contact tracing and documenting of client outcome
  • Prepare monthly reports on testing and linkage rate
  • Coordinate with other CCC staff to facilitate PSSG and patient self-management meetings
  • Participate in work improvement team and other multidisciplinary meetings as required
  • Responsible for coordinating the activities of OTZ champions and Peer educators in the facilities.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor
  • HIV Service Delivery Program Deliverables
  • HTS_TST_POS>95%
  • Linkage to care and treatment>95%
  • Retention on treatment>95%
  • Viral load suppression>95%
  • TB-ICF>95%
  • IPT uptake>95% of eligible clients


  • Diploma in counseling/psychology from a recognized institution degree will be an added advantage
  • 2 years’ experience in adherence counselling and working with PLHIV in CCC set up
  • NASCOP training on adherence counselling will be an added advantage.
  •  Good report writing skills

 How To Apply

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to by 14th December 2023 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number TPA/FYJ /12/2023 as the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

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