Sans Frontières (MSF)/ Doctors Without Borders India (DWBI)
is an international humanitarian medical aid organization working
in more than 70 countries worldwide. Médecins Sans Frontières is
neutral, impartial, independent, and not linked to any political
party or governmental body. Our teams provide emergency medical
assistance to people in need, irrespective of their nationality,
race or religion.In 1999 MSF was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as
recognition for its medical work in several continents.
Lay Counsellor Educator (3 positions)
Locations: Patna (1), Arah
(1) and Saran (1) in Bihar
Patna Advance HIV
Till 31st December 2021
closing date: 23 July 2021 Position: 01 for each
Applicants from the above-mentioned locations should only apply,
and for their respective ward.
Gross (INR): 24,880/- per month (non-negotiable).
days annual leave; 12 days paid leave as per specified list of
holidays; Sick/Casual leave of 12 days as per calendar year
(pro-rated based on hire date).
made for statutory benefit programs such as Provident Fund.
under accident insurance.
provides medical reimbursement for employees and their dependents
as per health care policy.
stimulating, professional environment in an international
basic counseling and/or educational activities to patients,
families, communities, following MSF protocols and
procedures, in order to improve the health condition of the
AND HIERARCHICAL LINES
and functionally accountable to the IEC Officer - Field.
RESPONSIBILTIES AND TASKS
promote the availability of MSF services.
out, individually or in group, basic counselling and/or
educational sessions, to patients, their families, hospital staff
and/or the community.
patients when necessary to other specialists or external actors
in order to provide the best available support.
and report specific information related to the target group.
files and statistics updated about the counselling and/or
testimonies to patients and in the community on own experiences
as a patient.
Objectives of the Job:
support MSF in rolling out the Community engagement strategy.
ensure community awareness about the specific disease, symptoms,
transmission, prevention and MSF treatment programme.
act as the representative of MSF-OCA in the promotion of health
education according to the MSF Charter and mandate.
assist in the assessment of humanitarian needs and emergency
interventions arising in the region and if needed, showing
flexibility, adaptability and commitment.
to the reduction of the HIV associated stigma in the community.
strengthen referral system from PHC´s.
follow-up the HIV patients through home visits & phone.
trace the Advanced HIV patients from selected project districts.
coordinate and collaborate with ASHA workers on HIV, PKDL and
respect MSF internal regulations , the contract and the present
be from the same district, applying for.
in local language(s), spoken & written.
skills to connect with the community effectively.
to work independently as well as part of a team.
and ability to act with accountability.
to organize and prioritize workload & taking initiative when
tolerance towards prejudices against PLHIV.
and ability to live and work in a rural setting.
have a two-wheeler with a valid license.
of MS Office and spoken English will be an asset.
years’ experience in the field of social work is an asset.
experience in community outreach in rural setting.
2 years’ experience in the field of HIV/AIDS.
apply for the above position:
clearly state which position
and Job location
you are applying
for and send CV and letter of motivation to apply for this
position (with phone number) not later than 23
without motivation letter will not be accepted.
Due to high
volume of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Note: We do not use any external recruitment
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