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80 NURSE COUNSELORS Job Opportunities At Medical Teams International, Ajira Mpya Medical Teams International, Nafasi Za Kazi Medical Teams International.

Job Summary
  • Responsible for coordinating professional and peer counseling services and organizing community outreach and sensitization activities.
Reports to Direct: Nurse Officer

  • Plan and perform the delivery of the counseling services, including individual and group counselling related to HIV, SGBV, nutrition and more areas, and establish follow up plans to ensure clients are fully supported
  • Participate in ART Clinic activities including providing counselling before and after clients take HIV test and referring clients to begin ARV treatment
  • Perform nursing care for admitted and outpatient clients
  • Organize community education and sensitization activities on public health concerns
  • Refer patients to other specialists for further assistance, when necessary, in order to propose the best support available
  • Conduct home visits to current clients and referrals, where relevant
  • Ensure counselling services are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics and that client confidentiality is maintained in accordance with professional guidelines and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Utilize Peer Educators to assist in home visits, community outreach and peer counselling activities
  • Recruit, manage and appraise counseling volunteers, known as ‘expert clients’, and provide development and training opportunities
  • Maintain records and submit to supervisor according to schedule
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentor-ship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Certificate in nursing (Enrolled nurse)
  • Valid practicing license is required
  • Additional training in HIV counselling is an added advantage
  • 2 years of experience providing nursing care
  • Experience providing HIV counseling is an added advantage
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of counseling principles and practices
  • Knowledge of HIV and SGBV related topics
  • Skilled in applying counselling principles to improve the psycho-social well-being of clients
  • Skilled in building relationships that make clients feel supported
  • Skilled in using behavior change strategies to motivate clients to adhere to HIV treatment plans
  • Skilled in organizing community education activities
  • Skilled in presenting information to a group
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to be trustworthy and maintain confidentiality
  • Keen interest in mentoring staff
  • Ability to hold staff accountable to work responsibilities, MTI protocol and ethical standards
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
  • This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
Documents to be attached with application 
  • CV/Resume (in English)
  • Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document)
  • Academic Certificate
  • Registration Certificate from Pharmacy Council of Tanzania
  • Recommendation Letter from previous employer
  • Copy of police report or letter of good character from local government
  • Copy of Certificate of Service from previous employer
Application Procedure:
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as “NURSE COUNSELOR” , including 3 work related referees to
Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period at the bottom of your CV
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12th December 2019 5.00PM


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