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Counsellor- Saksham Pravaah at TISS Mumbai: Apply by Aug 22: Expired

Applications are invited for Counsellor- Saksham Pravaah at TISS Mumbai for the year 2021. The last date of application is 22 August 2021.

About Saksham Pravaah

Saksham which means “Capable” or “Self- reliant” in Sanskrit is a TISS project that implements counselling services for Drug Resistant (DR) TB patients in collaboration with the Mumbai District Tuberculosis (TB) Control Society (MDTCS). The programme supported by the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria was initiated in August 2014.

Eligibility

Post graduate in Social Work (Health & Mental Health or Public Health or Community Organization)/ M.A. (Counselling or Clinical Psychology)/ Master in Public Health/ Master in Health Administration. MSW in HR will not be considered.

Essential

  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience in health related counselling. E.g., HIV/AIDS, RCH, TB, STI, ART, suicide prevention.
  • Good communication skills – written as well as spoken – in English, Hindi and local Language.
  • Knowledge of MS Office-Word, Excel and PPT.
  • Willingness to travel within the assigned district.
  • Willingness to work with TB patients and their caregivers.
  • Local candidates will be preferred.
Responsibilities
  • Register Drug Resistant (DR) TB patients for counselling services and provide regular counselling to ensure treatment adherence.
  • Undertake home visits to DR TB patients within the district for providing follow up counselling
  • Provide counseling services to family members of the DR TB patients and refer them for TB diagnosis if required
  • Liaise with District TB staff to monitor treatment adherence of TB patient at community level
  • Improve TB-HIV linkages and link with ART centers.
  • Link DR TB patients to social protection schemes and other health services as required
  • Ensure timely documentation & reporting as per program need.
  • Maintain registers and records as per Saksham, TISS guidelines
  • Attend quarterly meetings as specified by Saksham, TISS

Duration

Till March 2022.

Application

Interested candidates can register via this page.

Important date

Last date of application: 22 August 2021.

Salary

Remuneration CTC: Rs. 17,000/- per month.

Click here to view the official notification of Counsellor- Saksham Pravaah at TISS Mumbai.


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