Prison Peer Mobilizers (PPM)

Posted By: Uttar Pradesh Welfare For People Living With Hiv/Aids Society


Not Specified

Program Implementation

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

Specific Job Responsibilities:

• Sensitize Prisons’ and OCS officials on health rights of the inmates and about the services to be delivered under the program.

• Coordinate with district health functionaries and other stakeholders to ensure their support in providing testing and treatment facilities to the inmates.

• Get permissions from Prisons and OCS and organize HIV, TB, STI and HCV screening camps with support of local SA-ICTCs, DTO, DSRC, and NVHCP officials.

• Facilitate establishment of District Oversight Committee (DOC) involving prisons, OCS, district health functionaries (such as DAPCU / DNO, DTO, TI projects, DLNs / CSC, SA-ICTC, DSRC, other health officials) and ensure regular meetings of the DOC to develop a coordination mechanism at the district level.

• Sensitise prison officials on issues related to HIV and other infectious diseases and conduct site-sensitization activities

• Coordinate with prison and OCS officials for the selection of the Prison Peer Volunteers (PPV).

• Train the PPVs on HIV and other related health issues and the project’s intervention model

• Organise various IEC and recreation activities inside prisons and OCS (such as mass awareness generation sessions, group counselling sessions, competitive games and activities)

• Educate inmates on prevention and harm reduction, positive living and treatment adherence through IEC/BCC activities and one-to-one and group counselling.

• Work in close coordination with the local SA-ICTC, ARTC, DSRC, DTO, and OST centers to ensure HIV, STI, and TB testing and treatment services for prisons and OCS inmates

• Saturate the coverage of inmates in prisons and OCS allocated to the PPM, and ensure HIV services for all new inmates

• Coordinate with prison and OCS authorities and district health functionaries towards ensuring all STR cases are sent for confirmatory testing and treatment linkages

• Support the PPVs in providing counseling on positive living and treatment adherence to the HIV+ inmates, and in educating those inmates on various social protection schemes and motivating them to avail the schemes

Remuneration: 1.68 Lakh per annum

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should mention the job code in the subject line and send their CV with covering letter in English/Hindi presenting self of the position on and the last date of receiving application will be 25th November 2022 (till 5:30pm). Only short-listed candidates will be informed.

They will be called for an interview and written test.

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Uttar Pradesh Welfare For People Living With Hiv/Aids Society
  • About Organization:Uttar Pradesh Welfare for People Living with HIV/AIDS Society (UPNPplus) is a community based, non-profit organization representing the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV).