Outreach Worker

Posted By: Network Of Hooghly For People Living With Hiv/Aids (Nhp+)


Not Specified

Program Implementation

Livelihood/Skills Development

Job Description

Key Functions: ORW will lead the field activities of the CSC. They

facilitate the registration of PLHIV at the CSC.

Specific roles and responsibilities of ORW:

1. Develop weekly and monthly action plan with the help of the Project

Coordinator focusing on the priority clients

2. Home visit to clients newly initiated on ART to provide information

on treatment adherence, opportunistic infections, nutrition, healthy

lifestyle and positive living and provide psychosocial support

3. Identify newly registered PLHIV in ART centres and register them at

the CSC after providing at least one service as per guidelines

4. Referrals for health services and other needs of the PLHIV registered

under the programme

5. Help PLHIV to address stigma and discrimination by the family

members and the society

6. Support the PLHIV to avail social welfare schemes, entitlements and

other benefits from the local authorities

7. Screening PLHIV for TB symptoms once in six months and referral of

symptomatic clients to ART centre for diagnosis

8. Encourage the family members, spouse, children and sexual

partners of PLHIV for HIV and TB testing

9. Based on the list of LFU and MIS cases received from the ART

centre, plan field visits for tracking and motivate the clients to resume

their treatment wherever possible, accompany them to the ART

centre and other service delivery units.

10. Identify community volunteers in far-flung areas to support in the

follow-up of LFU/MIS cases as and when required

11. Update the field activities in eMpower Application on a day-to-day

basis and synchronise it once in a week with the CMIS

Interview Date and Time: 04.01.2023 from 12 P.M.

Venue: Network of Hooghly for People Living with HIV/AIDS (NHP+), House of Ganendralal Kundu, Anterbagan, Near Monikotha, Chinsurah, Hooghly, Pin-712101

Contact No.: 9800339770

Contact Person: Asit Sen (Project Director, NHP+)

Eligibility Criteria

Essential Qualification and Experience:

8th pass with the basic understanding of care, support and treatment programme

for PLHIV. The candidate should be preferably from the PLHIV community.

Desired Candidate Profile

Others - Others

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Network Of Hooghly For People Living With Hiv/Aids (Nhp+)
  • About Organization:Relevant Sectors Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition