Posted By: Gramin Vikas Sanstha


Junior Management


Women Empowerment

Job Description

Post- Counselor

Location: Bulandshahr, UP

No. of Position: 1 (One)

Qualification - MA Psychology /Sociology/ MSW

Experience - Minimum 3 year experience as counselor /in HIV/AIDS or Health projects.

The Counselor will be responsible for managing providing counselling and communication support to the

programme in identifying individual or group behavior including opportunities or challenges which have

implication in HIV/AIDS Programme. Identify motivators or inhibitors among individuals or their family

members and among groups which required to be addressed through BCC sessions by outreach team as

well as through one to one or one to group counselling sessions. Ensure confidentiality while dealing with

individual cases. Ensure participation in project based clinics, preferred providers clinics, health camps

and would maintain patient registers, dispense medicines, demonstrate condom use, counsel on condom

negotiation skills, education on NSEP, overdose prevention, abscess, OST etc.

Duties and Responsibilities: will be responsible for performing the following functions:

1. The counselor is responsible for taking individual and group sessions on HIV/AIDS, STI, safe sex

and injecting practices, prevention of abscesses, overdose prevention, drug treatment options,

OST, etc.

2. Demonstrate condom use, counsel on condom negotiation skills.

3. The counselor shall also be responsible for motivating the clients for RMC, referral of clients to ICTC,

STI clinic, ART, TB etc.

4. The counselor shall also be responsible for orientation of ORWs on counselling techniques.

5. The Counselor would be responsible for management of clinics especially record keeping,

management of the patient flow, visit to the clinic sites or preferred providers.

6. The counselor along with ORWs would prepare a plan to improve linkage with ICTCs / FICTCs

ensuring sharing of line listing of referred clients from TI to ICTC, maintenance of referral cards

and referral registers.

7. The counselor will participate in site validation process and would update the site validation and

quarterly line listing of HRGs of the project along with M&E assistant cum Accountant.

8. The counselor will participate in stakeholder meeting and would prepare a stakeholder

engagement plan to ensure that the issues related to BCC and service uptake is associated.

9. Ensure collection of used needles and syringes in a IDU TI and bio-medical waste management as

per the required guidelines.

10. Disposal of clinic or health camp wastes as per the recommended guidelines.

11. The Counselor to travel to the project area for providing services in the field. The counselor

should visit the field for about 10-12 days in a month.

12. The counselor shall also engage with providers of social welfare services and facilitate linkage

with social welfare services.

Please Mention Job Title in Your Application "Counselor".

Candidate send CV in this E-Mail ID:


Location: Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Gramin Vikas Sanstha
  • About Organization:Gramin Vikas Sansthan (GVS) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh, the most populated state in India. Located in Central Uttar Pradesh, Rae Bareli is one the 100 poorest districts in the country, according to a list prepared by the Government of India. Formed in 1984, GVS is a pioneer in promotion of income generation activities (IGAs) for the deprived sections of the community. The organisation's activities have attracted attention of the highest authorities of the country, including the Congress president and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, who also represents Rae Bareli in Lok Sabha. GVS firmly believes that the rural poor are capable of determining and building their future, provided they are supported and facilitated properly. The organisation works for the development of community through a number of activities and programmes.

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