Coordination and Advocacy
Support the Nodal Officer or DACO for coordinating with the district administration, related line departments and non-governmental partners working in the sector and in NACP other programmes to enhance the convergence to bring better synergy and promote NACP activities in the district.
Conduct advocacy meeting/ sensitization workshops with stakeholder to address the responses related to communities’ access to health care facilities, social protection/entitlements, and addressing stigma and discrimination.
Coordinate with the National Health Mission (NHM) District Program Management Unit to develop convergent actions with different public health initiatives.
Engage with providers of social welfare services and facilitate linkage with social welfare services.
Support to the Client & other activities
Provide information about STIs, HIV, AIDS, Opportunistic infection, healthy lifestyle and explore any myths and misconception and clarify the same to the client in the field and during camps.
Assisting client correctly assess their risk for STIs and HIV during the camps and field visits and motivating and helping the client for reducing their risk and to help/enable/empower the client through the process of adaptation of healthy behaviour & coping with the same.
Ensure that each individual tested for HIV is given pre-test counselling, post-test counselling & follow-up counselling, ensuring audio-visual privacy and confidentiality
Provide psychosocial support to individuals for accepting HIV test results and for negative clients ensure regular follow up and provide other services required by the client.
To act as an interface between the client and the service provider, plan the schedule for follow up, navigation, consistent condom usage, any treatment if required, for PLHIVs ensure linkages and follow up and partner management, syphilis screening and other lab test for STI/RTI.
With the consent of the at-risk client, meet and counsel the sexual & social partner.
Follow-up for clients and HIV/ STIs reactive/positive individuals through field visit/outreach to ensure uptake of suitable services
Home visit to the at-risk client with prior consent, is one of the outreach activities. The visit is to be planned with the SSKORWs based on need, such as loss of linkage, or non-compliance to the follow up.
Shall engage in family counselling.
Demonstrate condom use, counsel on condom negotiation skills.
Motivate the clients for regular General Medical Check-ups, referral of clients to ICTC, STI clinic, ART, etc.
Conduct orientation of ORWs on counselling techniques and coordinate the outreach- based BCC and psychosocial support activities.
Develop the BCC materials suitable for local context, follow-up clients in the field and maintain records as per prescribed formats.
Undertake individual and group sessions on HIV/AIDS, STI, safe sex and injecting practices, prevention of abscesses, overdose prevention, drug treatment options, OST, etc.
Financial & Budget Management
Make financial plans for outreach activities and move the financial proposal.
Withdraw advance for any expenditure related to Outreach activities or referrals or navigations.
Maintain accounts for the advances and expenses and ensure all the bills related to the activities are collected, verified and accounted for.
Financial Reporting to the MO in charge.
Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand