Peer Counsellor

Posted By: Sparsha CSC


Junior Management

Program Implementation


Job Description

Position Name :– Peer Counsellor for Purba and Paschim Medinipur District.

Essential qualification and experience :- 12th pass with relevant experience on HIV/AIDS field.

Candidate must be Recruited from HIV Reactive community person.

Basic Salary :- Rs. 10,000/-p.m (Rupees Ten thousand only).

Roles & Responsibilities:-

Conduct sensitization meeting with village panchayats and key stakeholders on issues of care and support and prioritize PLHIV and affected families for availing social entitlements and schemes.

Advocacy with local stakeholders.

Liaise with local positive networks (wherever CSCs are managed by NGO).

Encourage and counsel partners/spouses and children for early testing and accompany and refer family members and partners for ICTC and other health referrals as needed.

Lay counseling on treatment adherence.

Formation and strengthening of support groups of adults and children in the

respective field areas with the help of Counsellor and PC.

Support outreach by providing first stop counselling services in the field for PLHIV

and families on treatment education for people who are on ART and not on ART.

Provide basic psycho-social support to PLHIV who are on ART and their family members and motivate them to come to CSC for advance counselling.

Motivate the PLHIV to address the issue of self-stigma.

Undertake following activities:

1) Assist the ORW in providing referral services to other service providers,

home visit and follow-up visits for PLHA on ART.

2) Attend the training programs organized by the DLN/NGO (SSR).

3) Maintain records/registers and submit monthly reports to the DLN/NGO. Play lead role or assist (ORW and other CSC staff) in project activities that require the presence of community members (e.g., advocacy initiatives).

Generate demand for welfare programs/schemes and facilitate identification of beneficiaries.

Building skills of PLHIV community in understanding the importance of positive prevention.

Attend review meetings and prepare and present daily reports to CSC counsellor.

Attend all trainings, workshops and seminars conducted by the SR/SSR.

*** Only short listed candidate will be intimated for interview.

*** Candidate send your CV by 19.01.2024 at below mentioned mail ID -

***Contact No- 9681966751 / 9563704017

Location: Purba & Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Sparsha CSC
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