Job Description

Title: Counselor

Company Name: CARE Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Mymensingh

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master degree in Psychology with good academic records;

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Organization: Project-based position under CARE-Bangladesh
∎ Project Name: Comprehensive Prevention Program for People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) and Their Partners

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Main Job Description: The Counselor for the Mymensingh OST Center shall be mainly responsible for providing counseling sessions to the clients attending DIC. He/she is also responsible for collecting behavioral and psychological data as designed by OST& TCS services and to be maintained all relevant documents related to his/her assignments. Counselor will be made field visit, home visit of OST & ART clients as per need and direction of the intervention. He/she will be directly reported to Senior Technical Officer- treatment & program and will be closely working with other team members of the Mymensingh OST Center.

∎ However, the specific roles and responsibilities of counselors described in the followings:
∎ Maintain proper discretion and confidentiality to build trust with OST clients, their families, and peers.
∎ Provide counseling on drug adherence, psycho-social issues, and HIV risk reduction behaviour to the OST clients.
∎ Assess the feasibility of enrolment clients according to the study criteria;
∎ Collect behavioral & psychological data on a regular basis according to the prescribed format;
∎ Initiate and explore psychiatric support for the eligible OST clients, consultation with STO- Treatment & program
∎ Record keeping and maintaining all kinds of forms/registers, reports, files, guidelines, and other documents related to his/her jurisdiction. e.g. counseling, psychosocial support, behavioral data collection etc.
∎ Assist to prepare monthly, quarterly, and other periodical report as per guidelines and requirements of the OST;
∎ Maintain close liaison with other relevant stakeholders;
∎ Provide counseling to PWID on positive living and enroll positive PWID on ART
∎ Provide counseling to maintain ART adherence
∎ Provide counseling for HIV-Hep C coinfection management
∎ Extended necessary support to other team members as and when needed and or instructed by his/her supervisor and /or organization.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 2 years experience in counselling or psychotherapy; experience in working with most at risk population , preferably with drug users;
∎ Training in the field of counselling and drug treatment will be an advantage.
∎ Effective inter-personal communication skill;

∎ Tk. 27563 (Monthly)
∎ Salary: Monthly BDT 27,563/= and other benefit: like yearly 01 (one) bonus and monthly mobile bill

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 29 Jun 2022

Company Information:
∎ 21 Jun 2022
∎ CARE Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development


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