Counselor

Job Description

Title: Counselor

Company Name: CARE Bangladesh

Vacancy: 2

Location: Narayanganj, Dhaka (Nayabazar)

Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 2 years

Published: 24 Feb 2024

Education:
∎ Master’s degree in psychology/ Social Science department with good academic records,

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Maintain proper discretion and confidentiality to build trust with OST clients, their family and peers.
∎ Provide counselling on drug adherence, psycho-social issues and HIV risk reduction behaviour to the OST clients.
∎ Assess feasibility of enrolment clients according to the study criteria
∎ Collect behavioural & 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 kind of forms/registers, reports, files, guideline 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 guideline and requirement 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 for maintaining 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.
∎ Main Job Description:
∎ The Counselor for the Comprehensive Drop in Center (CDIC) in Dhaka City 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 work with other team members of the CDIC in Dhaka City.
∎ However, the specific roles and responsibilities of Counselor described in the followings.
∎ Maintain proper discretion and confidentiality to build trust with OST clients, their family and peers.
∎ Provide counselling on drug adherence, psycho-social issues and HIV risk reduction behaviour to the OST clients.
∎ Assess feasibility of enrolment clients according to the study criteria
∎ Collect behavioural & 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 kind of forms/registers, reports, files, guideline 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 guideline and requirement 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 for maintaining 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.
∎ Organization: Project based position under CARE-Bangladesh
∎ Project Name: Comprehensive Prevention Program for People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) and Their Partners

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Monthly BDT 30,967/= and other benefit: like yearly 01 (one) bonus and monthly mobile bill

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Narayanganj, Dhaka (Nayabazar)

Read Before Apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply through email: career.pwidcare@gmail.com

Team Leader, PWID Project,

CARE Bangladesh,

RAOWA Complex, VAIP Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka

Note: Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidates. Internal and external applicants shall be treated equally in the entire selection process.



Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected]

Company Information:
∎ CARE Bangladesh
∎ RAOWA Complex, Level: 7-8, VIP Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka - 1206, Bangladesh

Address::
∎ RAOWA Complex, Level: 7-8, VIP Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka - 1206, Bangladesh

Application Deadline: 28 Feb 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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