Voluntary Counseling and Testing Intern Under CHCC

Skills required:

  • Candidates are required to be fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • Holding a Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Counselling or other equivalent qualifications in Medicine and Health Sciences.
  • Be comfortable, open and willing to work with marginalized communities (e.g. LGBT, FSW, IDU, etc.)
  • Be interested in the field of work and professional conduct.
  • Willingness to work and learn both in group and individually.
  • Must commit for at least 6 months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide pre- and post-test counselling for Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), including behavioural and psychosocial risk assessment; and psycho-education.
  • Conduct screening for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) using rapid test kits.
  • Provide consensual referral, counselling and support to link clients who are tested reactive for treatment.
  • Provide Face-to-Face Counselling relating to HIV, sexuality and sexual health issues.
  • Provide general counselling service and inquiries as per instructions by site supervisor.

✳︎Training and mentoring will be provided by the site supervisor