Recruiting for EpiC Project – Nursing Assistant

Role: Nursing Assistant

Deadline: 29 September 2023

The People’s Matrix Association implements the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with a specific focus on Men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender (TGs), People Who Inject Drugs (PWID), Priority Population (PP) and the LGBTI community. The organisation is a sub-grantee of the FHI360 Lesotho.  EpiC program in Lesotho aims to strengthen the HIV prevention and care interventions for key populations (KP) through: 1) enhancing the capacity of the KP-led and KP-competent organizations to plan, deliver and optimize HIV prevention and care services to KP and to increase the number of KP organizations that will fit into the local partnership strategy by 2020; and, 2) to improve delivery and expansion of KP-competent services across the HIV prevention, care and treatment continuum in three districts of Maseru, Berea and Leribe.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Refill PrEP and ART at facility and community settings.
  • Appropriately, timely and to completeness, fill at point of care, all registers, reports and keep records.
  • Offer nursing care in ART as per the specific National Policy and Guidelines
  • Carry out all other tasks delegated by the supervisor
  • Link and follow up all clients to health care facilities for management and continuum of care
  • Ensure screening of program participants for TB, STI and other health related services at the Drop In Centre clinic and community settings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate in Nursing Assistance 
  • At least 2 years working experience as a nursing assistant preferably both at community and facility settings
  • Registered with the Lesotho Nursing Council 
  • Experience working with key populations.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends
  • LGBTIQ+ Community friendly
  • Duty station Maseru, Mazenod

Send your CV, cover letter and copy of qualifications to recruitmentmatrix@proton.me

Deadline: 29 September 2023

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