Kenya NGO Jobs – Drug & Substance Abuse Counselor
NGO Jobs Kenya 2013
About Impact Research and Development Organization
Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a national NGO based in Kisumu.
Its principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities.
We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following positions in the Southern Nyanza Region (Rachuonyo North, Rachuonyo North, Suba, Homabay, Nyamira, Mbita, Ndhiwa and Kisii Central districts), Kenya.
Successful candidates will be based in either of the districts.
Drug and Substance Abuse Counselor
(1 Position) – Kisii Central
Provide addiction counseling and treatment and HTC services to clients at the Wellness Centre and during community outreaches
Duties and Responsibilities
Offer HIV Testing and Counseling services to all clients and provide effective referrals when applicable.
Offer addiction counseling to all drug and substance abusing clients and refer them for group therapy sessions and family meetings.
Conduct family meetings to our clients together with their significant others
Create awareness on drug and substance abuse
Ensure clients information/data are kept safe and confidential
Must have VCT training from NASCOP recognized institutions
Must have certificate in Drugs and Substance Abuse from a recognized institution
At least 1 -2 years experience in a similar position in a busy health set up
Should have training and practical experience in Key Populations Intervention.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Submit applications, complete with updated CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 23rd June 2013.
The Human Resources Officer
Impact Research and Development Organization
P O. Box 9171-40141 Kisumu.