IRD Pakistan
Thursday 21, Mar 2019

Counselor 

IRD Pakistan

Karachi, - Pakistan - Salary Not disclosed

Less than 1 Year Morning Shift Temporary/Contract

Job Details

Category:
Research
Career Level:
Entry Level
Experience:
Less than 1 Year
Required Qualification:
Intermediate
Requires Traveling:
Yes
Salary:
Salary Not disclosed
Salary Type:
Per Month
Total Vacancies:
1
Skills
fieldpsychology

Description

Position Code
HRD-PC/TD-086

Project/Program
Zero TB Transmission Survey

Reporting to
Project Manager

Employment Type
Contractual (3 months)

Location
JOb Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible to screen and provide counseling services to clients in existing TB Programs/Clinics in both public and private provider settings and help them in understanding how it is beneficial for them to be a part of the survey. Work with individuals, groups and communities to improve the awareness of TB.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    Provide counseling and support to patients diagnosed with TB
    Provide counseling and support to TB patients diagnosed with Diabetes and/or Depression/Anxiety
    Provide counseling to people regarding TB and inform them about the benefits of getting themselves screened for TB
    Encourage participants to discuss their emotions and experiences and provide them with a safe environment to do so
    Provide a safe environment for people to discuss issues
    Provide counseling to patients for their mental health issues
    Provide counseling to the support system of the patient (if needed)
    Maintaining record of the patients seen at the public/private care setting(s)
    Reporting to designated supervisor on a daily basis
    Carry out research activities as required by the program
    Assisting in data entry
    Supporting other staff members of the team when required
    Perform other related duties as required
    Maintain strict confidentiality guidelines regarding all clients, conversations and referrals
    Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities
    Attend regular staff meetings and in-services
    Calling up the patients for Follow-up
    Perform other related duties as required

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (KSA)

Required Qualification

    Intermediate (preferably Psychology degree or diploma)

Required Experience

    Experience in providing counseling services, or hospital experience is preferred
    Experience in working for programs engaged in one on one direct contact with people

Required Skills

    Effective communication skills
    Fluency in regional language
    Basic computer skills
    Experience of field work

Apply at: http://ird.global/job/counselor/

Job Specification

IRD Pakistan is in search of talented and motivated individuals for the post of Counselor in the field of Research in one of their office located in Karachi - Pakistan. The ideal candidate should have intermediate qualification and atleast less than 1 year of experience. The position require field, psychology mandatory skills. This is a Temporary/Contract morning shift job.


About IRD Pakistan

IRD is a global health delivery and research network that works in over 20 countries. IRD was founded in Karachi in 2004. Now based in Singapore, IRD has has offices in Dhaka, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Johannesburg, and Karachi.