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Peer Navigator at Society for Family Health (SFH) – 2 Openings

Client Service Executive at Sophie Michaels Consulting
  • Full Time
  • Kano



Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Peer Navigator


Job ID:?sfh-25122
Locations:?Taraba and Kano
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: PROGRAMS
Contract Duration: Fixed Term

Job Profile

  • S/he will Provide linkage to care and/or active referrals to patients in a timely and coordinated manner.
  • Also, Assist clients in developing skills needed to ensure treatment adherence and viral suppression.

Job Role
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Meet with newly diagnosed clients and those re-engaging in care. Talk through the client?s concerns and assess their needs.
  • Guide clients through each step of care initiation.
  • Help clients navigate the medical care system and access needed services.
  • Accompany clients to medical and other appointments, where feasible and appropriate.
  • Address treatment adherence needs and coach clients in adherence skills.
  • Provide realistic advice for integrating adherence and wellness practices into daily life.
  • Provide one-on-one and/or group-level social and emotional support.
  • Contact clients who have missed appointments and identify barriers that are preventing engagement in care.
  • Follow-up with clients to overcome barriers to obtaining and remaining in care.
  • Facilitate linkage to medical care and treatment and provide active referrals for needed supportive services.
  • Attend/facilitate peer-led support groups, if applicable.
  • Provide HIV and health education.
  • Conduct new client orientation.
  • Help train new peer navigators

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess SSCE or Diploma in Behavioral / Social Science, Medical Record, or its equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Must be a key population.
  • Previous experience in HIV HTS and case finding.
  • Filling of relevant program adherence management tools and working with KPs
  • Understand KP programming.
  • Client testing and enrolment.
  • Ability to work with other PNs, CMs, and staff.
  • Filling of clients? intake forms, Referral forms, and R&R forms

Skills and competencies:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team players
  • Punctuality to work.

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for these positions is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented young profession

Application Closing Date
27th October, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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