Social Worker – Pediatric Care and Treatment, Mbarara, Uganda
S/He will participate in the provision of technical support to Improve identification, treatment initiation, retention and viral suppression of children and adolescents living with or exposed to HIV
New & optimized programming necessary to cover the retention gap for adolescent girls who are pregnant and lactating including retention in PMTCT/HIV Care with an aim of covering drop off along the PMTCT cascade (only 60-70% of infants reached within first 2 months if life).
The successful candidate will be working closely with the EGPAF technical team to build capacity of service providers and partners targeting 95-95-95.
A bachelors degree in counseling from a recognized institution. Further training in HIV program is of added advantage
At least 3 years' experience in planning and implementing Pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and case management.
Experience working/collaborating with Ministries of Health and other Implementing Partners on the implementation of technically sound public health programmes, including HIV, prevention, care and treatment interventions
Practical experience in working with health systems at the district level