The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a recognized global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In its work to eliminate Pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs, EGPAF currently supports national, district, and local governments, facilities, communities, and non-governmental partners. In 2020, EGPAF’s global footprint spans 17 countries. EGPAF supports service provision for comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention programs, and health systems strengthening. To date, EGPAF has supported over 15,000 sites to offer HIV counselling, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services alongside high-quality family health care. “
EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence‐based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 179 health facilities in nine districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ‐funded Achieving HIV Epidemic Control through Scaling Up Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in Malawi.
EGPAF seeks to fill the following open position
Job title: Psychosocial Counsellor (12)
Location: Blantyre, Dedza , Mwanza, Thyolo and Zomba
Reports to: Senior Psychosocial Counsellor
The Psychosocial Counsellor is responsible for the overall planning and provision of psychosocial support to clients, their families and partners to ensure timely access to psychosocial services in EGPAF supported health facilities. The psychosocial counsellor will conduct health education, treatment literacy, ART adherence counselling and psychosocial support to children, adolescents and adults accessing services in EGPAF supported health facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities