Vacancy announcement, HTS Counselor wanted


Reachout Centre Trust is a non-profit organization founded in 24th Jan, 2003 our  main mandate is to provide harm reduction services, preventive and treatment services to those affected by or vulnerable to Alcohol, Drug Abuse (ADA) and HIV and AIDS in the Coastal area of Kenya.

Reachout is seeking to recruit a VCT Counselor with a high level of confidentiality targeting Key population to be stationed in our drop in centre in Taita Taveta County with minimal supervision from Centre Coordinator; the job holder will be responsible of providing quality counseling and testing services.




  1. Provide confidential HIV counseling and testing to persons at risk for HIV infection as per Kenya HTS national guidelines
  2. Conduct HTS using provider initiated testing and counseling, voluntary counseling and testing.
  3. Provide special group counseling e.g. Key population, discordant couples, youths and adolescents
  4. Address issues of behavior change in relation to HIV and ART
  5. Facilitate the delivery of HIV Prevention information to clients
  6. Provide psychosocial support and assist with linkage to referral services
  7. Assess and document all referrals make follow-up and report on referral outcomes
  8. Compile and submit monthly HTS reports
  9. Provide health education to outpatient clients as a strategy of mobilizing clients for HIV testing.



  1. Proven work experience as a HTS Counselor
  2. Certificate in HTS Counseling (NASCOP CERTIFIED)
  3. Diploma in Community development will be an added advantage

Applications should be made quoting the current and expected salary.

Interested candidates should send their Applications; Curriculum Vitae, Cover letter and Scanned copies of Academic qualification to CC before  22nd January 2018, hand delivery will NOT be accepted.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the way we work and we welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.


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