HTS (HIV Testing Services) Officer – Ref No: TN0024/20


HTS (HIV Testing Services) Officer – Ref No: TN0024/20

Limpopo Province – Permanent
Orange Babies – Mopani: Tzaneen

We are looking for an HTS Officer who will focus on the mentoring facility-based counselors on HIV testing services (HTS) and TB screening activities that will assist Mopani to reach their 909090 targets.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure priority populations are tested at the facilities.
  • Initiate all clients on ART who tested HIV positive.
  • Provide in-service training and mentor facilities on performing HIV quality assurance, HIV counseling, and testing guidelines.
  • Conduct community activities and awareness campaigns.
  • Offer the (SPI-RT) Stepwise Process for Improving the Quality of HIV Rapid Testing checklist assessments to prepare facilities for external assessments.
  • Ensure facilities reach their HTS targets through mentorship.
  • Audit files of clients on ART.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Grade 12 and a national certificate on HIV/AIDS.
  • Trained in HTS mentorship with 3 years’ experience.
  • Trained in basic HIV counseling and testing with 3 years of HTS experience.
  • Trained in treatment adherence with 3 years’ experience.
  • Knowledge in EMTCT guidelines and working with children will be added as an advantage.
  • Knowledge of DoH HTS guidelines & protocols.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak Xitsonga and Northern Sotho (Sepedi).

Submit your CV and application letter to Tiyiselani Nkuna at [email protected]

Please specify the above reference number on the subject line for a quicker response. Good luck!

Closing date: 17 October 2020

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