Enhancing Childrens HIV Outcomes (ECHO)
ECHO provides technical and service delivery support in paediatric HIV treatment and care to the National and Provincial Departments of Health, specifically Gauteng and the North West. ECHO also conducts clinical and operations research, including internationally sponsored clinical trials. Focus areas include on site teams at key paediatric clinics and extensive PMTCT, Training and Psychosocial care programmes. ECHO aims to develop a core of staff who are experts and critical thinkers and who can make a contribution to developing a national, coordinated approach to paediatric and adolescent HIV.
The position is responsible for consolidating, refining, developing and evaluating programmes and strategies to support the psychosocial wellbeing of children, adolescents and their caregivers at all ECHO sites, including programmes at both clinic and community levels.
Key Performance Areas:
- Management, technical support and capacity building of the ECHO psychosocial team
- Management of existing ECHO psychosocial programmes to time and budget
- Monitoring and evaluation of psychosocial programmes
- Collaboration with various stakeholders
- Knowledge and skills resulting from the completion of a Masters/PHD degree in psychology or related fields
- Knowledge of the biological, psychological and social factors that determine mental health and illness in the context of HIV and AIDS
Date Required to Start: ASAP
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Please send a clearly marked CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 086 550 9989
Please note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted