HIV counselor and Interviewer – Ethiopian Public Health Institute Vacancy Announcement

HIV counselor and Interviewer – Ethiopian Public Health Institute Vacancy Announcement, March 23 2023



Organization: Ethiopian Public Health Institute

Position: HIV counselor and Interviewer

Location: Addis Ababa, Adama, Diredawa, Hawasa

Employment: Contract

Deadline: Apr 1, 2023





Job Description

Required Number —-One per site (Addis Ababa, Adama, Diredawa, Hawasa)

Duration of Contract: For 3 months, with possibility of extension.

Report to: TB & HIV Research Directorate

Duties and responsibilities

HIV Counselor is responsible for a professional in providing essential counseling services to the participants of HIV/AIDS bio behavioral survey among highly vulnerable population in Ethiopia. She/he must be good at providing advice, aware, inform people and help them to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS infection.

· Obtain informed consent from eligible study participants

·  Conduct interview or oversee the interview process(if using self-interview)

·  Ensure that information collected is securely saved and/or stored after the interview

·  Assist in the collection, processing and storage of biologic specimens

·  Provide pre-and post-test HIV counseling based on testing guideline


·   Complete relevant forms and processes

Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) is a national organization mandated to manage, build research capacity, and promote and strengthen public health research activities in the country. The institute is also mandated to nationwide comprehensive health related data synthesis of evidence that public health related decision-makings rely on.  Currently, EPHI in collaboration with FMOH is planning to conduct the HIV Bio Behavioral survey among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Ethiopia.

As part of implementing the study, the EPHI would like to announce a vacancy for competent and interested individuals for the following posts. The qualified individual will be functioning in collaboration with a member of the HIV survey team.


Job Requirements

·         Experience in HIV bio behavioral survey and or surveys involving Venus blood drawing, storage and processing

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience and training in the area of HIV testing and counseling, ART and ANC
  • Experience and training in quantitative and qualitative data collection

·         Certified training on HIV testing and counseling (HCT) and familiar with national HCT& ART guideline 

Required educational Qualification

·         BSc and above in the field health sciences (nursing, midwife, public health, medical laboratory), social sciences, social work and having of 6+ years demonstrated experiences on HIV testing and counseling, ART care provision;


How to Apply

Note  Interested applicants can register in Online through only   send their CVs and relevant documents at the address given below within 10 working days from the first appearance of the announcement

Remarks: Please attach copies of transcripts, academic degree or recommendation letters together with the application. If not attached the copies you may be not short listed.









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