Vacancy Announcement: Clinic and Counseling Head, The Humsafar Trust

 

The Humsafar Trust is pleased to announce a vacancy for the post of a Clinic and Counseling Head. Work timings: 12:00 PM–8:30 PM Days of work: Monday to Friday Location: Santacruz East, Mumbai Kindly send in your CV to bonnythomas.hst@gmail.com All applications of interest must include a cover letter along with the resume, and emails must clearly state “Application of Interest: Clinic and Counseling Head” as their subject.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide mental health counseling to the communities and staff of HST
  • Provide Pre-test and Post-test counseling for people visiting the ICTC for HIV testing
  • Collate and finalize Clinic and Counseling reports
  • Attend MDACS meetings with Head Lab Technician
  • Provide technical support to ICTC team and counseling unit
  • Conduct monthly meetings with counselors
  • Provide technical support and training to PLHA support group
  • Visit TI projects once every month
  • Coordinate and ensure that Doctors are available on all TI projects and Vakola Unit
  • Coordinate meetings with Doctors if necessary (timings / salary / training/ meeting with research director)
  • Act as IRB secretary (Ethics Review Committee of Humsafar) and conduct IRB meetings and coordinate the same

 

Minimum Qualifications and Skills required:

Display a clear commitment to the community work. Knowledge of more than one language is preferred Communication skills with the community and staff should be excellent. A minimum education with a Master’s degree in Clinical / Counseling Psychology from a recognized university is required. A minimum of one year of experience of working in relevant field is necessary. Experience of working with the LGBTQ community is an added advantage.

Time Involvement:

The counseling coordinator will devote 100% time (8 hours x 5 days every week) to the organization. The Clinic and Counseling Head reports to the Technical Director