AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Adherence Counselor

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is recruiting for Full time Adherence Counselor

Job Description

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is registered in Nigeria as Foundation for AIDS Care Prevention and Advocacy but collectively referred to as AHF Nigeria. AHF Nigeria works in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health to provide free HIV/AIDS services; HIV prevention and treatment (ART), capacity building and advocacy in resource constrained settings.

AHF-Nigeiia currently operates in 7 states including Benue, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and supports numerous clinics country wide.

The organization now seeks to hire highly competent, dynamic and experienced persons to fill the regular full time position below:

Job Title: Adherence Counselor

Location: Kogi

Reports to: Senior Nursing Officer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of patients Adherence programs aimed at strengthening treatment literacy at the health facility and community.
  • Ensures reinforcement of treatment adherence messages during pre-treatment counseling sessions for PLHIV.
  • Ensures the effective implementation of Positive health dignity and prevention (PHDP) concepts-at the community and health facility level.
  • Ensures effective and strategic leadership to Health care workers, CBO / FBO partners within the continuum of care.
  • Support the development and implementation of strategic HIV referral / linkage protocols at the health facilities.
  • Contribute to capacity building for HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to treatment adherence and HCT quality assurance.
  • Ensure effective data management and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools.
  • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at National, State and Local Government levels.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned as needed.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Education and Experience

  • BSc, BA or any relevant qualifications.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in providing HIV related services at health facilities.
  • Experience with managing CBO partners a plus.
  • Fluent in English and Language Skills
  • Over 2 years’ of adherence counselling experience in a reputable organization.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date

30th July, 2020; 5:00PM

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications (CV and Cover Letter as one document) to email below Kindly indicate the "Position and location" you are applying for as the subject of the email.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Also your application document must be saved in your full name preferably in MS Word format
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

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About AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a Los Angeles-based global nonprofit provider of HIV prevention services, testing, and healthcare for HIV patients. AHF currently provides medical care and services to more than 600,000 individuals in 15 U.S. states and 36 countries worldwide.AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF),a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 606413 people in 36 countries. We are the largest provide...
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Job Summary
July 16, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 2years
July 30, 2020
Medical/ Health
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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