Counsellor Job 2023 at Kampala by Baylor

Counsellor Job 2023 at Kampala by Baylor Career. Baylor, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Counsellor to join their team.

Counsellor Job 2023 at Kampala by Baylor

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (BU) is a leading provider of Integrated, High-Quality, High Impact comprehensive HIV, TB, RMNCAH and global health security (GHS) services in Uganda. Baylor Uganda is an indigenous, not-for-profit organization established in 2006, Baylor Uganda has a long track record delivering strong return on investments with >USD 130 million donor funds efficiently managed. We are affiliated with Baylor International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a network of Paediatric HIV care and treatment at Children’s Clinical Centers of Excellence (COE).

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Counsellor, IMPACT P1115 Project

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (BU)

Last Date to Apply

  • 03rd March 2023

Job Location

  • Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Reporting To:

  • Counsellor Coordinator


  • Research

Education Requirement:

  • A Degree in counselling or any degree with post graduate, formal training of HIV / AIDS from a recognized institution.

Experience Required

  • Experience in training and counselling, medical background would an added advantage.
  • At least 3 Years’ Experience in HIV/AIDS Counselling in a busy clinical or hospital-based setting and 2 Years’ Experience in a reputable clinical or hospital-based setting.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Build the capacity of counseling stakeholders at Baylor supported health facilities and trainees on attachment at Baylor COE basing on capacity needs of the trainees through training, mentorship and support supervision in line with the Counseling SOP and Baylor Uganda capacity building guidelines.
  • Provide psychosocial support counseling helping HIV infected mothers to choose appropriate infant feeding options in line with EID and infant feeding guidelines.
  • Conduct general Health education sessions to patients, and caretakers attending Baylor-Uganda clinic and psychosocial support counselling during meetings for peer support groups, Teen mothers and care takers in line with the Baylor Uganda Counseling SOPs.
  • Prepare periodic reports on counselling activities as per the counseling BSC in line with Baylor Uganda Counseling SOPs.
  • Carry out research/fundable proposals and present researched counselling best practices in CMEs, Case conferences and other medical related fora in line with Baylor Uganda research and MOH guidelines.
  • Oversees the coordination and activities of all counseling for the study.
  • Provides appropriate HIV counseling for participants.

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