Female counselor

  Afghanistan Unspecified 428
Date Posted:Jan 17, 2011
Reference:HR-2 01/2011
Closing Date:Jan 26, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About MSI:A :


Marie Stopes International is a British non- profit NGO founded in 1921. MSI is a marketing focused, results oriented social enterprise .Global programme develops efficient, effective and sustainable family planning projects in UK and overseas .Partnership is committed to provide services for more then 20 millions people by to 2010.(20-10) Marie Stopes: Afghanistan (MSI: A) program is opened after registration with government of Afghanistan in August 2002. MSI-A follows the global mission statement children by choice not by chance. Our focus is to reduce maternal mortality, providing quality and sustainable MCH/RH services and information in 7 Provinces in coordination with Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan

Job Summary:

Female councelor should work in clinic and under supervision of the provincail coordinator and clinic manager.
she has to give consultation regarding maternity and contraceptive issue to clients.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Treat all clients with respect.
Provide privacy.
Maintain confidentiality.
Assisting a person to make a decision by helping to think through choices.
Offer to provide more information if required.
Ask if the client has thought about using family planning after the birth.
Reassure her about confidentiality and safety.
Offering a private place to speak – reassure about confidentiality.
Being gentle and encouraging.
Consultation on emergency contraception.
Understanding and respecting the client’s rights
Earning the client’s trust
Understanding the benefits and limitations of all contraceptive methods.
Understand the cultural and emotional factors that affect a woman’s (or a couple’s) decision to use a particular contraceptive method

Job Requirement:

Required Qualifications:
1. Graduated from social science, literature or equivalent.
2. Counseling experience ( At least 2-3 years)
3. Good knowledge of written and spoken Dari, Pashto and English is desirable.
4. NGO experience – Desirable

Skills and Abilities:
1. Organizational skills.
2. Effective communicator.
3. Sensitivity to the issues of women’s health and social needs.
4. Be able to work on own initiative to achieve results.
5. Customer focused.
6. Analytical approach to problem solving.

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