Counsellor – THALI Project

Job Details

Post: Counsellor

Qualification: BSc Psychology /BSc Nursing (most preferable), BSc Science, Diploma in Counselling

No. of Vacancies: One

Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Others

Location: Bangalore

Experience: Fresher

Application Due Date: 10th December, 2018

Salary: Rs. 30,000/- pm (consolidated)

Brief Description about the Project:

THALI: TB Health Action Learning Initiative

  • The chronic care centre for TB is established, as a part of this project, with the aim of providing comprehensive care for our TB patients including quality patient & family counselling.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Needs to be a good communicator, with a working knowledge of local languages like Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English
  • Should be willing to work with TB patients and counsel them as per the RNTCP protocol for sputum collection and help the patient and family understand the need for the same
  • It is required that they understand the clinical status of the patient, counsel for adherence, adverse effects, understand the knowledge, beliefs, concerns, daily behaviour related to drugs and management of side effects
  • Should be able to counsel the patient without being judgemental, complete gaps in understanding, discuss options of treatment, address patient and family concerns and help cope with side effects
  • Should be able to assist with tools for self-management and provide psychological support
  • The candidate would also be required to handle tobacco deaddiction

Key Skills:

  • Planning & organising
  • Must have language proficiency in English, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi
  • Good communication skills required
  • Data gathering & analysis
  • Problem analysis and problem solving
  • Judgement
  • Presentation skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Adaptable
  • Team Player

To Apply: E-mail cover letter, CV and the names & contact details of referees to john.stephen@stjohns.in, ramachandra.p@sjri.res.in and cc to hr@sjri.res.in

For more information, please visit our website www.sjri.res.in