Research Assistants/HTS Counselors

Date Posted: Nov. 23, 2022, 10 a.m.

Corporate Staffing Services

Job Description


  • Ensuring compliance to protocol and procedures for all study components
  • Conducting all study components in the preferred language (English, Kiswahili) of participants
  • Administering the informed consent process
  • Administering the client and provider surveys
  • Conducting HIV testing and counseling (HTS) services to the study participants where applicable
  • Offering health education, pre and post-HTS counselling services to study participants, where applicable
  • Tracking participants’ status for all study components
  • Ensuring completeness of all data collected (recordings, field notes, survey)
  • Participating in study meetings (in-person, internet conference calls)
  • Assisting with dissemination of study findings

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, Sociology, Community Health & Development, Social Work, Counselling or any other relevant health/social sciences. Degree qualification in the related field will be an added advantage
  • NASCOP training and certification for HTS counselors
  • Experience in HIV Testing & Counselling. Training and experience in adolescent counseling will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with community-based research for public health or clinical studies preferred.
  • Experience with research studies or programs focused on adolescents added advantage
  • Experience in qualitative surveys and transcription is an added advantage
  • Training and experience in conducting quantitative surveys preferred
  • Be willing to work in informal and low-income settlements
  • Flexibility to work non-business hours; being available for calls outside normal business hours, due to time differences between the U.S.A and Kenya
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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