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Checkpoint BLN is looking for a psychosocial counselor

Berlin Aids-Hilfe seeks reinforcements for Checkpoint BLN:

a psychosocial counselor

part-time (25.5-31.5 hours per week)
as soon as possible

Checkpoint BLN is a community-based point of contact for all sexual health matters and caters to LGBTIQ people *. We offer PrEP, PEP, HIV / STI testing, sexual health and chemsex counseling, and STI treatment. You can find much more information about our work and offers on our homepage.

Your activities at Checkpoint BLN would include:
● Pre and post test counseling on HIV / HCV and STI tests
– Advice on routes of infection, disease progression and treatment options for HIV, STI and hepatitis
– Selection of appropriate tests and communication of test results
● Advice on pre and post exposure prophylaxis
● Prevention tips
– Advice on safer sex, safer use and harm reduction
– Development of individual risk management strategies with the person seeking advice
● Refer to additional specialized advice and service offers
● Counseling series on sexual health and sexualized people
● use of substances
● Participation in team meetings and transversal project committees

We expect from you:
● (Fach) university degree in social assistance, education, public health or equivalent
● Confidence in addressing modern communication and software technologies
● Language skills in German (B2 or higher) and English (B2 or higher)
● Addressing racism and discrimination against LGBTIQ *

We wish from you:
● Language skills in other languages
● Membership in the LGBTIQ * community or excellent knowledge and strong bond with the LGBTIQ * community
● Good knowledge of HIV, STI, hepatitis, substance use, current prevention and harm reduction strategies

We offer you:
● Participation in innovative and community-based projects
● Regular service meetings, supervision and training opportunities
● 30 days of vacation

We expressly welcome applications from trans *, inter * and non-binary people, people with HIV, people with migration experience or BIPoC. Persons with recognized severe disabilities have priority if they have the same qualifications.

Significant questions by 26 June 2022 by email to Ute Hiller (Management of the Berlin Aids-Hilfe): ute.hiller@berlin-aidshilfe.de
(or by post to: Ute Hiller confidential, Berliner Aids-Hilfe eV, Kurfürstenstraße 130, 10785 Berlin)

Email questions to Jacques Kohl (Psychosocial Director of Checkpoint BLN): j.kohl@checkpoint-bln.de

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