Tebelopele Wellness Center

Expired on: Jan 24, 2021


Tebelopele is a non –profit health and wellness organization dedicated to protecting and improving the lives of communities across Botswana for over 20 years .Tebelopele facilities are situated in 18 locations serving residents in rural, urban and town. In August 2018, Tebelopele became Botswana’s first and largest non- profit HIV Testing to integrated HIV-SRH services which includes HIV and STI screening and treatment, TB screening and, Family planning. Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).

Tebelopele aims at providing tailored, integrated facility specific support to close the gaps related to HIV/AIDS, treatment and care, particularly among AGYW and men. The expected outcomes will be based on project Key results areas. Through the USAID award Tebelopele will implement a client centred integrated prevention, care and treatment program that will support services delivery towards reaching HIV epidemic control. To achieve this, the activity will focus on the following four

  • Key Results Areas 1) to foster early detection of infection and to address the gaps in testing (especially among men and youth) 2) To enhance early linkage to care and treatment to persons newly identified as HIV positive 3) Increased Adherence, Retention and Sustained Viral Load Suppression for HIV and TB Patients on Treatment and 4) Scaling Preventive Strategies to Combat HIV Infection among Population at Risk. The expected outcomes will be based on the program description Key results areas with geographic focus of the Activity including Tebelopele facilities in Gaborone, Kweneng East, and Francistown.


Reporting directly to the Technical Director the Medical Officer (MO) shall be responsible for leading the implementation of the clinical service delivery component of the APC Project. Ensure quality service delivery consistent with the national and international standards and guidelines. The MO will support TVCTC Nurses to initiate ART and stabilize newly diagnosed HIV positive patients, and provide comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services to patients according to sound medical practice. The Medical Officer has the overall responsibility of ensuring the efficient provision of clinical services at each service delivery point. S/he will also have the responsibility of planning, organising, leading and coordinating HIV-SRH integrated services in the facility. The MO will work in close collaboration with team members, DHMT management and other partners.


  • The Medical Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Tebelopele clinical services and all the technical program staff and manage any clinical and community related issues.
  • Lead technical design, oversight and monitoring of activities for HIV prevention, care and treatment activities.
  • Responsible for strengthening community and facility-based health delivery structures to optimize retention in care and treatment.
  • Implement and monitor health management practices to ensure that the best practice and cost effective treatment/service is delivered.
  • Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures to ensure application of group and operational Health Care Strategies.
  • Develop internal systems/procedures and frameworks to ensure cost effective and efficient service delivery.
  • Compile appropriate Health Care reports according to organizational and legislative needs.
  • Collaborate with DHMTs and Health facility management in assessing and improving integrated services within the district.
  • Represent TVCTC in technical working groups, committees on HIV-SRH integrated health services, TB, cervical cancer and other treatment and health policy related forum.
  • Manage patient information according to organisational and legislative requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate patient examination, investigation and management according to accepted group/international health care practices/standards and legislative requirements.
  • The MO will be thoroughly versed in the STI, ART, TB screenings, FP, PreP and HTC guidelines.


  • Medical Knowledge on established and evolving HIV/AIDS biomedical, clinical, and epidemiological and social-behavioral sciences.
  • Professionalism displayed through adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Creating high performance culture
  • Managing diversity
  • Planning, coordinating and prioritizing


  • Certified Medical Doctorate (M.D)
  • SRH experience including ART/STI prescription and management
  • Valid registration with the Botswana Health Professions Council.
  • Minimum three years of experience implementing Public Health programs especially HIV/AIDS and TB in Botswana.


  • Three years in-depth technical knowledge and experience in all components of HIV/AIDS program including prevention, treatment, care and support, PMTCT as well as cross cutting areas such as Health Systems Strengthening.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key issues relating to HIV prevention and Sexual Reproductive Health.
  • Knowledge of community-level challenges impacting care and treatment delivery, pervious experience with working with community based care givers and community support groups.
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse sets of stakeholders such as local NGOs, government and staff.
  • Proven leadership, inter-personal and cross cultural skills and ability to build and motivate diverse teams.

The organization offers a competitive package commensurate with experience and qualifications. If you believe you have the required competencies for the job, kindly submit your application, comprehensive CV, certified copies of certificates and valid identity card as well as two professional references to the:

Human Resources Manager

Tebelopele Voluntary Counselling and Testing Centre Private Bag 112, Gaborone

Tel: +267 3958015/4 | Fax: 3958022

Or hand deliver to Gaborone International Commerce Park, Plot 39 Unit 4, Gaborone Or by email to: recruitment@tebelopele.org.bw

CLOSING DATE: 24th January 2021 at 1700 Hours


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