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Last Date of Application : 10/04/2022

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Hooghly District

Link worker Scheme (LWS)

Supported by West Bengal State AIDS Prevention and Control Unit (WBSAPCS)


  1. Cluster  Link  Workers  (Hooghly same Block  preferred )      (2)


10+2 or above

With at least 1 year experience in working with programmes related to HIV/ Health/Livelihood promotion, adult literacy, microfinance, health sector programmes not merely awareness activities.

Existing link workers who fulfill above criteria will be considered as priority should be based in the district for which applied. 

Should be willing to travel in the district extensively. 

Preference should be given to candidates having a vehicle for travel.

Place of Posting:  Hooghly  ( Pursurah ,  Chanditala 1,  )

Honorarium: Rs 6,050/- PM

Roles and Responsibility

    • Conduct village-level site mapping (vulnerability mapping, health services/facility mapping, and household mapping).
    • Understand the migration patterns (both in and out            migration) in    the local community.  
    • Reach out to the un-reached HRIs/ groups and vulnerable young  people  with information and skills relevant to HIV prevention and risk reduction.
    • Provide relevant information regarding condom use, using   innovative means that are contextually, locally and culturally appropriate.
    • Work towards reducing stigma and discrimination  in the community by facilitating involvement of HIV positive people, community groups like SHGs, PRI and VHSC, and bringing into focus and addressing gender dimensions of stigma and discrimination. 
    • Advocate with identified stakeholders for creating an enabling environment (and reducing stigma and discrimination).
    • Maintain rapport with local health  units and facilitate access to services. 
    • Have knowledge about the key health facilities in  the vicinity, at  FRU and the district level, and possess necessary information about the services available at the identified facilities.
    • Work towards reducing barriers to accessing services and promote STI management and partner notification.
    • Coordinate the linkage between communities and service institutions (especially ICTC, PHC/CHC,  RTI /STI clinic and district hospital).
    • Identify and train volunteers.
    • Collect monthly data from condom           depot  
    • Prepare monthly reports for his/her area according to a pre-defined format.
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