CareWorks Current Employment Opportunity – Apply Now!

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3 Mar, 2020

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Since 2004, CareWorks has provided healthcare services including comprehensive chronic disease management, onsite health risk assessments and screening, as well as training.


Job Title: HTS Lay Counsellor

KwaZulu-Natal – King Cetshwayo X4
KwaZulu Natal – Ugu X2
Mpumalanga – Nkangala X7
Mpumalanga – Gert Sibande X11

Employment Center Contract: Fixed Term 01 April 2020 – 30 September 2020


  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, which is not older than 2 years from the date of issue or HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, older than 2 years’, but not more than 3 years’, with a certificate for a 2-day refresher course from an accredited provider.
  • Finger Prick Certificate advantageous
  • Valid driver’s licence will be advantageous
  • Salary Range: Market Related – To be discussed

EXPERIENCE 1- 2 years HIV Counselling experience

Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Local resident in the area
  • Must have a valid certificate in HIV Counselling & Testing,
  • Adherence Counselling and training in basic HAST will be advantageous
  • Must be quality conscience
  • Excellent counselling and interpersonal skills
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Discrete and confidential
  • Willingness to work irregular working hours, including weekends and a willingness to travel within a district
  • Willingness to work with a team in challenging environments
  • Ability to communicate in multiple South African languages
  • Valid drivers’ license (2 years or older) will be an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide an HTS services through index tracing, workplace and community combination HIV prevention initiatives including STI’s, TB, HCT, risk reduction counselling, screening and referrals
  • Obtain an informed and written consent for HIV counselling and testing, TB and STI’s screening
  • Perform finger prick of capillary blood for HIV rapid testing
  • To ensure that the onsite services are documented and reconciled, daily
  • Daily, submit the documents electronically, as per CareWorks standard operating procedures
  • To promote PrEP, PEP, Condoms & Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) as a form of HIV prevention for eligible individuals
  • Link the newly identified positive clients to care, ASAP or inform the linkage officer and/or team leader when you identified a newly diagnosed positive client
  • Refer any TB and/or STI suspects to the nearest clinic using the referral forms
  • Escalate any challenges to the team leader/district manager, timeously
  • Participation in staff meetings and appropriate training workshops
  • Data collection and compilation of monthly report forms as required
  • Provide HIV prevention education and information in group sessions
  • Detect and report barriers to HIV, STI and TB health seeking behaviour
  • Knowledge and experience in HIV Self-Screening will be advantageous
  • Implement IQC & PT Scheme as prescribed by the CW SOP and report timeously as per the guidelines
  • Complete the proficiency Tests and report, timeously
  • Ensure that HTS registers, DOH consent forms and CW stationery are completed properly and submitted to the clinics, and CW head office and or regional office
  • Ensure that the personal information collected are kept confidential as per the CW confidentiality agreement

To apply:

  • Submit your application to or Fax: 021 413 2933
  • Your application must contain ALL of the following:
  • A cover letter motivating your application
  • Submit your up to date CV with ACCOMPANYING CERTIFICATES
  • State the position you are applying for and location in the subject line of the email application


Application Deadline: Friday, 13 March 2020

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