Posted on :
3 Dec, 2019
3 Dec, 2019
CareWorks’ KPIF project is South Africa is aimed at reducing the number of new HIV infections in Key Population groups, specifically Men who have Sex with Men (MSM). We therefore seek to employ 9 qualified Peer Recruiters who will be seconded to locally identified Civil Society Organisation (CSO)s within specific sub-districts, responsible for overseeing HIV services tailored at meeting the needs of the MSM clients. The comprehensive package of services available to MSM clients includes HTS, STI screening and treatment, ART initiation and PrEP initiation with ongoing patient management support in order to reach the 95/95/95 PEPFAR targets.
The program provides community-based outreach services and, therefore, this position is not a clinic-based position but rather required to work in the field, linked to outreach and mobile service delivery. The sub-districts for the project are Sedibeng (Gauteng), Cape Winelands (Western Cape) and Nkangala (Mpumalanga). The Peer Recruiters will be employed by the CSO directly, with a direct reporting line to CareWorks.
Job Title: Peer Recruiter
Location: Sedibeng (3), Cape Winelands (3), Nkangala (3)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
MSM Peer Recruiters should have an in-depth understanding of specific HIV and health issues related to men who have sex with men. MSM Peer Recruiters will collaborate with the Professional Nurse and the local MSM CSO to support clients in accessing HIV testing services, enrolling in care and accessing services they need to maintain healthy lives and achieve their health-related goals.
Peer Recruiter duties include:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Should have good written, oral and interpersonal English communication skills. Knowledge and fluency in local languages (dependant on location) is an advantage.
Must have a basic understanding of MS Office suite particularly MS Word and MS Excel.
Competitive based on qualifications, skills and experience.
Please note that only candidates who meet the above requirements will be considered.
Should you qualify and be interested in applying for the above-mentioned vacancy, please forward your updated CV with a covering letter and your salary expectations to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Saturday, 28 December, 2019