CareWorks Latest Job Opportunity – Apply Here!

Posted on :

27 Mar, 2019

Category :

NGO Jobs in South Africa, Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

Since 2004, CareWorks has provided healthcare services to companies and their employees, members of medical schemes, bargaining councils, life assurers & retirement funds as well as community members. Initially focused only on HIV, our services now include comprehensive chronic disease management, onsite health risk assessments and screening, as well as training. CareWorks has a national footprint of dedicated staff and contracted providers to meet your healthcare needs throughout the country.

Job Title: HTS Lay Counsellor
Job Location: South Africa
Employment Type Contract: Fixed Term 01 April 2019 – 30 September 2019
Start Date: Asap
Experience:  Experience in HIV, STI and TB prevention
Salary Range: Market Related To be discussed

Education Experience: 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
Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Resident in the above listed location
  • Good counselling and interpersonal skills
  • Committed and motivated to preventing HIV, STI’s and TB
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Ability to communicate in multiple South African languages
  • Ability to travel as and when required
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours which may include weekends from time to time
  • Valid drivers’ license and own transport will be an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Conduct community based combination HIV prevention initiatives including STI’s, TB, HTS, risk reduction, interventions in TB, STI’s screening and referrals to high risk sexually active adults
  • Provide an HTS service using ACTS Model or an equivalent
  • Obtain an informed and written consent for HIV counselling and testing, TB and STI’s screening, and family planning and Medical Male Circumcision (MMC)
  • 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

To apply:

  • Submit your application to [email protected] 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
  • State the position you are applying for and location in the subject line of the email application
  • Application Deadline: Close of business, Friday, 29 March 2019 Please take note of the following before submitting an application:
  • Ensure that you meet the all of the requirements of the position (educational, inherent requirements as well as required experience)
  • Unless otherwise stated CareWorks will not pay relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up a position in another town or province

Application Deadline: Friday, 29 March, 2019

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