Careworks Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

5 Aug, 2019

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Healthcare Jobs 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 
Location: Nkangala, MP x 1

Employment  Type: Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
Start Date: ASAP

Educational Requirements

  • 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
    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
    EXPERIENCE 1 – 2 years HIV Counselling experience
    SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Resident in the above listed location
  • Excellent knowledge of HIV, TB and STI, prevention approaches and DoH screening guidelines
  • Excellent counselling and interpersonal skills
  • Committed and motivated to preventing HIV, STI’s and TB
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Discrete and confidential
  • Willingness to work after hours
  • Willingness to work with a team in challenging environments
  • 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
  • Computer literacy – basic MS Office software
  • Valid drivers’ license (2 years or older will be advantageous)

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
  • Submit the documents electronically, as per CareWorks standard operating procedures
  • To promote Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) as a form of HIV prevention

To apply:

  • Submit your application to or Fax: 021 413 2933 or by post to 3 Laleni Drive, Corridor Hill, Office No 14, Witbank.
  • 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, 9th August 2019

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