Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC) Job Vacancy

Posted on :

12 Nov, 2020

Category :

Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC) is a South African Section 21 not-for-profit entity and an affiliate of Interactive Research and Development Global (IRD Global), and has fully operational offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria (Gauteng) and in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal).



Job Title: Social Auxiliary Workers
Location: City of Johannesburg x 15,
Tshwane x 5
Cape Wine lands x 8
Employment type: Fixed term contract
Reporting to the Provincial Managers

Position Summary


  • Provide support and assistance to the counselling team
  • Link tuberculosis (susceptible and resistant) patients to treatment and care
  • Provide adherence support to persons infected with TB (Retaining patients to care and prevent treatment interruption)
  • Provide monthly reports to line manager
  • Liaise with relevant programme staff as need be to support patients
  • Assist with social support interventions
  • Document service provided, time sheets and updating records
  • Participate in team meetings, reviews and quality improvement strategies


  • Appropriate qualification and proof of latest registration
  • Minimum one-year experience working in a similar position, or within the mental health programme will be an advantage
  • Fluency in at least two of the official languages of Gauteng and Western Cape
  • Written and spoken communication skills
  • Computer literacy

Working conditions:

  • Willingness and availability to travel within district
  • On occasion, to work long and/or irregular /or after hours/ holidays and weekends if needed

To apply 

Interested candidates are welcome to apply, please provide two (2) current, relevant employment references. Submit a brief CV and supporting documents, indicating the job title in your cover letter and subject line on email to Lee-Anne Ogle: Human Resources Dept. @ fax +27 (0) 865722820 or e-mail [email protected]

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 18th November 2020

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