The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

6 Apr, 2020

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Nursing Jobs in South Africa

The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa.

The Clinical Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for day to day nursing functions within a research-related environment.


Job Title: Clinical Nurse Practitioner
Location:Philippi village.
Employment type: One year fixed term contract

The purpose of this position is to find a talented person wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, they are invite you to explore the possibility of joining them to play your part in Desmond Tutu HIV-Foundations’ exciting future.


  • Nursing Degree or Diploma and current Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Clinical Nurse Practitioner
  • Dispensing Licence
  • At least 2 years nursing experience
  • Preferably be a female applicant
  • Knowledge of study protocol / regulations
  • Knowledge of HIV, and Sexually transmitted infections
  • Excellent Computer literacy (Ms Office)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and isiXhosa
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditions
  • Ability to work harmoniously with youth of diverse backgrounds and sexuality
  • Client focused
  • Administration skills
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Building interpersonal relationships and partnerships
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Stress tolerance
  • Resource management
  • Flexible working hours including weekends as required
  • Advantageous:
  • At least one year research experience
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification
  • Human Subjects Protection (HSP) certification
  • Previous work experience in HIV research, sexual health, or with adolescents
  • A working knowledge of an adolescent friendly clinical environment
  • Valid Driver’s licence (Code 08)
  • Values fit: Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence


  • Providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all clients regardless of age, race, gender or HIV status
  • Maintaining strict client confidentiality
  • Providing pre- and post-test  counselling, as well as risk reduction counselling, for clients
  • HIV testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Obtaining blood and urine samples, labelling and request relevant test
  • Performing other client care procedures as required
  • Entering data on electronic device.
  • Communicating with clinics and other NGOs
  • Assist with quality Control (QC) checks

To apply

Quote Job reference, submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees to: Attention HR Manager Job reference: #DTHF/C006. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only on-line applications submitted via our jobs portal will be considered.

Application Deadline: Friday, 10 April, 2020


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