The Lesbian and Gay Community and Health Centre (the LGBTI Centre)

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22 May, 2020

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Health & Safety Jobs in South Africa

The Lesbian and Gay Community and Health Centre (the LGBTI Centre) is community-oriented wellbeing and human rights focused services, training and advocacy organisation. They provide direct services, outreach youth and community well-being programmes, support and education primarily to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and/or communities, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Women Who Have Sex With Women (WSW) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

We are a drop-in safe space and Key Populations’ Clinic. Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre (a project of the KZN Coalition for Gay & Lesbian Equality)



Job Title: Professional Nurse, and registered with SANC
Location: Port Shepstone and Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal.
Opportunity Type: 10 months Contract Opportunity
Start Date: 1 June 2020


  • Must have 3 years+ experience working in Public Health Care facilities.
  • Travel and overtime may be required from time to time.
  • Must be contactable after working hours.
  • May be required to work at sites that are under resourced and operate in highly pressurised environment.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with staff and management.
  • Communicate effectively with all external stake holders such as donors, Department of Health (DOH), community and other partner organisations.


  • Their responsibilities will include site coordination,
  • Clinical management of patients including initiation on ART/PrEP,
  • Site assessment,
  • On-site training,
  • Mentoring
  • Quality improvement as per NDOH Guidelines.
  • Establish a baseline needs assessment for allocated area
  • Plan a tailored approach in conjunction with programme/project manager/project co Ordinator and technical experts taking into consideration the needs and priorities of the area
  • Develop a project plan and timeline for addressing the identified needs and priorities
  • Deliver and address issues of quality in health systems including clinical services such as adult HIV treatment and general chronic care, HIV wellness programmes.
  • Deliver and address issues of quality in health care systems including tuberculosis screening and care, Nurse-initiated and managed ART, PMTCT, Paediatric diagnosis, care and treatment and sexual and reproductive health.
  • Integrate preventative health services and awareness of social determinants of health.
  • Review challenges and achievements and institute corrective action
  • Compile and disseminate reports to relevant stakeholders
  • Integrate feedback from reports into programme implementation plan and subsequent progress reports.
  • Participate in regular planning sessions with relevant teams and other stakeholders.

To apply

Interested candidates to please submit a brief cv and supporting documents to, and at least (2) traceable references

Application Deadline: 22 May 2020, 14h00.

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