Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

15 Jan, 2019

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa, Research Jobs in South Africa

Intellectual disability is one of the most overlooked disabilities in South Africa. The Western Cape Forum for Intellectual Disability (WCFID) has, since its inception in 1971, played a pivotal role in the development of skills, knowledge and the advancement of rights within the intellectual disability sector.

Job Title: Survey Administrator/Research Assistant 
Job Location: Cape Town
Job Type: a 4-month part-time contract post (20 hrs per week, mornings, with flexibility).

The position is suitable for a post-graduate student with an interest in community development and research. Established in 1971, the Forum is a support network for service providers in the field of intellectual disability and based in Maitland.

The position of a Survey Administrator/Research Assistant has arisen for a 4-month part-time contract post (20 hrs per week, mornings, with flexibility).

The position is suitable for a post-graduate student with an interest in community development and research.

The position of a Survey Administrator/Research Assistant has arisen for a 4-month part-time contract post (20 hrs per week, mornings, with flexibility). The position is suitable for a post-graduate student with an interest in community development and research.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Health Sciences/Education/Social Science
  • Training and experience in research

Requirements:

  • Degree in Health Sciences/Education/Social Science
  • Training and experience in research
  • 5 years work experience, preferably in social development/health/education research/disability studies
  • Strong computer literacy, data collection, analysis and report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to engage with community-based NGOs
  • Research experience with an ability to put across complex issues in simple, understandable language
  • An ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the Western Cape
  • Fluency in English and isiXhosa (Afrikaans would be an advantage), spoken and written
  • Drivers license

Able to start by February 2019.

E-mail your 2-page CV with three contactable references to: The Director, WCFID. E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing date: 22nd January 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We reserve the right to re-advertise this post should a suitable candidate not be found. CVs longer than 2 pages will be discarded.

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