Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

  • Bethany Home: Director

    Bethany Home
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, July 18, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    Bethany Home Place of Safety provides residential care and support for orphaned, abandoned, neglected and abused children from birth to six years of age. This organisation was founded in 1998 by the Sisters of the Precious Blood initially to support young expectant mothers. Due to the need in Mthatha for a place of safety for abandoned children with the involvement of other crucial stakeholders; Social Services and the Victim Support Unit (SAPS) it evolved to be what it is today. Bethany Home is a Place of Safety registered to care for 80 children aged 0-6 years.

    Bethany Home seeks to appoint a  Director, based in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.

    The Director is responsible for all aspects of the day to day management and operation of the Place of Safety and is accountable to the Management Committee.  Ideally the successful candidate should have some management experience and experience in working with children.

    Requirements:

    • Ability to think strategically about the future development of the organisation and to generate broad objectives consistent with such development;
    • Ability to inspire and motivate others to commit to and work towards organisational objectives;
    • Possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills to establish and build on working relationships effectively;
    • The ability to manage the cost effective utilisation and maintenance of physical resources;
    • Ability to problem solve, and manage situations involving change, stress and conflict;
    • Possess technical knowledge and commercial acumen relevant to the position, and a commitment to continuously updating business awareness;
    • Possess well-developed advocacy, negotiation, and facilitation skills;
    • Demonstrate an understanding for the welfare and not-for-profit sector.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Social Sciences, or Administration/Personnel Management, or any equivalent qualification to the above mentioned.

    The salary is negotiable and will be discussed with the successful applicant.

    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to the Bethany Home office, or e-mail: office@bethanymthatha.co.za, Tel: 047 535 7296.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about the Bethany Home, refer to www.bethanychildrenshome.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Africare: Technical Advisor - Health Systems Strengthening

    Africare
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, April 11, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Africare’s Injongo Yethu Project provides technical support and assistance as a contribution to the South African Government’s response to HIV and AIDS in the Chris Hani, Cacadu and Amathole Districts of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.  Funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the project aims to strengthen and scale up prevention, treatment, care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS, their caregivers, family members, and community including orphans and children made vulnerable due to HIV and AIDS.
     
    Africare seeks to appoint a Technical Advisor Health Systems Strengthening (HSS), based in Queenstown.
     
    Responsibilties:
    • Work with the COP and DCOP to set up health systems strengthening unit within Africare to support the Africare and DoH TB and HIV related HSS deliverables; Identify opportunities for integrating 'state of the art' approaches into the health strategy, providing technical and programmatic assessments and recommended strategies to pilot innovative interventions;
    • Ensure linkages to Millennium Development Goals;
    • In consultation with the DCOP, collaborate with other PEPFAR and Non-PEPFAR partners working in the area of HSS related activities to synergise the activities and resources;
    • Support partnership in health promotion and demand creation for TB/HIV services and establishment MDR-TB management in CHD;
    • Work closely with the DOH to identify priorities in terms of health sector human resource development, Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement, supply chain and assists DOH to address the gaps identified especially in areas related to HIV/AIDS, TB and laboratory with emphasis to facility levels;
    • Maintain ongoing collaborations, participation in technical forums, and regular communications with DOH;
    • Provide leadership and support to DOH to develop one district work plan;
    • Support CHD to develop community system strengthening;
    • Provide leadership and coordination of HCT, adult and Paediatric treatment and adult and Paediatric HIV care and support;
    • Support the district to strengthen NACS in all sub-districts;
    • Provide technical support and assistance to CHD to establish OVC and HBC systems in health facilities and community based organisations;
    • Support the district to establish linkages of the health facilities to the community structures, including traditional practitioners;
    • Support strategic health information to roll-out and strengthen ETR, TIER and DHMIS and procurement system including pharmacy assistant training system;
    • Provide administrative support to DCOP and COP;
    • Ensure the integration and implementation of gender mainstreaming for TB/ HIV and support the implementation of the gender activities and advocate for the inclusion of gender in strategic planning documents;
    • Work with the national quality assurance / quality improvement office and facilitate strategy development, implementation and institutionalisation of the national Quality assurance/ Quality improvement programme within DoH and sustain quality assurance activities at national, district, sub district and health facility level.Coordinate district and sub-district work plan activities;
    • Communicate with local training institutes to encourage ongoing collaboration, maintain quality implementation, and insure programme sustainability in light of plans for national program scale-up;
    • Participate as a part of the Africare team in identifying gaps, barriers, and problems experienced by DOH and regional staff at all levels and propose possible solutions for technical or financial assistance and capacity building especially in the area of HSS;
    • Support the district in conducting and monitoring skills audit in the district health care work force;
    • Participate in relevant work or task teams in the district;
    • Monitor and organise regular feedback for Coca Cola DEKA project;
    • Support the Anglo American partnership in supporting health information and TB/HIV in minors in the district;
    • Submit accurate and timely monthly activity and indicator reports to the DCOP.
    Requirements:
    • Three years’ work experience required in the area of designing, implementing health care human resource development;
    • Public health management training background with strong HIV related experience preferred;
    • Excellent writing, facilitation and communication skills;
    • Proven management of large projects and multiple tasks;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners;
    • In-depth specialist knowledge of HSS public health programmes, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of care and support programmes is desired;
    • Knowledge of DOH healthcare systems and structures including familiarity with policies, programme priorities and regulations is desired;
    • Proficiency in developing training curriculums modules and designing / implementing training programs. Extensive knowledge of relevant national guidelines and national / regional activities related to TB, HIV/AIDS, HIV and TB laboratory testing in the health system of South Africa and Chris Hani District.
    To apply, submit a CV, motivational letter and names of at least three contactable professional references to the Administrative Manager at mchingono@africare.org

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.
     
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about Africare, refer to www.africare.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • The Keiskamma Trust: Health Programme Advisor

    The Keiskamma Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Keiskamma Trust is a community organisation, centred in Hamburg, a rural area of the Eastern Cape, South Africa, which works to foster hope and offer support for the most vulnerable. The organisation strives to address the challenges of widespread poverty and disease through holistic and creative programmes and partnerships.

    The Keiskamma Trust seeks to appoint a Health Programme Advisor, based in Hamburg in the Eastern Cape.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Manage a three year HIV/TB Prevention and Care Project;
    • Provide leadership within the Health Programme at Keiskamma Trust;
    • Capacity building and mentoring of health team and Community Health Workers;
    • Plan and facilitate training for Community Health Workers based on current South African guidelines for CHWs (inclusive of ability to train on HIV, TB, PMTCT, nutrtion, diabetes, hypertension, etc.);
    • Advise CHWs and health staff on individual cases;
    • Understand and lead the process of developing strategies, budgets and plans for the Health Programme;
    • Manage and report on donor funding;
    • Provide quality written reports to donors, friends and stakeholders;
    • Maintain and upkeep cellphone monitoring and evaluation system;
    • Interpret and analyse national, provincial and internal data and write narratives and reports based on this data;
    • Maintain and build relationships with stakeholders.
    Requirements:
    • Master's degree or equivalent in a health related / social development field;
    • Proven operational planning, implementation and project management with HIV/TB projects (experience preferably working within South Africa);
    • Minimum of three years experience required;
    • Remain abreast current national health guidelines; 
    • Communication skills in verbal and written English;
    • Academic writing skills; 
    • Fluency in Xhosa advantageous;
    • Research experience advantageous; 
    • Organisational and management skills;
    • Experience with cell phone monitoring and evaluation;
    • Report writing and computer skills;
    • Ability to interpret and analyze national, provincial and internal data;
    • Ability to work individualy and as part of a team,
    To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter, and three contactable professional references to kali@keiskamma.org with "Health Programme Advisor Vacancy" as the subject.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interviews.

    For more about The Keiskamma Trust, refer to www.keiskamma.org.

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  • TB/HIV Care Association: Professional Nurses – OR Tambo

    TB/HIV Care Association
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The TB/HIV Care Association is a nonprofit organisation that aims to empower communities by facilitating and providing treatment support, preventative, diagnosis, and rehabilitative services for TB and HIV clients.

    The TB/HIV Care Association seeks to appoint Professional Nurses, based in OR Tambo, Eastern Cape.

    The Professional Nurses will participate in a ground-breaking HIV prevention programme focusing on voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC).

    TB/HIV Care Association organisation offers a competitive total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience. This is a one-year contract position with the possibility of renewal.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide a VMMC service as part of a roving medical team;
    • Provide mentorship on VMMC to other nurses and counsellors;
    • Collaborate with community role players in engaging communities for the provision of HIV/TB prevention strategies, including VMMC;
    • Maintain relations with health services mangers, correctional services officials, workplaces, farms and school principals;
    • Support the social mobilisation efforts for HIV, STI and TB testing and screening, and referral for VMMC;
    • Provide technical assistance in HIV counselling and manage and track referral of HIV, STI and TB cases.
    Requirements:
    • Degree/diploma or relevant sursing qualification;
    • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse;
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in HIV counselling and testing;
    • Ability to communicate in English, isiXhosa and/or another South African language;
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Office;
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence.
    Skills and competencies:
    • Experienced in surgical techniques or willingness to undergo training;
    • Competent in diagnosing and treating HIV, TB and STI clients;
    • Initiate and maintain support groups;
    • Good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and negotiation skills;
    • Team leader and team player.
    To apply, submit a CV with three contactable references, certified copies of your qualifications and motivation letter clearly stating for which position you are applying to Mnoneleli Gqiba at mnoneleli@tbhivcare.org or fax to: 047 531 3170.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Enquiries: Tel: 047 531 2919.

    In the event that you do not hear from us after a month of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

    For more about the TB/HIV Care Association, refer to www.tbhivcare.org.

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  • CANSA: Community Mobiliser - Amatole Region

    Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, April 25, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
     The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is a nonprofit organisation set up to fight cancer and offer support to cancer sufferers.

    CANSA seeks to appoint a Community Mobiliser, based in Amatole Region, Eastern Cape.
    Responsibilities:
    • Mobilise and develop communities to deliver the CANSA’s health programmes
    • Be active in initiating income generation (fundraising) activities to ensure sustainability.
    Requirements:     
    • Tertiary qualification in primary health care (proof of registration and paid-up fees a pre-requisite);
    • Experience in community-based primary health care, community development, palliative/oncology nursing and lymphoedema management is required;
    • Microsoft knowledge is essential;
    • Certified driver’s license is a definite a pre-requisite;
    • Strictly non-smoker.                                                        
    • Project management experience;
    • Management/nurturing of community Volunteers;
    • Public speaking/educational health presentations;
    • Excellent communication and written skills
    • Counselling/humanitarian skills;
    • Ability to deliver results at all times that meet CANSA’s benchmark standards;
    • Strong fundraising initiatives that are mainly ‘community based NGO background will take preference.
    Salary: Negotiable within CANSA’s grading scales.
     
    Starting date: 1 June 2013 or sooner pending availability.
     
    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter with a certified copy of ID, proof of highest/latest diploma/degree to the Manager - Amatole Region, Michelle Goddard at mgoddard@cansa.org.za or fax to: 086 512 8472.
     
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Should you not receive a response from us within 30 days, consider your application was unsuccessful.
     
    CANSA is an equal opportunity employer.

    For more about CANSA, refer to www.cansa.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • New loveLife Trust: Regional Programme Leader - Eastern Cape

    The New loveLife Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, April 30, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The New loveLife Trust is an NGO that campaigns with nationwide community level outreach and supports programmes that promote healthy, HIV-free living among South African teens. loveLife has reached unprecedented scale in implementing cutting-edge comprehensive and combined social behaviour change programming face-to-face with adolescents.

    The New loveLife Trust seeks to appoint a Regional Programme Leader for the Nelson Mandela Metro, Cacadu region, Eastern Cape.

    The person will ensure that all loveLife programmes are implemented in the region so as to meet programme targets and maintain programme quality, in line with National/Provincial HIV-prevention objectives.

    Responsibilities:
    • Recruit, select and induct groundBREAKERS (with Line Managers), Mpintshis, educators and other community activists in line with National recruitment guidelines;
    • Develop and manage groundBREAKER and Mpintshi personal development plans and workplans (with Line Managers);
    • Assist groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis in gaining access to schools for programme implementation;
    • Evaluate and give regular feedback on sessions conducted by groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis in school;
    • Ensure programme implementation is targeting vulnerable youth; keep records of vulnerable youth reached;
    • Implement annual groundBREAKER and Mpintshi graduation events with appropriate incentives and ceremony;
    • Work with hub teams to implement regular Community Dialogues on community-relevant topics and National Media themes;
    • Implement Youth Festivals, Cluster Festivals, and other events included in the regional targets;
    • Serve on Local Organising Committees for all loveLife events taking place in allocated area.
    • Link orphans and vulnerable children working with goGogetters to groundBREAKERS, and vice versa; monitoring this process;
    • Linking Enviro Ys programme activity with local wilderness areas and training sites for Core two training;
    • Marketing loveLife groundBREAKERS and Mpintshis as Future Farmers to the local farming community;
    • Ensure that loveLife hubs are correctly listed on the National Hubs Table, that every hub has a valid memorandum of understanding with loveLife, and that Line Managers are ready and willing to assist in the implementation of loveLife programmes;
    • Conduct all Core and On-Site training relevant to groundBREAKERS, Mpintshis and other programme implementation partners as guided by the national training calendar;
    • Conduct all project-specific training relevant to the region; including but not limited to: loveLife Games, goGogetter, and Community Action Team Training;
    • Ensure community-level programmes marketing and stakeholder engagement;
    • Participate in community and regional forums that promote youth rights in the context of HIV-prevention;
    • Ensure that monitoring tools are accurately completed on time and transported to the provincial office within ten working days of completion;
    • Management of all logistics and related resources within the region.
    Requirements:
    • Tertiary qualification linked to programme management, education, policy, business administration;
    • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills;
    • Project and financial management;
    • Strong community development background;
    • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office;
    • Ability to interact with people at all levels;
    • Valid driver’s licence is compulsory.
    Total remuneration package: R84 000 per annum (cost to company).

    To apply, submit a summarised CV (no certificates) to recruit@lovelife.org.za (with the title of position in the Subject line).

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    The New loveLife Trust reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.

    If you do not receive any feedback on your application within six weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

    For more about the New loveLife Trust, refer to www.lovelife.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Africare: Programme Officer

    Africare
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, January 25, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Africare is a nonprofit, international organisation that works to improve the quality of life of the people in Africa. It specialises in helping Africa by helping alleviate hunger, building water wells, treating childhood diseases and supporting social empowerment.

    Africare’s Injongo Yethu Project provides technical support and assistance as a contribution to the South African Government’s response to HIV and AIDS in the Chris Hani, Cacadu and Amathole Districts of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the project aims to strengthen and scale up prevention, treatment, care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS, their caregivers, family members, and community including orphans and children made vulnerable due to HIV and AIDS.

    Africare seeks to appoint a Programme Officer, based in Chris Hani district, Eastern Cape.

    Responsibilities:
    • Promote and work to expand community services capacity in the care and support of people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV), their families, and immediate communities on home based care, treatment and support including orphans and children made vulnerable due to HIV and AIDS;
    • Work in collaboration with relevant stakeholders and community structures in the promotion of community interventions and mobilisation, to increase knowledge on HIV and AIDS, TB and STI;
    • Implement sustainable Paediatric care and OVC linkages within health care facilities, Department of Social Development, CBOs and community structures to provide quality care services to OVC, child headed families and their primary care givers;
    • Strengthen implementation of quality of care and support services for PLHIV and OVC through capacity building for programme partners;
    • Conduct and co-facilitate trainings (support groups, child care forums, clinic committees etc.) for different stakeholders;
    • Provide technical support to community institutions on grants management and programme activities reporting in the catchment areas;
    • Contribute to weekly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports for all stakeholders;
    • Assess Community Institutions to establish the HBC services, integrate CBO with the health facilities, provide and monitor HBC kits, support governance, HBC information management and funding application proposal;
    • Support IACT training and implementation;
    • Work with sub-district to involve traditional health practitioners. Provide group trauma and debriefing sessions of HCWs in the sub-district. Work with DAC in training and community advocacy
    Requirements:
    • Degree in social work or related community development field;
    • Minimum of two years experience in successful implementation and management of HIV care, treatment and support services including OVC care and support interventions in the clinical,public,private or NGO sector;
    • Minimum of two years professional experience in managing and implementing M&E activities preferably in a community and clinical setting;
    • Understanding and skills in using monitoring and evaluation and other strategic information to inform programme and policy decisions;
    • Knowledge of collation and analysing reports;
    • Strong writing skills, including writing of reports, operational and activity plans as well as training plans;
    • Knowledge of Department Of Health and of Social Development, reporting indicators in South Africa;
    • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform, ability to manage several major tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform, ability to manage several major multidimensional activities simultaneously;
    • Effective verbal and written communication, multitasking, organisational and prioritisation of skills; Computer skills, good interpersonal and facilitation skills;
    • Experience in public speaking and professional presentations;
    • Ability to travel extensively and must have a valid driver’s licence. 
    To apply, submit a CV, motivation letter and three employment references to the Administrative Manager to mchingono@africare.org.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Africare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to workplace diversity.

    Only shortlisted employees will be contacted.

    For more about Africare, refer to www.africare.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Reach For A Dream Foundation: Fieldworkers

    Reach For A Dream Foundation
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Reach For A Dream Foundation believes in the power of dreams. The organisation encourages children to use their dreams to fight life-threatening illnesses and seeks as far as possible to make dreams come true.

    Reach For A Dream Foundation seeks to appoint Fieldworkers, based in East London and Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.

    This position requires a person with excellent rapport with children and people from different age groups a sense of empathy and good listening skills.

    Responsibilities:
    • Dream assessments with children at hospital;
    • Planning and execution of dream day
    • Liaise with hospital staff and build relationships;
    • Report writing;
    • Planning and implementing group activities for children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.
    Requirements:
    • Must have a valid driver's licence;
    • Relevant social auxiliary or community development qualification;
    • Excellent coordination and planning skills
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Be creative in ensuring that the dream fulfilment is the most memorable event in the child’s life.
    Renumeration: R6 000 - R8 000 per month (cost to company).

    To apply, submit a CV to inge@reachforadream.org.za. Clearly indicate which position you are applying for - PE or EL

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    For more about Reach For A Dream Foundation, refer to www.reachforadream.org.za.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Africare: Clinical Nurse Mentor

    Africare
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Africare’s Injongo Yethu Project provides technical support and assistance as a contribution to the South African Government’s response to HIV and AIDS in the Chris Hani, Cacadu and Amathole Districts of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the project aims to strengthen and scale up prevention, treatment, care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS, their caregivers, family members, and community including orphans and children made vulnerable due to HIV and AIDS.
     
    Africare seeks to appoint a Clinical Nurse Mentor, based in Camdeboo SD, Eastern Cape.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide direct clinical training and mentorship to the healthcare workers at Africare supported sites on HIV and AIDS prevention, care, treatment and support services - which includes among others counselling and testing, adult/Paeds care and treatment, TB/HIV integration services including infection control and prevention, PMTCT and other prevention activities;
    • Participate in regular outreach support and mentorship to NIMART approved Health Facilities;
    • Ensure functional and efficient linkages between different components of the HIV and AIDS comprehensive management framework;
    • Identify training needs and coordinate trainings in conjunction with the DCOP Programmes and government partners;
    • Disseminate SOPs, Guidelines, and flow charts to onsite team, to ensure care and treatment services are aligned with South African Government National Guidelines for management of HIV and AIDS;
    • Work with the M&E team, assist in monitoring and evaluation of the Care and Treatment Programme, with regular onsite data feedback to improve programme implementation;
    • Conduct Africare mandated facility assessments in ensuring that the Comprehensive Model of Care is in place at all Africare supported sites and is being implemented qualitatively;
    • Prepare and submit monthly reports on activities to the DCOP Programmes;
    • Support and contribute to any other relevant activities as agreed with the DCOP Programmes and other Senior Africare staff.
    Requirements:
    • Degree/Diploma in General Nursing Science, Community Nursing and Midwifery. Certificates in HCT, PMTCT, TB/HIV and NIMART. Diploma in Primary Health Care will be an added advantage;
    • Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse;
    • Experience in providing HIV&AIDS services in South Africa public health sector;
    • Good communication, report writing, presentation and interpersonal skills;
    • Computer literacy - Ms Word Suite;
    • Valid driver’s licence and ability to travel extensively to facilities.
    To apply, submit copies of CVs and details of three contactable employment references to the Administrative Manager, Email: mchingono@africare.org.
     
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Africare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to workplace diversity.
     
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more about Africare, refer to www.africare.org.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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  • Childline South Africa: Social Worker - East London

    Childline South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, June 6, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Childline South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that works collectively to protect children from all forms of violence and to create a culture of children's rights in South Africa.

    Childline Eastern Cape seeks to appoint a Social Worker, based in East London, Eastern Cape.
     
    The person will provide therapeutic services to abused children, families and care givers, as well as to children with abusive or inappropriate sexual behaviour.

    Responsibilities:
    • The assessment of the therapeutic needs of the children and their parents/caregivers referred to Childline SA (Eastern Cape);
    • Planning and providing treatment programmes according to the identified needs of the identified children and families;
    • Pre and post-test HIV and AIDS counselling;
    • Referring and following up referrals to other service providers as needed by the child and family;
    • Working with DOJCD personnel and court support and preparation for child witnesses;
    • Working with communities on prevention and early intervention programmes;
    • Evaluating the outcomes of interventions and programmes;
    • Following up the child and family to track progress;
    • Writing professional reports as required;
    Responsibilities:
    • Qualified as a social worker and registered with the SACSSP;
    • Minimum of five years experience in child protection, with specific experience in therapeutic methods;
    • Computer skills particularly in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email, internet and electronic communication;
    • Valid driver’s licence;
    • Enthusiasm for work in this field;
    • Ability to communicate with children and adults;
    • Belief in the capacity of children and adults to heal and develop;
    • Knowledge of and skills in applying therapeutic programmes that are appropriate for work with children who have experienced abuse and with children whose behaviour is abusive/sexually inappropriate;
    • Good working knowledge of HIV and AIDS and pre and post test counselling;
    • Ability to write reports in English;
    • Knowledge of law and policy as it applies to children, child protection and family life;
    • Ability to work with different sectors and disciplines;
    • Ability to speak and understand the nuances of the isiXhosa language and work within the culture and context of the Eastern Cape.

    Salary: To be negotiated
     
    To apply, submit a CV, contact details of referees and certified copies of qualifications to admin@childlinesa.org.za or officemanager@childlinesa.org.za.

    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

    For more about the Childline South Africa, refer to www.childlinesa.org.za/.

    For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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