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  • Anova Health Institute: Clinical Programme Specialist

    Anova Health Institute
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, September 13, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Anova Health Institute is a leading partner in capacity building and the provision of technical support to the Department of Health, with a reputation for innovative responses and ground-breaking research in HIV. Anova is primarily funded by the President's Emergency Fund for AIDS relief (PEPFAR) through the United States Agency for Development (USAID).

    Anova Health Institute seeks to appoint a Clinical Programme Specialist, based in Parktown, Johannesburg.

    The Clinical Programme Specialist will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

    The Clinical Programme Specialist will provide medical, clinical and relevant public health expertise to lead aspects of Anova’s technical support work in district programmes across South Africa. The Clinical Programme Specialist will be responsible for leading the clinical aspects of a comprehensive health programme, working closely with Anova’s health systems strengthening activities and research endeavours.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide strategic direction, technical guidance, and leadership on clinical programmes, with a special focus on HIV and TB, but also including consideration of non-communicable diseases and sexual and reproductive health;
    • Work with Anova’s district programme managers and technical advisors to assist district health services in providing innovative, effective, relevant and sustainable clinical programmes;
    • Participate in national and provincial level policy processes, and will ensure high-level medical expertise from Anova to South African government partners at all levels of the health services;
    • Comprehensive knowledge of HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment is required;
    • Experience in HIV biomedical prevention strategies including counseling and testing, medical male circumcision, and other emerging biomedical prevention approaches;
    • Knowledge of the South African health care system and structures and is familiar with Department of Health policies, programme priorities and regulations; Research experience and a publication track record is desirable;
    • Regular travel to Anova offices in other provinces;
    • Work independently, make programme recommendations, and take initiative;
    • Communication abilities, demonstrated management and leadership skills, and a vision for future innovative approaches to healthcare improvements.
    Requirements:
    • Medical Degree with a postgraduate qualification in Public Health or a related field is required;
    • Registration with the HPCSA;
    • Ten years’ experience in planning and managing health programmes;
    • Expertise in HIV and AIDS, STIs, TB issues and priorities in South Africa;
    • Experience working with South African National and Provincial Departments of Health;
    • Experience is required in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV or other public health programmes that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partners, particularly within the PEPFAR funding environment;
    • Experience supervising the work of other staff or consultants;
    • In-depth knowledge of the South African public health sector, and in strategies and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of care and support programmes is desired;
    • Initiative, and the ability to develop and carry out work plans, and solve problems independently;
    • Command of English, with demonstrated excellent writing and reporting skills;
    • Ability to participate in, facilitate and present at project meetings and in public forums;

    • Commitment to building personal and organisational capacity;
    • Experience in training healthcare workers;
    • Ability to communicate between colleagues with a variety of cultural backgrounds in a respectful and diplomatic manner;
    • Ability to enhance effective professional partnerships;
    • Organisational, electronic file management and computer skills including MS Office;
    • Ability to travel to Anova offices outside Johannesburg on a regular basis;
    • Required outputs with short timelines may necessitate work outside of normal office hours.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to Mandi Shale at recruitment@anovahealth.co.za.

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

    For more about the Anova Health Institute, refer to www.anovahealth.co.za.

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  • Humana People to People South Africa: Programme Director Communications

    Humana People to People South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, September 10, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Humana People to People South Africa is a South Africa NGO committed to empower and uplift disadvantaged communities. The organisation is a member of the international Federation Humana People to People. The aim of the Partnership Office is to establish partnerships with and raise funds from government, business, other organisations and foundations in order to create the foundation for the further expansion of operations in South Africa.

    In connection with possible up scaling of its existing HIV/AIDS programme for community mobilisation under USAID.

    Humana People to People seeks to appoint a Programme Director Communications, based in Johannesburg.

    Responsibilities:
    • Responsibility for the management of the communication activities under a large scale community mobilization program on HIV & AIDS. This includes interaction with South African government, USAID and other partners in adopting and aligning communication approaches and tools and incorporating these in the program and building the capacity of the organization staff and other local organizations and structures to incorporate these approaches.
    Requirements:
    • Master’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences or related field;
    • Minimum of eight years experience in managing large scale communication programs with important community components;
    • Previous experience in building the technical capacity of organizations in communication strategies;
    • Experience in liaison with senior officials from South African government, USAID and other civil society organizations;
    • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills.
    Salary: R60 000 per month basic salary – negotiable.  

    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to partnership@lantic.net or fax to: 086 502 7311.

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

    For more about Humana People to People South Africa, refer to www.hpp-sa.org.  

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  • FHI360 South Africa: Associate Director / Technical Training & Capacity Building

    FHI 360 - South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, August 26, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    FHI360 South Africa is a nonprofit organisation working in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support.

    FHI 360 seeks to appoint an Associate Director, Technical Training and Capacity Building, based in Pretoria.

    Responsibilities:
    • Lead the design, delivery and monitoring of technical assistance provided toward strengthening HIV/AIDS programming, in the areas of HIV prevention, treatment, care & support, OVC and BCC in both local organizations and the SAG;
    • Source  appropriate TA providers for building of technical quality of programs and to respond to grantee/SAG/Donor requests around technical HIV programming;
    • Assess the technical programs of and develop technical assistance plans for the local organizations to support programs meeting SAG and international best practices;
    • Oversee and provide vision for a technical capacity development team, ensure that the team’s efforts are coordinated and conducted in accordance with the technical assistance plan;
    • Guide and monitor implementation of  activities to achieve the technical goals of the project, ensuring that required inputs are in place on time;
    • Report on progress made against technical assistance plans as requested;
    • Represent the project on relevant technical working groups.
    Requirements:
    • Master’s degree or its international equivalent in public health or a related field (significant experience in HIV prevention is necessary);
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in public health, including at least four years of experience in health promotion, HIV/AIDS or TB control;
    • Minimum of five years of experience in a senior technical position that involvement multi-sectorial coordination that included government;
    • Experience in delivering technical assistance, assessing technical quality of programs and HIV programs management;
    • Strong preference for individuals with South Africa work experience;
    • Combination HIV prevention care and support;
    • Orphans and vulnerable children;
    • Health systems strengthening within the government sector;
    • Integrating gender equity in program planning.
    This is a local hire position and is open to South African citizens and non-South Africans with valid work authorisation. 
     
    A competitive salary and benefits will be provided.
     
     To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Margaret Macheli at sa-vacancies@fhi360.org. Indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

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

    For more about FHI360, refer to www.fhi360.org.

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

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  • FHI360 South Africa: Administration Manager

    FHI 360 - South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, August 30, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    FHI360 South Africa is a nonprofit organisation working in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support.

    FHI 360 South Africa seeks to appoint an Administration Manager based in Pretoria.

    Responsibilities:
    • Management and oversight of Procurement, Logistics and Administration functions;
    • Identifying office needs and facilitating provision of supplies for the needs;
    • When procuring identify needs, evaluate options, negotiate price, quality and delivery and approval of invoices;
    • Enforcing company policies and procedures pertaining to procurement, logistics and administration;
    • Facilitating efficient coordination of conferences, workshops, meetings and travel in accordance with company policy;
    • Management of TA submission process;
    • Management of travel co-ordination including arrangement for per diem and TA submission;
    • Review and authorisation of all necessary quotations, purchase requisitions, orders and justification memorandums prior to submission to Finance department;
    • Keeping updated and informed of all policy and process changes within procurement, logistics and administration and filtering the information through to staff;
    • Petty Cash Management in accordance with Petty Cash Policy;
    • General Management of Administration function;
    • Weekly reporting to Human Resources Manager on all activities and deliverables;
    • Escalation of queries to HR Manager where required, for speedy resolution;
    • Improving service quality to staff by devising new methods, updating procedures and evaluating results with users (staff);
    • Coaching staff on improvement of  services to the organization.
    Requirements:
    • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures and/or the ability to comprehend them;
    • Budget monitoring and general ledger skills;
    • Relevant software skills;
    • Resourceful through use of technology, research skills and collegial relationships to resolve problems and initiative enhancements;
    • Respond to enquiries independently and follow up on requests in an efficient manner;
    • With minimal supervision, manage high volume of work-flow efficiently;
    • Degree in Business Administration or equivalent, together with  three to five years experience in office management, procurement and administration within the NGO industry;
    • Experience and knowledge of procurement and administration under US funded award is advantageous.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to mmacheli@fhi360.org.

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

    For more about FHI360, refer to www.fhi360.org.

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

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  • FHI360: Deputy Chief of Party

    FHI360 South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, August 8, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    FHI360 South Africa is a nonprofit organisation working in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support.

    FHI 360 South Africa seeks to appoint a Deputy Chief of Party, based in Pretoria.

    NACSCAP is intended to strengthen the capacity of the South African Government SAG) to deliver a comprehensive set of nutrition interventions. It will support the country’s primary health care (PHC) reengineering by building the capacity of those working on PHC teams to deliver elements of the NACS approach. It builds on and expands FHI 360’s CAP South Africa program, which integrates PMTCT, maternal health, and infant and young child feeding (IYCF) into existing health facility and community services. Adding NACS as a major thrust under NACSCAP ensures integration of nutrition interventions into existing service provision at facility and community levels.

    The Deputy Chief of Party for NACSCAP will work under the direction of the Chief of Party and in collaboration with the NACSCAP technical team. The successful candidate will provide leadership in developing management strategies and systems for achievement of all contract/program objectives on time; serve to support the COP in determining training schedules; oversee training logistics and program officer and management/administrative functions of office; train health workers and community caregivers and conduct on-site mentoring and coaching; serve as member of Senior Leadership Technical Team; directly supervise two Programme Officers and one Administrative Assistant.
     
    Responsibilities:
     
    Management
    • Provide leadership in developing management strategies and systems for achievement of all contract/programme objectives on time;
    • Serve to support COP;
    • Plan, manage and oversee management/administrative functions of the programme;
    • Under direction of COP, monitors programme progress in relation to agreements, work plans, timelines, and financial projections;
    • In collaboration with Chief of Party ensures that managerial, administrative, and financial procedures comply with provisions of the Cooperative Agreement, USAID regulations, and FHI 360 policies;
    • Contribute to monthly financial reporting with project finance and administrative team, working closely with COP and Finance Mgr and other programme and administrative staff;
    • Directly supervise two Programme Officers and one administrative associate.
    Technical
    • Serve as member of Senior Leadership Team;
    • Provide support in collaboration with technical staff, to prepare strategies, programme work plan and monitoring and evaluation plan;
    • Ensure appropriate training schedules and oversees training logistics;
    • With other members of technical staff provide advocacy and technical assistance to national, provincial and district DOH to integrate maternal nutrition, IYCF and PMTCT  into district plans and clinical and community services;
    • Conduct training of DOH and partners in program implementation sites;
    • Train Health Workers and community caregivers and conducts on-site mentoring and coaching;
    • With COP, Technical Director and other training officers, help to ensure training quality; this may include staff mentoring;
    • Perform other job-related duties as needed.
    Requirements:
    • Degree in nursing or similar allied health degree;
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience in clinical health/public health;
    • Minimum of seven years of experience in maternal and child health, nutrition, and HIV and AIDS programme development and management required;
    • Current knowledge of key policy and operational issues relating to HIV/AIDS nutrition, MCH, and child survival;
    • Experience in strategic planning, programme design, and monitoring and evaluation required;
    • Experience working for or with the South African Department of Health;
    • NGO experience working as Programme Manager, Program Coordinator, Manager Trainer;
    • USAID project management experience preferred;
    • Leadership and decision-making ability;
    • Interpersonal, communication, and diplomatic skills;
    • Proficiency in the English language;
    • Computer proficiency;
    • Ability to travel.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to mmacheli@fhi360.org.

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

    For more about FHI360, refer to www.fhi360.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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  • Swedish Workplace HIV/AIDS Programme: Programme Coordinator

    Swedish Workplace HIV/AIDS Programme
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, June 21, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR) and the Swedish Industrial and Metalworkers’ Union (IF Metall) have jointly decided to initiate and implement a long-term strategy to contribute to the establishment and/or support of HIV and AIDS programmes at Swedish related workplaces in Sub Saharan Africa. Through the Swedish Workplace HIV and AIDS Programme (SWHAP), individual programmes are now in place at more than 200 workplaces in 11 countries in Africa. The Programme is co-funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).

    The Swedish Workplace HIV/AIDS Programme (SWHAP) supports over 100 workplace programmes on HIV in twelve countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The programme contributes to the response to HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. It was jointly initiated in 2004 by the International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR) and the Industrial and Metal Workers’ Union of Sweden (IF Metall). The main aim of SWHAP is to support companies and employees to prevent further spread of HIV and reduce the effects of the pandemic at Swedish related workplaces.

    SWHAP seeks to appoint a Programme Coordinator for SWHAP South Africa, based in South Africa.

    SWHAP has a Secretariat based in Stockholm, Sweden which provides overall management of the programme. However, implementation within South Africa is carried out by a country team which currently comprises a Senior Advisor and a Coordinator. SWHAP is currently looking for a second Coordinator to work alongside the current Coordinator on a part-time basis and strengthen the country team. 

    This is an initial part-time contract position with the opportunity to even change to full time for 2014.

    Responsibilities:

    The Coordinator shall work together with the SWHAP Coordinator initially for two and a half days per week to effectively manage and monitor the SWHAP in SA.  S/he will have the following tasks and responsibilities: 
    • Work closely with the Coordinator for South Africa (SA) and Senior Advisor;
    • Make follow-ups with the workplaces and monitor the implementation of activities;
    • Support the Coordinator in the annual planning of the SA programme, budgets and activities with companies to implement and realise the objectives and outputs as specified in the LFA for the programme. Assist workplace coordination teams to develop their budgets and report on programme expenditure;
    • Organise networking programmes, as agreed with the coordinator, between the SWHAP companies;
    • Network with other actors such as trade unions, business coalitions and NGOs;
    • Provide regular written updates, statistics, reports and articles;
    • Coordinate the implementation of specific designated company programmes and activities in SA;
    • Monitor the progress and budgets of these designated programmes and activities. Submit the required reports on prescribes intervals according to the SWHAP secretariat directives;
    • Facilitate the process of funding of company projects in accordance with the SWHAP guidelines;
    • Facilitate and assist companies with the compilation and submission of re-imbursement claims;
    • Visit the designated participating workplaces and render support where necessary;
    • Assist the coordinator to compile the relevant monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
    • Together with the coordinator maintains the documentation process, as required and prescribed by the Secretariat, to ensure systematic learning from experiences;
    • Together with the coordinator coordinate and support processes to disseminate experiences of the SWHAP to a wide stakeholder community (e.g. submit information for the SWHAP website, quarterly bulletin, newsletters, other publications, etc.);
    • Take part in additional activities such as SWHAP coordinators’ meetings, conferences and other stakeholder’s events;
    • Submit a detailed time-sheet on work tasks by the end of every month;
    • Report any circumstances affecting the planned operations in the programme without any delay;
    • The Consultant is not authorised to make any financial commitments on behalf of SWHAP/NIR without prior written consent by the said party;
    • Additional tasks can be agreed upon between the consultant and the Coordinator.
    Requirements:
    • University degree or equivalent in development studies, public health or related field;
    • Experience in development, implementation and project management of international development cooperation programmes (e.g. EU, Sida, Danida, Norrad, etc.) with business and companies;
    • Project management experience and skills will be a necessity;
    • Excellent communication skills on various levels;
    • Experience in report writing and capturing of case studies and examples of good practice;
    • Experience with Microsoft office, particularly Excel essential;
    • Ability to work independently, have his or her own car, a valid driving-licence, be able to travel to participating companies and various venues, be able to work from home and have his or her own computer, telephone and access to internet.
    • Applicant must reside in Gauteng.
    The following attributes would be an asset:
    • Experience of HIV and AIDS programmes, particularly workplace programmes;
    • Knowledge of trade unions and companies.
    Remuneration:
    • This is a local position open for South African residents only.
    • The position is part-time at an average of 10 days per month for six months with a possibility of extension.
    • The monthly salary will be set based on the experience and qualifications of the candidate.
    To apply, submit a CV and written application to jacob@swhap.org and mary@swhap.org. SWHAP would like to schedule interviews for Monday 24 June 2013 already.

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

    Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    For more information please visit www.swhap.org.

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  • TB/HIV Care Association: Nurse Mentor - Cape Town

    TB/HIV Care Association
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Tuesday, June 18, 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 a Nurse Mentor, based in Southern and Klipfontein sub-districts, Cape Town.

    The competent Professional Nurse will take up the following role with a national organisation in the health care field. The association offers a competitive total cost of employment package, commensurate with experience.

    This is a one-year contract position with the possibility of renewal.

    Responsibilities:
    • Work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health team to improve comprehensive integrated TB/HIV primary care services;
    • Clinical mentorship of nursing staff and supportive supervision of community health facilitators
    • Identify clinical training needs;
    • Infection control;
    • Operational research and coordinate/conduct training and clinical mentorship.
    Requirements:
    • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse;
    • Post-basic training and certification in health assessment (primary health care);
    • Minimum of three years experience in TB/HIV prevention, care and treatment of adults and children;
    • Minimum of two years experience working in an ART site;
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence with own transport;
    • Ability to communicate in English and Afrikaans or another South African language;
    • Excellent organisational and computer skills including Microsoft Office suite;
    • PALSA Plus training will be an added advantage.
    To apply, submit a CV, contact detail of three referees and motivation letter to Shannon McCann at recruitment@tbhivcare.org or fax to: 086 607 8014.

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

    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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  • FHI360: Administration Assistant

    FHI 360
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, May 16, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    FHI360 is a nonprofit organisation working in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support.

    FHI 360 South Africa seeks to appoint a temporary Administration Assistant, based in Pretoria.

    This is a short term assignment of two months.

    Responsibilities:
    • Copy training material for the training
    • Assistwith logistical arrangements for training;
    • Perform required background checks for the participants that attend trainings;
    • Administrative duties within the programme;
    • Assist with any other duties assigned by the Chief of Party.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to mmacheli@fhi360.org.

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

    For more about FHI360, refer to www.fhi360.org.

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  • Grassroot Soccer: Social Workers / Social Auxiliary Workers

    Grassroot Soccer South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, May 8, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a South African nonprofit organisation that uses the power of soccer to prevent HIV/AIDS. GRS trains local community-based youth role models as skills coaches to deliver comprehensive HIV prevention and life skills education through rigorously designed and evidence based curricula.

    GRC seeks to appoint Social Workers/Social Auxiliary Workers.

    The successful candidates will be responsible for employee wellness initiatives and coordinating referrals for various psychosocial issues.

    The positions are based GRC offices in:
    • Khayelitsha
    • Soweto
    • Alexandra
    • Kimberley
    • Port Elizabeth
    These are contract positions – length to be negotiated.

    Requirements:
    • Current registration with the SACSSP or HPCSA;
    • Appropriate qualification and proof of latest registration fees paid essential;
    • Fluency in English and local African language essential;
    • Knowledge of professional protocol and practice in the field of social work essential;
    • Demonstrate a high level of team cohesive behaviour;
    • Ability to establish network relationships with local psychosocial support organisations is essential;
    • Computer literacy is essential;
    • Strong communication (written and verbal) as well as interpersonal skill is essential;
    • Highly organised and strong administration skill is essential;
    • Previous experience working with youth is advantageous;
    • Experience in staff wellness is advantageous;
    • Possess strong facilitation skills or aptitude for facilitation.
    To apply, submit a CV and proof of registration to hrsa@grassrootsoccer.org with “SAW and the location you are interested in”; e.g. "SAW Khayelitsha" or "SAW Alexandra", in the subject line.

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

    We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

    For more about GRS South Africa, refer to www.grassrootsoccer.org.

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