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  • Treatment Action Campaign: Bookkeeper

    Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, February 7, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is a membership-based civil society organization that campaigns for quality healthcare for all in South Africa – with a particular focus on people living with and affected by HIV and tuberculosis.

    TAC engages in monitoring, advocacy and campaigning within the health system to ensure that every person with HIV has access to quality comprehensive prevention, treatment, care and support services to live a healthy life.

    TAC seeks to appoint a Bookkeeper, based at the National Office, Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:
    • Ensure that TAC’s Financial and Procurement Policies are followed;
    • Ensure that TAC’s provincial files are received timeously;
    • Checking and Coding all the Finance Files according to expenditure, VAT  and programme;
    • Reconciling books to Trial balance on a monthly basis;
    • Enter cheque requisitions and internet disbursements into Pastel Evolution cash books according to expenses;
    • Reconcile the files according to the bank statement – Bank Reconciliation;
    • Liaise with Senior Finance Officer for funding allocations;
    • Enter cash advances into journals and reconcile these on a monthly basis;
    • Make a list of outstanding invoices for provinces and follow up receipts and queries;
    • Completing VAT returns and submitting them to SARS;
    • Raise debtors and follow up on receipt of monies owed to TAC;
    • Assist Senior Finance Officer with Funding reports when necessary;
    • Perform additional duties as delegated by the Chief Finance Officer.
    Requirements:
    • Bookkeeping, accounting and finance;
    • Experience  in VIP and pastel programmes;
    • Excellent Knowledge and experience of Pastel Evolution specifically;
    • Excellent Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Word and Excel;
    • Record keeping, report preparation and record management techniques;
    • Complete fluency in speaking, reading and writing English;
    • Minimum of three years relevant experience in a similar environment.
    Underpinning competencies:
    • Organisation and administration to work effectively;
    • Analytical and technical ability;
    • Accuracy, attention to detail and high level of confidentiality;
    • Adaptable and flexible;
    • Commitment to the overall aims and values of TAC;
    • Excellently managed health.
    To apply, submit the following to the Human Resource Manager at hr@tac.org.za  or hand post to the 3rd floor Westminser House, 122 Longmarket Street,Cape Town, 8001:
    • A short resume listing qualifications, prior work experience and at least three referees who can attest to your ability and success in this function 
    • A letter of motivation, outlining your interests in this position
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    The organisation is particularly interested in considering women and people living with HIV.

    Please note that if you don’t get a response from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should consider that your application was not successful.

    For more about the Treatment Action Campaign, refer to www.tac.org.za.

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

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  • Treatment Action Campaign: Chief Operations Officer

    Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is a membership-based civil society organization that campaigns for quality healthcare for all in South Africa – with a particular focus on people living with and affected by HIV and tuberculosis.

    TAC seeks to appoint an experienced Chief Operations Officer to join our National office in Cape Town.

    Responsibilities:

    Overall purpose of the role is: 
    • Ensure the smooth functioning of TAC’s operational machinery by providing guidance, feedback and finding solutions for operational problems on a day-by-day basis.
    • Inspires and encourages a professional work ethic and sets the tone for team spirit and interdepartmental connectivity. 
    • Exercise managerial oversight of TAC’s operations to ensure that all staffed functions and financial resources are used effectively to implement strategy set by the Board and National Council so that TAC brings about improvements to policy and implementation in the health sector for people living with HIV.
    Support to strategy development

    Ensure that the General Secretary, Board and National Council have support to review the appropriateness of current strategy, and update it as necessary, especially through provision of accurate and up-to-date information on TAC’s performance against strategy and identification of key external developments. 
    KPIs:
    • MEL system generating timely and accurate information on TAC’s performance, with identification of key learnings.
    • Good availability of strong analyses of TAC’s external environment and TAC’s current and future relevance.
    Effective and appropriate organisational working practice

    Inspire and encourage work ethics and practice across TAC that bring about effective working and reflect TAC’s foundations as a social movement committed to bring about positive change in the health sector, especially for people living with HIV, with a membership that is largely comprised of women, and of people living with HIV.  
    KPIs:
    • Ensures a culture of expecting to make a difference, and respect for TAC’s constituency, the work of colleagues and other stakeholders, including funders;
    • Ample opportunities for members of TAC’s constituency to develop skills, knowledge and confidence to contribute more effectively to TAC’s work;
    • Establishment of a work environment that recruits retains and supports quality staff committed to TAC’s values and mission. 
    Bringing about external change

    Ensure that TAC’s resources are used effectively to bring about change, through appropriate leadership, management, guidance, and problem-solving. 
    KPIs:
    • Strong performance management of senior managers (responsible for functions) to ensure that each team contributes to TAC achieving change through its own work, particularly through support to other dimensions of TAC;
    • Effective, collaborative and co-operative working across TAC including through regular meetings at appropriate frequency with senior management and other stakeholders to ensure mutual understanding and co-operation;
    • Appropriate plans established across TAC that reflect that TAC is a complex social movement operating in a changing external context;
    • Strong and clear internal and external communications.
    Healthy finances

    Ensure that TAC raises the funds that it requires, and is able to demonstrate effective use and financial soundness.
    KPIs:
    • TAC’s operational models reflect good value for money;
    • Good use made of opportunities to raise funds, including retaining existing funders and securing new funding streams;
    • There is proper control of spend and financial sustainability including through good availability of key financial information – budgets, expenditure, cash flow and balance sheets. 
    Compliance 

    Ensure that TAC is properly registered with appropriate authorities and compliant, including in terms of reasonable requirements of regulators, financial management, legislation pertaining to TAC’s staff, and obligations to funders.
    KPIs:
    • Appropriate registration and compliance;
    • AFS completed and lodged in good time. Financial policies and procedures (including procurement) reflect best practice and internal and external audits confirm good levels of compliance;
    • HR policies and practices up-to-date to reflect legal requirements and best professional practice;
    • Compliance with obligations to funders.   
    Support to good governance 

    Enable TAC’s governance and decision-making structures – including Congress, the Board, National Council, Office Bearers, and Executive Committee (EXCO) – to work effectively.
    KPIs:  
    • Structures receive good administrative support – meetings well set-up, papers received in good time, quality minutes available timeously.  Outcomes communicated well to stakeholders;
    • Appropriate information available in good time;
    • Appropriate participation in governance structures
    Requirements:
    • Post graduate degree with at least five years experience in leadership and senior managerial positions within a large organisation; 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work under significant pressure, work to deadlines, and work independently as well as through directing a team;
    • Excellent and proven skills in performance management, project management, financial management,  and monitoring and evaluation and learning;
    • Able to trouble shoot and deal with urgent communication matters speedily;
    • Good understanding of the functioning of membership-based organizations;
    • Good understanding of political and civil processes and how civil society may effectively engage with them;
    • Good knowledge of HIV/AIDS and TB prevention and treatment;
    • Fluency in English, including speaking, reading and writing;
    • Good verbal communication in isiZulu and/or related SA languages;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Technical and Analytical thinking;
    • Strategic leadership and networking skills;
    • Taking and driving Initiative;
    • Conceptual thinking;
    • Organisation to work effectively;
    • Facilitating change  management processes;
    • Knowledge management;
    • Adaptable and flexible during pressurised times;
    • Managing emotions and dealing with potential conflictual situations in a team;
    • Abilities to trouble shoot and deal with urgent compliance matters speedily.
    Other essentials specific to the job: 
    • Ability and willingness to travel extensively within South Africa, including to rural parts of TAC provinces;
    • Commitment to the overall mission and values of TAC;
    • Excellent managed health to carry out a high pressured role;
    • Expectation of work outside regular weekday hours, as required to do the job;
    • Valid driver’s licence with clear evidence of safe and considerate driving.
    If you meet the requirements above, submit the following to the Human Resource Manager  at hr@tac.org.za or hand deliver to  3rd Floor Westminster House, 122 Longmarket Street , Cape Town, 8001:
    • A  resume listing qualifications, prior work experience and at least three referees who can attest to your ability and success in this function 
    • A  letter of motivation, outlining your interests in working within this field and your suitability for this position (approximately 500 words)
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    The organisation is particularly interested in considering women and people living with HIV. 
     
     Note that if you don’t get a response from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should consider that your application was not successful.

    For more about the Treatment Action Campaign, refer to www.tac.org.za.

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

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  • HIVSA: HSS Programme Manager

    HIVSA
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 20, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    HIVSA a not for profit organisation since 2002 which has worked to mitigate the negative impact of HIV in the health and social sectors. Building on this experience and in support of SAG initiatives HIVSA is a strategic partner to the Gauteng DoH and DSD. HIVSA's main focus areas being that of health and community systems strengthening, achieved though both accredited and skills based training, and organisational capacity development with a focus on at risk populations, HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Ultimately the organisation works to bring about positive social change at an individual, community and systems level that improves the lives of children, young people and their families.

    HIVSA seeks to appoint a Programme Manager for the Health Systems Strengthening programmes, based in Aeroton, Johannesburg.

    The Programme Manager will be responsible for management and implementation of HIVSA’s various Health Systems Strengthening programmes. The successful candidate will provide strategic oversight for the Programme including all support, supervision of all programme staff and reporting as required by HIVSA. The HSS Programme Manager will be responsible for four main programme areas, these being:
    • HCT Improvement Project;
    • PMTCT Education Support Project;
    • Training Programmes;
    • Social Media Project.
    Responsibilities:
    • Monitor performance management of Project Managers and Coordinators;
    • Overall responsibility for development and implementation of annual activity plans and budgets for the programme;
    • Monitor income and expenditure according to budgets;
    • Monitor programme performance against deliverables and developing strategies for programme performance improvement where necessary;
    • Compilation of monthly / quarterly programme activity and donor reports;
    • Stakeholder management including donor liaison and management of existing partnerships;
    • Overall management of the Programme;
    • Programme Administration;
    • Advocacy and Networking;
    • Communications;
    • Attend all HIVSA management and other staff meetings as required in the best interests of HIVSA, the donor, staff and beneficiaries;
    • Undertake any other reasonable tasks relating to the HIVSA Programme as requested by the Director HSS, CEO and or HIVSA’s Board.
    Requirements:
    • Professional degree in Social sciences or Equivalent. Post graduate degree being an added advantage;
    • Minimum of five years relevant management experience within the public health sector;
    • Experience in HIV Programming  with specific emphasis on the government’s HAST programmes;
    • Exposure to training and development with knowledge of HWSETA and accredited training requirements and implementation;
    • Report writing and analytical skills;
    • Exposure to the Pepfar funding environment and reporting requirements;
    • Understand monitoring and evaluation reporting and the ability to interpret data and synthesise into reports;
    • Experience of managing diverse projects and multiple teams;
    • Valid unendorsed driver’s licence.
    To apply, submit a CV (not more than five pages), motivational letter and three contactable referees to: The HR Officer, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail:  ndhlovud@hivsa.com or fax: 086 244 5444.

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

    For more about HIVSA, refer to www.hivsa.com.

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

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  • HIVSA: Project Manager - OVCY

    HIVSA
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 20, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    HIVSA a not for profit organisation since 2002 which has worked to mitigate the negative impact of HIV in the health and social sectors. Building on this experience and in support of SAG initiatives HIVSA is a strategic partner to the Gauteng DoH and DSD. HIVSA's main focus areas being that of health and community systems strengthening, achieved though both accredited and skills based training, and organisational capacity development with a focus on at risk populations, HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Ultimately the organisation works to bring about positive social change at an individual, community and systems level that improves the lives of children, young people and their families.

    HIVSA seeks to appoint a Project Manager, based in Aeroton Johannesburg.

    The Project Manager will oversee the day to day implementation of project activities.

    The Project Manager wil report directly to the Programme Manger, the job purpose is to ensure delivery of high quality services by the OVC project team.

    Responsibilities:
    • Project management;
    • Supervise, coordinate and support the OVC team;
    • Liaise and Network with relevant stakeholders - CBOs , DSD, DoH and other service providers;
    • Effective self and team management;
    • Contribute to the realization of HIVSA’s overall mission and vision and achievement of objectives;
    • Attend HIVSA project co- ordinator meetings and other staff meetings as scheduled and required and actively.
    Requirements:
    • Professional degree in social work with extensive experience in community development;
    • Minimum of three years experience in project management;
    • Experience of working in the NGO sector
    • Experience in Child Protection programming and relevant exposure to legislative frameworks that guide implementation of orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC) programmes/services;
    • Exposure to; and good understanding of HIV/AIDS programming;
    • Experience in working with the Department of Social Development at District, Provincial and National levels;
    • Experience in working with Community Based Organisations (CBOs);
    • Project planning and management experience;
    • Experience in managing, leading and supervising a multi-disciplinary project team;
    • Conscientiousness in implementing project work-plans, reporting and providing developmental feedback;
    • Innovative, analytic, assertive and problem solving oriented;
    • Reliable with good levels of enthusiasm and drive;
    • Ability to manage professional relationships and interact purposefully with external stakeholders;
    • Ability to manage a team and effectively communicate with individual team members;
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate team members;
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
    • Good administrative and computer proficiency skills;
    • Driver’s licence.
    To apply, submit a CV to (not more than five pages),motivational letter and three contactable referees to: The HR Officer, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail:  ndhlovud@hivsa.com or fax: 086 244 5444.

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

    For more about HIVSA, refer to www.hivsa.com.

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

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  • Philanjalo Care Center: Financial Management Officer

    Philanjalo Care Centre
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Philanjalo is a non-governmental organisation operating in the rural resource-poor areas hit by the AIDS epidemic. It works to improve the quality of life of those families and their members facing problems associated to life-threatening diseases. The organisation is an international operational research group and a multi-disciplinary home-based care team located in Tugela Ferry, north of Greytown in Kwazulu-Natal.

    Philanjalo seeks to appoint a Financial Management Officer, based in Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal.
     
    The Finance Management Officer will report to the CEO and is responsible for directing all fiscal functions of Philanjalo. Accountable for supplying necessary financial documentation which includes, but not limited to: budgets, reports, invoices.

    The successful candidate will administer monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports. In liaison with the CEO oversee all financial management related functions for the organisation, and other activities relating to financial management. Provide strategic financial input to inform leadership’s decision making process.

    Desirable commencement date for this job is the 15 January 2014 but we are open to discussions.

    Responsibilities:
    • Budget Management for all projects;
    • Manage financial control, prepare and analyse budgets;
    • Develop financial reports and make recommendations to the organisation on budget expenditures;
    • Monitor the expenditures to ensure that program funds are utilised appropriately by the end of the project deadlines;
    • Ensure that all financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to funders/donors;
    • Oversee procurement process and engage with relevant departmental managers for purchases of projects operational suppliers and for the organisation as a whole (Process Quotations, Purchase Orders, etc.);
    • Prepare payments and receipts processing for all financial disbursements of the organisation;
    • Donor liaison, grants and compliance management;
    • Travel management logistics, insurance and incident management;
    • Ensure compliance to legislation and engage in other duties as will be tabled in the job description.
    Requirements:
    • Diploma/Degree in Finance plus five years of experience in Financial Management role with Pastel Accounting, and Advanced MS office experience,
    • Quick and accurate individual with writing reports and keep the CEO, funders and partners up-to-date;
    • Experience in an NGO setup, and interacting with Auditors will be an added advantage;
    • Written and verbal communication skills,
    • Accuracy, creativity, honesty, and can deal with confidentiality;
    • Motivated and hard-working individual who is willing to work in a team-based environment.
    Philanjalo Care Centre provides a competitive salary for this position based on qualifications and experience
     
    To apply, submit a CV with previous employment references, including motivational letter with your current salary to careers@philanjalo.org.za.

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

    For more about Philanjalo, refer to www.philanjalo.org.za.

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

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  • Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation: Key Population / Public Health Researcher

    Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) was established in the early 1990's, as part of one of the first public clinics in South Africa to offer antiretroviral therapy to those living with HIV. In January 2004 the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation NPO was established at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town. Supported by Emeritus Archbishop Desmond and Mrs Leah Tutu, the Foundation's activities include HIV prevention, treatment, and training as well as tuberculosis screening and management among some of the most vulnerable communities of the Western Cape. The work is underpinned by innovative academic research undertaken by the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre (DTHC). The Centre, based at the University of Cape Town's Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, operates symbiotically with the Foundation's local field sites in the Nyanga area of Cape Town and Masiphumelele, Noordhoek. Pairing community-driven development and internationally acclaimed research, the DTHF envisions a brighter future where HIV is manageable and its presence diminished in South Africa's communities.

    The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation seeks to appoint a Key Population/Public Health Researcher.

    Data collection will take place in Mafikeng/Mabatu and Bloemfontein, data analysis will be off-site, training in Cape Town. The researcher will ideally be based in Mafikeng or Bloemfontein.

    Commence on 1 March 2014, part-time for six months at approximately 60% effort per month.

    The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) will work closely with the researcher to conduct evaluation activities that are under the scope of work for this agreement. The DTHF will be responsible for overall implementation of the evaluation. Specific activities will include, but are not limited to:
      
    Responsibilities:

    The researcher will be expected to work with the DTHF, project and evaluation partners and local stakeholders to enable the execution of the evaluation, in line with the protocol and budget. Specific activities will include, but are not limited to:
    • Foster relationships with facility managers at selected clinics to enable evaluation activities at two clinics in the province that the researcher is based (i.e. Free State or North West);
    • With the facility managers plan on-site assessments and interviews with facility health care workers (HCW); and complete activities at baseline and three months thereafter;
    • Foster relationships with organisations working with MSM, SWs and PWUD (Key Populations) in relevant province;
    • With key population organisations, arrange one focus group per population group at baseline and three months thereafter;
    • Plan logisitics for evaluation activities (venues, printing, recording material, refreshments);
    • Work with the DTHF and evaluation co-investigators to pilot tools for the evaluation and make relevant changes;
    • Communicate with the study PI on a weekly basis, and more often if needed;
    • To submit a bi-weekly report of completed work and plan for the up-coming two weeks;
    • Facilitate focus group discussions, interviews and conduct onsite assessments;
    • Transcribe recordings from interviews and discussions into a MS word document;
    • Enter data from the demographic information sheets into a MS Excel spreadsheet;
    • Assist other study team members to clean and analyse data;
    • Contribute to report writing process.
    Requirements:
    • University degree in social sciences or related field (or working towards a Masters or a PhD);
    • Previous qualitative research experience;
    • Previous experience working / conducting research within the public health system;
    • Knowledge of HIV and South African epidemic;
    • Previous experience with conducting research with key populations (MSM, SWs and/ or PWUD);
    • Non-judgmental attitude toward issues of sexuality, sexual and other risk behaviours;
    • Fluent written and spoken English and local language (seSotho, seTswana);
    • Proficiency with computer word processing and emailing programmes;
    • Language and communication skills.
    Researcher Deliverables:

    Deliverables will be mutually agreed upon between the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation,  and will include: 
    1. Bi-weekly progress reports
    2. Original language transcriptions and English translations of 4 HCW interviews (2 baseline and 2 follow-up)
    3. Original language transcriptions and English translations of 6 KP focus group discussions (3 baseline and 3 follow-up)
    4. Completed facility assessment reports (2 baseline and 2 follow-up) 
    5. Data base with data of focus group participants information from demographic information sheets
    6. Database of stakeholders contacted and engaged to ensure 
    7. Record of all research related expenses in line with budget
    Confidentiality: The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, the researcher and project staff working on this evaluation will ensure that procedures are in line with the evaluation protocol, which outlines the steps that will be taken to maintain confidentiality.

    Payment Terms:   The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation will enter into a service level agreement with the researcher, who will submit an invoice for the work completed. Be responsible for all financial management of this evaluation. Remuneration will be discussed with short listed candidates. 

    To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to zoe.duby@hiv-research.org.za including brief (300 words max) answers to each of the following questions:
    1. Describe your knowledge about, attitudes towards, and experience working with Sex Workers:
    2. Describe your knowledge about, attitudes towards, and experience working with People who Use Drugs:
    3. Describe your knowledge about, attitudes towards, and experience working with Men who have sex with Men (MSM):
    4. Summarise your experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS and Public Health:
    5. Summarise your experience conducting qualitative research:
    Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

    For more about Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, refer to www.desmondtutuhivfoundation.org.za.

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

    For more about Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, refer to www.desmondtutuhivfoundation.org.za.

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  • Philanjalo Care Center: Auxiliary Social Worker

    Philanjalo Care Center
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    Philanjalo is a non-governmental organisation operating in the rural resource-poor areas hit by the AIDS epidemic. It works to improve the quality of life of those families and their members facing problems associated to life-threatening diseases. The organisation is an international operational research group and a multi-disciplinary home based care team located in Tugela Ferry, north of Greytown in Kwazulu-Natal.

    Philanjalo seeks to appoint an Auxillary Social Worker, based in Tugela Ferry, north of Greytown in Kwazulu-Natal.

    Provide assistance and support to the Social Worker with the promotion of social change, problem solving in human relations and the empowerment of people to enhance social well-being under the guidance and supervision of the Social Worker.
     
    Responsibilities:

    • Assist community patients to obtain documentation-Birth Certificates, Identity Documents, Pensions, Grants;
    • Contribute to the development of the Patient Care Plan;
    • Refer families to the Department for Social Development by writing referral letters and completing an assessment form on each family required by the DSD;
    • Organise patient support groups in the community and in the In Patient Unit. Assist patients in filling out survey forms regarding what they would like to happen in the group;
    • Network effectively throughout Msinga Sub district and compile list of available resources within and outside the region;
    • Educate patients on the resources available;
    • Provide practical bereavement support for families, including making necessary arrangements for family;
    • Provide feedback to Social Worker when you perceive gaps in Philanjalo’s service to the community;
    • Keep precise records and compile accurate reports on social needs and social auxiliary work activities and file appropriately;
    • Provide administrative services to Social Worker;
    • Organise patient support groups in home based care by assisting clients to complete survey forms addressing potential group topics and skills development options;
    • Assist in the delivery of food parcels and donated clothing to community patients
    • Conduct orientation for all new NACOSA Home Care Workers;
    • Complete on-going and annual performance reviews by following agreed upon protocol and forms;
    • Conduct training for Home Care Workers on accurate record keeping;
    • Compile monthly reports, review for completeness, deliver to Social Worker.
    Requirements:
    • Registered with the SACSSP (SA Council for Social Service Professions),
    • Current Code B Driver’s License;
    • Practical work experience as an Auxiliary Social Worker;
    • Demonstrate basic understanding of the South Africa social welfare context, the policy and practice of development social welfare services;
    • Consistently reflect the values and principles contained in the Bill of Rights and the social work profession’s Code of Ethics in service delivery as an auxiliary social worker;
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of human behavior, relationship system and social issues;
    • Excellent communication skills, the ability to work independently and take initiative, good organizational skills, ability to effectively work in a team environment.
    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to careers@philanjalo.org.za.

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

    For more about Philanjalo, refer to www.philanjalo.org.za.

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

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  • Philanjalo: IT Support

    Philanjalo Care Centre
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    Philanjalo Care Centre is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) operating in the rural resource-poor areas hit by the AIDS epidemic. It works to improve the quality of life of those families and their members facing problems associated to life-threatening diseases. The organisation is an international operational research group and a multi-disciplinary home-based care team located in Tugela Ferry, north of Greytown in Kwazulu-Natal.

    Philanjalo Care Centre seeks to appoint IT Support, based in KwaZulu-Natal.

    This is a management level position responsible for analysing and directing all IT related activities of Philanjalo

    Responsibilities:
    • Server Administration
    • Monitoring and controlling usage
    • Network traffic manager
    • Technical Support i.e. end user support, configuration, printer and PC maintenance
    • Emails creation, telephones and dealing with service providers
    • Office Administration
    • Procurement of IT equipment
    • Other duties outside the IT Scope will be discussed during the interviews.
    Requirements:
    • Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in systems or applications programming including at least one year experience as a database administrator;
    • Diploma or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
    The Salary is negotiable, depending on qualifications and experience

    To apply, submit a CV and motivational letter to careers@philanjalo.org.za.

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

    For more about Philanjalo, refer to www.philanjalo.org.za.

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

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  • EngenderHealth South Africa: Senior Programme Associate Youth and Gender Integration

    EngenderHealth South Africa
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Friday, November 29, 2013
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment

    EngenderHealth works to improve the health and well-being of people in the poorest communities of the world. They do this by sharing their expertise in sexual and reproductive health and transforming the quality of health care. EngenderHealth promotes gender equity, advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assert their rights to better, healthier lives. Working in partnership with local organisations, they adapt their work in response to local needs.

    EngenderHealth seeks to appoint a Senior Programme Associate Youth and Gender Integration, based in Pretoria.

    The successful candidate will  report to the Technical Director Youth and Gender Integration -EngenderHealth / SHIPP, and will be working under the South African Sexual HIV Prevention Programme (SHIPP).

    The SHIPP project strengthens the leadership capacity of the South Africa government (SAG) to achieve HIV prevention impact through a project structure of seconded experts and short term technical assistance (STTA). Seconded technical staff and office based staff are key members of cross-functional leadership capacity teams who work across the health, education and other key government departments and sectors to implement SHIPP programme objectives.
     
    The Senior Programme Associate will be providing support to the Senior Technical Officer based at SHIPP Office on the overall planning, coordination, administration and reporting on all scripted lesson plans activities for the Department of Basic Education.
     
    In addition to department of basic education support,  the  Senior Program Associate will provide programme and administrative support  the Senior Technical Officer and SHIPP district staff to ensure smooth and timeously implementation of programme activities in the province.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide administrative support to the all activities related to department of education lesson plans and the development of peer education manuals:
    • Coordinate dissemination of programme documents between  and across SHIPP stakeholders;
    • Coordinate meetings and documents  activities for sharing with stakeholders and SHIPP team;
    •  Support the district staff through making follow ups on request and communicate issues before they becomes risks to the Senior Technical Officer and the Technical Director;
    • Coordinate incoming and outgoing communication with seconded staff,  determine support gaps and problem-solve as needed;
    • Liaise closely with seconded staff to share EngenderHealth materials and best practices;
    • Assist in implementation of EngenderHealth fieldwork activities in support of Gender and Youth Integration in all three Provinces;
    • Assist with workshop planning and facilitation for staff and CBOs focusing on gender and youth mobilisation strategies;
    • Support the Senior Technical Office to update and report on SHIPP activities using programme reporting tools;
    • Support the Senior Technical Officer in disseminating and collecting data for planning and reporting on small grants and District AIDS Council activities.
    Requirements:
    • A Bachelor degree in Development Studies or qualification / equivalent experience in project support and stakeholder management;
    • Minimum of three years of experience in project planning, implementation and project coordination;
    • Familiarity with working in HIV and Gender  NGO environment;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills (e.g., active listening, cultural competence, responsiveness);
    • Excellent writing skills and communication skills;
    • Excellent organizational skills, paying attention to details;
    • Ability to meet short deadlines and willingness to work additional hours during deadline periods;
    • Demonstrated computer competence including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel;
    • Ability to travel within South Africa as needed.
    To apply, submit your application online to www.engenderhealth.org.

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

    For more about EngenderHealth, refer to www.engenderhealth.org.

    EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status.

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

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  • New loveLife Trust: Nurse

    The New loveLife Trust
    Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
    Opportunity closing date: 
    Sunday, January 26, 2014
    Opportunity type: 
    Employment
    The New loveLife Trust is a non-governmental organisation (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 Nurse, based in KwaNobuhle Youth Centre Eastern Cape.

    The Nurse will provide counselling and clinical sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents and youth (loveLife’s target group). This person will also be responsible to provide training and other forms of technical assistance to other loveLife and volunteers on sexual and reproductive health issues.

    Responsibilities:
    • Provide counselling and clinical sexual and reproductive healthcare services to adolescents and youth;
    • Collect, analyse and interpret  data on young people’s uptake of the sexual and reproductive healthcare package;
    • Ensure that proper filing systems are put  in place and that files are kept up-to-date;
    • Provide training for loveLife staff members and volunteers on sexual and reproductive health issues;
    • Assist with loveLife’s community outreach (e.g. parent-youth dialogues, presentations on topics related to the sexual and reproductive healthcare package, etc.)
    • Assist with marketing the youth centre’s clinical services to the wider community.
    Requirements:
    • Grade 12/Matric National Certificate;
    • Diploma / Degree in Nursing Science;
    • SANC Registration;
    • Minimum of one year experience in Primary Health Care;
    • Facilitation and presentation skills;
    • Communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Local language proficiency;
    • Marketing and lobbying skills;
    • Counselling skills;
    • Problem solving skills;
    • Ability to interact with people of different ages and different backgrounds.
    Total remuneration package: R175 000 (CTC) per annum
     
    To apply, submit a CV (no certificates) to recruit@lovelife.org.za, indicating the position you are applying for 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. 

    Building complete young leaders for an HIV free future.

    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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