SFH: Outreach Coordinator

Society for Family Health (SFH)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 15 June, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Title                                                      : Outreach Coordinator X1
Location                                               : Western Cape
Contract Type                                      : Fixed Term Contract
Employment Duration                          : Appointment until 30/09/2018
 
Responsibilities include:

  • Plan VMMC Mobile Program to  take VMMC services to communities, NGOs and other partner organizations in Western Cape
  • Identify and negotiate for potential outreach service points in the area
  • Market the full range of VMMC services to the community, organizations and other local partners.
  • Ensure that relevant IEC materials on topics relevant  to VMMC clients are available at the MMC outreach sites at all times
  • Ensure adequate staff is available for outreach activities
  • Draw weekly staff roster for outreach
  • Supervise staff at outreach
  • Carry out any other duties as delegated by the VMMC Clinic Manager
  • Liaison with other stakeholders in promoting the MC programme
  • Act as liaison between SFH and all referral points e.g. NGO’s, clinics, community
  • Develop and maintain a referral data base
  • Maintain on-going professional relationship with all referral points
  • Ensure referral forms are correctly completed
  • Train nurses and organizations on how referral forms work, what needs to be filled in, service to be provided
  • Establish relations with referral resources in the community
  • Set up and maintain linkages with community resources/referral points
  • Contact referral centres (telephonic or in person) on a weekly basis
  • Maintain communication and exchange information with referral point
  • Assist counsellors in selection of appropriate community supportive services
  • Attend provincial stakeholder meeting when required
  • Attend partner organization meeting when required
  • Follow up with clients on a weekly basis to ensure visits have been mad
  • Receive referral form from Counsellors
  • File referral forms
  • Collect referral slips from clinics
  • Perform telephone tracking, phone client and ascertain if referral service has been used, suggest counselling if necessary
  • Compile and submit weekly and  monthly reports  of all outreach and referral activities
  • Ensure that clients’ information is properly and accurately recorded and reported
  • Ensure clients confidential information is kept secured

 Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification/ studying towards a tertiary qualification in the human or social sciences
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Public Driver’s Licence (PDP)
  • Basic counselling
  • Experience in MMC

Candidates who are interested and meet the criteria for the relevant position(s) please forward your CV’ with copies of qualifications; ID and Professional membership where relevant to recruitment@sfh.co.za or fax 086 214 5031 OR please drop off at your local VMMC New Start Offices. Application closing date is 15 June 2018.

Location: 
Western Cape

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