Careworks: HTS District Coordinator

CareWorks HIV Management
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 11 January, 2019
Opportunity type: 
POSITION HTS District Coordinator
LOCATION Witbank, Nkangala, Mpumalanga
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
Relevant tertiary qualification preferred
EXPERIENCE 2 years+ in a similar role
SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Strong attention to detail and great level of accuracy
  • Strong administration background
  • Advanced organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicting demands on resources
  • A proactive nature
  • An ability to work independently and to multi-task
  • Ability to cope in a highly pressurized environment
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent people and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good command of the English language
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Valid drivers’ licence and own reliable vehicle
  • HIV Prevention Programme experience is essential 

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop, coordinate and implement CareWorks Masibambane HIV Testing Service (HTS) strategies and workplans for the district/sub-districts
  • Develop and manage partnerships with the District/Sub-district Department of Health and the Non-government sectors
  • Performance manage the CareWorks Masibambane field team is managed in accordance with the programme plan and is following guidelines and protocols
  • Accurately report the HTS data to the CareWorks M&E Department at CareWorks Head Office, daily
  • Communicate with the Workplace Engagement officer to ensure that all scheduled sites for PP Prev meet minimum requirements
  • Communicate with Head Office on all schedule bookings, changes, etc.
  • Ensure the field team are mobilising into scheduled camps
    • Update prevention team on venue, targets, target population, etc.
    • Ensure the field team are aligning to such targets and target populations
  • Develop and maintain a list of venues in line with programme requirements
    • Report on any venues which are not feasible
  • Ensure the field teams are capacitated in order to perform their duties – information, marketing material, stock, etc
    • Monitor a monthly stock register with field teams in order to ensure they do not run out of any stock
  • Ensure field teams are working efficiently and effectively
  • Communicate daily with field mobilisers to ensure they are all meeting targets for the day
  • Provide support at campaigns as and when required and trouble shoot
  • Work with the district support partner within the district to ensure HIV stock levels are maintained and raise any concerns should stock levels drop below required minimum
  • Communicate stock related issues with the Head Office and to HAST Manager
  • Work with the district support partner to strengthen and increase linkages to care
  • Provide ongoing training and support to existing field teams
  • Provide training and support to new field teams
  • Report on staff inefficiencies and non-productive teams
  • Analyse trends relating to venues and attendance and venues and prevalence
  • Provide daily/weekly reports on teams’ activities, outputs, challenges, etc
  • Do spot checks at campaigns and during mobilisation to ensure quality is being maintained
  • Represent CareWorks at stakeholder meetings as and when required

To apply:

  • Submit your application for attention Jennifer Boonzaier to or Fax: 021 413 2465

Your application must contain ALL of the following:

  • A cover letter motivating your application
  • Submit your up to date CV

Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
Please take note of the following before submitting an application:

  • Ensure that you meet the all of the requirements of the position (educational, inherent requirements as well as required experience)
  • Unless otherwise stated CareWorks will not pay relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up a position in another town or province                                                                                  

Please note:

  • CareWorks reserves the right not to fill this vacancy and to withdraw the advertisement for this position at any stage during the recruitment process
  • We are committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions

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