CareWorks: HTS Lay Counsellors

CareWorks
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 18 October, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment
POSITION HTS Lay Counsellors
POSITION LOCATIONS Bojanala District, NW (Madibeng 4, Moretele 1, Moses Kotane 3, Rustenburg 3, Kgatleng 1)
Dr Kenneth Kaunda District, NW (Matlosana 3)
Ngaka Modiri Molema District, NW (Ditsobotla 1, Ramotshere Moiloa 1, Ratlou 1)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
START DATE ASAP
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
- HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, which is not older than 2 years from the date of issue or HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate - minimum 10-day Course, older than 2 years’, but not more than 3 years’, with a certificate for a 2-day refresher course from an accredited provider.
- Finger Prick Certificate advantageous
- Valid driver’s licence will be advantageous
EXPERIENCE 1- 2 years HIV Counselling experience
SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Must have a valid certificate in HIV Counselling & Testing, Adherence Counselling and training in basic HAST
  • Must be quality conscience
  • Excellent counselling and interpersonal skills
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Discrete and confidential
  • Willingness to work irregular working hours, including weekends and a willingness to travel within a district
  • Ability to communicate in multiple South African languages

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide an HTS services through index tracing, workplace and community combination HIV prevention initiatives including STI’s, TB, HCT, risk reduction counselling, screening and referrals
  • Obtain an informed and written consent for HIV counselling and testing, TB and STI’s screening
  • Perform finger prick of capillary blood for HIV rapid testing
  • To ensure that the onsite services are documented and reconciled, daily
  • Submit the documents electronically, as per CareWorks standard operating procedures
  • Escalate any challenges to the team leader/district manager, timeously
  • Daily submission of completed CW HTS records via the CW app for capturing at head office
  • Participate in IQC

To apply:

  • Submit your application to jobs@careworks.co.za or Fax: 021 413 2933
  • Your application must contain ALL of the following:
    • A cover letter motivating your application
    • Submit your up to date CV with accompanying certificates
    • State the position you are applying for and location with District in the subject line of the email application
    • Application Deadline: Close of business, Friday, 18 October 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
  • Due to high volumes of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us 2 weeks after the application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful

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