CareWorks: Team Leader

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 February, 2020
Opportunity type: 
POSITION Team Leader
King Cetshwayo x 1
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Contract – Event Based Linked to Funding
START DATE 1 March 2020
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.
  • Knowledge of DOH HTS guidelines and protocols
  • Clear criminal record
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, and routine database activity Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software
  • Valid Code 08 Drivers licence is mandatory
EXPERIENCE Experienced counsellor
SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position: 

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing/Qualification in Project Management 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in HTS program management 
  • Excellent attention to detail  
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders and clients 
  • Good problem-solving ability 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or Zulu 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention, care and treatment, TB & STI services 
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and people management skills 
  • Good problem-solving ability 
  • Good understanding of the PEPFAR funded environment

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Stakeholder Management (build and maintain relationships between the prime partner, DOH & NGO’s) 
  • Assist with the recruitment, training and management of CW staff 
  • Contribute to the strategic plan of the district 
  • Implementation of IQC and PT schemes 
  • Asset Management 
  • Inventory Management 
  • Financial Management: district requirements; e.g. petty cash, fuel, etc. 
  • Oversee and coordinate field mobilisation and HIV Testing Service (HTS) delivery within the specified sub-districts 
  • Develop weekly workplans for the HTS teams as well as the index testing team as well as the implementation of them 
  • Ensure the CareWorks Masibambane field team is managed in accordance with the programme plan and is following guidelines and protocols 
  • Ensure that each team is delivering HTS services in line with CareWorks & PEPFAR programme requirements, understanding the difference between the targets set for general population testing and workplace testing 
  • Update the HTS team on venue, targets and target population, daily 
  • Oversight of the district reports to CW head office 
  • Anticipate any operational challenges and potential solutions 
  • Manage district teams’ achievements against set targets: i.e. by modality

To apply:

  • Submit your application to 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 in the subject line of the email application
  • Application Deadline: Close of business, Friday, 14 February 2020

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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