WDB: Community Health Worker

WDB Training Academy Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 15 March, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment
JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Organisation The WDB Training Academy Trust
Programme Name Health and Education Services (HES)
Job Title Community Health Worker
Reports To TAT Trainer
Location 4XMzimkhulu, 2XuMsunduzi, 3XuMbumbulu and 4XHibiscus
Job available 1 April 2021
Salary Cost to company R8 200.00

JOB PURPOSE

​To Facilitate the WDB Trust Community Health Programme.
This role will be responsible for Community mobilisation against diseases and ill health through:
Awareness campaigns, health promotional material, word of mouth and role modelling

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Scan the area of operation for all health related facilities and give a comprehensive report.
  • Arrange for Community area meetings to introduce the WDB Health Programme to stakeholders.
  • Recruit women in the designated area of operation and report on set targets per month for healthy lifestyle promotion
  • Facilitate the TAT Community Health Programme as per the set modules and curriculum
  • Implement, manage and monitor HES Programmes
  • Submit reports to ensure that all documentation and files are maintained timeously and accurately
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment that is free from medical/legal hazards.
  • Adhere to all waste management principles.
  • Maintain a safe working environment with the machinery and occupational safety Act
  • Report potential and actual risks identified.
  • Responsible for ensuring correct use, cleaning, repair and storage of equipment.
  • Maintain a professional conduct and standards at all times in accordance with company policies and practices.
  • Responsible for stakeholder management.
  • Ensure effective project administration.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times to adhere to the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Experience in Community Development will be an advantage.
  • Basic Computer skills for Microsoft office.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • A positive towards work and colleagues
  • Good communication skills
  • Capable of recognising the need for action on time and taking responsibility for results
  • Ability to consult and make decisions timeously as well as taking responsibility for activities.
  • Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be innovative and creative.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of the geographical operational areas (KZN).
  • Knowledge of the local community culture, languages and people.
  • The job entails traveling from time to time to attend workshops and further training.

To apply please send your CVs to: Tatadmin@wdb.co.za
Subject line: Community Health Worker
 Closing date: 15 March 2021
If you do not receive a response within a month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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