Johannesburg Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis: Social Auxiliary Workers
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 14:48
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date:Friday, April 6, 2012
The Johannesburg Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis seeks to appoint Social Auxiliary Workers, based in Johannesburg.
S/he will be responsible for patients by using casework, group work and community work methods.
- Individual and family therapy with emphasis on TB/HIV/AIDs, pre and post counselling for TB and HIV/AIDS clients at designated clinics;
- Write profiles, process notes, reports and letters on patients;
- Assess TB/HIV/AIDs patients for allocation of food parcels and workshops;
- Liaise with other professionals, refer to other professions and report on referrals;
- Trace/follow up one month after x-ray screening all referrals by radiologist;
- Establish, maintain and lead community support groups;
- Team access problem cases;
- TB and HIV/AIDS training, awareness in community;
- Initiate, facilitate and mobilise community work projects with prevention and education as a goal by empowering communities;
- Community Home visits, Identify high risk community areas, initiate home visits via patients for awareness and education;
- Liaise with community role players to build relationships;
- External reporting and funders returns/reporting;
- Department of social development, returns and statistics;
- Internal department reporting, daily weekly and monthly (daily time sheets, monthly reports, daily clinic/community inspection summary and inventory);
- Attend and minute weekly staff meetings;
- At the municipal clinics/community, control and administer stock (food parcels and daily nutritional programmes).
- Social Auxiliary Work Certificate;
- Registered with the SACSSP, Valid SACSSP membership certificate;
- Minimum of five years social work experience preferably involving the poor and families compromised by life-threatening illnesses or other life traumas;
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (beyond introduction level);
- Work independently and have excellent assessment;
- Report writing skills;
- Ability to speak isiZulu is essential;
- Valid driver's license.
To apply, submit a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.
The top 20 successful applicants will be notified telephonically on Friday 20 April 2012 and must be available for a telephonic or personal interview from 23-30 April 2012.
For more about the Johannesburg Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis, refer to www.santajhb.co.za.
For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.