Johannesburg Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis: Social Auxiliary Workers

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 14:48
SANTA Johannesburg
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, April 6, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment
The Johannesburg Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis is a welfare organisation that assists in elimination TB.

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.

Responsibilities:
  • 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).
Requirements:
  • 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.
Only applications from South African residents aged 21 years old or more will be considered.

To apply, submit a CV to tbcare@santajhb.co.za.

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.

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