Careworks recruitment for HTS District Coordinator in South Africa January 2019

 

Career opportunity at Careworks

Job opening South Africa : HTS District Coordinator Vacancy

Since 2004, CareWorks has provided healthcare services to companies and their employees, members of medical schemes, bargaining councils, life assurers & retirement funds as well as community members. Initially focused only on HIV, our services now include comprehensive chronic disease management, onsite health risk assessments and screening, as well as training. CareWorks has a national footprint of dedicated staff and contracted providers to meet your healthcare needs throughout the country.

Position: HTS District Coordinator
Location: Witbank, Nkangala, Mpumalanga
Reports To: TBC
Employment Type: Contract – Event-Based Linked to Funding
Start Date: ASAP
Educational Requirements: Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
Relevant tertiary qualification preferred
Experience: 2 years+ in a similar role
Salary Range: Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position:

  • Strong attention to detail and great level of accuracy
  • Strong administration background
  • Advanced organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicting demands on resources
  • A proactive nature
  • An ability to work independently and to multi-task
  • Ability to cope in a highly pressurized environment
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent people and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good command of the English language
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Valid drivers’ licence and own reliable vehicle
  • HIV Prevention Programme experience is essential

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop, coordinate and implement CareWorks Masibambane HIV Testing Service (HTS) strategies and workplans for the district/sub-districts
  • Develop and manage partnerships with the District/Sub-district Department of Health and the Non-government sectors
  • Performance manage the CareWorks Masibambane field team is managed in accordance with the programme plan and is following guidelines and protocols
  • Accurately report the HTS data to the CareWorks M&E Department at CareWorks Head Office, daily
  • Communicate with the Workplace Engagement officer to ensure that all scheduled sites for PP Prev meet minimum requirements
  • Communicate with Head Office on all schedule bookings, changes, etc.
  • Ensure the field team are mobilising into scheduled camps
    • Update prevention team on venue, targets, target population, etc.
    • Ensure the field team are aligning to such targets and target populations
  • Develop and maintain a list of venues in line with programme requirements
    • Report on any venues which are not feasible
  • Ensure the field teams are capacitated in order to perform their duties – information, marketing material, stock, etc
    • Monitor a monthly stock register with field teams in order to ensure they do not run out of any stock
  • Ensure field teams are working efficiently and effectively
  • Communicate daily with field mobilisers to ensure they are all meeting targets for the day
  • Provide support at campaigns as and when required and trouble shoot
  • Work with the district support partner within the district to ensure HIV stock levels are maintained and raise any concerns should stock levels drop below required minimum
  • Communicate stock related issues with the Head Office and to HAST Manager
  • Work with the district support partner to strengthen and increase linkages to care
  • Provide ongoing training and support to existing field teams
  • Provide training and support to new field teams
  • Report on staff inefficiencies and non-productive teams
  • Analyse trends relating to venues and attendance and venues and prevalence
  • Provide daily/weekly reports on teams’ activities, outputs, challenges, etc
  • Do spot checks at campaigns and during mobilisation to ensure quality is being maintained
  • Represent CareWorks at stakeholder meetings as and when required

To apply:

  • Submit your application for attention Jennifer Boonzaier to jobs@careworks.co.za or Fax: 021 413 2465

Your application must contain ALL of the following:

  • A cover letter motivating your application
  • Submit your up to date CV

Application Deadline: 11 January 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